The club was formed in 1994 by a group of anglers in the
Coosan & District area of Athlone.
Activities include Trout, Coarse and Pike fishing
competitions with an emphasis on catch and release.
The club is actively involved in youth development with
activities including fly casting tuition, fly tying, coarse fishing
competitions and fly fishing competitions for rainbow trout on stocked
The club is actively involved in Stream
enhancement work on feeder streams into Lough Ree.
A number of club members are actively involved in the
Lough Ree Hatchery Group. They look after the trap in the Breensford
river at Ballykeeran and maintain the eggs in the hatchery as well as
releasing the unfed fry back into the streams.
Club phone: 085 7525744
Youth Officer: Frank Dempsey 087 2351830