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Another successful week at Ballisodare – 188 salmon recorded

June 27th, 2013 | by

Another very successful week at the Ballisodare Fishery, were 188 salmon were recorded for the week, 55 of those were released. The week got off to a good start with 35 salmon landed on Monday, ranging in size from 3lbs to 6lbs, with most taken on fly and prawn. Among those to have success were Roy Simpson, Clive O’Neill, David Kiernan, Frank Kelly, David McCaffery and Jim Curran.

There were 30 in total on Tuesday, with the majority caught on prawn and worm. Dom Moran, Paul Lee, Joey Lee, Liam Gilsenan, Marcus Kennedy, Jim Keenaghan, Noel Burns and Niall Taylor were among those to land fish. Wednesday produced 41 fish, 16 of which were released. Most fish were caught on the fly while some were caught using prawns and worms. Some of the successful anglers were John Savage, Jonathan Kennedy, Pat O’Sullivan, Tony Doherty, Roy Cooper, James Cuffe and Luke O’Connell.

Thursday was a much quieter day on the river, with fewer anglers fishing. In total 15 fish were caught, with half of those released. Fourteen fish were caught on Friday, 6 of which were released. Anglers who had success were Philip Sode, Christy O’Gara, Hillary Mitchell, Noel Corrigan, John Connolly, Michael Henry, Noel McGowan, Alexander Mills and John Connolly.

Saturday produced 26 fish, 14 of which were released, again, the majority taken on the fly with several others falling to the prawn. Fish were in the range of 4lbs to 6lbs, with Noel Fairbanks, Eamonn Ruddy, Ricky Fabozi, J.J. Sullivan, Kevin Flynn, B. Walsh, Jim Connell, Seamus Brogan, Noel Burns, Trevor Goulden, Louis Bowden, Francie Kerins, Larry Mitchell and Marcus Kennedy among the successful anglers.

Anglers had 27 fish on Sunday, mostly caught on the fly with 10 released and all fish ranging between 3lbs to 5lbs. Anglers who had success were John Scanlon, Anna Davey, Graham Tuck, Thomas O’Donovan, Paul Costello, Michael Canova, Simon Canova, Albert Shaw, Tony Scallan, Fechin McMorrow, Denis Barrett, Bernard Harte, Jim Connell, Tom Sharkey and James Cuffe. To fish the Ballisodare Fishery, please contact Dermot Glennon on +353 (0)862515064.


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