Salmon & Sea Trout Licences for 2023: On Sale Now!

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Looking to buy a Salmon and Sea Trout Licence for 2023? You can now buy them immediately through the Inland Fisheries Ireland online shop.  Hard copy licences will be available from distributors around the country over the coming weeks. 

There are no price increases for Salmon and Sea Trout Angling/Rod Licences for 2023 and there are 7 different types of licence to choose from. These are:

Licence Type

Price 

Description

A: Annual Licence

€100

This is an annual licence for the 2023 season and entitles you to fish for salmon and sea trout in all Fishery Districts

B: District Licence

€64

The District Licence allows you to fish for salmon and sea trout in one fishery district only, for the 2023 season.

P: Juvenile Licence

€10

The juvenile, all-districts licence, is for anglers up to and including 17 years of age. This licence entitles you to fish for salmon and sea trout in all Fishery Districts (for the 2023 season)

R: 21 Day Licence

€50

This is an all-districts licence which entitles you to fish for salmon and sea trout on 21 consecutive days in 2023 season (in all Fishery Districts).

S: 1 Day Licence

€36

This is a single day, all-districts licence and entitles you to fish for salmon and sea trout (in all Fishery Districts).

W: Foyle Area Extension Licence

€84

The ‘Foyle Area Extension’ Licence entitles you to fish for salmon and sea trout in the Republic of Ireland in all fishery districts.  However, to acquire a Foyle Area licence Extension from Inland Fisheries Ireland, an Angler must have acquired a valid ‘Adult Game Season’ licence or ‘Adult Game Endorsement’ licence from the Loughs Agency.

X: Special Local Licence

€26

This is a special local licence that is required to fish for sea trout in the Erne Estuary

Prices for angling/rod licences in Ireland are approved by the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform on foot of a recommendation by the board of Inland Fisheries Ireland. These are the prices that will be applied by Inland Fisheries Ireland for all angling/rod licences purchased for the 2023 season.

Did you know? 50% of licence fees go directly into the Habitat and Conservation Fund to help fund salmon and sea trout habitat improvement, fisheries conservation, and protection activities here in Ireland.  Since 2016, more than €6 million in grants have been awarded to over 280 projects throughout the country under various funding schemes, operated by Inland Fisheries Ireland.

To buy your 2023 Salmon and Sea Trout Licence now, visit our Inland Fisheries Ireland online shop