Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Dry Fly Fishing for Big Browns

Dry Fly Fishing for Big Browns

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Nomads of the Tides Fishing for Irish Sea Trout

Nomads of the Tides: Fishing for Irish Sea-Trout.

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Left: Ken Whelan & Chris McCully

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Drowes Salmon Fishery Leitrim

Davey Elliot had this sea liced 9 lbs fish from the old Sea Pool this morning on fly. The past 2 days have been dry and pretty mild. The water level, while still high has dropped to 0.8 metres on the gauge.

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Thursday, 14 February 2013

Warning to Anglers with regards to recording Kelts caught

Warning..... IFI are handing out fines to unsuspecting people who do not record that a Kelt was caught. A tourist was recently fined 150euro on the Cork Blackwater by a member of IFI for not recording immediately the rod caught and safely returned kelt.

If you have any concerns or questions please contact:

Inland Fisheries Macroom
Public office hours:
9.30 a.m - 13.00 pm
2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Sunnyside House,
Co.Cork, Ireland.

Telephone:     +353 (0)26 41222  

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Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Anti Salmon Farm Protest on March 2nd 2013

Lets Say No Salmon to Farms at Sea
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013 convening for 12.00 midday.
Place: Gathering at Eyre Square, Galway.

March through the town to the Claddagh where we will meet the boatmen with their boats and then on to the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill. The hotel is the venue for the Skipper Expo and BIM will also be present at the show which may possibly be attended by Minister Simon Coveney or another minister.

The groups that were present at today's meeting and who will be co-operating jointly for this protest are as follows:-

FISSTA Federation of Irish Salmon & Seatrout Anglers
NARA National Anglers Representative Association
TAFI Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland
Salmon Watch Ireland. (formerly Stop Salmon drift nets Now)
The were also a good number of Angling clubs present:-
Tuam Anglers Ass.
Cregmore/Athenry Anglers Ass.
St. Colman's Anglers Ass.
Milltown Anglers Ass.
Corofin Anglers Ass.
Galway City Salmon Anglers
NSFAS No Salmon Farms at Sea
IFI also was represented.
We look forward to seeing you all there on March 2nd 2013

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