Angling at Creeve Lough

Creeve is the sister lake of Brantry and is south of the Aughnacloy-Benburb road. The background of trees shade the lake and car parks.


Key information about Creeve Lough

Nearest town Benburb
Area/length 18 hectares
Species pike, perch, bream and roach
Season all year
Methods all lawful methods including ground bait and maggots for coarse fish
Daily bag limit one pike per day/four coarse per day
Size limit pike weighing 4kg and over and coarse longer than 25cm must be returned to the water
Boats fishing is allowed from non-mechanical boats only
Licence DAERA coarse rod licence: Coarse rod licence prices from DAERA
Permit DAERA coarse angling permit: Coarse angling permit prices from DAERA
Facilities for people with disabilities see below

Blue Green Algae

Large amounts of blue green algal blooms have appeared at Creeve Lough.

Cautionary signage is on site.

A hardcore path surrounds the lake and gives easy access to fishing stands.

Facilities for people with disabilities

There are six wheelchair accessible fishing stands close to the first car park coming from Holland's Crossroads. The car park is hard-surfaced and it is also possible to park beside these stands. Get more details:

How to get there

From Caledon

Turn left for Minterburn off the Dungannon Road. Turn right at Minterburn towards Lough Creeve.

From Aughnacloy

Take the B128 Benburb Road for 4.47 miles. Turn right at Holland's Crossroads from where the lough is signposted.

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