Yearly Archives: 2009

Judge pledges jail for illegal fishing

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Irish Times

Comparing illegal fishing to cattle rustling, a district court judge said he was issuing warrants and intended to impose six-month jail terms…read more…

Pacific salmon climate change

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“Climate change has altered the migratory pattern of the sockeye salmon, which…pushes their reproductive cycle, forcing them back to spawn too early… read more…

Salmon Fishing News…

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‘Unregulated Fish Farms Threaten Salmon Production’ from TheFishSite.com News Desk
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2008 Salmon and Seatrout Statistics

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Stats from CFB.

Giant Python Shock!

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Wexford People

FISHERY research staff on the Slaney had the shock of their lives on Monday when they uncovered a huge snake in the river…..
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Fisheries board calls for seal and cormorant data

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Irish Times

THE SWRFB is calling on …..to set optimum target numbers for seals and great cormorants
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Huge python found during river survey

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Irish Examiner

A routine river survey took an unexpected twist today after scientists pulled a 10ft monster python from the water in Co Wexford…
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Call for review of fishing rights after angler is jailed

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Irish Times

A LOCAL councillor in Cork has called for a review of the way fishing rights are allocated after a man was jailed for 10 days for refusing to pay a fine for fishing on a privately-owned fishery on the river Lee….
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Pretty in pink, but don’t splash out on glofish

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Irish Independent

WHAT’s pink, swims and glows in the dark? Genetically modified fish found in a pond in Co Offaly….
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