Spinfish Fisheries with Access for Disabled Anglers - Southern Ireland

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Accessible Fisheries in Southern Ireland


For information on fisheries with facilities for disabled anglers in Ireland go to:

Fishing for Disabled Anglers on Fishing in Ireland


Inland Fisheries Ireland was formed in 2010 by amalgamating the Central Fisheries Board and 7 fisheries boards. It has responsibility for the protection, management and conservation of Ireland's inland fisheries and sea angling.

You do not need a license for fishing for brown trout in Southern Ireland (except in Donegal and Louth where you will need a Northern Ireland Lough Agency licenses for some waters.)

A license is not required for coarse fishing or sea fishing.

You will need a license for salmon and sea trout fishing, go to:

Information on the Regulations Governing Salmon and Sea Trout Fishing in Southern Ireland


There is a lot to take in. If you are planning a visit have look at the regulations as they may change on an annual basis. In particular there are details on Open Fisheries (catch and keep allowed); Catch and Release only fisheries; Closed Fisheries, waters closed for conservation purposes.

You will also find information on catch limits and the use of tags.

It is all a bit more complicated that in Scotland, England and Wales but by jings in Ireland, North and South, they do an excellent job making fishing available at at sensible prices.

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