Trinity Lough, Crossdoney

Trinity Lough is a prolific coarse fishery with easy access and lots of room offering a chance to catch a range of species on all methods. Lough Oughter is a vast system fed by the River Erne and creating a web of connected lakes and rivers that often result in terrific sport. On the “cut” (the stretch of river) connecting two lakes you will discover lively sport with a good chance of bream, hybrids, roach and perch in depth ranging from three to six feet. Don’t be afraid to tackle this shallow moving water with your pole tackle.

Species: Bream to 4lb, hybrids 3lb, roach, perch and pike
Best baits: Sweetcorn, casters, worm and red maggots. Groundbait has an important role
Popular methods: Pole, swimfeeder, straight bomb, waggler and a small stick float Local tackle shop: Spinner’s Tackle Shop, Main Street, Killeshandra
– telephone 00353 494363877

Access: Farm track to a comfortable bank and car parking
Directions: Off the R189 road, 8kms from Killeshandra and 2kms from Crossdoney, take the L1530 signposted Killykeen Forest Park. After 1.5miles turn left at the sign for Trinity lake and another mile turn left at the sign for Fishing. Drive through two farm gates on to the bank.