Inland Fisheries Contact Details

Angling and Commercial Fishing Licences and Permits only

Inland Fisheries
1 Mahon Road
BT62 3EE

During office hours Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm:

  • 028 3839 7217 
  • 028 3839 7215
  • 028 3839 7227

Outside Northern Ireland and UK

  • +44 28 3839 7217
  • +44 28 3839 7215 
  • +44 28 3839 7227

General Enquires

Inland Fisheries (Headquarters)
Klondyke Building
Cromac Avenue


During office hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm:
Phone: 0300 200 7860

Outside Northern Ireland and UK:
Phone: +44 28 9151 3101

Reporting Illegal Fishing Activity

If you suspect someone is involved in an illegal fishing incident or you have witnessed an incident, please complete the following Inland Fisheries – Information Report Form:
Inland Fisheries – Information Report Form

The completed form can be submitted electronically to:

Give as much information as you can about the incident you are reporting. (You can make this report anonymously – you do not have to give your name or contact details unless you want to.)

What you need to know. What happens after you report someone?

Inland Fisheries enforcement staff will look at the information you have provided and investigate the matter. They will not be able to tell you the outcome of their investigation.

Inland Fisheries will only take action if they find the incident reported is a suspected breach of the Fisheries Act (NI) 1966 and associated regulations.

Other ways to report an incident

You can also report an incident by the following:

Outside office hours, or in an emergency, contact the hotline number:
Phone: 0800 807 060

During normal working hours Monday to Friday (9am to 4pm)
Phone: 028 3839 7203/7215/7216/7208

Contact Details for Pollution

If there has been pollution or a fish kill, contact the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) pollution hotline.
Phone: 0800 80 70 60

Please note email reporting is only checked during office hours.

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