Angling at Lough Macronan

This lough is in a tranquil location within Brantry Wood, reached by walking a kilometre along forest tracks.

Key information about Lough Macronan

Nearest town Benburb
Area/length 1 hectare
Species perch, pike and tench
Season all year
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

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.

From Aughnacloy

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.

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