Proudly hosting the World Youth Angling Championships August 12th & 13th 2017.
Inniscarra Lake is a 530 hectare reservoir on the River Lee system in the South West of Ireland and just 25 minutes from Cork City. The Lake can be found in the locality of the charming village of Coachford, the home of angling in this part of Ireland. The venue provides a multi-purpose amenity for everyone to enjoy, providing rowing, cycling, fishing and walking. The walkway was developed with the support of the Inniscarra Lake Tourism Development LTD, ESB, Cork County Council and Inland Fisheries in 2014 when it was the venue of the Fips-ed World Feeder Fishing Championships.
The world class angling match stretch known as the Coachford Greenway is a walkway developed to protect the bio-diversity and natural beauty of the fishery. The world championship venue is 2.8km in length with no interruptions, an even depth of more than 1.5 metres and 500m at its narrowest up to 800m at its widest. The bank is flat, safe and accessible by a roadway with parking bays and secure gates at both ends. The area is open to other recreational users including walkers and families and vehicular access is controlled. Fish stocks mostly are Bream ranging from 1kg, plus Skimmers, Hybrids, Roach, Rudd with other species present; Tench, Carp, Eels, Perch, Brown Trout, Pike, Gudgeon.
The venue is open to the coarse and predator angler year round with a series of coarse angling festivals running in May and September, for details of these and more visit www.ncffi.ie/events
This video was produced by Aircamireland for Cork Convention Bureau sponsors of WYAC17.