Bandon River will be Open for the 2013 Season
Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme
The Bandon River has gone digital! Throw away your analogue ariels, we now have a Live 24hour web cam looking onto the Bandon River! Visit http://www.farsondigitalwatercams.com/live-webcams/ireland/Bandon/Bandon
Major Protest March Against Salmon Farms
December 15th in Carrigaline
On the 15th December 2012 NSFAS (No Salmon Farms At Sea), FISSTA, Save Bantry
Bay, Save Galway Bay and Friends of the Irish Environment, along with other
local and national organisations, will be holding a protest march in Carrigaline
against the proposals for the further development of salmon farms around our
We will be congregating at Carrigaline Secondary School at 12.00pm and march
from there to Minister Simon Coveney’s constituency office. Minister Coveney has
been a strong supporter of the aquaculture industry and we must let him know
that his support is misguided and will result in catastrophe not only for our
stocks of wild salmon and sea trout but also for the communities and local
businesses that depend on there very existence. This is an appeal to all like
minded individuals and organisations to show your support for our cause and your
opposition for this proposed blight on our coastline.
Please inform your clubs, friends and families and turn up on the day with
banners or placards. Let’s give Mr Coveney something to think about over his
Looking for volunteers to participate in a riverside clean up along the Free
Stretch of the Bandon River in Bandon town this Saturday at 10a.m
Notice to all members. Bandon Angling Association has invited IFI senior research officer, Dr William Roche to meeting which will be an open discussion on various topics. e.g Sea Trout, Brown Trout, Salmon, habitat and other items of interest.
The venue is: Munster Arms Hotel Bandon.
Date: Tuesday 17th April. Time: 8pm sharp.
For queries contact Fergal O'Regan on the club mobile number.
Bandon Angling Association are pleased to announce that we are having Glenda
Powell back again for a full day of Flyfishing Tuition. Keep your diary free on
the sat 14th April. It's an opportunity to brush up on your skills or learn new
ones and not to be missed. This is the 4th year we have been priveleged to have
Glenda on board and know that you wont be disappointed. Venue: car park
adjacent to the town hall and then onto river. Times: 11am to 1pm for juniors.
2pm to 5pm for seniors. For further info, contact fergal on 0863724358
Bandon Angling Assoc. will be having a presentation on water safety and basic
First Aid for the youth (8yrs- teens). This will be hosted by one of our club
members, Paramedic and Safety Instructor John O'Brien. There is no charge for
this and you are welcome to come along.
Date: Sat 24th March. Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm.
Venue: Town Hall Bandon.
For any queries, please contact us on 0863724358.
We regret the announcement of the death of local Angler, Ger o' Mahony. Our deepest sympathies go out to all his family and friends at this difficult time. Well known in the town of bandon and all the waterways he fished throughout this island, Ger was a keen fisherman and had a very quiet and unassuming way about him. You would frequently see him on his bicycle loaded with rod, bag etc heading to the river and returning with the reward of his efforts.
The new mobile contact number for all queries is: 086/3724358