A small number of salmon are returning to Irish rivers with signs of bleeding and skin ulceration, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland. This follows reports of salmon also returning to Norway and Scotland with a red rash skin disease in recent months. Anglers and fishery owners are asked to report incidences of salmon with rash […]
The fisheries resource will come to life at the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History this summer as a free event called Fishy Fun will bring a range of interactive activities suitable for all the family. Inland Fisheries Ireland and the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History are partnering on a one day […]
Water levels are dropping nicely on the River Boyne and a few salmon are still travelling through to Navan and beyond. April produced around 15 to 20 salmon with the best fish reported to be circa 20lbs. Fish of 18lbs and 16lbs were also recorded and fly, spinner and shrimp all produced fish. Now into […]
Jason O’Riordan & Ken Whelan are running a salmon fishing course next month on the river Erriff. On this WEEKEND COURSE (Friday evening to Sunday) they explain and demonstrate: • Salmon Behaviour and Fishing Tactics • Rod Selection—Double Handed, Switch, Single Handed • Line Selection—Skagit, Shooting Head, Spey • Fly/Lure Selection • Correct casts for […]
Lough Beltra has seen a couple of springers landed this last week. Rocky Moran got the ball rolling when he landed a lovely fish at the Dock on 25 March. This was followed by another fine salmon the following day caught by Eddie Manthorpe. Eddie got his fish at the Buoy. Go fishing… […]
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.