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

Latest News

Level 5 lockdown extended to 5 March, what it means for anglers

By |January 27th, 2021|Categories: News|

The Government has extended the Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions until 05 March 2021. Travel restrictions mean anglers must stay within 5km of their home. Non-essential business is not permitted. The Government has published a medium-term strategy Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021: Plan [...]

Salmon Angling Regulations 2022

By |January 1st, 2021|Categories: News|

The Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme regulates salmon and sea trout fishing in Ireland and is administered by Inland Fisheries Ireland. Please note that the regulations and bye-laws are subject to change. Contact your local Inland Fisheries Ireland [...]

83 rivers open for Salmon Angling in 2021

By |December 30th, 2020|Categories: News|

Minister Ryan emphasises conservation imperative is key to positive trends in the face of environmental, climate and human impacts Eamon Ryan TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries sector, has approved legislation that will govern the wild salmon and sea trout [...]

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 [...]


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