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Salmon & Sea Trout Fishery Stocks Improve in Letterkenny Fisheries
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Mr. Joe McHugh T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, has approved a suite of regulations and bye-laws that will govern the wild salmon and sea trout fisheries in 2015. These will come into…
Last Call For 2015 State Fisheries Tender Process
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#Angling - The 2015 tender process for Inland Fisheries Ireland's State fisheries is open till this coming Tuesday 30 December, with angling fisheries on rivers and catchments across seven districts open for bidding. Full details of these fisheries, as well…
Four Irish Angling Records Smashed In 2014
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#Angling - Four new records dominate the record fish list for 2014 which has just been published by the Irish Specimen Fish Committee (ISFC). The most recent is a new record carp of 14.24kg caught by Aaron Cummins at Loughgall…
New Irish Pike Research Published
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#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has just published three research reports on pike in Irish waters. The Diet of Pike in Irish Watercourses aims to elucidate the variation in the diet of Irish pike between river, lake and canal…
Major Angling Development on the River Lackagh, Co Donegal
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#angling – Minister of State, Joe McHugh TD, visited the River Lackagh, Co Donegal, on Monday 20th October to view at first hand major angling development works currently underway to enhance this highly scenic salmon and sea trout fishery. As…
'It Was This Big!' Angler Breaks Skate Record - But Doesn't Make The Books
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#Angling - Billy Wallace reeled in a record-smashing catch recently in the form of a 225lb common skate - but sadly won't see his name in the record books, as the Angling Times reports. The sea angler was fishing in…
Revised Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme Regulations In 2015
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#Angling - Minister for Natural Resources Alex White has given statutory notice of his proposal to revise the Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme Regulations to apply from 1 January 2015. The minister proposes to revoke the existing tagging scheme…
Minister Comments On Dredging Plans For Asian Clam At Lanesborough
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#AsianClam - The Minister for Natural Resources has commented on plans for dredging at Lough Ree to deal with the recent invasion of Asian clam at Lanesborough. As reported earlier this week on Afloat.ie, the 'hot water' stretch downstream of…
Lanesborough Reopening Following Asian Clam Invasion
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#asianclam – Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has today confirmed that the hot-water stretch in Lanesborough, Co. Longford has re-opened to angling, under strict bio-security conditions. Four disinfection units, funded by the ESB, have been installed by Inland Fisheries Ireland and…
Lough Derg Angling Tourism Workshop Opportunity
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#Angling - Do you have an opinion on how angling should be developed on and around Lough Derg?  If so, Tipperary County Council, in association with the Lough Derg Anglers Association, invites you to attend a workshop at the Abbey…
UK Anglers Cry Foul Over Proposals For Sea Bass Catch
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#Angling - Sea anglers in the UK fear being restricted to catching just one sea bass a day under Brussels-led measures to combat decline of the species. According to the UK's Independent, the European Commission says evidence compiled by scientists…
Get Your Tickets For Fifth Irish Fly Fair Next Month
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#Angling - Mark 15 & 16 November in your calendar as the dates for the fifth annual Irish Fly Fair, once again hosted at the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill and featuring some of the best international fly casters and…
Longford Pupils Win Something Fishy 2014 With 'Angling At One'
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#Angling - Fifth and sixth class pupils from St John’s National School in Longford have been named national winners of the Inland Fisheries Ireland’s (IFI) Something Fishy competition for 2014 for their class project ‘Angling at One’. At a prize…
Lanesborough Asian Clam Report Says Removal 'Not Feasible'
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#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has published its report on the Asian clam survey at Lanesborough, Co Longford and the surrounding area, which has found that complete removal of the invasive species "is not feasible". As previously reported on…
Farmers Play Key Role In Proper Management Of Watercourses
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#Angling - Proper management of farm watercourses – whether large rivers or small streams – is critical to ensuring high levels of biodiversity, according to a new leaflet jointly produced by Teagasc and Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). Speaking at the…
Measures Outlined To Tackle Asian Clam In Longford Angling Waters
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#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland says it is working closely with all relevant agencies as well as local community and angling groups to put "immediate measures" in place to re-open the Lanesborough fishery to angling after this month's Asian clam…
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