Angling

Fishing Licenses are available to purchase at Cookstown Tourist Information Centre
Tel : 028 867 69949 for further details.

Cookstown District offers the ideal location for fishing, with many prime locations throughout the district. The Ballinderry river flows east through Cookstown and into Lough Neagh. The river is regarded by anglers as one of the best trout rivers in Ulster as well as being good for salmon and dollaghan. Anglers can also enjoy Lough Fea, a linear expanse of water covering 180 acres , situated five miles north of Cookstown. Cookstown District lies along the shores of Lough Neagh, the largest lake in the British Isles covering an area of 153 square miles. In order to fish on any of the waters in the district it is essential to have a rod licence. For club waters a permit will also be required which can be obtained from the specific club.

Angling waters in County Tyrone which are part of the Public Angling Estate are now listed on the nidirect website. You can find practical information on a wide range of fishing waters including Lough Macronan, Brantry Lough, Lough Braden and Lough Lee.

Visit the nidirect website for more information:

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/fisheries-in-county-tyrone


Local Put and Take Fishery - Rectory Lodge Trout Fishery
Rectory Road, Cookstown
Tel: 028 867 51774

Fly lake and bait lake available for fishing.
Catch and release. Flies, worms etc available for sale.
Open: Thursday - Sunday 8.30am - 10.00pm

Loughs in the area :
Lough Fea (Trout, Rainbow & Brown)
Lough Bracken (Pike & Perch)
Camlough (Wild Brown Trout)

 

 

 

 

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