Information about angling
Information for anglers, including where you can fish in Northern Ireland, buying angling licences and permits, angling updates and fishing on the River Bush, is available on the angling section of nidirect:
Buy angling licences and permits
You can buy Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) angling licences and permits online, including licences and permits for people with disabilities.
Where to fish in Northern Ireland
For a list of fisheries in Northern Ireland, separated by county, visit the following page on nidirect:
For the latest news including temporary reservoir closures, angling events and fish stocking archive, visit the following nidirect page:
Angling on the River Bush
Buy River Bush day tickets after learning about the full range of day tickets available.
Strategy, facilities and conservation
The Department, through Inland Fisheries Group, is responsible for the salmon and inland fisheries of Northern Ireland and provides advice and guidance to a range of water users.
Information about angling policy, management of farms and stations and conservation and protection of salmon and eel stocks can be found on the the Department's website: