Don’t get diverted en route to Shane’s

What a programme? Full marks to the Albert Titterington team as the first of the 2014 Great Game Faris of Ireland kicks off tomorrow. Everything looking top class for this weekend’s Game and Country Fine Food Fair at Shane’s Castle. The programme is packed with events and FISSTA will be there to promote their campaigns …

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Fissta attend ocean wealth conference.

Fissta asked Minister Coveney if he will leave no trace behind in his ten mega fish farm plan as his use of the word “sustainable” has a new and different meaning to what angler stakeholders and food buyers understand. Minister Coveney replied that “I am aware and acknowledge FISSTA’s viewpoint as representing the biggest sport …

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DONEGAL TD’s CALL ON IFI FOR BETTER WAY

Surely the fishery management system is badly broken If it takes 2 Garda patrol squads and 4 IFI fishery jeeps to observe law abiding anglers every time our members go salmon fishing on the Gweebarra. Thanks to both Donegal politicians Thomas Pringle TD last week, and today Pearce Doherty TD calling on the IFI fishery …

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SO MUCH FOR A QUIET DAY ANGLING ON THE RIVER

Hard to believe but this happened Sunday 8.6.14 at Doochary, Co Donegal. It seems they want us to take up another sport. FISHERY BOARD HEAVY HANDED TACTICS USED AGAINST LICENSED ANGLERS ON THE GWEEBARRA Ever since the attempted eviction of the local anglers on the Gweebarra River was resisted in a campaign started in 2006, …

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