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Coarse Angling Killeshandra
Killeshandra, Co. Cavan
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Killeshandra is located in County Cavan and is an angler’s paradise surrounded by unspoilt countryside. The Town Lake with the River Castle flowing through it has an abundance of bream, roach, and perch.

There are numerous lakes and rivers in the Killeshandra area and the famous Killykeen Forest Park and Lough Oughter system provide some of the best coarse angling in the country. Species available include pike, perch, bream, roach, rudd, hybrids, tench, carp, and eel. There is no licence required for coarse angling in Killeshandra.

Game Angling

There is one trout fishery in Killeshandra. A permit is required to fish here. Creenagh Lake, Killeshandra has a mixed trout fishery located three miles outside Killeshandra off the R201 Carrigallan Road. Fishing from the boat is available, as are boats for hire. Both day and half-day are tickets available.

The season runs from 1st May-31st October. There is a three-trout bag limit. Permits are available in Spinners Tackle Shop on Main Street, Killeshandra.

Tel: +353 (0)49 433 4139

Boat Hire

Sean O’Reilly, Eonish, Lough Oughter, Killeshandra (boats for residents only)

Tel: +353 (0)49 433 4487

Pat Tiernan, Lakeside Cottages, Killeshandra (boats for residents only)

Tel: +353 (0)49 433 4431

Paul O' Dowd, Killeshandra

Tel: +353(0)87 653 7575

Angling Guides

Paul O’Dowd, Killeshandra

Tel: +353 (0)87 653 7575


Kieran McCormack, Killeshandra

Tel: + 353 (0)86 172 1810


Joel Carson, Killeshandra

Tel: + 353 (0)49 433 4486


Killeshandra Angling Club

Information on fishing and angling competitions in the area. Contact for a calendar of events.

Tel: +353 (0)87 931 1467

Contact details
Killeshandra (Castle St),Co Cavan,Republic of Ireland
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