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Public Consultations Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law 2018

Sean Kyne, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, gave notice of his intention to make the Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law.

This Bye-law provides for the designation of the waters and their tributaries, specified in the Schedule below, to be managed primarily for  the benefit of salmonid species.  These waters are already designated in fisheries management policy.

The Bye-law also introduces a daily bag limit of 4 pike in those waters.  Putting or transfer of any fish species to the designated waters shall require a written application to Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and is only permitted with the written consent of IFI.


Fishery District Waters
Limerick Lough Sheelin



Lough Corrib

Lough Mask

Lough Carra



Lough Conn

Lough Cullin

Sligo Lough Arrow


The closing date to submit observations/objections to the draft regulations was 5pm on 25 May, 2018. 

Responses to this consultation were subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 (FOI) and they are published below.


Consultation Documents



Dréachtfhógra - An Fodhlí um Uiscí Salmainide Ainmnithe, 2018éachtfhógra - An Fodhlí um Uiscí Salmainide Ainmnithe, 2018.pdfDréachtfhógra - An Fodhlí um Uiscí Salmainide Ainmnithe, 201813/05/2018 23:00:00pdf321865
FAQ re. Proposed (Draft) Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law 2018 re. Proposed (Draft) Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law 2018.pdfFAQ re. Proposed (Draft) Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law 201810/05/2018 23:00:00pdf224596
Draft Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law 2018 Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law 2018.pdfDraft Designated Salmonid Waters Bye-Law 201804/05/2018 11:00:00pdf188158

Consultation Submissions



Designated Water Submissions Part 27 Water Submissions Part 27.pdfDesignated Water Submissions Part 2710/12/2018 00:00:00pdf2886203
Designated Water Submissions Part 24 Water Submissions Part 24.pdfDesignated Water Submissions Part 2410/12/2018 00:00:00pdf4660294
Designated Water Submissions Part 25 Water Submissions Part 25.pdfDesignated Water Submissions Part 2510/12/2018 00:00:00pdf742955
Designated Water Submissions Part 26 Water Submissions Part 26.pdfDesignated Water Submissions Part 2610/12/2018 00:00:00pdf4114427
Designated Waters Submission Part 21 Waters Submission Part 21.pdfDesignated Waters Submission Part 2110/12/2018 00:00:00pdf2231108
Designated Waters Submission Part 23 Waters Submission Part 23.pdfDesignated Waters Submission Part 2310/12/2018 00:00:00pdf1953906
Designated Waters Submissions Part 1 Waters Submissions Part 1.pdfDesignated Waters Submissions Part 110/12/2018 00:00:00pdf3863724
Designated Waters Submissions Part 10 Waters Submissions Part 10.pdfDesignated Waters Submissions Part 1010/12/2018 00:00:00pdf4337299
Designated Waters Submissions Part 11 Waters Submissions Part 11.pdfDesignated Waters Submissions Part 1110/12/2018 00:00:00pdf4283351
Designated Waters Submissions Part 12 Waters Submissions Part 12.pdfDesignated Waters Submissions Part 1210/12/2018 00:00:00pdf3283710