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Meet the team


Robbie Marshall

Robbie Marshall

Development Officer

Robbie has been in post since 2007. A keen angler himself Robbie enjoys mainly trout fishing and has represented both Ulster and Ireland in various competitions, he also has had the honour of Captaining both of these teams over the years.

Robbie believes in good water quality and excellent habitat then lets nature take it’s course with regard to fish populations.

Jim Haughey

Jim Haughey

Chairman

Jim Haughey is the Federation Chairman and has been a Director since 1982. He served on the old Fisheries Conservancy Board for a number of years and is presently a member of the DCAL Salmon and Inland Fisheries Advisory Forum and Loughs Agency Advisory Forum. Jim was a partner in a Building Services Consulting Engineering business for 20 years before retirement. He is Chairman of the North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NI) which he set up with Newell McCreight in the early 1990s, and was an integral part of the first DCAL salmon net buyout in 2001. He enjoys both salmon and trout fishing and sees the maintenance of good habitat as one of the cornerstones of fisheries conservation.

Gary Houston

Gary Houston

Active Clubs Development Officer Angling

As the Angling Active Clubs Co-ordinator for the governing bodies of Angling in Northern Ireland (Ulster Angling Federation) & (National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland Ulster Branch) funded by Sport NI and supported by Outdoor Recreation NI, I am looking forward, further developing my new role of supporting and working with all the angling clubs in Northern Ireland. As Angling Active Clubs Co-ordinator I will be supporting all angling clubs and their officers with; advice, information, and guidance. I will also help to identify and deliver training and programmes to make their angling club even stronger in 2017 to enable accessible and sustainable participation opportunities through their club.

As you see from the photos I enjoy sea, coarse and game fishing, I have represented Ireland on the rivers team and have worked with the Ulster Angling Federation, local clubs and River Trusts to improve angling and water quality.

Contact:
Mobile: 07718300302
email: gary@anglingni.com
Web: www.anglingni.com