Restored to the original five day format in 2017 this festival celebrates Noel Hackett who introduced coarse fish into the Inniscarra Reservoir in the 60’s.
Five days or more of competitive fishing Irish festival style. Entry is €150 with the option to enter a mystery pairs competition and a full payout. Super Pool available at €60. Draw takes place daily at O’Riordans Bar, Coachford.
Inniscarra Lake provides good quality coarse fishing to include bream ranging from lkg, skimmers, hybrids, roach, pike, perch, tench and rudd. There are several angling venues on the lake to include the Coachford Greenway and location of the World Feeder Fishing championships in 2014.
A permit is required to fish the Inniscarra reservoir available to buy locally. Fresh bait is available to buy on-site daily or you can pre-order when booking in.
For information on the Coachford area and angler friendly accommodation visit https://coachfordnews.wordpress.com/fishing-in-coachford/