MOVES are afoot to immediately address the depletion of salmon stocks on the River Moy and eradicate poaching in its estuaries, The Connaught Telegraph has learned.

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has conceded that while ‘the salmon capital’ still has a lot of fish, it did not perform as well during the 2014 tourism season as other years.

Dr. Greg Forde, who is attached to the agency, stated: “In years like the last one when people upstream have not been catching fish, they believe everything is going on downstream from them and they blame everybody else for taking too many fish….

The Connaught Telegraph 10/01/2015 Read the article ‘Moy set for double boost

River Moy