Salmon fishery regulations confirmed

Natural Resources Minister Conor Lenihan T.D.has approved regulations governing the wild salmon fishery in 2010, with the measures coming into effect from Friday.

In the Ballyshannon District, the Duff, Drowes, Eany and Glen rivers will open subject to bag limits, while in the Letterkenny District, the Owenea and Owentocker, Gweebarra, Crolly and Crana rivers will open subject to similar conditions.

Two rivers are being opened on a catch and release basis in 2010, they are the Eske in the Ballyshannon District and the Clady in the Letterkenny District.