Angling at Moor Lough
Situated in mountainous countryside, Moor Lough is in an amenity area. This fishery is well stocked with takeable trout.
Kayaking and paddleboard safety events will take place on Sunday 28 May and Sunday 23 July 2023 (10.00 am to 3.00 pm). They may affect angling.
Key information about Moor Lough
|Species||Brown trout and rainbow 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 25.4cm|
|Boats||Fishing from non-mechanical boats only|
|Licence||Loughs Agency game fishing rod licence|
|Permit||DAERA game angling permit: Game angling permit prices from DAERA|
|Facilities for people with disabilities||See below|
Facilities for people with disabilities
A quarry dust surfaced-road runs around the perimeter of the lough. Anglers with disabilities should find this water accessible.
Vehicle parking is possible at various locations. The water is accessible to wheelchairs at some locations. The road is closed at weekends but pedestrian access is available from the car park.
How to get there
Go on the A6 to Dungiven. Take the B49 through Claudy to Dunamanagh. Go south for about 0.05 miles on the B48 towards Plumbridge. Turn right to Altishane. Cross the Silverbrook Bridge 1.98 miles out and turn left for another mile to Devine’s pub. Turn right for 1.24 miles over the moor, go left for 0.27 miles and left again by the gravel road to the lake.
Travel north on the A5 towards Londonderry. Turn right 1.98 miles out of Strabane towards Dunamanagh B49. Turn right again in Artigarvan village for 3.97 miles through Glenmornan, then right for 0.27 miles and left by the road to the lake.
There are road signs from Lough Ash.