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Not many on Owenea but good fishing had

September 20th, 2018 | by

Monday 10th  to Sunday 16th September 2018.

There was decent rain over the week and the Owenea ran at nice levels on most days of the week. The gauge average for the week was good reading 0.22 metres. At this late stage of the season the fishery was fairly quiet however with only 17 visiting rods in attendance. There was however some good catches recorded.

On Friday, Brian Stark recorded 6 grilse, weighing from 3 to 6lb, caught & released on a spinner from beat 5. He also accounted for 5 sea trout caught & released weighing from ¾ to 2lb. Geoffray Beggard reported 4 grilse weighing from 3 to 5lb caught & released from beat 5 on fly. He also hooked and lost 3 more salmon weighing from 7 to 10lb and landed a 1lb sea trout.

On Saturday, Sam McMenamin reported a 15lb fresh salmon caught & released on fly from beat 5.

On Sunday, Sam recorded a further fresh salmon weighing 12lb caught & released on fly from beat 5 and Malcolm Hooper accounted for an 11lb salmon caught & released on fly from beat 5 and lost a grilse of about 3lb.

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For info/bookings etc on the Owenea Fishery –
Tel: 074 9551141. (9am to 1pm April to May & 7am to 1pm June to Sept).

For beat maps and more visit http://www.fishinginireland.info/salmon/north/owenea.htm


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