From the productive Ballysadare and Easkey salmon rivers to the quality wild brown trout fishing in Lough Arrow, this area has fisheries to please almost every game angler.
The River Moy rises in the Ox Mountains and flows to the sea on the Sligo/Mayo border. Easkey River, which is located to east of the Moy fishery, drains Easkey Lough and is well known for salmon fishing.
Lough Gill is a popular spring salmon fishery which is located near to Sligo Town.
At the northern end of the district is Glencar Lough, a fine sea trout fishery, located in one of the most spectacular settings in Ireland.
The open season for salmon and seatrout is from 1 January to 30 September; for brown trout, from 1 March to 30 September.