Waterway

Location:

The River Foyle extends from Culmore Point at the top of the estuary to the confluence of the Finn and Mourne upstream of the bridge at Lifford.

County: Derry, Donegal, Tyrone
Fish: Salmon ()
Description:
Catch:Salmon.

Fishing is best during dry periods and when the fishing are not running straight up stream. The best fishing can be done at the bridge in Strabane. In a recent 6 week season (4 days a week) over 80, 000 salmon were netted on this river.

Season:

1st March - 12th October

Methods:

Usually fly fishing and spinning.

Cost: Tickets can be bought in the fishing tackle shop in Strabane.
Fish: Trout ()
Description:
Catch:Salmon, Sea Trout & Brown Trout

Angling is confined to a relatively short stretch from Lifford Bridge downstream. Being tidal, angling is confined to periods of low flows between tides.

Season:

1 March - 15 September

Methods:

Fly, spinning and worm. No floats.

Cost: FFC Fishing Permit from WM Diver, The Variety Shop, 5 Castle Place, Strabane, Co. Tyrone or D Campbell, Main Street, Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone Tel: 0504 883021

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