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Inland Fisheries Ireland Welcomes Atlantic Salmon Habitat Expert
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) recently welcomed a visit from Dr Jed Wright of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, who is an expert in habitat assessment, protection and restoration programmes for Atlantic salmon in the Gulf of Maine.…
Fish Kill Investigated At Carrigadrohid Reservoir
#FishKill - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and Cork County Council are investigating fish mortalities at Carrigadrohid Reservoir in Co Cork following the discovery of small numbers of bream and rudd. As of 14 June no cause has been identified, but…
Wheelchair Accessible Boat 'Clodha Wheelyboat' Launched in Donegal
#inland – The Clodha Wheelyboat, a wheelchair accessible flat deck boat, was today launched by Minister of State for Natural Resources, Joe McHugh TD, at Rooskey Lough, Co Donegal. The Clodha is the first boat of its kind in the…
Craigavon Lakes Hosts Predator Bank Fishing Worlds This Weekend
#Angling - Many of the world's top anglers will be at the Craigavon Lakes this weekend for the 13th World Championships in predator bank fishing with lures. And as the Lurgan Mail reports, Team Ireland will be fielding a local…
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…

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