Mynnwch wybod pa fathau o drwyddedau sydd ar gael, a pha un sy’n addas ar eich cyfer.
Find out what types of licence are available, and which one is right for you.
There are two categories of licence –
- Salmon and Sea Trout licences allow you to fish for salmon, sea trout, non-migratory trout, char, coarse fish, eel and smelt;
- Trout, Coarse Fish and Eel licences allow you to fish for non-migratory trout, char, coarse fish, eel and smelt. You may not fish for salmon or sea trout, but if you subsequently decide you would like to, you can upgrade your licence.
Annual or short term licences are available for each category –
- Annual licences run from 1 April to 31 March;
- Eight-day licences are available for any period of 192 consecutive hours, for example 18:00 on a Friday to 18:00 on the following Saturday;
- One-day licences are available for any period of 24 consecutive hours, for example 12:00 on a Saturday to 12:00 the following day.
Concessionary licences are available for each category. You are entitled to a concession if:
- You are aged 12 to 16 inclusive (youngsters who have not reached their twelve birthday do not need a licence);
- You are aged 65 years or over;
- You have a Blue Badge parking concession or are in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (any rate).
- Please note, concessionary licences are only available for annual licences.
Rod licences are available from:
1. Every Post Office in England and Wales
2. By telephone on 0844 800 5386
3. Online from the Post Office
Who needs a licence?
Anyone aged 12 years or over who fishes for salmon, trout, freshwater fish or eels in England, Wales or the Border Esk in Scotland, must have an Environment Agency rod fishing licence.
How much are licences?
To see the categories and prices of this year's licences go to the buy your licence online page.
What counts as proof of eligibility for a concession?
Anglers aged 65 or over will need to provide one of the following:
1. Birth certificate
2. Drivers licence
3. Valid passport
4. Medical card
Eligible disabled anglers will need to show either their blue badge or a recent letter from the Department of Work and Pensions showing their receipt of Disability Living Allowance.
If you have any queries relating to the issue of rod fishing licences, you can contact us on 0370 8506506.