This small river is renowned locally for its trout fishing and also has small numbers of Salmon and sea trout enter the river in the autumn. The best fishing, mainly for bream trout, is in the stretch between Ballymoney and the Lower Bann, around the village of Ballnamore.
The Ballymoney Burn flows West through the famous market town of Ballymoney and is only fishable on the east bank of the Lower Bann.
The river has been let to DCAL as part of the NI Public Angling Estate for several years and is managed and enhanced by that organisation. However, the Irish Society has reserved day rods which may be booked online through Cressabelle on the Availability link.
The best trout fishing is around the village of Balnamore.
Cressabelle has exclusive visitor rods available each day which may be booked on the Availability link.
Ticket price includes ALL local regulatory rod licences and permits.
You will have access to fishing on the river and details will be provided on river rules and regulations you will be expected to follow. Please ensure your equipment is appropriately sterilised and complete the declaration form prior to arrival.
A location map will be provided. All waters are shared with local anglers attached to clubs and associations.
An angling guide is advisable for this fishery, please request information via email. Options include a 2 hr river guide, a full day or half day angling guide (1 guide for up to 3 people).
The angling guide is recommended for inexperienced anglers or anglers new to river fishing. The river guide is recommended for anglers who have not been on this river previously, they have local fishing knowledge to get you started.
Cressabelle will endeavour to assist you to meet all the requirements.