Species: Salmon, Brown trout (Dollaghan in season).
Season: 1st March - 31st October
Methods: Fly fishing, Spinning and Worm fishing.
Limits: 4 trout per rod per day. Minimum takable size 25.4cm.
Licence: DCAL Game Fishing Rod Licence.
Permit: DDCAL Game Fishing Permit.
Disabled Access: -
The stretch of the River Blackwater near Benburb offers good Brown trout fishing.
The other stretch of the River Blackwater, which lies mainly upstream of Blackwatertown Bridge, is available to Department permit holders on the right (Co Armagh) bank. This short stretch provides good game fishing water downstream of the island where there are a number of known salmon lies.
Check out Fermanagh&Tyrone Angling Guide (pdf) for more info.
Location on the map.