Carrowmore Lake is situated in the parishes of Kiltane and Kilcommon Erris, County Mayo between the villages of Bangor Erris and Barnatra at the southern end of Broadhaven Bay. The freshwater lake is over 4 miles (6 km) long and almost 3 miles (5 km) wide at its widest point.
It has become one of Irelands most popular salmon lakes for early season spring fish and grilse.
The fly collection in this section contains just some of the patterns that are succesful on Carrowmore throughout the fishing year..We will be updating this section with more information on the lake and the flies used there as we go through the 2018 season.
One of Kingsmill Moore's most popular Bumbles, it is a great pattern for trout, salmon and sea-trout.I like the claret body hackle to be a medium claret in colour and the body is made from Traditional Irish Dubbing No.14 Medium Claret. Generally fished top or mid dropper in a team of wet flies.
This fly body is tied with:
This fly is used in May, June and July.
This fly was first designed by Stan headley for Lough Melvin. It is a great top dropper fly on a team of wets at Mayfly time. It is now fished all over Ireland and has acquired a number of variants eg Green Octopus and some with muddler heads, Also works well for salmon on lakes. It has proved very successful on Carrowmore in recent years.
This Fly is best used : April - September
This Fly is successful on Lough Carrowmore
This pattern is a variant of Kingsmill Moore's famous Claret Bumble. Muddler heads of deer hair,in this case dyed claret are tied on flies to give them a greater buoyancy. The large muddler head also causes more disturbance when fished in the surface film. This popular trout fly variant has become a firm favourite on Lough Carrowmore in County Mayo where it has been very successful for spring salmon.
This Fly is best fished with from January to the end of October
This Bumble was designed by Andy Latimer and has been one of his most successful top dropper flies on Lough Carrowmore Co Mayo, where it has accounted for numerous spring salmon. It is a beautifully tied pattern with all the ingredients of a good bumble, quality palmered body hackles and classic colouring of claret, black, blue and red with a crest tail. Fish it for lake salmon and trout anywhere.
This pattern is a variant of Kingsmill Moore's famous Claret Bumble. Muddler heads of deer hair,in this case dyed blue are tied on flies to give them a greater buoyancy. The large muddler head also causes more disturbance when fished in the surface film.
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Lough Carrawomore is Open for Fishing February - September.
Here is a bundle of flies that do well on Lough Carrowmore. This Pack come in handy when you're headed to a specific lake and would like to pack the flies that have done well at that lake in the past. Choose your Fly Size for each fly IF it has the option. The Flies in this pack are: