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
14 Day 2 rods
3 Day 2 rods
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.