One of the earliest angling festivals of the year, the St. Patrick’s festival combines three days of coarse fishing on Inniscarra Lake with the fabulous hospitality of the village of Coachford.
An open match is also available providing four days of consecutive fishing for the visiting angler. Entry for St.Patrick’s Angling Festival is €100 usually with the option to enter a mystery pairs competition. There is a full entry payout supplemented by great sponsorship from Jackie Lennox Chip Shops of Cork. Entry for a one day open on Friday 17th is €30.
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 FIPS-ed World Feeder and World Youth Championships.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.