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Angling, Canoeing & Boat Trips

It’s hard to escape from water in Antrim and Newtownabbey. Water has shaped our landscape, powered our industries, moulded our agriculture and also provides a wonderful leisure resource for folks of all ages and inclinations to enjoy.

Anglers holding a valid Rod Licence and appropriate permissions can get hooked on some of the most compelling game and coarse fishing to be enjoyed anywhere in the British Isles. But as well as rivers like the Six Mile Water, the Crumlin and Lower Bann, the Borough has a number of well-stocked fisheries, such as those at Ballyclare and Mossley Mill, all of which welcome anglers and beginners of all abilities.

For those who take their pleasure on the water, the area offers canoeing and sailing, as well as cruises to Ram’s Island and other destinations around Lough Neagh.