Buy a rod fishing licence
How and where to buy or upgrade a rod fishing licence for salmon, trout, freshwater fish, smelt and eels in England and Wales.
Report a catch return
Report how many small sea trout, salmon and grilse you've caught if you have a migratory salmon and sea trout rod licence
Freshwater rod fishing rules
Follow national and local rules (byelaws) when freshwater fishing with a rod and line in England and Wales
Fixed quota allocation units
Details and forms for transferring fixed quota allocation units and getting a new holding statement.
Combine or separate a fishing vessel licence or entitlement (AFL19)
Use this form to combine or separate a vessel licence or entitlement and use the component parts of the licence or entitlement.
Guidance and regulation
- Current catch limits: 10 metres and under pool
- Current catch limits: over 10 metre non-sector pool
- Marking of fishing gear, retrieval and notification of lost gear
- Compliance and Enforcement Strategy
- Manage and lease fishing quota
News and communications
Research and statistics
- Quota use statistics
- River Wear fish counts
- River Tees fish counts
- River Tyne fish counts
- Salmonid and freshwater fisheries statistics