From Monday 20 January until further notice - Movanagher Canal will have limited angling potential for permit holders due to dredging work (Mondays to Fridays). The work may disperse fish from the location, resulting in poor fishing.
|Species||pike, perch, roach, bream, and hybrids|
|Season||all year round|
|Methods||all lawful methods including ground bait and maggots for coarse fish|
|Daily bag limit||one pike per person/four coarse per day|
|Size limit||pike of 4kg and over and coarse greater than 25cm must be returned to the water|
|Boats||fishing from boats is not permitted|
|Licence||DAERA coarse rod licence: Coarse rod licence prices from DAERA|
|Permit||DAERA coarse permit: Coarse angling permit prices from DAERA|
|Facilities for people with disabilities||see below|
Facilities for people with disabilities
There is access for anglers with difficulty walking from the car park at the lock gates. It is not accessible to wheelchairs. Three wheelchair accessible fishing stands are provided near parking areas. Get more details:
Car parking is now allowed on the canal bank road at Movanagher. Fishing is not allowed from the west bank between the canal and the river. There are three car parks at the canal bank. It is an ideal venue for competitions with 43 stands available.
How to get there
From Kilrea, take the B64 signposted towards Ballymoney for 1.49 miles over the Bann Bridge to McLaughlin’s Corner. Turn left, then immediately left again, onto Vow Road. Travel for 2.23 miles to the approach road for Movanagher Fish Farm on the left.