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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…
Salmon Anglers Urged To Down Their Rods As Hot Spell Persists
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is appealing to anglers and fishery managers to voluntarily cease salmon angling on catch-and-release rivers with immediate effect due to high water temperatures and the current drought conditions. The agency also advises that for…
Inland Fisheries Ireland & OPW Commit To Five-Year Working Agreement On Flood Risk Management
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the Office of Public Works (OPW) Flood Risk Management Unit have signed a new shared service agreement which will see them continue collaborate over the next five years in the protection of fishery…
73 Angling Initiatives Nationwide To Receive Funding
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland yesterday (Thursday 21 June) announced the beneficiaries of its 2018 Sponsorship Programme, which supports angling events and initiatives across the country. The scheme will financially support 63 events to be held in Ireland, and a…
National Strategy For Angling Development Schemes Now Open For Applications
#Angling - The Salmon Conservation and Midland Fisheries Funds are now open to projects for habitat restoration and conservation, as announced earlier this week by Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State with responsibility for inland fisheries. The closing date for…
 It would take nearly 2.5 hours to walk along the length of confiscated illegal netting
Inland Fisheries Ireland today announced that it seized 647 items of illegal fishing equipment and 301 illegal fishing nets measuring 14,055 metres (8.6 miles) in 2017. The agency’s Fisheries Protection statistics for 2017 also reveal that it carried out 26,726…
Inland Fisheries Officers assess the fish kill death toll in Claremorris
On the evening of Wednesday, 6th June officers of Inland Fisheries Ireland received a report from a member of the public in Claremorris, Co Mayo regarding a fish kill on the Ballygowan River (one of the prime spawning tributaries of…
Transition year students from Christian Brothers School (CBS) James Street, Dublin 8, after their recent successful completion of the second annual Angling Adventure fly fishing project
Inland Fisheries Ireland was delighted to attend the recent graduation ceremony and presentation of certificates to transition year students from Christian Brothers School (CBS) James Street, Dublin 8, after their recent successful completion of the second annual Angling Adventure flyfishing…
A sample of the dead fish found downstream of Ballina Waste Water Treatment Plant discharge pipe
On Thursday 17 May, 2018 Inland Fisheries Ireland received a report of a fish kill on Ballycorrigan stream and near the confluence with the River Shannon in Ballina, Co. Tipperary. Staff observed approximately 100 brown trout of various age groups,…
DNA Testing Continues To Confirm Cause Of Cork Carp Kill
#Angling - Scientists at the Marine Institute’s Fish Health Unit are conducting further testing on sample carp from The Lough and Belvelly in Cork after the recent outbreak of suspected carp edema virus. The tests include sequencing of the viral…
The freshwater lake at The Lough is home to carp, eel and perch, among other species
#Angling - The cost of replacing lost carp at The Lough in Cork city centre could be more than €200,000, according to the Irish Examiner. Inland Fisheries Ireland responded to reports of a fish kill at the popular catch-and-release coarse…
An infected carp from The Lough in Cork city as seen last week
#Angling - Scientists of the Fish Health Unit at the Marine Institute have advised that sample carp taken from The Lough and Belvelly Lake in Cork have tested positive for carp edema virus, or CEV. The poxvirus causes a disease…
An infected carp from The Lough
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland yesterday (Friday 4 May) responded to reports of a fish kill at The Lough in Cork city centre. The reports were received from Cork Carp Anglers Club who recorded a number of dead fish at…
Lough Derg
#Angling - RTÉ News reports on concerns among anglers on Lough Derg over Irish Water’s plans to pump water from the River Shannon to supply Dublin and the Midlands. The utility has proposed a pipeline from Parteen Basin, south of…

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