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The Altagoan joins the Moyola River northeast of Draperstown
#FishKill - A bio-renewables plant has been fined £1,600 over a fish kill in an important salmon and trout angling catchment in Co Derry over a year ago, according to BBC News. J&A Renewables was found to have allowed a…
Inland Fisheries Ireland CEO Ciaran Byrne (left) with Minister Sean Kyne at Inland Fisheries Ireland Citywest offices
Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries Sector today welcomed Inland Fisheries Ireland‘s announcement that, at a positive and constructive meeting of its Fish Farming Working Group, it was confirmed by IFI that they will continue to…
Bill Likely with his prized catch at the Drowes Fishery in Co Leitrim
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland has confirmed that the first spring salmon of 2018 was caught earlier this week in Co Leitrim. Well-known local angler Bill Likely landed the 7.5lb salmon on the River Drowes on Tuesday 30 January. The…
Plans for the Owenriff involve removing pike to help recovery of an important spawning tributary of Lough Corrib
#Angling - Sean Kyne, Minister of State with responsibility for the inland fisheries sector, has announced that Inland Fisheries Ireland will shortly commence fish stock management operations on the Owenriff catchment near Oughterard in Co Galway. The measures to protect…
Ian Mulligan with his new Irish record golden grey mullet
#Angling - Dublin angler Ian Mulligan has broken the golden grey mullet record, which was established as recently as 2014. The new record, weighing 1.29 kg, was caught at Rosscarbery, Co Cork on 4 July 2017 and was recently ratified…
Three people are seen in still from video posted on magazine Salmon Trout Steelheader's Facebook page jumping into Columbia River at its mouth at the Pacific Ocean in Oregon in August 2017 moments before speeding boat barrelled down on theirs and hit it
US Anglers narrowly escaped certain injury when a motorboat collided with their small fishing boat. See video below. An Oregon fisherman whose dramatic escape from an oncoming motorboat was caught on video is suing the driver of the other boat…
Inland Fisheries Ireland’s 2018 Angling Sponsorship Fund Open For Applications
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched its Sponsorship Fund for 2018 which will support angling events and initiatives across the country. The fund supported 79 events and initiatives across 19 counties to the tune of €30,000 in 2017, with…
In all, 78 rivers will open for angling activity in 2018 and this will provide opportunities for all to share this important natural resource on a sustainable basis. 42 of these rivers will be fully open with a further 36 for angling on a “catch & release” basis
Mr. Sean Kyne T.D., Minister with responsibility for the inland fisheries sector, has approved a suite of regulations and bye-laws that will govern the wild salmon and sea trout fisheries in 2018. These will come into effect from Monday 1,…
New EU Regulations For Irish Sea Bass Fishery
#Angling - The European Union has introduced new regulations for the Irish sea bass recreational fishery, which will operate on a catch-and-release basis for 2018. This outcome is a result of successful negotiation by Marine Minister Michael Creed at the…
Your contribution to the management of our wild Atlantic salmon stocks for 2018 is very important.
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) would like to remind all salmon and sea trout anglers to submit their 2017 logbook and unused gill tags to the relevant IFI office using the pre-printed envelope supplied at time of purchase. Your contribution to…
State Fisheries Tender Process Now Open For 2018
#Angling - Angling clubs have until this Friday 22 December to submit their tender for rivers opening in the New Year in the State Fisheries Tender Process for 2018. Tenders will be accepted up until Friday for rivers opening in…
Minister Sean Kyne with local landowner Pat Ward, viewing the Grange River developments at the launch of funding for community-based angling conservation projects
#Angling - Sean Kyne, Minister with responsibility for the inland fisheries sector, has welcomed the award of funding to the value of €2.2m by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) to 115 angling development and conservation initiatives as part of its National Strategy…
‘Fisheries Projects Animators’ To Support Community Angling Projects Nationwide
#Angling - Sean Kyne, Minister with Responsibility for the inland fisheries sector, has welcomed Inland Fisheries Ireland’s intention to take on five new ‘Fisheries Projects Animators’. These new recruits will assist community organisations nationwide in realising ambitious angling projects and…
Minister Naughten launches the developments at The Mudflats in Carrick-on-Shannon with IFI chief Dr Ciaran Byrne, local landowners, politicians and IFI team members
#Angling - Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, has officially launched two new angling developments by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) at Emlaghroyan in Roscommon and ‘The Mudflats’ at Carrick-on-Shannon in Co Leitrim. A new match angling stretch…
Next year’s plans for the Owenriff system involve the removal of predatory pike to help recovery of salmon and trout
#Angling - Sean Kyne, Minister with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, has welcomed the development by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) of a specific stock management plan for Galway’s Owenriff system aimed at removing pike from the system as a significant step…
Wild Salmon & Sea Trout Tagging Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2017 and Conservation Measures For 2018 Season
#Angling - Sean Kyne, Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, gives statutory notice of his intention to make the Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme (Amendment) Regulations, 2017 to provide for the management…

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