Angling at Upper Lough MacNean

This fishing location is similar to Lough Erne with islands and secluded bays. It is suitable for boat fishing for pike. The lough is fished for trout, usually during the mayfly season.

Key information about Upper Lough MacNean

Nearest town Belcoo
Area/length this is a cross border lake with 983 hectares of which 458 are in Northern Ireland
Species pike, perch, bream, roach, hybrids and brown trout
Season all year
Methods all lawful methods including ground bait and maggots for coarse fish
Daily bag limit one pike per person/four coarse per day/four trout per rod
Size limit pike weighing 4kg (8.8lb) and over and coarse longer than 25cm must be returned to the water
Licence DAERA coarse rod licence (for coarse fish only). Coarse rod licence prices from DAERA.
Permit no permit required in this free fishery
Other restrictions If you do not hold a game rod licence any trout caught must be returned gently to the water

Information

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) does not manage this fishery.  Anglers use this fishery and any fishing stands at their own risk.

How to get there

From Enniskillen, take the A4 for Belcoo. From Belcoo take the B52 for Garrison. The road runs along most of the eastern shore with easy access points. 

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