Loughs Agency aims to conserve, manage and protect the Foyle and Carlingford loughs

Use our WaterWatch online tool to report illegal fishing, pollution or invasive species.


Purchase a licence online for the 2024 season

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Submit your request for a permit for the movement of fish

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Loughs Agency in Numbers

Our team is dedicated to spearheading and delivering captivating and enlightening initiatives throughout the Foyle and Carlingford areas, all with the unified objective to educate and protect. Here are some remarkable statistics highlighting our accomplishments:

0Students engaged through the Salmon Ambassador Programme
0mof livestock fencing to promote riparian buffer zones in 2023
0Trees planted to increase biodiversity and bank stabilisation in 2023
0+Students participated in Water Warriors activities
0+Individuals participated in water activities at Foyle Maritime Festival 2022

Angling Hub

Discover everything you need to know about angling in the Foyle and Carlingford catchment areas right here in our informative hub. From guides to regulations, all bases are covered for a successful angling experience.

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