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Town Lake, Carrigallen, County Leitrim

A beautiful lake that is easily accessible with comfortable angling platforms and a lakeside car park – and the fishing can be good too! Town Lake has a very good head of bream to 11lb, quality tench, plus the usual spread of species. There is a good depth of water close in, so anglers who enjoy float or pole fishing will be in their element, though feeder fishing gets a good share of the fish. Make an early start after pre-baiting to have a chance of experiencing the lakes highest level of sport.

Species: Bream, roach, hybrids, tench, pike and perch
Best baits: Worm, caster, red maggot and corn
Popular methods: Any method will work.
Local tackle shop: Greenville House Tackle, Carrigallen. Tel 00353 49 433 9938

Access: Excellent with plenty of parking and short walk
Directions: Driving along the main street (from Cavan) you will approach a junction with a garage on the right – go straight ahead and after 300 years there is a lane on the right leading to the lakeside car park..

GPS Location: N53.97740 W7.65061