Lough Sheelin Trout Protection Association incoming officers, from left: treasurer Eamonn Ross, chairman Kenneth O’Keefe and secretary Thomas Lynch

The recent annual general meeting of Lough Sheelin Trout Protection Association (LSTPA) in Crover House Hotel was well attended, with close to 100 mem(...)

Thomas Lynch with his new Irish record twaite shad of 1.64kg caught from the River Barrow at St Mullins

Specimen hunters and other anglers again managed to catch large fish covering the range of species normally reported, with new records established for(...)

A man walks past shop fronts as flooding continues in Bandon, Co Cork, following storm Frank in December 2015. Photograph: PA

Cork County Council is to seek clarification from Inland Fisheries Ireland over its view that dredging of flooded rivers can only take place as an eme(...)

Crab and lobster pots: Inland Fisheries Ireland co-operated to “help protect the long-term sustainability of Ireland’s valuable crab, lobster and whelk fisheries”.

Fishing vessels from Russia, Norway and 10 EU member states were among over 2,700 inspected in Irish waters over the past year, according to the Sea F(...)

An Atlantic salmon: Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s licence application had aroused opposition among angling and environmental groups.

Advocates and opponents of aquaculture have welcomed the decision by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) to withdraw its licence application for a 15,000-tonne(...)

Dean Quigley, Kilmore SAC and captain of the Irish team, with a sea bream at the world championships in Portugal

A recent proposal from the EU Fisheries Commission on bass management across northern Europe calls for a complete angling ban in Ireland from next mo(...)

Students from St Mary’s School, Dunmanway, Co Cork, with their winning prizes at the Something Fishy prize-giving ceremony at West Cork Education Centre

Students from St Mary’s Senior School, Dunmanway, Co Cork, are the 2015 national winners of the Something Fishy competition, sponsored by Inland Fi(...)

The winning Coleraine Grammar School team at the Waterways Ireland Shakespeare Schools Coarse Competition on the Lower River Bann. Prizes were presented by Mid-Ulster District Council vice-chairperson Cllr Kim Ashton (second right).

For the first time ever, carp anglers will be able to stream live footage to their mobile device as they fish via an underwater camera hidden in a mar(...)

Niall Burns, Kingscourt, Co Cavan, with his winning 2.94kg trout at the Garda Competition on Lough Sheelin

What better way to end the wild brown trout season than a day’s fly fishing on Lough Lein in Killarney, Co Kerry? Apart from the fishing, the surround(...)

Michael Elliott, centre, winner of the inaugural Fingal  Small Boat Competition, with sponsor Ruairí Coleman, of Swords Angling Centre, and his daughter Leah and, left, Howth Sea Angling Club president Terry Doyle

The inaugural Fingal Small Boat Competition, which took place last Sunday, September 6th, from Howth, was a fantastic success, with all 30 anglers fro(...)