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FISH FARM CLOSURES

TAFI ON FISH FARM CLOSING. The Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland (TAFI) wishes to express its disappointment and frustration regarding the direction being taken by the Board of Inland Fisheries Ireland with regard to their proposed closure of IFI Fish Farms and the cessation of the production of Freshwater Trout. The Boards failure to consult […]

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NARA PRESS RELEASE ON PROPOSED CLOSURE OF FISH FARMS & HATCHERIES-by Joe Keena Secretary of NARA.

Trout Anglers Alarmed               Anglers are considering what action they should take after Inland Fisheries Ireland announced plans to discontinue operations at all of their fish farms and hatcheries. The National Anglers Representative Association (NARA) and ten other angler representative bodies learned of the plans after staff at these fish farms were informed that operations would

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Inland Fisheries Ireland announces the cessation of IFI fish farm operations

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has today (26.04.16) announced its intention to phase out its fish farming operations over the coming years. A plan will now be developed to implement this decision. The IFI Board, having reviewed the fish farm operations from both the technical and resource allocation perspectives, has chosen this course of action to

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Inland Fisheries Ireland undertaking review of Bass, Pike and Trout Policies

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has today (08.04.16) confirmed that it is in the process of reviewing the national policies for the management of bass, pike and trout. The policies were launched by IFI in August 2014 and have a three year review cycle. IFI has commenced the process of examining all relevant and appropriate data

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Discovery of ‘Dragonfish’ in River Suck Highlights Danger of Illegal Aquarium Releases to Native Wildlife

The recent discovery by a local angler of the decaying remains of an exotic fish specimen in the River Suck at Correen Ford in the Midlands has raised further concern of the threat to our native wildlife from aquarium releases by otherwise well-meaning individuals. This latest discovery followed by that of a Yellow-bellied Slider turtle

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Press Release from Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland

TROUT ANGLERS FEDERATION OF IRELAND Cónaidhm Iascairí Breac na hÉireann The Official National Governing Organisation Established 1931 Press Release. The Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland, having consulted extensively with its membership on the review of the 1959 fisheries act, have been mandated to oppose any imposition of regulations which are currently being drafted by the

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