Lough Bofin



Fishery Information

Lough Bofin is a lake located on the River Shannon on the County Roscommon–County Leitrim border in Ireland. It is known for its diverse fish population and offers a range of fishing opportunities for anglers.

What size do the fish go to?

The average size of trout in Lough Bofin is around 0.5 lbs. The lake is also home to other fish species such as bream, rudd, roach, northern pike, eel, and perch.

What tactics work well?

Successful angling methods in Lough Bofin include fly fishing and spinning. For coarse fishing, all legal methods can be used, but live bait is not allowed for pike fishing.

What facilities are on site?

Lough Bofin offers excellent fishing facilities. Boats are available for anglers who prefer fishing from the water, and there are also isolated swims that can be accessed from the banks. The lake’s location provides exceptional shore angling facilities, with two roads fringing 75% of the lake’s margin.

Is parking available?

Information about parking availability at Lough Bofin can be obtained by contacting Screeb House in Screeb, Camus.

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