Welcome to the uFish Ireland website, where you can find all the details you need to go angling in the Foyle and Carlingford catchments.

River Roe

Season: 1st April - 20th October (DAERA water)

The Roe rises high above the Glenshane Pass, dropping rapidly to Dungiven. The spate river then makes its way through the beautiful Roe Valley Country Park before meandering across the broad Lough Foyle lowlands. Sea trout fishing starts the season on the Roe, with fine runs from late June to August. Salmon fishing is at its best from August onwards, proving most productive in spate conditions in the mid-section of the river.

Species: -Salmon
-Brown Trout
-Sea Trout
Best Times: July (Sea Trout)
Late August onwards (Salmon)
Methods: -Fly
Best Salmon Flies: Shrimp patterns such as:
-Currys Red
-Roe Purple
-Bann Special
Best Trout Flies: -Teal Blue & Silver
-Peter Ross
Disabled Angling: Burnfoot near Dungiven, Roe Valley Country Park near Limavady, Swans Bridge near Limavady

Day and season permits are available from Roe Angling Ltd (www.roeangling.com), FishPal (www.fishpal.com) and DAERA (https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/services/buy-rod-licences-permits-and-river-bush-day-tickets), who control the fishing rights on the entire river and it's tributaries. Please visit their websites for details of which stretches of the river they control.

Please note that whilst every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of angling club and associations boundaries it is essential you consult the club or association to confirm their upper and lower limits.

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