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#Angling - Minister of State Joe McHugh has approved a suite of regulations and bye-laws that will govern the wild salmon and sea trout fisheries in the New Year, coming into effect from Friday 1 January. Minister McHugh said 50…
#Angling - Following the news that Ireland's bronze-winning anglers will host next year's Shore Angling Worlds in Wexford comes confirmation that the FIPS-ed Youth Worlds will be held in Cork in 2017. According to The Corkman, more than 40 teams from…
#Angling - The tender process for Inland Fisheries Ireland's (IFI) State fisheries for 2016 is now open. A list of available fisheries is available to download from the IF website HERE. To tender for one or more fisheries, fill out…
#Angling - It was a podium finish in Portugal for Team Ireland at the 32nd World Shore Angling Championships last month. A fourth-place finish on a tough fourth day of the week-long contest was enough to secure the bronze medal…
#Angling - Proposals from Brussels for a total ban on bass angling in Ireland for the first six months of 2016 have raised the ire of anglers and related businesses. As Derek Evans writes in today's Irish Times, the "stringent"…
#Angling - Minister for Natural Resources Joe McHugh has today (Monday 30 November) launched the public consultation on the National Strategy for Angling Development (NSAD). Prepared by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI), the NSAD is the first comprehensive national framework for…
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has undertaken an innovative tagging study to investigate the spawning migrations of bass. A large number of adult bass in Cork Harbour were tagged, and the study took place in partnership with Finn Okland from the…
#Angling - Erne Anglers members dominate across two squads selected to compete in the FIPSed World Youth Angling Championships in Portugal next summer. Jack Tisdall, youth team manager for the National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland (NCFFI), announced the two…
#Angling - ​Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Joe McHugh has given statutory notice of his intention to make the Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme Regulations 2015. The new Statutory Instrument will…
#Angling - Suggestions that Lough Sheelin may be kept open to all angling over the winter months have been criticised by the local trout protection association. As Cavan's Anglo-Celt reports, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) had proposed the idea of keeping…
At a sitting of Drogheda District Court on 15th September 2015, Judge William Hamill convicted a track machine owner, Mr Ronan Sheridan of Beshellstown, Garrison, Co Meath, under Section 131 of the 1959 Fisheries Act, for causing extensive damage to…
The Irish boat ‘Screaming Reels’ has won the Rosslare Small Boats Festival for the fifth year in a row. The boat, from Rosie’s Sea Angling Club in Cork, beat 36 other boats from across Britain and Ireland and caught 29…
#Angling - Newtownabbey anglers have urged vigilance after the discovery of a pollutant flowing into the Three Mile Water in the Co Antrim town earlier this week. As the Newtownabbey Times reports, the suspect discharge was coming from a sewage…
#Angling - Anglers are advised of a temporary closure of part of the River Suck fishery near Ballymoe, Co Galway. The section of the River Suck fishery from Cloonroughan to Cloondacarra Bridge, through Cloontrask Townland, is temporarily closed from yesterday…
New Joint Research Programme Into Economic & Social Issues Of Ireland's Inland Fisheries
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) have announced a joint research programme into the economic and social issues of inland fisheries in Ireland. The objective of the programme is to provide evidence…
Fisherman Dies After Wave Sweeps Him Out To Sea
#Angling - A sea angler has died after being swept out to sea by an unexpected wave on the Waterford coast. As The Irish Times reports, the man was fishing on the shore at Bunmahon Beach near Dungarvan yesterday afternoon (Tuesday…

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