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Lough Ennell, looking northwest from The Bloomfield
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is currently carrying out a fish stock survey on Lough Ennell, near Mullingar, to assess the current status of the fish populations in the lake. The survey takes place from today (Tuesday 19 September)…
Connacht Anglers Fear Threat To Wild Brown Trout By ‘Predator’ Pike
#Angling - Wild brown trout in Connacht lakes face extinction due to unchecked numbers of pike, local anglers fear. According to Galway Bay FM, the Connacht Angling Council says stocks in Lough Corrib and Lough Mask are among those under…
World Pairs title co-holder Michael Buchwalder (left) also won the Daiwa Cup at the angling event in the Lakelands earlier this month
#Angling - 2016’s runners-up Michael Buchwalder and Rod Scott scooped the €10,000 prize and the prestigious title at the Lakelands & Inland Waterways World Pairs Angling Championships They were among 55 angling pairs competing in the cross-border event staged on…
Rise In Fish Kills Recorded In EPA Water Quality Report Disappointing Says Fisheries Agency
#FishKill - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has expressed disappointment at the findings of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s water quality review. According to the EPA report, published yesterday (Thursday 31 August), the total number of reported fish kills in 2013–2015…
Members of Sphere 17 in Darndale enjoying their recent sea angling trip with the Dublin Angling Initiative
#Angling - Four fishing clubs have been announced as finalists in Inland Fisheries Ireland’s Fish & Film Competition. Junior members of Ballyshannon and District Angling Association in Co Donegal, Newport Sea Angling Club in Co Mayo, Whitelake Angling Club in…
Mature male Pacific pink salmon caught on the River Erriff in Co Mayo on 9 August
#PinkSalmon - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has appealed to anglers and the general public to remain vigilant and report the presence of any Pacific pink salmon in Irish river systems. To date, 30 pink salmon have been recorded in nine…
New €2M Funding Call For Angling Projects & Conservation Initiatives
#Angling - Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, has today (Wednesday 9 August) welcomed a new €2 million funding call from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) for angling projects and conservation initiatives. The funding call, which…
The location of the sewage spill into the Tolka at Mulhuddart
#FishKill - A car tyre blocking a sewer led to a major fish kill on the River Tolka in West Dublin this week. According to TheJournal.ie, as many as 500 fish were killed over a 3km stretch of the waterway…
Members of Sphere 17 in Darndale enjoying a sea angling trip with the Dublin Angling Initiative
#Angling - Young people from Darndale and Whitechurch in Dublin were among the first groups to get out fishing as part of the Dublin Angling Initiative’s 2017 summer season.  Sphere 17 Youth Services from Darndale in North Dublin took a…
Appeal For Anglers To Report Catches Of ‘Mystery’ Pink Salmon
#PinkSalmon - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is appealing to anglers and the public at large to report any catches of pink salmon after number of appearances in recent days. Catches of the non-native species have been reported on the Foxford…
The #CPRsavesfish stencil on a bridge in Cork city
#Angling - CPR saves fish, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) at the launch of a new campaign to highlight angling and the importance of conservation.  The hashtag #CPRsavesfish has been placed across a number of bridges and high footfall…
Revised Legislation Empowers IFI To Prosecute Fisheries Offences
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is now explicitly empowered to bring and prosecute summary proceedings for fisheries offences as the Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2017 comes into force, following the signing of a commencement order by Environment Minister Denis…
Looking over the Burrishoole catchment from Burrishoole Abbey in Co Mayo
#Angling - An angling bye-law focusing on salmon and sea trout has come into effect for Burrishoole, Co Mayo. Sean Kyne, Minister of State with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, introduced the Conservation of Salmon and Sea Trout Shramore (Burrishoole)(Catch and…
Angling Bye-Law For Trout Conservation In Shannon Basin
#Angling - A new bye-law to help conserve brown trout has been introduced in for the Shannon River Basin District. Seén Kyne, Minister of State with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, introduced the Conservation of Trout (No.8 or Limerick District) Bye-Law…
Sea trout caught by an angler in Galway Bay
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is now inviting submissions from the public on the development of a national sea trout policy. Sea trout in Ireland, in the context of legislation and management, has traditionally been closely identified with salmon…
Inland Fisheries Ireland staff electrofishing on the River Barrow as part of the research
#Angling - New research from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has revealed the state of fish stock levels and the different species present within the River Barrow catchment. The River Barrow is Ireland’s second longest river after the River Shannon, and…

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