EU TO REOPEN SEA LICE INVESTIGATION

WILD ATLANTIC SALMON GET REPRIEVE AS SALMON FARMING APPLICATION AND EISCOMPLAINT ARE RE-OPENED BY EU EU TO REOPEN SEA LICE INVESTIGATION Yesterday, Sunday 24th November at FISSTA AGM in Athlone all delegates welcomed the excellent EU commission news they are re-opening the case. This news came following our joint protest with Friends of the Irish …

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FISSTA THANK ALL SUPPORTERS AT THE SHELBOURNE HOTEL PROTEST

BIM COMPLAIN OUR CAMPAIGN IS ‘VOCIFEROUS AND DETERMINED’ Yet another piece of panic copy coming from press desk of BIM in reaction to the massive impact our PROTEST demonstration had yesterday outside the good food awards in the Shelbourne Hotel where both Taoiseach and Minister excused themselves from eating ‘pre harvested’ farmed salmon. Mr Whooley …

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FISSTA AND COLLEAGUES WARN MINISTER VARADKAR A WARNING ON GOOD FOOD POLICY CHANGE. KEEP FARMED SALMON OUT OF GOOD FOOD IRELAND. Successful Protest Picket this morning outside GOOD FOOD IRELAND CONFERENCE AT SHELBOURNE HOTEL. With other colleagues and opponents of plans to expand open salmon rearing cages along the west coast, we protested at fish …

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FISSTA APPEAL TO MINISTERS COVENEY & RABBITE TO END THIS VIKING GAMBLE WITH OUR WILD SALMON AND SEATROUT NOW

Breaking news: on anniversary of flawed eis publication WILD ATLANTIC SALMON IN DANGER OF WIPEOUT AFTER FRESH WATER SUPPLIES ARE TAKEN FROM RIVER FOR TREATMENT OF DISEASE AT CLARE ISLAND SALMON FARM FISSTA – The Federation of Irish Salmon and Seatrout Anglers have protested and lodged objections to both Inland Fisheries Ireland and Mayo County …

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OLD FISH FARMS NEVER DIE IN CONAMARA

EVER WONDERED What happened all those old defunct and expired salmon farm licences that wiped out an angling tourism industry in Conamara and cost millions in grants over the years. Well, the answer is that Minister assigns salmon licenses to Bradán Beo

Seatrout wipeout no 2 on the cards in Conamara

In 2010 the then Gaeltacht Minister Eamon O’ Cuiv TD parked all investment in salmon farming until he was satisfied the industry was sustainable and not killing migrating smolts. That was then and this is now as we wait Minister Coveney’s decision to open the floodgates of disease and pollution that comes with salmon farming. …

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FISSTA CHAIRMAN CATCHES RECORD SEATROUT IN KERRY

RECORD SEATROUT CAUGHT IN WATERVILLE A Record fly caught seatrout was caught on Lough Currane on October 1st 2013 by a well known angler and FISSTA Chairmans Paul Lawton from Lee Salmon Anglers. Paul was fishing with local anglers Liam Ellis and Peter Muldoon landed and released an amazing hen sea trout of 14.75 lbs! …

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