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'Screaming Reels' Sets Records At Rosslare Small Boats Angling Fest
#Angling - Screaming Reels celebrated its fourth win in a row at the Rosslare Small Boats Festival recently where it also set a new contest record. In the best competition seen in many years, the boat from Rosie’s Sea Angling…
Asian Clam Invasive Species Found in Longford
#asianclam – Inland Fisheries Ireland has prohibited angling at the 'hotwater' stretch in Lanesborough, Co. Longford. This emergency response it due to the confirmation of the presence of Asian Clam, Corbilcula fluminea, downstream of the ESB powerplant at the top…
Tyrone Lough To Be Revived For Angling
#Angling - Plans are afoot to turn Roughan Lough in Co Tyrone into a training lake for Northern Ireland's angling team, as the Tyrone Times reports. New fishing stands and access for the differently abled are among the plans of…
Bluefin Tuna Recreational Fishery Remains Closed for the 2014 Season
#bluefintuna – Sea anglers and charter boat skippers are reminded that the Bluefin Tuna recreational fishery remains closed in 2014. Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) have released updated information in relation to the recreational catches of…
Children's Trout Contest Cancelled Over Funding Row
#Angling - Young Limerick anglers were left in the lurch earlier this month after a popular trout fishing competition failed to secure sponsorship for 2014, as the Limerick Leader reports. Some 50 children, many from disadvantaged areas, had expected to…
Junior Fly Fishing All-Irelands Coming This Weekend
#Angling - Tyrones's Fintona waters will come alive this weekend for the All-Ireland Junior Fly-Fishing Championships on Sunday 31 August, as the Ulster Herald reports. Kicking off in Donegal on Saturday 30 August, Ireland's best young anglers aged between 15…
New Era For Fisheries Management At Launch of Bass, Pike & Trout Policies
#Angling - National policies for the management of trout, pike and bass, were launched today (Friday 22 August) by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). “These policies are the first national species policies to be issued from IFI and in this regard…
New Era for Fisheries Management at Launch of Bass, Pike & Trout Policies
#inlandfisheries– National policies for the management of trout, pike and bass, will be launched on Friday 22nd August by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI), the state agency responsible for the protection, conservation, management and promotion of Ireland's inland fisheries and sea…
€50,000 in Funding Announced for Angling Development in Midlands
#angling – Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources, Joe McHugh TD, has today  announced that angling clubs and organisations in the Midlands are set to benefit from the €50,000 Midland Fisheries Fund (MFF), introduced…
€230K Funding For Rehabilitation Of Wild Atlantic Salmon & Sea Trout Stocks
#Angling - Joe McHugh, Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources, has announced €230,000 in funding for the rehabilitation of wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout stocks under the Salmon Conservation Fund, managed by Inland…
Inland Fisheries Ireland Monitors River Loobagh Pollution
#angling – Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is today continuing to monitor an incident of pollution on the River Loobagh in Limerick, which resulted in an extensive fish kill earlier this week. On 4th August 2014, IFI received a report from…
New Angling Guide To The Lakelands Region
#Angling - Waterways Ireland has joined Fáilte Ireland and Inland Fisheries Ireland to launch a free new angling guide for Ireland's Lakelands and inland waterways. The guide provides an overview of the Lakelands region from Lower Lough Erne to Lough Derg,…
Flash Floods on Mulkear River Disrupt Angling
#mulkear – Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is today (31.07.14) continuing to investigate the polluted condition of the Mulkear River and its tributary, the Bilboa River. These rivers form part of the Mulkear Special Area of Conservation and are essential nursery…
Ireland's Anglers Score First Medal On World Stage
#Angling - Following Team Ireland's gold-medal performance at the 2014 Shore Angling Home Nations Internationals earlier this month comes news of Irish anglers' first medal at world championship level in the Feeder Worlds in Co Cork last week. The Irish…
Tolka Fish Kill Investigation Ongoing into Significant Pollution Incident
#fishkill – Inland Fisheries Ireland and Dublin City Council are today (23.07.14) continuing to monitor the River Tolka following a significant pollution incident which occurred yesterday, Tuesday 22nd July. A definite line of inquiry is being followed in relation to…
Niall Greene Appointed To Inland Fisheries Ireland Board
#Fisheries - Niall Greene has been appointed to the board of Inland Fisheries Ireland by the new Minister for Natural Resources Alex White. Greene has worked at senior management and board level with a number of prestigious private companies in…
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