Angling at Binevenagh Lake
This artificial lake is on a cliff-top in a forest area overlooking Benone strand. Due to increasing demand in this tourist area, the lake is stocked regularly with up to two thousand rainbow trout.
Key information about Binevenagh Lake
|Season||1 February - 31 December|
|Methods||fly fishing, spinning and worm fishing|
|Daily bag limit||four trout per rod|
|Size limit||minimum takeable size 25.4cm|
|Boats||fishing from boats is not permitted|
|Licence||Loughs Agency game rod licence|
|Permit||DAERA game angling permit: Game angling permit prices from DAERA|
|Facilites for people with disabilities||see below|
Facilites for people with disabilities
There is wheelchair access from the quarry dust car park along part of the shore, with level walking in other places. Get more details:
In all seasons, anglers should wear warm, suitable outdoor clothes as the fishery is very exposed.
How to get there
Take the A2 to Downhill. Turn left onto Bishop's Road and continue for around 4.97 miles. Turn right at the start of Binevenagh Forest and take the second Binevenagh Forest entrance on the left.
Take the coastal A2 road for around 1.98 miles. Fork right onto the B201 at Artikilly then left at the fork almost a mile further on. Continue straight for a further 3.35 miles. Turn left at the end of the Binevenagh Forest. Take the second Binevenagh Forest entrance on the left.