Where to Fish in Northern Ireland - River Derg

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River Derg

Ardstraw Angling Club


Have 3 miles double bank of the river Derg, a medium sized river which has a good stock of brown trout as well as very good runs of salmon and sea trout. The salmon and sea trout fishing is best after May and while the grilse and sea trout will run in most conditions the salmon fishing is best on a falling spate. Sea trout average about 1.5lbs, salmon about 8lbs and trout come in at about 12ozs. You can use fly, spinner or worm. The club issue 15 day tickets per day for the stretch from Ardstraw Bridge to Crewe Bridge. Tickets from NM Fishing Tackle near Sion Mills, call 02881 659501 and Mourne Valley Fishing Tackle, Newtonstewart, call 02881 661543. Google Map Reference 54.732460, -7.457484

Castlederg AC


Have 20 miles of salmon sea trout and brown trout fishing from Border Bridge near Lough Derg to Sparmount. There is no limit to the number of tickets issued. Tickets can be bought from H Eirwin, Castlederg, call 02881 671050. Google Map Reference 54.706173, -7.592807

Burn Dennett River

Dennet AC


Have 15 miles of fishing for salmon sea trout and brown trout on this medium sized river. Best known for its sea trout which peak in May and June it also fishes well for trout and grilse in a falling spate in June and July and gets a run of salmon averaging 15lbs from September. Tickets from Roy Mcbrine in Donemara, call 02871 358024. Google Map Reference 54.884076, -7.439945

The Glenelly and Owenkillew Fishing Association


Have beats on both of these medium sized rivers known for their salmon and sea trout. The brown trout are small, sea trout average about 1.25lbs and salmon average about 6lbs. The sea trout fishing is best June and July while grilse and salmon arrive from June onwards with the best fishing in August to October. There are several options for day tickets: David Campbell has 5 day ticket available on the Glenelly, unlimited day tickets during the week and 5 at the weekend for the Omagh Anglers water, call 02881 661543; CA Anderson and Co have unlimited permits Mon to Fri and at the weekend for the Omagh Anglers water, call 02882 624311; Gabriel Treanor has 6 day tickets for the Blakiston House water which extends to 1.5 left bank fishing on the Owenkillew, call 02881 648543. Google Map Reference 54.724846, -7.182746

 

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