Angling at Loughbrickland Lake
Loughbrickland Lake, along the main Belfast to Dublin Road, is stocked with three thousand takeable brown and rainbow trout. The shore is mostly firm and safe for wading but the north and south tips should be avoided. There is a surfaced path along the west shore.
|Species||Brown and rainbow trout|
|Season||1 March to 31 October|
|Methods||Fly fishing only|
|Daily Bag limit||Four trout per rod|
|Size limit||Minimum takeable size 25.4cm|
|Boats||Fishing from boats is not allowed|
|Permit||DAERA game angling permit: Game angling permit prices from DAERA|
How to get there
Take the M1 to Lisburn (Sprucefield roundabout) then the A1 towards Newry for 27.96 miles. The lough is on the left.
Take the A51 to Tandragee, the A27 to Scarva and B3 to Loughbrickland, joining the A1 in Loughbrickland village.
Take the A26 to Banbridge and head south towards Newry by the A1.
Head north by the A1, towards Banbridge for 9.94 miles.