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Pauline McClenaghan is an AGAPI-qualified single handed instructor
#Angling - Pauline McClenaghan and Gordon Armstrong are among the celebrity anglers lined up for the inaugural North West Angling Fair in Strabane, Co Tyrone later this month. As the Londonderry Sentinel reports, the festival will take over the Melvin…
The Owennamarve River in Co Donegal
#Angling - A retired shellfish farmer was convicted of poaching fish from the Owennamarve River near Dungloe in July 2014 at a recent sitting of Dungloe District Court. Jimmy Sweeney was ordered to pay €800 in a fine and costs.…
Ireland's Bass, Pike & Trout Policies Set For Review
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has confirmed that it is in the process of reviewing the national policies for the management of bass, pike and trout. The policies were launched by IFI in August 2014 and have a three-year…
Colin Rutherford, Jacek Gorny, Andrew Powell, Lindsay McFadden and Tomek Kurman will represent Ireland in Slovakia next month
#Angling - The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland (NCFFI) has announced the team to represent Ireland at the 14th World Championships for Bank Fishing with Lures. The event, hosted in 2015 by the NCFFI on Craigavon Lakes, will this…
Midlands Fisheries Fund (MFF) is a funding scheme set up to support sustainable fishery development projects in the Midland Fisheries Group area
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has today announced the allocation of €50,000 to the Midlands Fisheries Fund (MFF), a funding scheme set up to support sustainable fishery development projects in the Midland Fisheries Group area. The scheme was created in 2013…
Appeal To Anglers For ESRI Survey Panel
#Angling - The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) is undertaking research on the socio-economics of inland fisheries within Ireland, with the objective of providing evidence that will support policy decisions regarding the management of fisheries resources and angling within…
O'Brien's Bridge over the Shannon near Limerick
#Angling - At a sitting of Killaloe District Court on Tuesday 5 April, Judge Patrick Durkan convicted a man of illegal fishing on the River Shannon at O’Brien’s Bridge in August 2015. Joe Ahern of O’Brien’s Bridge, Co Limerick was…
A Roach/Bream hybrid is released during the Lough Ree survey in spring 2014
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched a report on a scientific survey of adult fish stocks in Lough Ree. The report details the findings of a fish stock assessment of the lake undertaken in 2014 to establish the status quo…
A sea trout caught by an angler in Galway Bay
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has announced the establishment of the second National Inland Fisheries Forum (NIFF). Angling federations, groups and individuals are requested to nominate candidates for membership on the forum, established under the Inland Fisheries Act 2010…
Angler John McLaugling fishing the Gweebarra river in Donegal
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has released two new angling guides for salmon and sea trout angling on the Gweebarra and Eany Rivers in Co. Donegal. The Gweebarra River Angling GuideThe Gweebarran River is a highly productive salmon and sea trout…
New Statistics On Northern Ireland's Inland Fisheries
#Angling - Northern Ireland's Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) has published a digest of statistics for salmon and inland fisheries in the department's jurisdiction. The main purpose of these statistics is to give an overview of the DCAL…
The Clare River is the longest in the Corrib catchment
#Poaching - A Claregalway man was convicted of an illegal fishing offence at a sitting of Galway District Court recently. Niall O’Gorman, with an address at Kiltrogue, Claregalway, was found guilty on 2 February of possession of a net and…
The Annalee River is one of the main tributaries of the Upper Erne
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has announced the launch of a new guide for brown trout angling on the River Annalee in the upper reaches of the River Erne system. The Annalee River is one of the main tributaries of the…
Jim Clohessy and ISFC chair Dr Robert Rosell at the committee's awards day on Friday 20 February
#Angling - The number of successful young anglers collecting their specimen award certificates was the highlight of the Irish Specimen Fish Committee’s Awards Day on Friday 20 February. Held in Dublin on the same weekend as the Ireland Angling Show…
Minister Michael Ring at the opening of new angling facilities at Clare Lake, Claremorris, with members of the Clare Lake / McMahon Park Development Committee, as well as staff from Mayo County Council and Inland Fisheries Ireland
The upgraded McMahon Park angling amenity at Clare Lake in Claremorris, Co Mayo was officially opened by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, TD. Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) significantly upgraded the fishing facilities at the lake, with…
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is seeking submissions from interested parties in relation to a proposal to introduce a bye-law defining a closed season for angling for any species on Lough Sheelin in the Shannon River Basin District (No…

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