Alice Murtagh IFI from the Corlesmore office reports on coarse fishing in the Cavan/Leitrim area…

The Annual Belturbet Festival took place recently with a four day angling event.  Four venues were fished, two on Killykeen, one on Rockfield and one on Glasshouse.

Weather conditions were difficult and weights were not as good as previous years.  The following is a list of the winners:


  • 1st. Wayne Fuller, Ballinagh 34.710kg
  • 2nd. Dave Brettle, England 33.500kg
  • 3rd. John Potters, Enniskillen 33.320kg
  • 4th. James O’Doherty, Enniskillen (Junior angler) 33.130kg
  • 5th. Tony Kersley 28.330kg
  • 6th. Fergal Smith, Ballinagh 28.030kg


The Annual Ballinagh Three Day event also took place on Killykeen with 24 anglers taking part.


  • 1st. Nicky Harrison 36.400kg
  • 2nd. John Potters 33.300kg
  • 3rd. Mike Brough 32.800kg
  • 4th. Wayne Fuller 32.700kg

Alice Murtagh
Inland Fisheries Ireland – Corlesmore Office, Arva, Co. Cavan
[email protected]
+353 (0)49 4337174