Fishing in and around Ballyconnell

Ireland is recognised as being the outstanding fishing holiday destination in Europe. The vast variety and quality of fishing in Ireland makes it the perfect destination for your angling holiday.


The angler visiting this region will find a rich variety of waters which offer unlimited opportunities to pursue a variety of coarse fish species. These lakes and rivers have good stocks of Bream, Roach, Rudd, Pike, Perch and Eels. Many also contain Roach x Bream and Rudd x Bream Hybrids and some contain Tench to specimen size.

There is a water here to suit all tastes. The angler seeking large open waters with the promise of outstanding bags of Bream and Roach can choose from the wider stretches of the River Erne or large lakes such as Gowna, Oughter, Garadice, Sillan,Upper Lough Erne, Lough McNean or Assaroe Lake.

Coarse Angling:

Cavan and Leitrim comprise many major river systems and lakes, there are 365 lakes within County Cavan alone.

Game fishing

Game fishing waters include, Annagh lake, Butlersbridge, Creenagh lake, Killeshandra, Moyduff lake, holy lake.

Boat Hire

We can organise boat hire locally for you, just give us a ring or email your requirements and we will do the rest on your behalf.

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