Angling at River Blackwater
This stretch of the River Blackwater, which lies mainly upstream of Blackwatertown Bridge, is available to DAERA permit holders on the right bank. This short stretch provides good game fishing water downstream of the island where there are several salmon areas.
|Species||salmon, brown trout (dollaghan in season)|
|Season||1 March to 31 October|
|Methods||fly fishing, spinning and worm fishing|
|Daily bag limit|
four trout per rod per day
For information on catch and release for salmon, go to:
|Size limit||Minimum takeable size 25.4cm|
|Licence||DAERA game rod licence: Game rod licence prices from DAERA|
|Permit||DAERA game angling permit: Game angling permit prices from DAERA|
How to get there
From M1 motorway junction 15, take the A29 through Moy towards Armagh. In Charlemont, turn left towards Blackwatertown. Access is on the right bank for 1.24 miles just upstream of Blackwatertown Bridge.
Take the A29 towards Moy. Turn left onto the B128 at McCready’s Corner, 2.98 miles from Armagh.