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Anglers Reminded Of Water Safety Guidelines As Drowning Death Toll Reaches 3 For 2018
Three anglers have died in Ireland so far this year as a result of drowning, according to the latest figures from Irish Water Safety. The sobering news has prompted a reminder from Inland Fisheries Ireland to all anglers to follow…
A native white-clawed crayfish
#Crayfish - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) says it welcomes new legislation to strengthen existing measures to protect the native white-clawed crayfish. The European Union (Invasive Alien Species) (Freshwater Crayfish) Regulations 2018 will provide Irish authorities with powers to prevent the…
No Salmon Licence Results in Large Fine & Driving Disqualification
On Tuesday 25th September 2018, Conor Harlowe with an address at 12 Shantalla Place, Rahoon Road, Galway was convicted at Tuam District Court for refusing to give his name and address contrary to Section 301 (7) of the Fisheries (Consolidation)…
Anglers Will Be Allowed One Bass A Day From Monday
#Angling - Anglers fishing in Ireland will now be allowed to keep one bass a day from Monday 1 October till the end of 2018. The move follows new advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea…
Fish Kill Confirmed On 5km Stretch Of Dublin’s River Tolka
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has confirmed a fish kill on the River Tolka that was reported earlier this week. Fisheries investigators found dead fish over a 5km stretch of the river in the Tolka Valley Park area, following…
Last year’s National Ploughing Championships were also held in Screggan, near Tullamore
#Angling - Novice anglers are invited to try their hand at fishing at the upcoming National Ploughing Championships. Inland Fisheries Ireland will attend the three days that kick off in Screggan near Tullamore, Co Offaly from tomorrow, Tuesday 18 September,…
Salmon & Sea Trout Anglers Reminded To Submit 2018 Logbook & Gill Tags
#Angling - Salmon and sea trout anglers are reminded of the importance of returning their 2018 angling logbook and unused gill tags to Inland Fisheries Ireland. These returns provide vital information and facilitate informed decision-making on Ireland’s wild Atlantic salmon…
Hook Head Angler In Close Encounter With Shark
#Angling - Hours after a Belfast angler had a close call with a blue shark on an angling trip off Cork, a Wexford angler got more than he expected at the end of his line last weekend. As Independent.ie reports,…
Voluntary Halt On Catch & Release Salmon Angling Is Lifted
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland advises anglers that, where conditions are suitable locally, catch-and-release angling for salmon may be resumed after the lifting of an appeal for a voluntary halt. The fisheries body thanks all anglers for their assistance since the…
New Angling Bye-Laws For Corrib Catchment In Galway & Mayo
#Angling - Seán Kyne, Minister of State with responsibility for the inland fisheries sector, has signed off three new angling bye-laws which affect the Corrib catchment in Galway and Mayo. The bye-laws, which have been requested by local angling clubs,…
Blue sharks rarely bite humans - and the recent incident on a boat off Roches Point is being put down to an angling accident
#Angling - A Belfast angler bitten by a blue shark at the weekend resumed his sea fishing trip within days of the incident, as the Belfast Telegraph reports. Robert Malcolmson was rushed to the mainland by Crosshaven RNLI last Saturday…
Crosshaven RNLI
A Belfast man sustained a serious lower arm injury this evening after being bitten by a Blue Shark whilst angling. Crosshaven RNLI Volunteers received the information at 6 pm this evening and launched immediately. The Deep Sea Angling boat “…
Pike In Irish Waters Have Changed Their Diet, New Research Indicates
#Angling - Pike in Irish waters may have changed their diet preferences, according to a new report launched this week by Inland Fisheries Ireland. The report looks at new research carried out in 2016 on Lough Conn in Co Mayo…
Nigel Greene with his hard-won World Cup earlier this month
#Angling - Nigel Greene was the big winner at the World Cup Trout Fly Angling Championships on Lough Mask over the August Bank Holiday, as Derek Evans writes for The Irish Times. The Fermanagh fly fisherman bested a field of…
Members of Sphere 17 in Darndale enjoying a sea angling trip with the Dublin Angling Initiative last year
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is calling on youth clubs, community groups and schools in the Greater Dublin Area to take part in its Dublin Angling Initiative. The fishing programme aims to promote, develop and improve angling among children…
Dormant Accounts Funding To Develop Youth Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has been awarded funding to develop angling among young people as part of the Dormant Account Action Plan 2018. “Inland Fisheries Ireland was chosen as a recipient of two funding measures which will engage…

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