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:

  1. 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.

    Or:

  2. for any person to have in his or her possession any mounted fishing rod at or on the weir known as Fermoy weir

    Or:

  3. 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

Note:

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.

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