The Clarebane River
Is 20km of sluggish river which connects Loughs Muckno and Ross. There are good sized brown trout and it fishes best to dry fly on summer evenings.
The Mullaghduff River
Rises in the North west of Newtownhamilton and then swings west for 7km or so to Muckno. There is good fishing and reasonable access at not less than 7 bridges downstream of and including the bridge on the Castleblayney - Newtownhamilton road. Most parts of the banks are fishable.
The Frankfort River
Has a good stock of 0.5lb fish and is stocked by the local angling association. The Frankfort connects the stocked Milltown Lough and Muckno. There are 3 kilometres of excellent trout water with good banks.
Is located 3.5km north east of Castleblayney off the R182 Newtownhamilton road. The left-hand turn off the R182 takes you right to the eastern shoreline of the lake. Here you will find excellent car-parking facilities and access to the lake. Milltown Lough holds good stocks of stocked trout with a smaller population of wild brown trout. This lake covers approximately 40 hectares with fishing controlled by the local Castleblayney Angling Club.
Day permits are available for Milltown Lough from Lakeside Angling Fishing Shop. Main Street, Castleblayney.
Tel. 00353 (0) 87 1718572, 00353 (0) 89 4430971
Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan