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    Eel (Anquilla anquilla)


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    Eel (Anquilla anquilla)

    Specimen weight: 1.4 kg (3 lb).
    Record weight: 6lb 15oz Lough Droumensia, Bantry, Cork. 1979.

    Eel fishing is closed

    The prospect of re-opening the eel fishery will be considered at that time, following a review of the data collated as a result of scientific sampling provided for in the draft plan.

    • Bye-law No C.S. 312, 2012 prohibits fishing for eel, or possessing or selling eel caught in a river in the State.

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