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Welcome to the Salmon Rod Licence Sales system

You can apply for a new licence or a renewal of your old licence in four short steps. Your new licence and logbook must be downloaded and printed. Where tags are required they will be issued to you within four working days. ANGLERS MUST BE IN POSSESSION OF A VALID LICENCE WHILST FISHING FOR SALMON OR SEA TROUT. For information of the types on Salmon Licences available and the online licence sales system in general please click on the FAQ link opposite.

The Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme is administered by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). This Scheme provides information for anglers on rivers which are open and closed, information on bag limits, use of gill tags, mandatory Catch & Release, recording the relevant details in your logbook, returning your completed logbook and unused gills tags to your local IFI office by 19th October of the relevant year.

Please note that these regulations and bye-laws are subject to change. Contact your local IFI office for information on individual rivers

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Latest News

Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme Regulations 2020 and Conservation Measures for the 2021 Season

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: News|

Open for submissions from 12 November 2020 Submissions closed 11 December 2020 Consultation is open Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, gives statutory notice of his intention to make the Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging [...]

Inland Fisheries Ireland statement on COVID-19 – 28 March 2020

By |March 28th, 2020|Categories: News|

Following the HSE and the Government’s advice in relation to the delay of COVID-19, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has closed all offices. IFI staff are working from home. At this time the only way to contact IFI is by email [...]

Salmon Fishing Regulations 2020

By |December 20th, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

In all, 81 rivers will open for angling activity in 2020, 40 of these rivers will be fully open with a further 41 for angling on a “catch & release” basis. Management of the Wild Salmon Fishery 2020 The Wild [...]

Salmon and sea trout angling regulations for 2018

By |January 6th, 2018|Categories: Blog Sample, News|

The salmon regulations for the 2018 season have been published. 78 rivers should be open for angling, of which: 42 rivers should be open, as a surplus of fish has been identified in these rivers;  36 rivers should be classified [...]


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