The season opens on March 1 closing on October 31. Throughout the season there are a lot of Brown Trout in the river. In May - June and August - October Dollaghan and Salmon are caught on the river. Fishing with maggot is not permitted on this beat , fishing is restricted to worms, bread, wet/dry flies and spinners. The use of sweet corn is permitted for coarse fishing but not game fishing. Dollaghan are land locked trout indigenous to Lough Neagh and the Ballinderry River. Best wet flies are: black pennell, Connemara black, greenwells glory and Peter Ross, best spinner No. 2 brass mep with red spots. Normal water depth is 3-5 ft with some holes considerably deeper.