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Carlingford Catchment | Bessbrook

Season:   1st Jan – 31st Dec
Species:  Roach and Perch 

This small 2 hectare (5 acre) lake lies in the heart of the historic model village of Bessbrook and is controlled by Newry and Mourne District Council. There is coarse fishing here for roach and perch. Originally a mill pond, it remains shallow.  A permit is not required for this water – although an angler must still hold a Loughs Agency rod licence.


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