Applications are now open for the Lough Foyle Native Oyster fishery

The Loughs Agency has announced that interested parties are invited to apply for a licence to fish the 2020/2021 Lough Foyle Native Oyster fishery.

They have notified applicants that will be required to submit a completed application to the address listed below. Due to the covid-19 situations all applications must be delivered via post. 

They require the application to be submitted by post standard delivery and not recorded delivery. Also they ask that only completed application forms are sent. Additional documents or payment is not required.

They have also advised applicants to note that Loughs Agency Offices are currently closed.

Application forms are available for download.  Anyone who held a licence to fish the Lough Foyle Native Oyster Fishery last season will receive an application pack via post. 

If you do not receive a pack or you did not hold a licence last season but wish to apply this year, please either download a form or contact (+44 (0) 28 71 342100) to receive a hard copy via post.

Interested parties must have completed applications with the Loughs Agency on or before Friday 31 July 2020.

Licence Fee: £150 or €166 – fees payable on receipt of licence.

No late applications will be accepted.

Loughs Agency Headquarters, 22 Victoria Road, Derry ~ Londonderry, BT47 2AB, Northern Ireland

Tel: +44 (0) 28 71 342100

Fax: +44 (0) 28 71 342720

Telephone Opening Hours 09:00 – 17:00 Monday-Friday

Source: The Loughs Agency

Lough Foyle Native Oyster Fishery Licence Applications now open

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