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.
Blue green algae
Potential blue green algae has been identified in this water. This may produce toxins which pose serious health risk to human health if contacted or ingested. The toxins may also accumulate in fish and are therefore not safe to eat.
|Nearest town||Craigavon, Lurgan, Portadown|
|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 allowed 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 allowed 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|
Dead bait for pike is allowed 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.