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Public Notice: Escapement of Rainbow Trout

Public Notice: Escapement of Rainbow Trout

Date: 24/05/2022


Loughs Agency has released the following statement regarding the escape of rainbow trout:

Loughs Agency and DAERA Inland Fisheries have detected an escape of a limited number of rainbow trout from a facility in the Foyle Area, with investigations currently being conducted by DAERA officials. In the meantime, any angler who catches rainbow trout should not release them back into the river and, if possible, should retain samples for Loughs Agency Fishery Officers who will collect them on request.

Anglers are asked to contact the Agency directly on +44 (0) 28 71 342100 to arrange collection with a Fishery Officer.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Following the Government’s advice in relation to COVID-19, Loughs Agency has put in place a number of measures to maximise our capacity to continue to deliver our services as best we can.