Natural Resources
 

Bye-Laws 2012

Conservation of Salmon and Sea Trout (Bag Limits) Bye-law No 901 2012.pdf

This Bye-Law provides for an annual bag limit of 10 fish being either salmon or sea trout (over 40 cm) per angler and provides for a season bag limit of 3 fish in the period 1 January to 11 May, a daily bag limit of 3 fish from 12 May to 31 August and a daily bag limit of 1 fish from 1 September to the end of the season. The Bye-law also provides for the use of single barbless hooks and prohibits the use of worms as bait once the specified number of fish have been caught in the specified periods.

Conservation of Salmon and Sea Trout (Catch and Release) Bye-law No. 902 2012.pdf

This Bye-law provides for catch and release in respect of salmon and sea trout (over 40 cm) in the rivers mentioned in the Bye-law. The Bye-law also provides for the use of single barbless hooks and prohibits the use of worms as bait in angling for salmon and sea trout over 40 cm.

Conservation of Salmon and Sea Trout (Closed Rivers) Bye-law No. C.S. 313 2012.pdf 

This Bye-law prohibits the taking or attempting to take by rod and line salmon and sea trout over 40 cm in the rivers specified in the Bye-law

Conservation of Eel Fishing Bye-law No C.S. 312, 2012.pdf

This Bye-law prohibits fishing for eel, or possessing or selling eel caught in a river in the State.

Salmon  and Trout Conservation (Extension to Draft Nets Season) Bye-law No 900 2012.pdf

This Bye-Law sets out the annual close season for the draft net salmon and trout (salmon includes sea trout as defined in the Inland Fisheries Act 2010) commercial fishing season in the rivers mentioned in the schedule to the Bye-Law.

 
Conservation of Salmon and Sea Trout Draft nets and Snap nets Byelaw No 899 2012.pdf

This Bye-Law sets out the opening and closing dates (and hours) for the draft net and snap net salmon and sea trout (salmon includes sea trout as defined in the Inland Fisheries Act, 2010) commercial fishing season, 2012 and prohibits draft net and snap net fishing for (salmon and sea trout) in all fishery districts except those mentioned in the Schedule to the Bye-law.

The Bye-Law also prohibits the use of monofilament material in draft nets with the exception of Cork Harbour and the specified waters of Castlemaine Harbour where monofilament material in draft nets is permitted.

CONSERVATION OF SALMON AND SEA TROUT (RIVER SLANEY) BYE-LAW NO. 898, 2012 
 
This Bye-law provides for catch and release during the period from the day after this bye-law is signed to 30 September. The Byelaw also provides for the use of artificial fly with single barbless hook upstream of the old Bridge Enniscorthy Bridge and provides for single barbless hook and a ban on worms as bait downstream of the old Bridge Enniscorthy.


ANGLING BYE-LAW NO. 897, 2012 
 
This Bye-law prohibits the use of any fish hooks, other than single barbless hooks, and the use of worms as bait in angling for all species of fish in the waters specified in the Bye-law and revokes both Angling Bye-law No. 888, 2011 and Eastern Fisheries Region (Angling) Bye-law No. 824, 2007


CONSERVATION OF SALMON AND SEA TROUT (RIVER NORE) BYE-LAW NO. 896, 2012

This Bye-Law provides for catch and release in respect of Salmon and Sea Trout (over 40 cm) in the River Nore during the period 17 March to 11 May, 2012


BALLINA DISTRICT (PROHIBITION ON ANGLING WITH ROD AND LINE)BYE-LAW NO. C.S. 895, 2012

This Bye-Law provides for an extension to the annual close season for angling with rod and line in parts of Lough Conn, Lough Cullin and River Deel from 1 February to 31 May (both dates inclusive) in each of the years 2012, 2013 and 2014.
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