in The Shannon Region
Whether you are a novice fisherman or an experienced angler, guest staying at the 4* Shannon Springs Hotel can experience plenty of well-stocked streams, gently flowing rivers and quiet lakes offering an abundance of opportunities for fishing in the Shannon Region.
Clare has ample lakes, coasts and rivers that are ideal for fishing, which makes it a haven for fishing breaks and trips.
Clare is home to some of the richest waters in Ireland and Europe and plays home to a large range of species. Clare is renowned for sea fishing. From April through to November, Mackerel are abundant, and you can also find white fish, bottom feeders, conger eels, and even sharks. There are many options to charter a boat in Carrigaholt, Kilbaha and Kilkee, all just over an hour’s drive from The Shannon Springs Hotel.
The lakes, rivers and streams of Lough Derg are rich in salmon, brown trout and a wide variety of coarse fish including pike & bream. With almost 40 lakes, the Lakelands of East Clare are a true haven for the avid angler. The Shannon waterway provides both game and coarse angling. Guests can access Lough Derg by road, which is less than on hours drive away.
Bass fishing in Clare can be enjoyed on a recreational basis, the species was placed on the protected list in the 90s, but guests can still enjoy this pastime along the Shannon Estuary and shale beaches such as Doolin, located less than an hour away from our hotel.
Mackerel can be found in abundance in Clare and is one of the most common species of fish caught on fishing trips off Loop Head. Loop Head is the most popular destination in Clare for mackerel fishing with the Bridges of Ross. Mackerel can only be caught in Ireland from April till early November, so book your stay with us while they are in season. Bridges of Ross is over an hour’s drive from Shannon, a perfect day trip for the whole family.
By staying here at our Shannon Airport hotel, guests travelling from abroad can check-in and settle in a short time from landing in Ireland and get set to discover the many fishing options the West of Ireland has to offer. Our luxurious guestrooms are spacious and are designed with your comfort in mind, a truly perfect space to relax and unwind after a day on the Sea or an afternoon on the banks of the River Shannon.