FERMOY WEIR FLY FISHING ONLY (NO. 4 OR LISMORE DISTRICT) (MUNSTER BLACKWATER) BYE-LAW NO. 961 OF 2018
Please take notice that with effect from 28 June 2018 it is prohibited for any person:
- to fish, except for fly fishing on a catch and release basis using a single barbless hook, on that part of the waters of the River Blackwater, in the No. 4 or Lismore District, that lies between the crest of the weir known as Fermoy weir, iand an imaginary line drawn across the river at a right angle to the Mill Race wall from a point on the south bank which is 10 metres downstream from the point at which the weir meets the Mill Race wall to a point on the north bank.
- for any person to have in his or her possession any mounted fishing rod at or on the weir known as Fermoy weir
- to fish from the weir known as Fermoy Weir.
By order of
Minister Sean Kyne,
Minister of State at the Department of Communications Climate Action and Environment
This notice is an abridged version of Bye-law no. 961 2018; a copy of the full bye law can be downloaded from here: pdf Fermoy Weir Fly Fishing Only (No 4 or Lismore District) (Munster Blackwater) Bye law No 961 of 2018 (79 KB)
Section 57 (7) of the Inland Fisheries Act, 2010 provides that any person aggrieved by this Bye-law may within 28 days after ist publication in Irish Oifigiuil, appeal against same to the High Court.