Corrib, Lough

Corrib, Lough

(lŏkh kŏr`ĭb), lake, 68 sq mi (176 sq km), Counties Galway and Mayo, W Republic of Ireland. The irregularly shaped lake, which is 27 mi (43 km) long, drains into Galway Bay through the Corrib River. It is connected by a partly subterranean channel with Lough Mask to the north. Lough Corrib is an important transportation route; it is also a major brown-trout fishery.
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Galway and Mayo's lakes are recognised as the greatest wild brown fisheries in the world and Lough Corrib, Lough Mask and Lough Conn along with the Moy estuary lure anglers from afar (www.