Rising in Co. Down, the Lagan flows north-east through Dromore and Lisburn to Belfast where it empties into Belfast Lough. In the upper reaches, it is trout fishing. Lower down, there are coarse fish. Access for visitors is reasonably good with some free stretches. Rod Licence: FCB/G or FCB/C Lurgan, Co. Armagh T 114 miles fromThornyford Bridgeto Spences Bridge, MoiraBB DT: ATS (Lurgan)P (Brownlow Arms Hotel, Lurgan)=Mar 1-Oct 30e

Dromore, Co. DownT 112 miles fromDromaratoDromoreBB

DT: (L 12)ATS (T. McCann, 7, Gallows Street, DromoreJIMar 1-Sept30e Lisburn, Co. AntrimCT4 miles from Spences Bridge to Halftown BridgeBB FreefishingMar1-Oct31 (T); all yearfor(C)

Lagan Tributary


This small tributary offers chances for trout fishing.

Lisburn, Co. Antrim T fr 4 miles fromLegacurrytoLoughBB

Free fishing (but landowners permission must be sought in advance)