Fishing in Lakes and Rivers.


Coarse fishing

Coarse fishing is free in the Republic of Ireland. Carrigallen is located in the heart of the lake district which makes it an ideal centre for angling holidays.

Leitrim Lake Carrigallen

Carrigallen Town Lake, Parking, Staging & Bliss

Carrigallen Town lake

Carrigallen Town Lake is only a few minutes walk and has  state of the art staging completed in 2016, but you can fish from the bank as well. This venue is as good as it gets in Ireland with Bream, Hybrids, Tench, Roach, Perch and Pike.

Other waters in the Carrigallen area. 

Gulladoo Upper & Lower, Garadice (Haughton’s Shore & Church Shore), Tully, Gortermone, Keenheen, Drumlea, Rockfield, Glasshouse, Lakes of Lough Gowna, Killeshandra Town Lake, Derries and Trinity Lake and many more,  some of which are only 10 minutes drive, and most of the above have permanent access to the shore by car or 4×4.

Riverbank fishing

Riverbank Fishing for coarse fish is also free and can be found mostly along the Shannon-Erne waterway (canal), and the Killegar river.

Maps and Tour

Allendale B&B Guest PhotoAllendale B&B Guest Photo

When you arrive at Allendale B&B you will be given fishing maps and a free tour of the local fishing spots for first timers. Allendale B&B has all the facilities for anglers and you can buy the bait locally too. It is advisable to book your bait in advance for immediate fishing on arrival.

Boat Hire:

Boats are hired locally, mainly for pike fishing, see bellyboat fishing news, email: for further information or ring 086-8966973