Angling at Upper South Woodburn
Upper South Woodburn Reservoir (sometimes referred to as Carrick Dams) can have low water levels in late summer. Work has been carried out to improve the number of wild young fish in this water.
|Season||1 March to 31 October (see important information below)|
|Methods||Fly fishing only|
|Daily bag limit||Two trout per rod|
|Size limit||Minimum takeable size 25.4cm|
|Boats||Fishing from boats is not allowed|
|Licence||DAERA game rod licence: Game rod licence prices from DAERA|
|Permit||DAERA game angling permit: Game angling permit prices from DAERA|
|Other restrictions||Angling is not allowed before 8.00 am or later than 10.00 pm|
How to get there
From Belfast, take the M5 and A2 towards Carrickfergus. As you go into Carrickfergus, take the B58 towards Ballynure. Go for almost a mile (at the Brown Cow Inn sign), fork left for 0.24 miles to cross the B90 at Woodburn village. Travel over the hump-back bridge to the car park beside Woodburn church.