Declaration: Suspension of netting in the Foyle area and catch and release angling on River Finn

Declaration: Suspension of netting in the Foyle area and catch and release angling on River Finn

Date: 18/02/2019


Loughs Agency has issued a declaration suspending netting in the River Foyle, Lough Foyle and seaward of Lough Foyle and restricting angling in the River Finn to catch and release only.

The restrictions have been put in place to protect the Atlantic Salmon.  The number of salmon which have migrated upstream of the River Finn fish counter during each of the previous five years has not exceeded 5,410 as stipulated in the Foyle Area (Control of Fishing) Regulations, 2010.

A copy of the full declaration can be found here.

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