Lough Boughagh

Is located 4.5km southwest of Carrickmacross on the (R111) Kingscourt road. It contains stocks of brown and rainbow trout and is stocked annually by the Club. Access and parking are difficult at this angling venue. The season stretches from May1st to 30th September. Worm, fly and maggot baits are allowed. Bank fishing only.

Lough na Garnaman

Lies 8km northwest of Carrickmacross. The lake contains stocks of brown and rainbow trout and is stocked annually by the Club. Access and parking are terrific at this venue. A large roadside car park gives access to the lake on the eastern shore as does the lane to the pumphouse on the western side of the lake. The season stretches from May 1st to 30th September. Worm and fly fishing are allowed. Bank fishing only.

Creevy Lough

Is located 1.5km north of Carrickmacross off the N2 on the left-hand side of the road. It holds a mixed stock of wild and stocked brown trout as well as some stocked rainbow trout. The season normally runs from mid-April to 30th September. Further information and permits are available from the Club Secretary.

Details as follows:

Mr Gordon Sweetnam - Secretary

Carrickmacros and District Angling Association,

c/o 57 Main st., Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan.

Tel: (042) 966 1319

The River Fane

Has a small run of Grilse in June and a main run of Salmon in August. Game fishing rights are held by riparian owners and three local angling associations, from whom day tickets are available. In Monaghan, the Village anglers in Inniskeen control a stretch of water.

Permits must be pre-booked with Paddy Keenan on 087 274 6755 or by email
Contact info:

Tel. 00353 (0) 42 966 1319

Additional Information

The game angling fisheries in the Carrickmacross area are managed and stocked by the Carrickmacross and District Anglers Club. Day permits are available and fishing must be consistent with the current rules of the Club. These fisheries are only open four days a week - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

An Angler's Guide to County Monaghan

Carrickmacross - Angling Map