The Ardara GAP Heritage and History Group and Loughros Heritage Group have organised a public petition against the closure of The Channel (Loughros More Estuary) and against making the Owenea & Owentocker ‘catch and release’ rivers for the 2018 fishing season. If implented, these changes will have a huge impact on our heritage, tourism and […]
Fly Tying Classes For all the fishing enthusiasts, the Ceili House Ardara are going to be running Fly Tying classes weekly starting Thursday 30th of November at 8.30 pm. This is a great chance for everyone to learn the skills to create your own fly’s and discuss with fellow fisherman the best methods and fly’s that […]
Cuisine in Ardara The long inhabited coastline of Ardara & its hinterland have long had the raw ingredients for a world-class cuisine—icy northern waters yielding fresh fish and shellfish, lush green grass for prime cattle rearing, hillside wild herbs for free-ranging lambs, and traditional skills such as butchering, bread making, along with our ancient preservation […]
Owenea Development Committee – Public Meeting The Owenea Development Committee are hosting a public meeting next Monday, 10th July at 8pm in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel. Presentations will be given by Balinderry Rivers Trust and the Moy Catchment Association. This is a very important meeting for anglers and commercial Fishermen and all who have an interest in […]
Monday 4th of July @ 7:30pm Downstrands Community Development group welcomes you to their ‘Tourism Brochure launch’ in the Lake House Hotel, on the 4th of July. There, you can view their vibrant new Brochure, avail of the light refreshments, and enjoy the music provided by the local sensation, ‘The Duck Street Jam Band’. If […]
Tourism Brochure revamp A group of local Residents and Business people are getting together in Downstrands to revisit the Tourism Brochures they compiled some years ago. At a meeting held on the 20th of April, in the Lake House Hotel, copies of the old brochures were on hand for all to view. The original of […]
This river has a fine reputation for Salmon fishing, especially Grilse, Sea Trout, and a small population of Brown Trout.