The river between Leitrim and Drumshanbo produces some very good quality roach, particularly at the famous Battlebridge stretch, which has excellent fishing using stick floats.
Carrickport lake is about three miles from the town and is a good water with bream of 3-4lb and good roach and hybrids. The lake has depth of up to 20 feet.
Lough Scur is a well known water which can be accessed via the Erne system. Plenty of bream, roach, hybrids, skimmers and perch. The water 6 - 10 feet deep.
Acres Lake has a busy amenity area but has good stocks of hybrids, roach, rudd and bream.
Lough Bran is sixty acres of easy access fishing. There are twenty fishing stands from which can be caught bream, hybrids, perch, pike, roach and tench.
Also in the area are Drumboylan lake and Drumkeellan lake