Carrick on Shannon has been an important crossing point on the river Shannon since ancient times. The town is the capital of Leitrim, and despite recent development, the town has managed to retain its olde worlde charm with its narrow streets. There is a large marina on the river at Carrick on Shannon, and some cruiser companies have bases there.
There a great deal to do in and around Carrick on Shannon, including great fishing, pony trekking, golf, shooting and more.
Drumharlow Lake has limited access, but can fish well for hybrids, bream, roach and rudd
Drumlaheen lake covers over 200 acres, and although it's not easy to fish, some of the biggest bream and roach have been caught here.
Aduff Lake is a renowned tench water with six platforms, also good for bream and roach.
Lough Bran is sixty acres of easy access fishing. There are twenty fishing stands from which can be caught bream, hybrids, perch, pike, roach and tench.