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.


Key information about Brantry Lough

Nearest town Benburb
Area/length 24.3 hectares
Species brown trout
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

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. Get more details:

How to get there

From Belfast

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.

From Aughnacloy

Take the B128 Benburb Road for 4.47 miles. Turn left at Holland’s Crossroads where the lake is indicated by a signpost.

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