National Policy Review – Management of Pike in Designated Wild Brown Trout Fisheries 

Review Notice

Inland Fisheries Ireland is seeking submissions from interested parties in relation to its review of the management of pike in designated wild brown trout fisheries.


In 2014 Inland Fisheries Ireland developed policies on the management of Wild Brown Trout, Pike and Bass. These policies were scheduled to be reviewed in 2017, however recognising the concerns of some stakeholders in relation to elements of the pike and wild brown trout policies, the Board of Inland Fisheries Ireland decided to bring forward the review period for these policies and commence the process in 2016, focussing initially on the element of greatest debate, which is the management of pike in designated wild brown trout fisheries.

A group comprised of a range of representatives from all disciplines within Inland Fisheries Ireland has been formed and will undertake this review.

All submissions must be received in writing and will be published on the Inland Fisheries Ireland website

Submissions should be marked “Public consultation – Pike Management in Brown Trout Fisheries” and be submitted by post to:

Policy Review
Inland Fisheries Ireland
Sunnyside House
Co. Cork

Or alternatively by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Public Consultation period will run for 4 weeks and the closing date for receipt of submissions is 5pm on Thursday, 1st of December 2016.

Please be aware that all submissions received by Inland Fisheries Ireland will be published on its website. In addition Inland Fisheries Ireland is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 and therefore has to consider any request made to it under that Act.

If you consider that any part of your submission would be subject to any of the statutory exclusions under that Act please so indicate in your submission, specifying under which exemption you believe the content should be excluded.

Inland Fisheries Ireland will make every effort to comply fully with the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 and the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC