• Lough Scolban

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Lough Scolban


Controlling Rights :

Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure

Fish Species

Bream, Perch, Pike, Roach & Rudd

Licensing Information :

  • A coarse licence is required by law for anyone over 12 years of age in the DCAL area & for all ages in the FCILC area - Further information can be found on the DCAL website.

Permits can be purchased either online here or from agents listed on the DCAL website

Day Ticket

Season Ticket

14 Day 2 rods




3 Day 2 rods


Senior Citizens


Junior (under 19)


  • Single hooks only -  no trebles
  • Barbless hooks only
  • Use a strong rod and line to subdue a fish quickly
  • Keep handling time to a minimum
  • Make sure your hands are wet before handling fish
  • Avoid squeezing the fish
  • It is illegal to use gaffs in the DCAL and Loughs Agency areas

  • Fishing is permitted from non mechanical & electrically powered boats.

  • Anglers in boats should be cautious as there are several unmarked, shallow areas in the lough.

  • The DCAL is developing this lough as a pike fishery. Aggressive large pike are regularly removed from DCAL's game fisheries and stocked in Lough Scolban.