Carrigallen is at the heart of the lake systems of the midlands of Ireland.
COURSE & GAME FISHING
The Kilbrackan Arms is surrounded by some of the finest fishing lakes in Ireland and having a wonderfully central location and is a firm favourite with Anglers. Proprietor Donal Cadden is committed to the needs of anglers and also has a keen interest in fishing. Fresh bait can be supplied daily and a fully equipped tackle shop & Boat Hire is within a stone's throw of the hotel. The water around Carrigallen, from the upper reaches of the great River Erne system, five miles to the west and south are a host of freshwater lakes and rivers which empty into the Shannon which make up the two greatest coarse fishing complexes in Europe, both unpolluted and vastly unspoiled. The fishing is varied with mixed bags of Bream, Roach, Tench, Trout, Eel & Hybrids on offer. Fishfinders are available, as are guided tours and boats if you wish to fish from one of the larger Lakes or Islands in the vicinity. There are several Trout Lakes within easy access. Pike fishing is prolific in the local rivers and lakes with numerous catches of 25Ib+ pike being caught in the past.
LEITRIM | AN ANGLER'S PARADISE
Carrigallen is located on the Shannon-Erne waterway system there are a number of lakes that are easily accessible. Gulladoo Lake is the largest lake in the Carrigallen area and is divided into 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 the upper and lower lakes are now regular venues for the King of Clubs. The Town Lake is easily accessible with a lakeside car park. It holds bream, roach, rudd, tench, pike, perch and eels. Gangin and Mosey Lakes are on the outskirts of Carrigallen town. It has fished from stands for bream, roach, rudd, pike, perch and eels. Rudd/bream hybrids reaching up to 5lbs in weight are a feature in the twin lakes of Tully and Beaghmore Lakes. Tully also yields significant catches of bream and roach. Cullies Lake has easy access to the lakeside car park. Fishing from the bank for, bream, roach, rudd, pike, perch, and eels. Access to Glasshouse Lake Glasshouse Lake is 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.
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