TIME TO REVIEW AND HALT THE SLIDE
The recent publications of the draft regulations by Minister Joe Mc Hugh TD has left many river managers and clubs scratching our heads with disbelief as the salmon graph continues to decline.
The Declan Tuffy article in the Anglers Digest (November issue) does feature one fishery, the Ballisodare, that is bucking the trend. Under the able management of Dermot Glennon the river has a a surplus of 2,616 fish for 2016. It is time that we all take advice and learn from such people that know what it takes to keep their river alive.
The entire country of Iceland know what it takes to keep their Angljng tourism business on a steady track so that visiting anglers will feel confident to book their salmon Angljng holiday. Below is the Trout and Salmon news item in this issue.