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Lough Derg Angling Tourism Workshop Opportunity
#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
#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
#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'
#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'
#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
#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
#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…
'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…

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