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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…
‘Operation Ephemera’ To Tackle Trout Angling Against The Rules This Mayfly Season
#Angling - A new campaign is designed to alert anglers to renewed efforts to detect those who either take undersize trout or more trout than the rules allow. Operation Ephemera is specifically focused on anglers fishing for trout during the…
Fishcounter in the River Strule at Omagh, south of Newtownstewart
#Angling - Hundreds of thousands of rainbow trout escaped from a commercial fish farm in Co Tyrone last year, according to the Loughs Agency. BBC News has details on the cross-border body’s report into the incident on the River Strule…
Successful Prosecution For IFI After River Dee Pollution Incident
#Angling - At a sitting of Ardee District Court on Monday 12 March, Irish Water pleaded guilty to the discharge of deleterious matter to the River Dee on 15 May 2017. The offence related to a poor quality discharge from…
Map of the Owenriff catchment and location of electrofishing sites and lakes surveyed in 2017
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland has published its 2017 fish stock survey for the Owenriff catchment as well as its rehabilitation plan for the system to promote the recovery of brown trout and salmon in its lakes and rivers. The…
Minister Welcomes Stock Management Plan For Trout Waters In 2018
#Angling - Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries sector, today welcomed Inland Fisheries Ireland’s 2018 Stock Management Plan for designated trout lakes. The 2018 plan again includes operations on Loughs Corrib, Mask, Carra, Conn, Cullin, Arrow…
Report Confirms Presence Of Farmed Atlantic Salmon In Galway & Mayo Rivers
#Angling - As many as 500 farmed salmon could have entered a number of rivers in Galway and Mayo last autumn, according to a new report from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). The report into the incident in the Western River…
Oisin Cahill of the Dublin Angling Initiative with Darcy Davila Santos (10), his brother Darren (8) and their mother Doreen at Annamoe Fisheries in Co Wicklow last summer. Darcy, a pupil of Rathdrum National School, landed a 4lb rainbow trout to win the Sean McMorrow Memorial Trophy
#Angling - Over 420 children and young people from the Greater Dublin Area have taken up angling in the past year, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland’s Dublin Angling Initiative. The programme which aims to promote, develop and improve angling in…
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…

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