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#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…
At a sitting of Castleblaney District Court on 10th February 2016, Judge Denis McLoughlin convicted five men for coarse and pike fishing offences at lakes in Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan. Fines issued totalled €1,250 and costs were awarded to Inland Fisheries…
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is now inviting applications for suitable qualifying Salmon Conservation Projects under the Salmon Conservation Fund. Qualifying projects include fish passage improvement, spawning enhancement, in-stream structures, river bank protection, fencing, riparian zone improvement, removal and…
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has today launched a stakeholder survey programme to help the organisation to understand the opinions and attitudes of its stakeholders and to provide an effective service that will meet their needs and expectations into the future.…
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has issued an appeal to bass anglers preparing for the season ahead to get involved in collecting information on bass in Irish waters for the National Bass Programme (NBP). The programme was established by…
#Angling - Ireland's first salmon of the year was caught last week in Co Kerry, as The Irish Times reports. And it was a first for Lough Currane as angling guide Neil O'Shea landed 2016's maiden salmon catch nationally, a…
#Angling - Come April, paper-based angling permits in Northern Ireland will be replaced by electronic records, as the Belfast Telegraph reports. All rod licences, permits and day tickets will now be available to purchase online via NI Direct or authorised…
#Angling - Feeder anglers should save Saturday 30 January in their calendars. That's the date for trials for the Irish feeder team headed to Serbia this summer. All feeder anglers are invited to Annaherrin Lake in Shercock, Co Cavan from…
#Angling - Anglers in Northern Ireland have been reminded to report their catches from 2015 to the Loughs Agency by this Thursday 21 January at the latest. As the Belfast Telegraph reports, anyone who holds a Foyle and Carlingford rod…
#Angling - The Irish Specimen Fish Committee has just ratified two new Irish record fish. Dublin angler Tom Lynch has broken the Irish twaite shad record with a 1.64kg specimen from the River Barrow at St Mullins, caught on 15…
The Agriculture and Fisheries Council, one of the configurations of the Council of the European Union, recently agreed the proposed Council Regulation 559 (with some amendments). The adopted final version will be published in the Official Journal of the European…
#Pollution - The effects of diesel laundering over decades in South Armagh are being felt even greater today, say Dundalk anglers, as the New Year starts with the River Fane closed to all but catch-and-release fishing. As reports, a…
#Angling - Minister of State Joe McHugh has approved a suite of regulations and bye-laws that will govern the wild salmon and sea trout fisheries in the New Year, coming into effect from Friday 1 January. Minister McHugh said 50…
#Angling - Following the news that Ireland's bronze-winning anglers will host next year's Shore Angling Worlds in Wexford comes confirmation that the FIPS-ed Youth Worlds will be held in Cork in 2017. According to The Corkman, more than 40 teams from…
#Angling - The tender process for Inland Fisheries Ireland's (IFI) State fisheries for 2016 is now open. A list of available fisheries is available to download from the IF website HERE. To tender for one or more fisheries, fill out…
#Angling - It was a podium finish in Portugal for Team Ireland at the 32nd World Shore Angling Championships last month. A fourth-place finish on a tough fourth day of the week-long contest was enough to secure the bronze medal…
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