Angling at Broadwater Canal

This shallow water is part of the derelict Lagan Navigation Canal. It is popular as a winter pike fishery and pleasure angling venue. It can be dangerous to step off the towpath as there is a layer of floating vegetation which does not support an angler's weight

Key information about Broadwater Canal

Nearest Town Aghalee, Moira
Area/Length 1.5km
Species pike, perch, bream, roach and hybrids
Season all year round
Methods all lawful methods
Daily bag limit one  pike per person/ four coarse per day
Size limit pike of 4kg and over and coarse longer than 25cm must be returned to the water
Licence DAERA coarse rod licence: Coarse rod licence prices from DAERA
Permit DAERA coarse permit: Coarse angling permit prices from DAERA

This fishery is noted for good winter pike angling.

    How to get there

    From the M1 junction 9 (Moira roundabout), follow the A26 for almost a mile. Turn left for Soldierstown Road then follow the B105 out of the village for almost a mile. The car park is on the left just after the hump back bridge. Take care when driving from the car park due to limited road visibility.

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