Inland Fisheries Ireland staff member John O’Connor in Kerry seizing an illegal fishing net from the River Feale in 2020.

13kms of illegal nets seized last year

Inland Fisheries Ireland, the state agency responsible for the protection and conservation of freshwater fish and habitats, has revealed that over 13 kilometres of...

Angling Advisory: Fish under “distress” due to high water temperatures and low water levels

Anglers in Ireland asked to voluntarily stop using ‘keep nets’ & anglers that practice ‘catch and release’ fishing are asked not to fish until...

Fish under “distress” during current heatwave

With high temperature warnings in place throughout the country, Inland Fisheries Ireland is appealing to anglers, the farming community and the general public to...
Bluefin tuna caught, tagged and released on the 2nd of August 2020 in Donegal Bay, Adrian Molloy, authorised tuna skipper.

Anglers in Ireland take part in Bluefin Tuna Scientific ‘catch-tag-release’ fishery

22 angling charter vessels authorised to take part in Tuna CHART programme, operating from ports in Donegal, Sligo, Galway, Clare, Cork and Waterford Anglers in...

Final 2021 brown tag draw for Salmon Anglers on the Lower River Lee, No....

Final 2021 brown tag draw for Salmon Anglers on the Lower River Lee, No. 5 or Cork District Salmon anglers are reminded that Brown Tag...

Has your 1-day or 21-day licence expired?

Salmon and Sea Trout Anglers who purchased 1-day or 21-day licences during the 2021 season are being asked to please return their logbooks and...
Saltwater fishing course

Salwater Fly Fishing course by Jason O’Riordan and Ken Whelan

Fly casting instructors Jason O'Riordan and Ken Whelan have teamed up again in 2021 to offer anglers a chance to hone their fly casting...
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Introduction to Fly Fishing course by Jason O’Riordan and Ken Whelan

Fly casting instructors Jason O'Riordan and Ken Whelan have teamed up again in 2021 to offer anglers a chance to hone their fly casting...

Inland Fisheries Ireland issues Pacific pink salmon alert

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI), the state agency responsible for the protection and conservation of freshwater fish and habitats,  has today issued an alert, asking...

Primary school poets ‘hook’ prizes in national competition

Two young poets from Tipperary and Carlow have scooped the top prizes in this year’s ‘Something Fishing’ national poetry competition, which is organised by...