The canal stretch is a popular coarse fishery. Pike, perch, roach, bream and eels are available to catch.

Key information

Nearest town Toomebridge
Area/length 0.8 km
Species pike, perch, roach, bream and hybrids
Season all year round
Methods all lawful methods including ground bait and maggots for coarse fish
Daily bag limit one pike per person/four coarse fish per day
Size limit pike of 4 kg and over, and coarse longer than 25cm must be returned to the water
Boats fishing from boats is not permitted
Licence DAERA Coarse Fishing Rod Licence
Permit DAERA Coarse Fishing Permit

How to get there

Travelling from Randalstown and Belfast on the A6 towards Londonderry, at the roundabout take the first exit onto Moneynick Road, into Toome village.



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DAERA Coarse Fishing Permit required
DAERA Coarse Fishing Rod Licence required
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