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Pairs Angling Worlds On Lough Erne Just A Fortnight Away
#Angling - Ireland’s most prestigious coarse angling event, the Lakelands & Inland Waterways World Pairs Angling Championship, takes place in less than three weeks' time from 6 September, with over 100 entries already registered.  The event attracts anglers worldwide to…
All Ireland Youth Fly Dressing Titles Go To Connacht
#Angling - Connacht are the new All Ireland youth team fly dressing champions, as the Galway Advertiser reports. And they were led to the title by a wide margin by captain Ciaran Reilly, who also claimed the individual All Ireland…
Fish Kill In Co Down River Affects Hundreds Of Brown Trout, Sea Trout
#Angling - More than 300 fish – including brown trout and sea trout – have been killed in a "major pollution incident" on the River Enler in Co Down, as the Belfast Telegraph reports. And local anglers have expressed their…
'Holidaymaker' Pot–Fishermen Warned to Preserve Lobster Stocks
#lobsterfishing – Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. today launched a public consultation on proposals to regulate non-commercial pot fishing. Speaking about the proposals the Minister said: "This consultation is about sustainability, looking at the need…
Home Nations Double For Irish Sea Angling Teams
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) offers its congratulations to the Irish Home Nations boat and shore angling teams, representing the Irish Federation of Sea Anglers (IFSA), who recently completed a historic double by winning the Home Nations Boat and…
Man Convicted of Illegal Fishing in Dublin
illegalfishing – At a sitting of Kilcock District Court today (16.07.15), Judge Grainne O'Neill convicted a man living in County Meath on the count of illegal fishing, and issued a fine of €50. Ion Onos, with an address at Apartment…
Inland Fisheries Ireland Welcomes Atlantic Salmon Habitat Expert
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) recently welcomed a visit from Dr Jed Wright of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, who is an expert in habitat assessment, protection and restoration programmes for Atlantic salmon in the Gulf of Maine.…
Fish Kill Investigated At Carrigadrohid Reservoir
#FishKill - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and Cork County Council are investigating fish mortalities at Carrigadrohid Reservoir in Co Cork following the discovery of small numbers of bream and rudd. As of 14 June no cause has been identified, but…
Wheelchair Accessible Boat 'Clodha Wheelyboat' Launched in Donegal
#inland – The Clodha Wheelyboat, a wheelchair accessible flat deck boat, was today launched by Minister of State for Natural Resources, Joe McHugh TD, at Rooskey Lough, Co Donegal. The Clodha is the first boat of its kind in the…
Craigavon Lakes Hosts Predator Bank Fishing Worlds This Weekend
#Angling - Many of the world's top anglers will be at the Craigavon Lakes this weekend for the 13th World Championships in predator bank fishing with lures. And as the Lurgan Mail reports, Team Ireland will be fielding a local…
IFI Invites Submissions On Eel Stock Management
#Eels - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) invite submissions from interested parties on the following reports: Report on the Implementation of Eel Management Plans for Ireland, including the transboundary NWIRBD 2015 Report from the independent Standing Scientific Committee on Eel 2015…
'Difficulties' For Disabled Anglers In Co Antrim
#Angling - Are developers causing difficulties for disabled anglers in Co Antrim? That's what the Six Mike Water Trust's Michael Martin has alleged, as Farming Life reports, with claims that housing developments on the Kirbys’ Lane river walk are "destroying…
Fisheries Awareness Week 2015 Launched By Inland Fisheries Ireland
#faw – A programme of activities to mark Fisheries Awareness Week 2015, the annual event run by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) was launched today, with a range of fisheries-related public events in angling hotspots around the country from Friday 15th…
Lough Neagh Eels Star Of The Show At NI Angling Fair
#Angling - Derry chef Emmett McCourt looks forward to giving visitors to the Northern Ireland Angling Show a taste of Lough Neagh's world-renowned eels this coming June. As the top cook tells the Londonderry Sentinel: “Lough Neagh eels are revered…
IFI Reviews Pike Management In Wild Trout Fisheries
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) says it has "temporarily suspended" pike management operations in designated wild brown trout fisheries. The agency added that it is "currently undertaking a review of the necessary standard operating procedures for these operations and…
Minister Launches €240K Funding For Fisheries Development
#Angling - The 2015 Salmon Conservation Fund (SCF) and Midland Fisheries Fund (MFF) are now open for applications, Minister Joe McHugh has announced yesterday (Wednesday 15 April). In total, €240,000 is available to conserve and develop the inland fisheries resource…

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