Marine Protected Areas – 2023 Discussion

Jim Clohessy attended a stakeholder forum in Dublin (23/03/23) under the banner of Sea Angling Ireland. This was a continuation of the process that began with video consultations in 2020 culminating with the publishing of the report on Marine Protected Areas.

You may read more about it on the forum

Bass Regulations

Current EU legislation stipulates that it is illegal to keep more than two European Sea Bass caught in any 24-hour period.

The current legislation also made it illegal to keep any European Sea Bass during the period of 1 January to 28 February and 1 to 31 December 2023. There is currently a minimum size limit of 42 cm for each Bass retained.

Between 1 March and 30 November two European Sea Bass caught in any 24 hour period may be retained. All-Ireland Open Cod Championships 2022
Open Cod Championships 2022
Hosted by Sea Angling Ireland SAC

Youghal December 10th 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Entry: 25 euro + 5 euro pools
Juniors: 5 euro + 5 euro Pools
Non IFSA members must pay an additional 20 euro to cover a Visitor’s Card
Perpetual Cup and 500 euro for longest Cod*

Prizes for top places in each Zone and overall Match Prize.
Pool: Longest Ray, Longest Flat, Longest Round (excluding Cod)
Entries by 7pm Friday December 9th to:

Marco De Kleer 087-167 2633
John Diamond: 087 7413964
Check in will be at the Walter Raleigh Hotel between 1.00 pm and 3.00pm
Peg Draw will be Online on Friday 9th 9.00 pm
*Based on entry of 40 anglers

More here