On Sunday afternoon, 31st January 2021, a virtual draw took place to allocate 45 River Lee Brown Tags to prequalified salmon licence holders.  A total of 180 entries were issued numbers ranging from 1 to 180 inclusive.  However, owing to duplication of entries, draw numbers 18 and 172 were disqualified.  The holders of these numbers were informed by email on Saturday evening, 30th January 2021.

IFI recorded the draw and used a random generator to draw the numbers, which is evident in the recording.  A total of 55 numbers were drawn in the first instance.  The first 45 to be allocated brown tags, with a reserve of 10.  If numbers 18 and 172 were drawn, they would be replaced by the first  2 numbers from reserve and a further 2 numbers would be drawn to bring the reserve back to 10.

The draw was witnessed by Sean Long, RBD Director, Tom Morrission Cork District Inspector and Catherine Dwane, Assistant Inspector (Administrator of the Tags).

Numbers selected are laid out below.

101
30
14
15
10
27
155
131
156
81
174
123
179
12
21
172
79
106
51
36
176
67
34
2
50
86
26
25
161
114
28
105
149
18
134
145
160
69
19
178
62
130
111
118
158

These are the initial 10 reserve numbers:

169 40 115 120 152 7 90 99 166 146

As disqualified numbers 172 and 18 were drawn in the first 45 numbers, Brown Tags will be issued to 169 and 40 from the reserve list.

The random generator selected a further 2 numbers in order to maintain the reserve of 10.  These numbers were

  • 43 and 124.

It is envisaged that the Brown Tags will be issued by post tomorrow afternoon.  All anglers are asked to acknowledge receipt of their Brown Tag by email including the tag number to corkleebrowntag2021@fisheriesireland.ie

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