Stoneyford Reservoir


Lisburn BT28 3EL, UK

Fishery Information:

Stoneyford Reservoir is a stocked fishery with brown and rainbow trout. The reservoir, which has a total area of 65 hectares, is located near Lisburn. The fishing season runs from 1 March to 31 October. Anglers can use fly fishing, spinning, and worm fishing methods. The daily bag limit is four trout per rod per day, and the minimum takeable size is 25.4 cm.

What size do the fish go to?

Specific size information for the brown and rainbow trout at Stoneyford Reservoir is not provided. However, the minimum takeable size is 25.4 cm. For more detailed size information, you should contact the fishery directly.

What tactics work well?

Stoneyford Reservoir is known for its prolific feeding, especially with caddis fly. In the early season, fly fishing with lures and streamers is popular. You should use the appropriate method based on your experience, preferences, and the fishery conditions on the day of your visit.

What facilities are on site?

No specific facilities are mentioned in the provided information. It is recommended to contact the fishery directly for detailed information about the available facilities.

Is parking available?

Although the provided information does not specifically mention parking facilities, it does indicate that anglers must park their cars in a way that does not block roads next to the fishery. To get more accurate information about parking availability, it’s best to contact the fishery directly.

Additional Information:

Angling is only allowed between 8.00 am and 10.00 pm. Fishing from boats is not permitted at Stoneyford Reservoir. Anglers must use the official entrances and not trespass on adjoining lands. Wading is allowed, but caution should be taken, as it can be dangerous when the water is at certain levels.

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