Angling at Lough Macronan
This lough is in a tranquil location within Brantry Wood, reached by walking a kilometre along forest tracks.
Lough Macronan is closed until 1 December 2020 to help tree harvesting operations by Forest service.
Key information about Lough Macronan
|Species||perch, pike and tench|
|Methods||all lawful methods|
|Daily bag limit||one pike per person/four coarse per day|
|Size limit||pike weighing 4kg and over and coarse longer than 25cm must be returned to the water|
|Licence||DAERA coarse rod licence: Coarse rod licence prices from DAERA|
|Permit||DAERA coarse angling permit: Coarse angling permit prices from DAERA|
How to get there
From Belfast, go to the end of the M1. Continue on the Dungannon by-pass for about 0.24 miles to the roundabout.
Turn left onto the B45 to Caledon. Go through Eglish. Turn right at the crossroads just over the Oona Bridge and follow signs for Brantry Lough. Access is on foot from the south car park at Brantry Lough.
Take the B128 Benburb Road for 4.47 miles. Turn left at Holland's Crossroads and follow signs for Brantry Lough. Access is on foot from the south car park at Brantry Lough.