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Licences issued for fishing with nets on Lough Neagh 2012

Tabled Date: 06/03/2012 Answered On Date: 09/03/2012 Question: To ask the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure how many licences for fishing with nets in Lough Neagh her Department has issued in 2012; and for her assessment of the impact this might have on the salmon population in the 2012 season. Answer: The table below details the number of licences for fishing with nets on Lough Neagh issued by my Department up to 7 March 2012: Type of net licence + Number issued Draft net for the capture of salmon and freshwater fish on Lough Neagh 9 Single wall set net or trammel net for the capture of trout in Lough Neagh 41 Single wall set net for the taking of freshwater fish other than Trout or rainbow trout (coarse) 98 Bait net (must be used in conjunction with a long line for eels) 4 Salmon can only be legally … Continue reading

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