Angling at Brantry Lough
Brantry Lough provides high class brown trout fishing with takeable trout stocked throughout the season. There is a good fall of insects on this water.
Kayaking and paddle board safety events
Kayaking and paddle board safety events will take place on Sunday 18 June 2023 (10.00 am to 3.00pm). They may affect angling.
Key information about Brantry Lough
|Season||1 March to 31 October|
|Methods||Fly fishing only from boat and shore|
|Daily bag limit||Four trout per rod|
|Size limit||Minimum takeable size 25.4cm|
|Boats||Fishing is allowed from non-mechanical boats only|
|Licence||DAERA game rod licence: Game rod licence prices from DAERA|
|Permit||DAERA game angling permit: Game angling permit prices from DAERA|
|Facilities for people with disabilities||See below|
Take care when wading
Anglers should be cautious when wading in the marshy bay area at the south-east corner, near the car park. Angling stands are provided.
Facilities for people with disabilities
Two wheelchair accessible fishing stands are provided near the main car park. This area has a level tarmac surface. The rest of the lough has a good hard path with gates for anglers who have difficulty walking.
How to get there
From Belfast, go to the end of the M1. Continue on the Dungannon by-pass for about 0.24 miles past the service area. Turn left onto the B45 to Caledon, travelling through Eglish. Turn right at the crossroads just over the Oona Bridge from where the lake is signposted.
Take the B128 Benburb Road for 4.47 miles. Turn left at Holland’s Crossroads where the lake is indicated by a signpost.