Angling at Craigavon City Park Lake North

This is the smaller of two man made lakes in a city park setting. It is accessible by a surfaced path connecting with pedestrian and cycle paths. Shallow water and weed patches provide a lot of coarse fish.

Key information 

Nearest town Craigavon, Lurgan, Portadown
Area/length 25 hectares
Species rainbow trout and pike
Season 1 February to 31 December
Methods from shore: fly fishing, spinning and worm fishing for trout
from boats:fly fishing only
all legal methods for pike
bait fishing for pike with barbless hook or hooks with flattened barbs only and hook size four or greater
dead bait for pike is permitted using one rod only and should be a minimum size of 100mm
Daily bag limit four trout per rod
one pike per person
Size limit minimum takeable size 25.4cm
pike weighing 4kg and over and coarse longer than 25cm must be returned to the water
Boats fishing is permitted from non mechanical or electrically powered boats
Licence DAERA game rod licence (even if fishing for pike): Game rod licence prices from DAERA
Permit DAERA game angling permit (even if fishing for pike): Game angling permit prices from DAERA
Facilities for people with disabilities see below

General information

Dead bait for pike is permitted using one rod only.

Facilities for people with disabilities

The perimeter path is accessible to wheelchairs but has no safety rail. There are disabled toilets at Tannaghmore Gardens open from 9.00 am to dark.

How to get there

From Belfast, on the M1 to the A76 slip road to Lurgan, Craigavon. Go 0.49 miles towards Lurgan. Turn right by the A3 for 0.74 miles to the Tannaghmore Gardens roundabout to the north lake. Go to the entrance gates at Tannaghmore Gardens and telephone the number on the gate. A member of staff will open the gate to allow you to drive to the fishing stands. 

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