This is a small river with trout as the main species. There are also some salmon from mid-July when conditions are suitable. In the early part of the season there is good fishing using dry fly.

Key information

Nearest town Ballinamallard
Area/length 1.6 km
Species brown trout and salmon
Season 1 March to 30 September
Methods fly fishing, spinning and worm fishing
Daily bag limit four trout per rod per day
catch and release for all salmon

Size limit Minimum takeable size 25.4 cm
Licence DAERA Game Fishing Rod Licence
Permit DAERA Game Fishing Permit


Wild salmon and trout river fishery

The Riversdale stretch is attractive angling water situated in pleasant woodland. The river benefits from exclusive managed stocking of salmon fry. Day tickets for the upper stretch are available from the Ballinamallard and District Angling Club.

  • Telephone: 028 6632 2114


How to get there

The entrance is off the A35 Enniskillen to Irvinestown road at Kilgortnaleague Bridge. The fishery is on both banks for 1.5km downstream of Kilgortnaleague. There is a small parking area at the entrance to the side road adjacent to Kilgortnaleague Bridge.




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