Inland Fisheries Ireland- update Phase 3 Galway and Moy Fisheries

Notice

The following Protocols for the phased reopening of the Moy and Galway weir Fisheries will apply for all anglers wishing to fish on these beats

  • From June 29th angling on the Galway and Moy Fisheries is open to residents of the island of Ireland. For review in line with Government advice and the safe operation of the fisheries.
  • Anglers will be permitted to fish for a maximum period of 4 hours in any one day on the Galway Fishery – morning or evening.
  • Anglers may fish the Moy between 6am and 2pm and 2pm to 10pm as the tide allows.
  • All booking and permit purchasing will be carried out remotely, on-line or by phone in advance.
  • The following charges per angling slot will apply:

Beat

Period

Price

Beat

Period

Price

Ridge Pool    Weirpool

1 July – 5 Aug

€125

Galway Weir

29 June –July 31st

€60

 

6 Aug – 30 Sept

€55

 

1 Aug- 31 Aug

€40

 

   

 

1 Sept- 30 Sept

€30

Cathedral beat

1 July – 5 Aug

€85

 New Beat

29 June- 31 July

€30

 

6 Aug – 30 Sept

€45

 

1 Aug – 30 Sept

€20

 

   

 

   

Pollnamonagh

Springwells

Day to Sep 30

5 day

Season

Season(Local)

€25

€55

€105

€25

 

   

Ashtree Point

   

 

   

 

   

 

   
  • With regard to the use of Sluice Barrage Walkway (controlled by the Office of Public Works) to access the east bank of the Galway weir and the Ridge pool walkway on the west bank of the Moy, Only one person at any one time will be allowed to ensure social distancing guidelines are observed.
  • High Bank Permits for Galway City Residents will be issued on an  annual basis under the normal pricing structure All relevant regulations regarding social distancing and duration of angling allowed( maximum 4 hours will be enforced.  Payment for permits and licences must be contactless. Bag limits as outlined will apply, as will current angling regulations.
  • The usual fee of €2 for local residents on the Cathedral beat after 6pm will be in place but the same time restrictions (currently 4 hours) will apply.
  • Anglers must travel and fish alone, no non-angling persons will be allowed on the beat or bankside. Sharing of rods is not permitted.
  • Information on anglers (i.e. Name/Address/contact details, Angling dates/times will be retained for an agreed period for contact tracing purposes. All data will be captured and held by IFI in compliance with GDPR regulations.    
  • For further information please contact the Fishery Manager. The fishery manager Ballina ( moyfishery@fisheriesireland.ie or 096 21332) Galway (seamus.hartigan@fisheriesireland.ie or 091 562388)