Angling at Lough Bradan

Lough Bradan is an upland lake situated in the scenic Lough Bradan Forest, 19km from Omagh. The lake is well stocked with brown trout. Bait fishing is more rewarding early in the season. Anglers are advised to use the east bank.

Key information on Lough Bradan

Nearest town Drumquin
Area/length 24.3 hectares
Species brown trout
Season 1 March to 20 October
Methods fly fishing, spinning and worm fishing
Daily bag limit four trout per rod
Size limit minimum takeable size 24.5cm
Boats fishing from boats is not permitted
Licence  Loughs Agency game rod licence
Permit DAERA game angling permit: Game angling permit prices from DAERA
Other restrictions fishing is not allowed from the weir on the north side of Lough Bradan

How to get there

From the A5 (Omagh to Londonderry)

Head west on Great Northern Road (A5) towards Tamlaght Road. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Gillygooley Road (B50). Continue to follow B50. Turn left onto Dooish Road (B84). Turn right onto Braden Road. Turn left.

From B72 (Castlederg to Ederney)

Head southwest on Meetinghouse Lane towards Castlegore Road. Take the first left onto Castlegore Road. Go through first roundabout. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Castlegore Road (B72). Continue on B72. Turn left, then turn right.

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