Gulladoo Lake, Carrigallen, County Leitrim
A prolific fishery in two parts – Upper and Lower Gulladoo – with easy access, comfortable banks and lots of fish to be caught. Bream are present in both sections, though roach, hybrids and perch tend to be most dominant in the Upper Lake. This wasn’t always the case and the bank facing the new car park was outstanding for bream but little use by anglers in recent years has led to neglect and the access path is overgrown! Pole, feeder or waggler, will catch fish. Bream are more common on the Lower Lake where a spot of pre-baiting, followed up crumb feeder fishing with worm, corn and caster will work best.
Species: Bream, skimmer bream, roach, hybrids, tench, pike and perch
Best baits: Worm, caster, maggot and corn
Popular methods: Long pole and groundbait feeder
Local tackle shop: Greenville House Tackle, Main Street, Carrigallen
Access: Very easy and a new track and car park on Upper Gulladoo is excellent Directions: From Carrigallen’s main street turn right and follow the sign for Arvagh. After 1.7 miles turn left, signposted got Gulladoo amenity. Lower Gulladoo is on the right behind a large hedge but roadside parking and access is obvious. For upper Gulladoo continue along the lake and take the first turning right, drive past the village and follow the lane and you will see the lake on your left and access to the new parking area
(Upper Lake) W53.94569 (Steps) W53.95006 W7.61979 (Canal) W53.95490 W7.61899