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Fishing Licence To Fish on the Broads

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OK some details

All Fishermen over the age of 12 years old require a Fishing licence to fish on the Broads.

So if you are taking you young 10 year old out for a fish, he can have two lines and not require a licence.

Some Dates:

Coarse Fishing: 16th. June - 14th. March.

Trout Fishing: 1st. April - 29th. October.

Access / Licences

Anglers should ensure that they have the necessary permission to fish on privately owned water, those controlled by angling clubs or on banks of tidal waters. Fishing licences are required for every angler aged 12 years and over, for use of a maximum of two rods on each occasion.

Post Offices will supply the NRA National Fishing Licence Mon - Sat, or they can be purchased direct from the Environmental Agency 7 days a week.

The charge varying for annual non-concessionary or annual concessionary.

The Environment Agency (Licensing Dept)

Tel: 0870 1662662

Website: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/fish

Opening Hours: 0800am - 2000pm 7 days a week except Bank Holidays (0900am - 1700pm)

Payment by Credit Card or Direct Debit

Concessionary licences are available for anglers between 12-16 years old and for people over 60 years of age, or disabled persons.

Anglia Water has made a bylaw prohibiting the use of lead weights of more than 0.06 grams (no. 8 shot) up to and including 28.35 grams (1 ounce).

The Broads Authority Tel: 01603 610734

Please remember that discarded fishing line is a danger to wildlife and should be disposed of properly.

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