A chub fish from the River Inny. Photograph: Inland Fisheries Ireland

An invasive fish species has reappeared in the River Inny in Co Longford, causing concern for local biodiversity, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has s(...)

Full-sized common skate

A recent deep-sea boat fishing trip in Co Cork turned into a shocking experience for a group of experienced Dublin sea anglers. On Tuesday, July 14th(...)

Some of the country’s most scenic locations have attracted illegal dumping. File photograph: The Irish Times

A Government campaign to stop Ireland’s beauty spots becoming litter “hot spots” is under way in response to the surge in illegal dumping during the c(...)

Only salmon or sea trout that have been caught by licenced commercial salmon fishermen may be sold. File photograph: Getty

There has been a “very significant” increase in the number of seizures of illegal fishing nets and illegally caught salmon and trout on boats since ea(...)

Nets are being used ‘in estuaries at the mouths of rivers’ to catch salmon on their way to spawn. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí are investigating the alleged false imprisonment of two inland fisheries staff who were investigating salmon poaching off the Mayo coast. Salm(...)

A salmon showing early signs of the disease in 2019. Photograph:  Inland Fisheries Ireland

Wild salmon in two rivers along the west coast have displayed symptoms of a potentially deadly disease prompting the authorities to issue a warning ag(...)

Andrew Wolsey with his specimen perch of 2.75lb, caught on Lough Erne, in April.

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has updated its guidance regarding angling to reflect the latest Government and National Public Health Emergency Team ((...)

Chris O’Sullivan with his specimen shore caught spur dogfish of 111cm caught in Kenmare Bay.

In an effort to alleviate the boredom of being restricted from casting a line at this time, I continue this week with a selection of extraordinary but(...)

Des Chew with specimen pike of 20.2lb from the river Inny at Ballycorkey, Co Westmeath

The Irish Specimen Fish Committee (ISFC) awards presentation for 2019 took place recently in the Clayton Hotel near Dublin Airport. The day represents(...)

Charter angling skipper, Peter Power, based in Mullaghmore, Co Sligo, fully geared and ready for the bluefin tuna pilot programme season.

Bluefin pilot programme Building on the success of last year’s bluefin tuna pilot programme, a catch and release fishery for the species in Ireland w(...)

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