Ian Mulligan from Dublin with his record-breaking Rosscarbery golden grey mullet.

The annual report of the Irish Specimen Fish Committee (ISFC) for 2017 once again makes for splendid reading. Founded in 1955, the report sets out to(...)

Bill Likely of Kinlough, Co Leitrim, with the first salmon of 2018 in Ireland, caught on the river Drowes on a Black and Gold Rapala lure.

The first salmon of 2018 in Ireland was caught last Tuesday from the Point of the Meadow Pool on the river Drowes by fisheries manager Bill Likely fro(...)

Happy German anglers on Killala Bay

THE universally popular Bridie Fleming has retired after 45 years working in the angling/business development division at Inland Fisheries Ireland. Th(...)

New Irish record smooth hound of 11.27kg for Dean Quigley from Kilmore, Co Wexford

The Irish Specimen Fish Committee (ISFC) has published its annual report for 2016 and copies are now available online and in print from Inland Fisheri(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Gavin Parker, from Wallasey, Liverpool, with a specimen pollack of 12.2lbs caught during the small boats festival

FOR the fourth successive year, Screaming Reels achieved pole position at the Rosslare Small Boats festival in Co Wexford. The boat from Rosie’s SAC i(...)

Galway hooker: Toby Bradshaw from Galway with a  trout of 5.5kg (12lb) caught on Lough Sheelin on a Green Peter
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AS WITH a good wine, it was worth waiting for. The penultimate, ex- tended, week of the game-angling season witnessed two of our finest trout fisherie(...)