Loughros (Owenea/Owentocker) estuary commercial salmon draft net fishing season 2022

Inland Fisheries Ireland is seeking submissions in relation to a proposal to restrict the commercial salmon draft net season on the Loughros estuary, Co. Donegal in 2022 to fishing between the 1st July and 21st July

Public Consultation
Thursday, 27/01/2022 - 6:00am

This public consultation opens on Thursday, 27/01/2022 at 6:00am and closes on Friday, 18/02/2022 at 5:00pm

Inland Fisheries Ireland is seeking submissions in relation to a proposal to restrict the commercial salmon draft net season on the Loughros estuary, Co. Donegal in 2022 to fishing between the 1st July and 21st July.

The proposed changes are to reflect the limited overall salmon quota available for 2022 and the number of commercial draft nets available. An overall surplus of 340 salmon has been advised for 2022 to be divided between the commercial draft net and recreational angling sectors.

The commercial draft net season for the fishery normally opens on the 12th May and closes on the 31st July.

A copy of the draft proposed bye-law is available for public inspection at the offices of

Inland Fisheries Ireland – Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal and below:

Draft: Conservation of Salmon and Sea Trout (Draft Nets and Snap Nets) Bye-law No. XXX, 2022

Published on 27 Jan 2022
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Any person wishing to make observations on the proposed regulation may make submissions before 5 pm Friday 18th February, either by e-mail to ballyshannon@fisheriesireland.ie or to the address below:-

Loughros estuary Commercial Salmon draft net fishing season 2021 Public Consultation,
Inland Fisheries Ireland,
Station Road, Ballyshannon,
Co. Donegal
F94 WV76

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