Winners announced for the ‘My Favourite Fishing Place’ photo competition

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Entry 010 Derrynane beach Michael Brazendale

Winning entry Derrynane beach, Michael Brazendale

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Winners announced for theMy Favourite Fishing Place’ photo competition

As part of Inland Fisheries Ireland Go Fishing Week 2021

Tuesday, 25th of May 2021: One overall winner and five runners up have been selected in the ‘My Favourite Fishing Place’ national photo competition that was run as part of Inland Fisheries Ireland Go Fishing Week 2021. Entries were received from anglers across Ireland and the UK under the title ‘My Favourite Fishing Place’ and the photos showed where people love to fish and some of the most beautiful scenic fishing locations Ireland has to offer.

Maurice Neill

 Runners Up Inler River, Maurice Neill

The overall winner is Michael Brazendale from England whose favourite fishing spot is Derrynane Beach, Co. Kerry and the runners up prizes are awarded to Christin Breuker, Danijel Kucan, Enda Fields, Lukasz Ryz and Maurice Neill. The entries will be shared across all IFI’s social media platforms over the coming weeks. The overall winner will receive €100 worth of angling tackle and the runners up will receive goody bags.

Entry 016 Dan photo Danjiel Kucan

Runners Up Lough Ramor, Danijel Kucan

Suzanne Campion, Head of Business Development at Inland Fisheries Ireland said: “We are delighted to announce the winners of the ‘My Favourite Fishing Place’ photo competition as part of our Go Fishing Week celebrations. We would like to congratulate all of the participants in the competition and in particular our overall winner and five runners up. The photos showcase our natural fisheries resource and the abundance of beautiful locations we are lucky to have on our doorsteps to explore and fish.”

Go Fishing Week took place from Sunday, 25th of April to Monday 3rd of May with a packed nine days of webinars, videos, social media content and competitions. We would like to thank all the people who joined us virtually and engaged with us during the week.

For more information on Inland Fisheries Ireland visit:

Entry 018 Salmon fishing in the south Christin Breuker

Runners Up Salmon fishing Kerry, Christin Breuker

Entry 022 Fox at Nire valley lakes Lukasz Rhyz

Runners Up Nire Valley, Lukasz Ryz

Entry 014 Emyvale Enda Fields

Runners Up Emyvale, Enda Fields


For media information:

Sadhbh O’Neill

Communications Assistant

Inland Fisheries Ireland


T: 01 8842632/ 087 101 9998

About Inland Fisheries Ireland

Inland Fisheries Ireland is a statutory body operating under the aegis of the Department of Environment, Climate and Communication (DECC) and was established under the Fisheries Act on 1st July 2010. Its principal function is the protection and conservation of the inland fisheries resource. Inland Fisheries Ireland promotes supports, facilitates and advises the Minister on the conservation, protection, management, development and improvement of inland fisheries, including sea angling. Inland Fisheries Ireland also develops policy and national strategies relating to inland fisheries and sea angling and advises the Minister on same.