The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland (NCFFI) have published Phase 3 of their Angling Road Map for a return to coaching and competitive events around the country.

With many clubs and organisations hoping to run events in the coming months, it will be important to maintain high standards of hygiene and physical distancing in order to ensure low levels of Covid 19 on the island of Ireland. These guidelines are specific to NCFFI coarse angling clubs and might not apply to other forms of angling.

At the very least, many of us suffered from not being able to get out to our favourite fisheries during the lockdown; at worst we lost loved ones under very difficult circumstances. It is up to us all to minimise the spread of Covid 19 while participating in angling or other activities and avoiding complacency will be key to this.

For more information on the NCFFI and their events and activities see  and for more information on their return to angling guidelines click here.