Capragh Lake

Is located on the Crossmaglen road 4.5km N.E. of Carrickmacross. This lake has a good off-road car park beside the lakeshore and there are many fishing stands around the lake. It covers an area of approximately 12 hectares and has depths ranging from 3m to 12m. The lake contains bream to specimen size. Pike anglers will also find it possible to launch a boat on this lake.

Rahans Lake

Covers an area of 30 hectares and is located 8km south of Carrickmacross. It is best accessed from the Carrickmacross to Drumconrath road located between the N2 and the R179. Depths range from 1m to 6.5m with the deepest area being the central area at the northern end of the lake. There are fishing stands in place and good car parking is available. It is also possible to launch a boat from the slipway on this lake. Specimen tench, good bream and good stocks of general fish are available on this lake.

Ballyhoe Lakes

Ballyhoe 1 covers approximately 11 hectares and depths from 3.5m to 4m with the deepest area just south of centre. This lake can be weedy in summer so float methods can produce the best results. Feeder methods work well earlier in the season. Bream, tench and hybrids to specimen size can be expected. There is a driveway into the lake off the Carrickmacross/Drumconrath road at Ballyhoe crossroads and there is ample car-parking between the two lakes on the County Meath side.

Ballyhoe 2 covers an area of 16 hectares with depths to 8m. The deepest area is in the N.E. quadrant with less depth in the S.W. corner. The Lagan river that flows from Ballyhoe 2 also holds good stocks of coarse fish. This lake can also be accessed from the Carrickmacross/Drumconrath road via two lanes which are sign-posted.

Descart Lake

Is located on the R179 from Carrickmacross. Turn left after approximately 6kms. Proceed for another 3kms and Descart is on the left side of the road. It covers an area of 8 hectares with depths varying from 0.5m to 4.5m with the deepest area located in the N.E. quadrant of the lake. There are 11 stands on the S.E. shoreline and a number of swims have also been cut. Some of the shoreline on this lake is extremely soft. Good off-road car-parking is available.

Corcrin Lake

Lies 3km west of Carrickmacross and is best accessed from the R179 Crossmaglen road. This fishery only covers 3 hectares approximately and has depths to 6m. It contains tench to specimen size. There are stands, stiles and footbridges and some off-road car-parking is available.