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
|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.