The International Year of the Salmon (IYS) is a project launched by NASCO, the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization NPAFC, North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission and other partners.
The Environment Agency in the UK has published its revised Salmon and Sea Trout Protection Byelaws which came into effect at the start of the year. The byelaws are different from the confirmed 2018 salmon byelaws and reflect the changes made after the Angling Trust lobbied the Agency last year.
This year is the International Year of the Salmon and here at Blackwater Salmon Fishery we are passionate about salmon and we strongly believe that if our salmon are to have a future we need to have anglers on the water in the future. To help achieve this we must encourage young people to become involved in our sport.
Inland Fisheries Ireland hosts international scientists as innovative project gives insight into salmon migration journey during International Year of the Salmon.
February 1st is Opening Day on a number of salmon rivers around the country, and anglers have been wetting a line on several fisheries in glorious sunshine, despite the cold.
Fly fishing’s history grows with each passing day as new species and the techniques to catch them evolve. It is indisputable that its history lies in the pursuit of wild brown trout and Atlantic salmon in the UK. Consequently, no matter where you are from, where you began your fly fishing career or on what species, the desire to understand and catch an Atlantic salmon is always intriguing.
This is the perfect opportunity to fish for fresh run spring salmon between 8 and 20lbs while using a floating line. Delphi Lodge and Fishery is a famous estate set in the wilds of Connemara.
The organisation of the Experience the World of Fly Fishing looking forward to welcoming Linda Bachand from the USA at the 14th EWF. Visit her at her fly tying bench on the upper level of the Tenne and be inspired by her flies.
The first salmon of 2019 has been caught and released on the Lackagh River in Co. Donegal according to Inland Fisheries Ireland. Michael McCann of Templeard, Derry landed the first salmon in the Garden Pool on the Lackagh River at 9.25am yesterday, Tuesday 1st of January.
Seán Canney T.D., Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries sector has approved a suite of regulations and bye-laws that will govern the wild salmon and sea trout fisheries in 2019. These have come into effect from Tuesday 1 January 2019.