National Fishing Month

27th July to 2nd September 2018

Event Details

"Go Fishing" event at Altnahinch Reservoir

Saturday 5th August, 2017


A "Go Fishing" event will be held at Altnahinch Reservoir on Saturday 5 August 2017 for anyone who would like to try fishing for the first time.


The event is split into 3 sessions:
10.00am-12.00 noon
12.00 noon - 2.00pm
2.00pm - 4.00pm

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Inland Fisheries (DAERA) are hosting this event. Complimentary licences/permits are available only to first time anglers. Tuition and equipment will be offered on the day. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Inland Fisheries representatives will be in attendance to offer advice on fishing and the attractions of the Department's Public Angling Estate which offers over 70 waters across Northern Ireland including Altnahinch

Event Location:

Altnahinch Dam, near Loughguile, County Antrim


BT44 9JS

Location information:

Altnahinch Dam is located near Loughguile, County Antrim and is situated on the edge of Slieveanorra Forest.


Inland Fisheries

telephone: 0300 200 7860



Refreshments NOT available.

Aimed at:

  • Everyone

To encourage everyone to come and try fishing

Disability information:

Stile at entrance to site and incline to water

Tackle/ Bait:

Tackle / Bait provided.

Parking information:

Limited parking on site


  • Adults: N/A

  • Children: N/A

  • Disabled: N/A

Time slots for this event:

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