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National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland officially launch the World Youth Angling Championships

April 7th, 2017 | by

The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland (NCFFI) has officially launched the World Youth Angling Championships in Coachford, Co. Cork. The Championships will take place in Coachford from the 8th-13th of August 2017.

The event is the largest in the Fédération Internationale de la Pêche Sportive en Eau Douce World Championship Angling Calendar with over 20 nations expected to present youth teams in the Under 15, Under 20 and Under 25 categories.  The Championships will be staged on the Inniscarra Reservoir and the Coachford Greenway, a 2.8km linear park in the form of a walkway.

Sean Long, Director of the South Western River Basin District, Inland Fisheries Ireland, Suzanne Campion, Head of Business Development, Inland Fisheries Ireland and Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork North West. The World Youth Angling Championships will take place in Coachford in August 2017. Pic John Sheehan

Sean Long, Director of the South Western River Basin District, Inland Fisheries Ireland, Suzanne Campion, Head of Business Development, Inland Fisheries Ireland and Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork North West at the launch of the World Youth Angling Championships in Coachford. Pic John Sheehan

 

The World Feeder Fishing Championships was held at the same location in 2014 and since then, the number of anglers visiting the region has increased. The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland estimates that this youth championship will bring a further 5,000+ bed nights to the region.

 

Pictured were the sponsors and partners of the World Youth Angling Championships which will take place in Coachford in August 2017 .

Pictured were the sponsors and organisers of the World Youth Angling Championships with Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork North West. Pic John Sheehan

 

The championship is sponsored by Inland Fisheries Ireland and other partners including ESB, Cork County Council, Fáílte Ireland, the Cork Convention Bureau and Inniscarra Lake Tourism Development Ltd.

For more information on the World Youth Angling Championships, visit www.ncffi.ie/wyac .


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