Fish kill reports discounted

Reports by concerned anglers in the Inver area that a significant fish kill had occurred on Tuesday morning were discounted by a spokesperson from the Inland Fisheries Board in Ballyshannon.

Reports by concerned anglers in the Inver area that a significant fish kill had occurred on Tuesday morning were discounted by a spokesperson from the Inland Fisheries Board in Ballyshannon.

Reports of the fish kill by a concerned angler had been given to this newspaper was also broadcast on Ocean FM and the Inland Fisheries Board immediately dispatched an Environmental Officer to the scene.

The spokesperson said, “We had received reports and sent an inspector to the scene. We are pleased to confirm that there are no indications of any fish mortalities”.

The Eany is one of the best salmon rivers in the country and there is still concern locally that pollution may have caused the discolouration of the water in the river.