Inniscarra Lake TDL reports from this hugely popular venue in Co. Cork where 3 week of festival fishing is under way…

Vintners Cup

Tommy Lawton
Tommy Lawton

28 August: Day one of the Vintners Cup gets off to a good start with a top weight of 20.680kg for match organiser Tommy Lawton!

29 August: A strong wind today made the fishing difficult particularly on the Greenway. Well done to Mick Fordham for today’s catch which moves him into the lead on day two of the Vintners Cup.

30 August: Tommy Lawton with a 3 day catch of 54.100kg wins the Vintners Cup sponsored by Murphy Centra Coachford

O’Riordan’s Bar Open

01 September: A winning weight of 25.570kg for Alin Apahidean on this one day open. The open match sponsored by O’Riordans Bar,Coachford also acts as a warm-up for the Coolcower Cup, Coarse Fishing Festival which started today. Great to see seventeen Dutch anglers making the journey for the great fishing currently being experienced on Inniscarra!

Find out more…

We have a number of one day opens and three day festivals taking place over the next three weeks with space for everyone. For futher details visit

Vintners Cup, Coarse Fishing Festival 3-day 28Aug
O’Riordan’s Open Coarse Fishing Match 1-day 31Aug
Coolcower Cup, Coarse Fishing Festival 3-day 01Sep
Lennox Cup, Coarse Fishing Festival 3-day 04Sep
Kathleen’s Open Coarse Fishing Match 1-day 07Sep
Mai Fitz’s Festival, Coarse Fishing 3-day 08Sep
Granville’s Cup – Coarse Fishing Festival 3-day 11Sep

All possible thanks to all our sponsors and supporters.

For details of the venues, a downloadable copy of the events calendar, 2019 festival results and a directory of angler friendly accommodation in the local area please visit

Report courtesy of Inniscarra Lake TDL