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Licences and Permits

Anglers are legally required to be in possession of a licence when fishing for salmon or sea trout. Licences can be purchased from a number of sources, including fishing tackle shops, IFI offices and some fisheries.

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Clickable map of the seven Regional Fisheries Boards South Western Districts: LISMORE, CORK, KERRY Shannon Districts: LIMERICK North Western Districts: BALLYSHANNON, LETTERKENNY Western Districts: BALLINAKILL, CONNEMARA, GALWAY Western Districts: BALLINA, BANGOR, SLIGO Rivers Agency, NI Eastern Districts: DROGHEDA, DUBLIN, DUNDALK South Eastern Districts: WEXFORD, WATERFORD
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Using this map please select the area in which you live or expect to do the majority of your fishing and then buy your licence in 4 easy steps.

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On purchasing a licence anglers receive a copy of the Salmon Angling Regulations which provides information on bag limits, mandatory catch and release fisheries, open and closed fisheries, gill tags and how to return your completed logbook and tags. Licences can be purchased for periods from 1 day to 1 year.

Salmon Licence Fees (2014)

Foyle Area Extension Licence

An angler who has purchased a Lough Agency License and wishs to fish in the Republic, an additional ‘extension’ license, the Foyle Area Extension License, would have to be purchased at €80.

Special Local Licence

A special local licence is a salmon angling licence to fish special tidal waters as follows;

  1. Erne - Ballyshannon

Permits

A licence does not confer the right to fish; a fishing permit is usually required and must be obtained separately. A fishing permit generally costs from €20 to €50 per day. Some of the more exclusive fisheries can be more expensive.

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