Who needs a fishing rod licence?
Any angler aged 12 years or over, fishing for salmon, trout, freshwater
fish or eels in England (except the River Tweed), Wales or the Border Esk
and its tributaries in Scotland must have an Environment Agency rod
How long is a fishing rod licence valid for?
Rod licences are valid for 1 day, 8 days and 12 months depending
when it is bought.
A Full Season rod licence is valid for 12 months from 1st April
to 31st March.
A 1 day rod licence is valid for 24 consecutive hours
An 8 day rod licence is valid for 192 consecutive hours from the
start time and date
How to purchase your rod licence.
Rod licences are available from Post Office outlets throughout
England and Wales, online, by direct debit and over the telephone
on 0844 800 5386. The phone line is open from 8.30am to 8.00pm
daily from March to September and 8.30am to 6.00pm from October
How much does a fishing rod licence cost?
Prices for 2011/12/13/14/15/16 Rod Licences -
valid from 1st April to 31st March
Prices have again been frozen for 2015/16