Lough Scur “Pump-House”
The pump house on Lough Scur is a reliable year-round shoreline for skimmer bream, hybrids and roach. Bream often turn up but seldom in large numbers – though pre-baiting could well solve that challenge. The Dutch King of Clubs in May and the Carrick-on-Shannon Festival during late September always include this as a festival venue. Access is comfortable and the local regional fisheries board have built a new set of steps midway along the shoreline for easier access. This section of the lake is well worth a visit and you can catch fish on all methods and baits.
Species: Bream, skimmer bream, roach, hybrids, tench, pike and perch
Best baits: Maggot, worm, caster and corn are best
Popular methods: A 10+ metre pole and crumb feeder are equally popular Local tackle shop: Shannon Tackle, Jamestown, 00353 71 9624692
or Tooman’s Tackle, Carrick-on-Shannon
Access: Good access but there is a short steep climb using steps Directions: From the direction of Carrick-on-Shannon take the R280 towards Ballinamore then after about six miles turn right for Keshcarrigan. Follow this road for about one mile and the lake is on your left and a brown coloured Amenity sign of the right. Follow the track and turn right at the first gate to the car park. For anglers travelling from Keshcarrigan – after one mile the amenity sign is on your right.
GPS Location N54.01801 W7.96047