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Rainbow trout
Angling
The Board of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) met yesterday with a joint delegation from the National Anglers Representative Association and Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland to discuss IFI’s proposal to exit the production of trout for the re-stocking of angling…
Members of Boyne Valley Fishing Hub enjoy their fishing trip to Courtlough Trout Fishery as part of IFI's Dublin Angling Initiative
Angling
#Angling - Members of the Boyne Valley Fishing Hub, which comprises clubs along the River Boyne with a focus on developing youth angling, enjoyed a fishing trip to Courtlough Trout Fishery earlier this month. Some 30 experienced and novice anglers…
Alana Kerr (9) of Dunmoe, Co.Meath and Brendan Kerr and Oisin Cahill of IFI
Angling
Members of the Boyne Valley Fishing Hub recently enjoyed a fishing trip to Courtlough Trout Fishery. Almost 30 people took part in the event with experienced and novice anglers giving and attending lessons on fly fishing. The event, which was…
Thomas O'Loughlin with his World Cup trophy and some of the trout that secured him the 2016 title
Angling
#Angling - Thomas O'Loughlin's impressive 12-fish catch was more than enough to snag him the top prize at the World Cup Trout Fly Angling Championship on Lough Mask recently. The Corofin, Co Clare native's final bag of 13.43lbs was 50%…
Irish Naval Service vessel LÉ Ciara pictured at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour
Angling
#Angling - The 1st Meath Adventure Scouts from Dunboyne and Sphere 17 youth group from Darndale in north Dublin recently participated in a visit on board the Irish Naval Service vessel LÉ Ciara. During a short break in Dublin Port…
Irish Water Prosecuted Over Midlands River Fish Kill
Angling
#FishKill - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has successfully prosecuted Irish Water over a chemical discharge on 18 August last year that causing a significant fish kill on a tributary of the Tullamore River. At a sitting of Portlaoise District Court…
Public Consultation On Western River Basin District Bye-Laws
Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is seeking submissions from interested parties in relation to proposals to introduce two bye-laws on the Clare River system, and a bye-law defining the upstream and downstream boundaries of the Cong Canal/River – both…
Review Of National Pike & Trout Policies
Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has today (Monday 4 July) published the indicative timetable for the review of the National Pike and Trout Policies. Following the appointment of a Policy Review Group later this month, the review process will…
Lackagh Bridge near Glen Lough in Co Donegal
Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is seeking submissions from interested parties in relation to a proposal to introduce a byelaw prohibiting trolling on Glen Lough (River Lackagh) in the North Western River Basin District. The proposal currently under consideration…
Atlantic salmon
Angling
#Angling - A Mayo man was charged with possession of eight unlawfully caught salmon at Lacken Pier on 22 July 2015 at a sitting of Ballina District Court earlier this month. Stephen Rooney of Ballina, Co Mayo pleaded guilty to…
Angler Graham Smith took more than three hours to land the shark. See video below.
Angling
RTE news reports that a kayak angler has captured on camera his "epic tussle" to catch a shark off Malin Head in Co Donegal. Sea angler Graham Smith battled for more than three hours on Saturday to land the 136kg…
Lough Derg is the second largest lake in the Republic of Ireland
Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is currently carrying out a fish stock survey on Lough Derg to assess the current status of the fish populations in the lake. The survey began on Monday 13 June and continues till Friday…
Helen Rainsford event organiser, Eddie Mc Govern Fermanagh and Omagh  District Council, Colm Breheny Fáilte Ireland, Richard Turner DAERA – Inland Fisheries  John Boyle, Waterways Ireland, Cormac Goulding Inland Fisheries Ireland
Angling
The Lakelands and Inland Waterways World Pairs Angling Championship 2016 has been launched. The cross-border event, takes place from 5-9 September 2016, and attracts top anglers from the UK, Ireland, Europe, challenging them to not only to catch the natural…
Revision Of Regulations For Eastern & Neagh Bann International River Basin Districts
Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is seeking submissions from interested parties in respect of a number of proposed Bye-laws pertaining to the Eastern and Neagh Bann International River Basin Districts. IFI intends requesting the minister to introduce these Bye-laws…
The Owenduff is a key salmon and sea trout fishery
Angling
#Angling - A Mayo man has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for serious assault and fishery offences. Michael Duffy, with an address at Bleankeragh, Ballycroy, Co Mayo, was before Judge Mary Devins at a sitting of Achill District…
Pauline McClenaghan is an AGAPI-qualified single handed instructor
Angling
#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…

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