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#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…
#Angling - Proposals from Brussels for a total ban on bass angling in Ireland for the first six months of 2016 have raised the ire of anglers and related businesses. As Derek Evans writes in today's Irish Times, the "stringent"…
#Angling - Minister for Natural Resources Joe McHugh has today (Monday 30 November) launched the public consultation on the National Strategy for Angling Development (NSAD). Prepared by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI), the NSAD is the first comprehensive national framework for…
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has undertaken an innovative tagging study to investigate the spawning migrations of bass. A large number of adult bass in Cork Harbour were tagged, and the study took place in partnership with Finn Okland from the…
#Angling - Erne Anglers members dominate across two squads selected to compete in the FIPSed World Youth Angling Championships in Portugal next summer. Jack Tisdall, youth team manager for the National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland (NCFFI), announced the two…
#Angling - ​Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Joe McHugh has given statutory notice of his intention to make the Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme Regulations 2015. The new Statutory Instrument will…
#Angling - Suggestions that Lough Sheelin may be kept open to all angling over the winter months have been criticised by the local trout protection association. As Cavan's Anglo-Celt reports, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) had proposed the idea of keeping…
At a sitting of Drogheda District Court on 15th September 2015, Judge William Hamill convicted a track machine owner, Mr Ronan Sheridan of Beshellstown, Garrison, Co Meath, under Section 131 of the 1959 Fisheries Act, for causing extensive damage to…
The Irish boat ‘Screaming Reels’ has won the Rosslare Small Boats Festival for the fifth year in a row. The boat, from Rosie’s Sea Angling Club in Cork, beat 36 other boats from across Britain and Ireland and caught 29…
#Angling - Newtownabbey anglers have urged vigilance after the discovery of a pollutant flowing into the Three Mile Water in the Co Antrim town earlier this week. As the Newtownabbey Times reports, the suspect discharge was coming from a sewage…
#Angling - Anglers are advised of a temporary closure of part of the River Suck fishery near Ballymoe, Co Galway. The section of the River Suck fishery from Cloonroughan to Cloondacarra Bridge, through Cloontrask Townland, is temporarily closed from yesterday…
New Joint Research Programme Into Economic & Social Issues Of Ireland's Inland Fisheries
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) have announced a joint research programme into the economic and social issues of inland fisheries in Ireland. The objective of the programme is to provide evidence…
Fisherman Dies After Wave Sweeps Him Out To Sea
#Angling - A sea angler has died after being swept out to sea by an unexpected wave on the Waterford coast. As The Irish Times reports, the man was fishing on the shore at Bunmahon Beach near Dungarvan yesterday afternoon (Tuesday…
Pairs Angling Worlds On Lough Erne Just A Fortnight Away
#Angling - Ireland’s most prestigious coarse angling event, the Lakelands & Inland Waterways World Pairs Angling Championship, takes place in less than three weeks' time from 6 September, with over 100 entries already registered.  The event attracts anglers worldwide to…
All Ireland Youth Fly Dressing Titles Go To Connacht
#Angling - Connacht are the new All Ireland youth team fly dressing champions, as the Galway Advertiser reports. And they were led to the title by a wide margin by captain Ciaran Reilly, who also claimed the individual All Ireland…
Fish Kill In Co Down River Affects Hundreds Of Brown Trout, Sea Trout
#Angling - More than 300 fish – including brown trout and sea trout – have been killed in a "major pollution incident" on the River Enler in Co Down, as the Belfast Telegraph reports. And local anglers have expressed their…

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