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New fisheries campaign aimed at trout anglers during Mayfly season

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.

Galway firm Harvest Technology wins out as agri-food winner at Innovation awards

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Galway based company Ocean Harvest Technology have won the Agri-food sector award at this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards held in Belfast City Hall on Friday night. The award marked the recognition that Ocean Harvest Technology is bringing the sea and science together to create a more sustainable farming culture.

First Moy salmon of 2014 landed

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The first Moy fishery salmon for the 2014 season was caught last Friday.

Looking over the Salmon Weir Bridge

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This charming drawing appeared in a London newspaper called The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News which was published on October 4, 1879. It shows a group of men and boys (no females) watching the salmon waiting to go upstream. On the right is a study of a water bailiff. The drawing was made by M.F., and his accompanying text is very flowery.

Salmon festival meeting

Ballina Salmon Festival

The first meeting to discuss the 2012 festival will take place in the festival office on Teeling Street on Tuesday November 22 at 8.30pm.

North Beach Poetry Nights

THE NEXT North Beach Poetry Nights Slam takes place this Monday at 9pm in The Crane Bar, Sea Road, and the guest poet will be Dave Lordan.

The Queen’s Gap

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Hardiman tells us, “There was from time immemorial a gap in the river called the Main Gap, through which small boats, sometimes with difficulty, passed up and down the river from the lake to the sea. This particular gap was always kept open from February to August, when all others were shut. The proprietors of the fishery, finding that it diminished the value of the weirs, caused it to be closed. This became the subject of legal contention, but it was finally decided that the gap should be, and it has ever since accordingly been, kept open.”

Trout farm hopeful of innovation award

A Kilkenny trout farm has been shortlisted for a rural innovation award. The JFC Innovation Awards recognise innovation and efforts to secure a sustainable future for our families and the wider rural community.

Chairmen call for retention of two fisheries regions in west

The chairmen of the Western and North Western Regional Fisheries Boards have made a joint plea to Minister Eamon Ryan and Minister of State Sean Power to retain the two fisheries regions and their head offices in Galway and Ballina, when the fisheries boards are abolished and a new Inland Fisheries Authority is created later this year. Under Government proposals, the two regions are to be amalgamated.

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