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.