Management of Fishing Rights at Lough Island Reavy in the Public Angling Estate

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs currently leases the fishing rights at the following reservoir from Northern Ireland Water and are seeking expressions of interest for the management of the fishing rights starting from the 1 March 2023.

Name of Reservoir           Lough Island Reavy       

Grid Reference                 329393:334180 

The waters must be accessible by DAERA permit holders and managed in a manner consistent with the Departments policy to provide affordable angling throughout Northern Ireland. Applicants must provide a fishery management plan and demonstrate how they will deliver other key fishery management objectives. The Department will assess all applications against a predetermined criteria and scoring system.

The successful applicants will be expected to manage the fishing rights at the fishery from 1 March 2023 for a period of at least 5 angling seasons. The successful applicants must be prepared to sign a management agreement with the Department, as stipulated by the Departments legal advisor, which will be legally binding on both parties.

To express an interest and request an application form please contact: - Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Inland Fisheries, 1st Floor, Klondyke Building, Cromac Avenue, Gasworks Business Park, Belfast, BT7 2JA.

Anglingcorrespondence@daera-ni.gov.uk

Tel 028 9056 9478/ 028 9056 9475.

Any expression of interest received after Friday 27 January 2023 will not be considered.

The Department does not bind itself to accept the best application or any application

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