Angling at Lough Lee

Lough Lee is located in a wild and beautiful setting among the mountains of west Tyrone. This is a limestone lake with good stocks of native trout.

Key information about Lough Lee

Nearest town Drumquin
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 24.5 cm
Boats fishing from boats is not allowed
Licence Loughs Agency game rod licence
Permit DAERA game angling permit: Game angling permit prices from DAERA

Wild fishery

Trout up to 0.5kg are abundant, with larger trout up to 1kg also taken occasionally. The water is clear. The distinct and beautifully marked wild trout bear little discolouration from the surrounding upland peat.

How to get there

From the B50 (Omagh to Castlederg via Drumquin)

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 Main Street (B50). Go left onto Willmount Road. Take the first left. Turn right. Follow the marker posts across the moor to Lough Lee.

From the B72 (Ederney to Castlederg)

Head north on High Street. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Main Street (B72). Continue to follow B72. Turn right. Turn left.

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