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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…
Inland Fisheries Ireland Confirms Two Bass Daily Bag Limit
#bass – Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has confirmed today that the Bass Fishing Conservation S.I. No. 826 OF 2007 remains in force and imposes a bag limit of two bass in any one period of 24 hours. The Irish bye-law…
Cork Angling Documentary Makes The Film Festival Rounds
#Angling - A short documentary on top fly-fishing name Glenda Powell is garnering plaudits at film festivals around the world. And as Ellie O'Byrne writes in the Irish Examiner, the film sprang out of an article on the world-champion fly-caster…
IFI In Negotiations Over Aasleagh Lodge Management
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) last week confirmed it is in contract negotiations with Delphi Adventure Resort to manage Aasleagh Lodge and fisheries at Killary Harbour, Co Mayo. The operator has agreed in principle to accept the licence to…
Mellon Beat Opens To Anglers On First Day Of April
#Angling - The fishing season opens tomorrow (Wednesday 1 April) at the upgraded Mellon Beat in Co Tyrone, with angling opportunities for salmon and wild brown trout amid one of the most relaxing and picturesque spots in the island of…
Inland Fisheries Ireland Launches Public Consultation On Corporate Plan
#IFI - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has today launched a public consultation in preparation for the development of a new five-year corporate plan. Interested parties are being invited to submit observations on what should be included in the plan which…
Submissions Sought For Changes To Shannon Basin Trout Regulations
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is seeking submissions from interested parties to update and amend existing Trout Bye-laws currently in operation in the Shannon River Basin District. It is noted that the existing bye-laws in the Shannon catchment are…
Inland Fisheries Announce Sponsorship Programme
Inland Fisheries Ireland Announce Sponsorship Programme 2015 Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has today (10.03.15) announced its 2015 Sponsorship Programme which aims to increase awareness of IFI, its work, recreational angling in Ireland and the inland fisheries resource. Anglers, angling clubs,…
Specimen Awards Recognised 2014 Angling Records
#Angling - Four Irish angling records set in 2014 were recognised at the recent Irish Specimen Fish Awards, as Derek Evans writes in The Irish Times. Aaron Cummins, Ian Mulligan, Stephen O'Neill and Tom Walsh were all noted for their…
Three Convicted Of Illegal Fishing In Connemara
#Angling - Three men were convicted of illegal fishing in Connemara in two separate cases at a sitting of Clifden District Court last Thursday (26 February). In the first case, Judge Mary Fahy heard that Michael Coyne, of Leenane in…
Ballina Circuit Court Affirms Convictions For Fisheries-Related Offences
#Angling - At a sitting of Ballina Circuit Court on Thursday 19 February, Judge Petria McDonnell affirmed convictions against Gerry Bourke of Pollathomas, Ballina, Co Mayo. In September 2014, Bourke had been convicted at Belmullet District Court for offences relating…

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