Gweebara protest set to recommence

Donegal anglers will renew their ongoing protest at the contentious Gweebarra River when the new salmon and sea trout season gets underway on Friday.

A number of fishermen, who claim they have been fishing the river for generations, will do so again to highlight the dispute over the rights to fish in the area.

The long running row resulted in a number of charges being brought against 26 anglers for alleged illegal fishing in 2008.

Chairman of the Donegal Game Angling Federation David McGill, says despite their efforts, the group has not managed to secure negogiations with Northern Region Fishery Board representatives to address the issue...........

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