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Invasive worm species found on boats

An invasive non-native (INNS) worm species has been discovered on two boats in Ramsey after they were removed from the water for cleaning and maintenance. The...
Friday, 13 October 2023

New DEFA leader to take up role in September

Scott Gallacher has been appointed Chief Officer (CO) for the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA). The department is dedicated to...
Wednesday, 30 August 2023

Recreational fishing restarts in Isle of Man

People in the Isle of Man will able to go fishing for recreation on Saturday for the first time since restrictions were put in place to prevent the spread of...
Friday, 1 May 2020

Anglers encouraged to enjoy Island's scenic and well-stocked reservoirs

Freshwater anglers are being reminded to buy a licence ahead of the 2020/21 season and enjoy fishing in the Isle of Man’s scenic reservoirs and rivers.Daily,...
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Island offers plentiful opportunities for river anglers

The latest report on trout and salmon populations in Manx rivers shows that the Island continues to offer plentiful opportunities for local and visiting...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Business supplies top-quality local angling opportunities and global exports

The Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture has paid a fact-finding visit to a business that supports the Island’s economy and is a large global...
Wednesday, 28 June 2017

River anglers encouraged to submit catch return forms

River anglers on the Isle of Man have the opportunity to win an Other Waters fishing licence for the 2016 season.  Anglers are reminded to keep records and to...
Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Excellent angling opportunities could further boost economy

The Island’s excellent angling opportunities can further boost visitor numbers and the economy.  That’s the view of Richard Ronan MHK, Minister for...
Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Fishing in a restricted zone nets a substantial fine

A person found to be illegally sea fishing with a net in a restricted zone was successfully prosecuted last week in the Magistrates Court. Fisheries Officers...
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
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