The Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries, Tuam based Sean Canney has approved legislation that will govern the wild salmon and sea trout fisheries in 2020. These will come into effect from tomorrow, 1 January 2020.
Minister Canney says they are opening 82 rivers for salmon / sea trout fishing in 2020. This will allow everyone to share in this important natural resource, for which conservation will be to the fore. Forty one of the rivers will be fully open with a further 41 available on a ‘catch and release’ basis“.