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Meeting of the PAW NI Poaching Sub Group

PAW NI Poaching Sub Group meets at the Loughs Agency

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

A meeting of the PAW Northern Ireland Fin Poaching Sub Group was held on Monday 8 October in the Loughs Agency Headquarters in Prehen.

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Pink Rainbow Collection

Friday, 6 October 2017

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017, our team at Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland have created some beautiful pink flies to raise vital donations for the project. It costs £600 to put one lady through our Casting for Recovery programme, which marries support, counselling and fly fishing for ladies with breast cancer.

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Casting for Recovery schedule for 2017 has now been confirmed

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The Casting for Recovery schedule for 2017 has now been confirmed and the first two retreats of the year are now open to applications.

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Casting for Recovery at Mount Falcon this May

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the unique fly fishing programme specifically designed for women who have, or have had, breast cancer, invites ladies to apply for its retreat to be held at the beautiful Mount Falcon Estate near Ballina, Co Mayo, from 13-15 May 2016.


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Apply to attend a fly fishing retreat on the beautiful Mount Falcon estate

Friday, 18 July 2014

Ladies who have, or have had, breast cancer are invited to apply to attend a Casting for Recovery retreat to be held in the grounds of the beautiful Mount Falcon Country Estate near Ballina, Co Mayo. Click here to apply.

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How to Flyfish: From Newcomer to Improver

How to Flyfish: From Newcomer to Improver

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

In this clear and attractive book are all the essential skills you need to be a competent all-round flyfisher.


With John Symonds you will learn how to fish for trout and salmon in stillwaters from both bank and boat, in rivers, dry fly and wet fly.

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Dollaghan Trust Public Meeting

Monday, 21 October 2013

 The Dollaghan Trust is having a public meeting on Tuesday 22nd October in the Old Courthouse, Antrim, at 7.30pm.

Dr Richard Kennedy (AFBI) is doing a presentation on trout habitat and Alastair Fenn, of the Lough Neagh Partnership, is speaking about potential enhancement and research opportunities on the catchment.

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21 September - Fishing 4 Schools fundraiser at Hurdcott House

Thursday, 8 August 2013

We are proud to present a Fishing 4 Schools Countryside Alliance fundraiser, which will take place on Saturday 21st September 2013 at Hurdcott House, Wiltshire. Supporters are invited to join us and bring a table of guests to this dinner and auction.

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Countdown to National Fishing Mont

Friday, 21 June 2013

With less than a month to go, its full steam ahead for National Fishing Month (NFM) organised by the Angling Trades Association and its supporting partners. To date, over 250 events (running between 19th July and 26th August 2013) have been registered on the official NFM website (, each detailing when, where and how anyone who wants to learn more about fishing can take part at events in their local area.
The Professional Anglers’ Association (PAA) is just one of many bodies that support National Fishing Month. This year, they have kindly donated a four figure sum of cash to support the running of the initiative.  This is over and above the many hours of support and coaching that the PAA coaches and Directors give in running their own NFM events as well as coaching at showcase events such as the CLA Game Fair and the Evesham festival.

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No to Salmon Farms in Ireland

Monday, 10 December 2012

On the 15th. December, 2012 We will be congregating at Carrigaline Secondary School at 12.00pm and march from there to Minister Simon Coveney's constituency office. - NSFAS (No Salmon Farms at Sea), FISSTA, Save Bantry Bay, Save Galway Bay and Friends of the Irish Environment, along with other local and national organisations, will be holding a protest march in Carrigaline against the proposals for the further development of salmon farms around our coast. 

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