Angling at Moor Lough

Situated in mountainous countryside, Moor Lough is in an amenity area. This fishery is well stocked with takeable trout.

Anglers should be aware that Finn Valley Model Aircraft Club will be at Moor Lough on the following dates (weather permitting) 26 May, 28 July, 29 September 2019.

Key information about Moor Lough

Nearest town Dunamanagh
Area/length 16.2 hectares
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. Get more details:

How to get there

From Belfast

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.

From Strabane

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. 

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