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Local lakes for fishing:-

  • Located in the west of the county on the Shannon Erne Waterway. This busy town is surrounded by good quality lake fishing and on the waterway.

    Killywilly Lake

    Limited roadside car parking with fishing from a good shore for Roach, Bream, Hybrids, Pike & Perch.

    Tomkin Road Lake

    Limited roadside car parking with fishing from a good shore for Roach, Bream, Hybrids, Pike & Perch.

    Cuillaghan Lake

    Access road to a car park. Fishing from 35 stands including a 25 stand match length. Fair walking distance but in dry conditions, permission to drive over land should be obtained from landowner. Good fishing for Roach, Bream, Hybrids, Pike, & Perch. Boats available for very good Pike fishing.

    Coologue Lake

    On the Shannon Erne Waterway, with boat access. Car park at Burn Bridge. Good fishing for Bream, Roach, Perch & good Pike.

    Derrycasson Lake

    On the Shannon Erne Waterway with boat access. Access road to car park. Developed match length fishing for Roach, Bream, Hybrids, Perch & good Pike.

    Shannon-Erne Waterway

    Access points at Skellan, Ballyheaedy Bridge, Killarah and at Ballyconnell. Below Skellan Lock (Lock No.3) there are 8 concrete stands with good fishing particularly for Bream and Roach. There is a car park upstream of Ballyheady Bridge. At Killarah, there is road access to car park where there is a 50-peg match length.

    There is mooring for boats at Ballyconnell and a number access points adjacent to the town. At all accesses, fishing is for Roach, Bream, Hybrids, Perch & good Pike.

  • Small village 3 miles west of Ballyconnell and located in the north west of the county. This angling centre boasts some of the finest Bream fishing in the county.

    Brackley Lake

    Two access points from the Swanlinbar road. Access road to car park at Prospect Point on the northern shore of the lake. Fishing on a 25-peg match and pleasure stretch for Roach, Bream, Hybrids, Perch & good Pike. Boats are available for Pike fishing on this big lake.

    Bunerky Lake

    Roadside car parking on circa 20-peg match and pleasure stretch. Fishing for good Bream (up to 8lbs/3 Kilos+), Roach, Hybrids, Perch and good Pike.

    Lakefield Lake

    Roadside car parking limited. Bank fishing for big Bream, Roach, Hybrids, Perch and good Pike.

    Templeport Lake

    Car parking near church. Fishing from stands for good Bream Roach, Hybrids Perch & good Pike.

    Bellaboy Lake

    Roadside limited parking. Fishing form swims for Roach, Bream, Perch & Pike.

  • This very well developed coarse angling centre has hosted numerous All-Ireland Championships. Ballinamore is situated on the Shannon Erne Waterway amongst the hills of East Leitrim with 28 lakes within a 5 mile radius, plus some 17km of riverbank. Bream and Roach are the speciality catch in this area – Bream averaging 2.5lbs, going up to 7lb specimens.

    The Fisheries

    Roach run at 8 – 10 ounces, going up to 1.5lbs. Lake Bolganard a short distance from the town produced the current Irish record Bream weighing 12lbs. 3ozs in 1997. This water is one of a chain of lakes the others being Corgar Lake and Drumlonan Lake both of which contain Tench to specimen size.

    Garadice Lake

    1200 acres in size, is one of Ireland’s premier waters with big shoals of Bream. It also holds Roach, Hybrids, Rudd, Perch and Pike. Kiltybardan Lake and St John’s Lake hold Bream of 1 – 2lbs with Roach and Hybrids also.

    Other waters include Ardameenan, Corduff and Willowfield Lakes and Lough Awaddy. Access to the waters has been well developed with fishing stands, stiles, lakeshore drives and car parks well provided. Bait stockists and boats are available locally.

  • Carrigallen is set among lakes that form part of the great Erne system and here the angler is ideally positioned to explore some of the richest waters of the region that spread out across three counties yet within a 3-mile radius.In fact there are no less than 14 first class waters within this 3-mile radius.

    Gulladoo Lake

    The largest lake in the Carrigallen area divided in two halves with a short connecting river channel The Upper and Lower Lakes produce consistent fishing for Bream, Roach, Rudd, Pike, Perch, and Eels. Tench have begun to appear regularly in some swims in the Upper Lake. Both lakes are now regular venues for the King of Clubs.

    The Town Lake

    Easily accessible with lakeside car park, holds Bream, Roach, Rudd Tench, Pike, Perch, and Eels.

    Gangin & Mosey Lakes

    On the outskirts of the town. Fishing from stands for Bream, Roach, Rudd ,Pike, Perch, and Eels.

    Tully and Beaghmore Lakes

    Rudd/Bream Hybrids are a feature in the twin lakes, reaching up to 5lbs in weight. Tully also yields significant catches of Bream and Roach.

    Cullies Lake

    Easy access with lakeside car park. Fishing from bank for, Bream, Roach, Rudd ,Pike, Perch, and Eels.

    Glasshouse Lake

    Access via private and forestry road with waterside car parking to a 30-peg match length. Bank fishing for Bream, Roach, Hybrids, Perch, Pike and some Tench.