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Minister Sean Kyne, who has responsibility for the inland fisheries sector, has signed off three new angling bye-laws which affect the Corrib catchment in Counties Galway and Mayo.
Last Wednesday evening, June 6 officers of Inland Fisheries Ireland received a report from a member of the public in Claremorris, regarding a fish kill on the Ballygowan River (one of the prime spawning tributaries of the Robe River), which flows into Lough Mask.
Inland Fisheries Ireland recently announced the launch of a new campaign, ‘Operation Ephemera’, which is designed to alert anglers to the intensification of efforts to detect those who either take undersize trout or more trout than the rules allow.
Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries Sector, has this week announced that 18 angling development projects in the Galway region have been awarded funding of some €275,000 by Inland Fisheries Ireland to improve angling access in the area. The Minister made the announcement while visiting ongoing river enhancement projects on the Grange River, a major tributary of the Clare River that runs through counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. The works have been made possible by a unique collaboration between Inland Fisheries Ireland, the Office of Public Works (OPW), Cairde na Chláir and the Clydagh Foundation.
Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, has welcomed the development by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) of a specific stock management plan for Galway’s Owenriff system aimed at removing pike from the system as a significant step forward.
Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne TD has welcomed the decision of the board of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) to immediately re-open the Galway Weir for bookings.
The Connacht Angling Council has welcomed the intervention of two former Government ministers in their campaign to strengthen pike control in western fisheries with the aim of protecting threatened wild brown trout stocks.
Inland Fisheries Ireland can confirmed this week that 65 farmed salmon were caught in rivers in Mayo and Galway, the affected rivers are the Delphi, Erriff, Kylemore/Dawros, Newport and Bunowen. Inland Fisheries Ireland has been monitoring the situation since August.
Inland Fisheries Ireland in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast will present the findings of a three-year research study into the genetic make-up of Ireland’s brown trout and sea trout populations at a one-day conference at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, on October 17.
Inland Fisheries Ireland has issued an appeal to farmers in Westmeath to remain vigilant during the summer months when harvesting silage and spreading slurry to avoid water pollution and the loss of nutrients to water.