Corgar Lake, Ballinamore

This beautiful water has a similar make-up to its neighbour across the lane (Bolgnard Lake) and covers 35 acres locate along the Ballinamore to Cavan road just a few minutes drive from Ballinamore. There are several very good fishing platforms with room for two anglers and short walk from the car park, providing the chance to fish any method in comfort, water ever the weather. Corgar has a good head of large tench, quality bream, rudd, roach, hybrids, pike and perch. Pre-baiting brings the best results, especially when followed by fishing early morning or late evening. The late Hugh Gough fished here often and said: “I use a float is six feet of water and enjoy watching the lift bites”.

Species: Bream, skimmer bream, roach, rudd, hybrids, tench, pike and perch Best baits: Bread, worm, caster, pellet, corn and maggot
Popular methods: Feeder fishing, straight bomb, pole and waggler will all catch fish. Local tackle shop: Angling Centre, Ballyconnell, County Cavan

Access: Small car park and then a style leaving a 100 metre walk Directions: Two miles from Ballinamore on the Cavan road. After leaving Ballinamore take the first left (with a small finger post to Bolganard) into a narrow lane leading to a car park on the left. It overlooks Bolganard Lake while on the opposite side of the lane is Drumlonan Lake.