Salmon and Trout Fishing Reports for the River Mulcair & Shannon Region for 2005 Season  

 

SHANNON REGIONAL FISHERIES BOARD WEEKLY ANGLING AND FISHERIES NEWSLETTER DATED MAY 11th, 2005

ALL INVITED TO ATTEND FISHERIES AWARENESS WEEK FROM JUNE 4th to 12th, 2005
Fisheries Awareness Week is a celebration designed to increase public awareness of the excitement of recreational fishing and conservation of our fisheries resource. The Shannon Regional Fisheries Board and its partners invites people of all age groups in the Shannon Catchment to share time with family and friends on the Catchment's streams, rivers, lakes and sea coast during the week. Fisheries and angling are part of our heritage and our culture which we should value, treasure and experience. During Fisheries Awareness Week, a variety of events will be held in over 30 ......

A GREAT COARSE ANGLING WEEK DESPITE THE COOLER AND OFTEN BREEZY WEATHER
Well what can be said about last week except excellent coarse fishing for many anglers at several different locations despite some cool and breezy conditions. Hot spots this week were Lough Allen, the Strokestown lakes, the River Inny at Whitesbridge, Mickies pond on the river Shannon near Shannonbridge, the Scariff River and other waters also feature in our angling news column. Four times World Coarse Angling Champion Alan Scotthorne wins back to back events in the Anglers World Portumna spring festivals at Portumna, recent results are published in this report. The prestigious Dutch King of Clubs competition is due to commence on ......

RIVER SUCK VALLEY AND LOUGH DERRAVARAGH PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL SUMMER PIKE FISHING FOR VISITING ANGLERS
We had reports of great pike action on the River Shannon with exceptional results for a French party of the River Suck and two German visitors on Lough Derravaragh near Mullingar. We'll keep you informed on any further summer piking news we receive. Next week we will be announcing and publishing our exciting programme for .....

MIDLAND FISHERIES START TO HOT UP AS MAYFLY FEVER SETS IN
Mayfly fever has well commenced and the Mayfly season is expected to peak on many waters by the weekend and beyond. Dry greenfly and dapping accounted for some cracking trout up to 7lbs on Derg and Dapping is accounting for some great fish to over 9lbs on Lough Ree presently. Our Midland lakes are also slowly hotting up and getting in form as the Mayfly madness starts here. Anglers are getting good trout on Olives and evening buzzer on Ennell and the Mayfly hatch should start peaking over the next week, so tight lines. The recent ......

THE RIVER SHANNON WATERS - WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE FUTURE - Seminar September 23, 2004
The crucial need to protect and restore Ireland's rivers and lakes from the ravaged caused by a booming economy were underlined at a highly successful Seminar hosted by the Shannon Regional Fisheries Board which brought together a panel of top level speakers from at home and abroad to discuss actions that need to be taken to ensure good quality waterways and water animal, fish and plant life.....

FISHERIES IRELAND NEWS 'FIN' SUMMER ISSUE 2004 LATEST NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED
The very popular FIN Newsletter, launched in 2000 is produced by the Central and Regional Fisheries Boards, Editor Mr Eamon Cusack CEO ShRFB. It covers a wide range of topics of Fisheries and Environmental interest at national and regional level, and publishes each of the Boards special projects and makes for other interesting reading.

READ THE SHANNON REGIONAL FISHERIES BOARD SUBMISSION TO THE INLAND FISHERIES REVIEW
Since their establishment in 1980 the Fisheries Boards have carried out their responsibilities in freshwater and the sea angling resource with great dedication and effectiveness, despite the lack of clear State Policies, Departmental support, sustained funding shortages, policy logjams at CFB level, insufficient resources and a failure to implement the recommendations for modernization at ......

STATUS OF FISH STOCKS ON THE RIVER SHANNON BETWEEN ROOSKEY AND DRUMSNA - REPORT 2004
Following reports of declining fish stocks in the Drumsna and Roosky section of the River Shannon the Shannon Regional Fisheries Board commissioned the Central Fisheries Board to undertake an assessment of fish stocks in the area. This report can be downloaded on the Board's website

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River Mulcair Fishing Reports

A beautiful sight as the Autumn of Salmon run arrive in huge numbers to the Mulcair River November 2003. After a superb fishing season in 2004, we await the commencement of the 2005 season with great anticipation.

 

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