Art of Mayo fly tying features in new book

Traditional Irish salmon flies from Mayo and across Ireland, commissioned 120 years ago for the Cork International Exhibition in 1902, now feature in a new historical picture book from Inland Fisheries Ireland. Fly tying involves the ‘dressing’ of a fishing...

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Supertrawler caught up in 100,000 dead fish controversy is fishing off the Mayo coast

A supertrawler implicated in the discarding of more 100,000 dead fish off the coast of France has been tracked to waters off the Mayo coast, it has been reported. The French arm of maritime campaign group Sea Shepherd filmed the...

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Appeal launched after freak fire wipes out fishermen’s gear

Two fishermen whose family have fished off the Easkey coast in west Sligo for generations have had their livelihoods destroyed...

Friday, 14/01/22 - 11:39am Read More

Mayo waters pilfered by pandemic poachers

There has been a dramatic rise in salmon poaching in Mayo since the outbreak of coronavirus. The number of poaching...

Wednesday, 24/06/20 - 11:14am Read More

Open call for women in Mayo to learn and experience fishing

A number of events to give women in Mayo the opportunity to try fishing in 2020 are being arranged by...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 1:43pm Read More