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Could just be the coarse angling experience of a lifetime!

Fish to your heart's content all year round, choosing from scores of lakes, rivers and canals that are among the least exploited fisheries in Europe. Fantasy? No it's coarse fishing in Northern Ireland, where there's no close season to cramp your style.

Savour the timeless serenity of our scenic landscape and discover the huge variety of species that await coarse anglers throughout the seasons.

In winter, troll the depths of a great lough for massive pike, inhaling clean, crisp air so invigorating that one angling columnist called it 'Ulster Champagne'. In spring, watch for the telltale bubbles in the warming waters of a gently flowing river and tempt huge bream with the sweet ground bait they love.

Summer's time to enjoy the friendly rivalry and swapping of tales with anglers from all over the world. Our match fishing competitions have produced record cases and put our waters firmly on the international angling map. But they're equally famous for the good times when the fishing day is finished.

As summer progresses, find a shady to spot to cast for specimen roach/bream hybrids on the Upper River Bann. And when autumn paints the bankside trees in mellow golds and russet, go spinnng for prime perch and enjoy the solitude.

But it's not just our endless angling year that makes Northern Ireland such a lure for anglers. It's the magic combination of hospitality, enjoyment, great value…. and of course first class fishing. So you'll have the fishing experience and the time of your life!

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