Angling at Middle South Woodburn
This is a popular fishery in a forest with good fly catches.
Due to low water levels, anglers should be aware that ground conditions may be difficult and caution should be exercised if fishing and wading in this area.
|Species||brown and rainbow trout|
|Season||1 March to 31 October|
|Methods||fly fishing only. Concessionary disabled permit holders may also spin and worm fish|
|Daily bag limit||four trout per rod per day|
|Size limit||minimum takeable size 25.4cm|
|Boats||fishing from boats is not permitted|
|Licence||DAERA game rod licence: Game rod licence prices from DAERA|
|Permit||DAERA game angling permit: Game angling permit prices from DAERA|
|Other restrictions||angling is not allowed before 8.00 am or later than 10.00 pm|
How to get there
Take the B58 at Carrickfergus towards Ballynure. About a mile (at Brown Cow Inn Sign) take a left for 0.24 miles to cross the B90 at Woodburn village. Travel for 1.86 miles, over the humpback bridge to the car park beside Woodburn church on the left hand side.
Car parking is available at both Lower South Woodburn and beside Woodburn church.
The nearby waters of Copeland Marshallstown and North Woodburn have facilities suitable for people with disabilities. These include disabled angling stands, angling water close to the car parks, suitable pathways and no locked gates to open. Legal methods at these waters include spinning and bait fishing.