Yearly Archives: 2010

Updated Report on “A Recovery Plan for the River Slaney Salmon Fishery” published.

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Paul Johnston Associates Fisheries Consultants have completed an updated “Recovery Plan for the River Slaney Salmon Fishery” a full copy is now available on the site. The report was funded by Inland Fisheries Ireland and Slaney River Trust.

Paul’s first report ( in 2002 ) was well received and a number of his recommendations have been implemented. The updated report includes a number of new recommendations and substantial new data on the status of salmon stocks in the river.

“The Salmon Ocean’s Life”

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A very interesting article by Ken Whelan courtesy of Irish Angler Magazine.

See full article here…

Salmon ‘minced up’ and left decimated

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The grids are supposed to stop the young salmon, or smolts, from gaining access to the turbines, but …are not working correctly….

Read full article here…

Slaney Rod Fishers insurance details

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Slaney Rod Fishers insurance details now available to view.

Click here.

First fish of the year caught on Galway weir

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Click here to see YouTube video…

Farmed Salmon Exposed:

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Farmed Salmon Exposed: The Global Reach of the Norwegian Salmon Farming Industry. This video is in 4 parts.
Click here to see the full set, in full resolution.

Floods Damage Retaining wall at Cemex Kildavin

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The recent floods have caused extensive damage to the retaining wall at Cemex Kildavin.
The Eastern regional Fisheries Board, The Enniscorthy Anglers and Slaney River Trust have all been in contact with Cemex who say that the issue will be sorted out as soon as possible. The photo taken on 26 Jan show s the extent of the damage.

Steelhead Stocks Decline

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It is not just Salmon stocks that are in decline: the great American and Canadian steelhead fishery has also been decimated. See full article here.

Confirmation that Slaney Closed for Salmon fishing in 2010

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As expected it has been confirmed that the river will be closed for all angling for Salmon and for Sea Trout greater than 40 cms in 2010. Details of the 2010 salmon regulations are available here.

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