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Angling (Strangford Lough)

Strangford Lough is a haven for angling enthusiasts whether it is by the shore or in one of the many chartered boats which can be hired for the purpose of fishing.

Whether you are a beginner or wish to brush up on your fishing technique there are many providers which provide lessons. So relax and enjoy!

Places To Visit

Nelsons Boats, Donaghadee

Public trips from Donaghadee harbour from June - September. Sea fishing twice daily with some tackle provided. Afternoon pleasure cruises (some landing) to the scenic Copeland Islands.

Gibson Fly Fishery, Toye, Downpatrick

AT Ringdufferin Estuary you can fly fish with Rainbow Trout on 1 acre pond. Shop with rod hire etc.

Bridgewater Fishery, Donaghadee

Bridgewater Fishery is 5 acres in area and open all year for Fly Fishing from the bank. Tuition is available as well as farmhouse bed and breakfast accommodation.

Lough Cowey, Portaferry

The fishery is open all year round. It is stocked with trout on a regular basis and has good quality overwintered fish available in early spring. Fish are taken by "matching the hatch". Bags of large fish are frequent with buzzers.

Charles Mulhall Tackle And Bait, Ardglass, Downpatrick

Charles Mulhall offers both tackle and bait to anglers.

Comber Angling And Country Pursuits, Comber, Newtownards

Comber Angling And Country Pursuits offers both tackle and bait to anglers. All permit types available. Fly casting and tying instruction, angling equipment.

Inler River, Comber, Newtownards

The Inler is a small (3-5m) river which is mainly a brown trout water. The club enhances the natural stock of brown trout by stocking and the fishing is at its best from April to June. Fly fishing only is the rule above the tidal section where ...

Portavoe Reservoir, Donaghadee

This small and very attractive reservoir lies on the coast road between Donaghadee and Bangor. With the increasing demands on all public reservoirs, the water level tends to drop considerably in the summer.

Emerald Flies, Saintfield, Ballynahinch

Fly-Tying instruction and Fly-Fishing tuition. Angling Guide for all types of Angling i.e. Course, Game and Sea. Michael Patterson has been teaching Fly-Tying and Fly-Fishing for the past 15 years and has assembled a team of guides fully ...

Carrickmannon Fishery, Saintfield, Ballynahinch

Carrickmannon Fishery offers a range of facilities and methods to suit everyone. Fly fishing from boat or bank and bait or spinning from bank only.

Hazelwood Fishery, Comber, Newtownards

Hazelwood Fishery has two lakes, the first for rainbow trout is 1 acre, the second for coarse fishing is 0.9 of an acre. For game trout, fly and bait methods may be used, all methods can be used for coarse fishing.

Polehill Fisheries, Newtownards

Designed and created especially with the beginner or seasoned professional in mind. Our lakes are stocked with most types of coarse fish which includes Bream, Carp, Roach and Tench.Located in the tranquil surroundings of the North Down ...

Country Sports, Newtownards

Country Sports provides the highest level of service to field sports enthusiasts throughout Ireland.

Strangford Guiding Company, Downpatrick

Stephen Kennedy runs the Strangford guiding company, specializing in saltwater fly-fishing, on the coast of County Down.

Movilla Trout Fishery, Newtownards

The lake is situated in the heart of the County Down countryside and stocked generously with superb rainbow trout ranging between 2.5 lbs and 12 lbs. Our fishery aims to become Ireland's most prestigious trout fishery.

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