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Catches up on the Moy as more anglers take to the river

September 27th, 2018 | by

Week ending Sunday 23rd September 2018.

A rise in water levels at the beginning of the week and an increase in angling effort saw 393 salmon reported caught with a large percentage released. On the Moy Fishery Freshwater beat Steven Armstrong, NI,  Had a 5 lb fish on spinner. On the Coolcronan Fishery Paul Cullinane and Colin Healy from Cork had 6 fish on spinner. On the Cloongee Fishery Kenny Ferguson and Cathryne Boyes had a fish each of 10lb and & 12 lb on spinner.

East Mayo Anglers had another good week with 59 fish reported caught, 50 of which were released. Among the successful anglers were Frank Summer,  UK, 4salmon to 7 lbs on fly released, Dan Gilman, USA, 4 lbs on fly, Michael Weisser Germany 5 salmon to 5 lbs on fly and all released.

Week ending Sunday 16th September 2018.

Water levels remained fairly steady during the week but angling effort was slightly down on the previous week. 204 salmon were reported caught and were spread fairly evenly across the system. Andy Wheeler from the, UK, Had his first ever salmon on the Foxford Fishery. Ken Dodd from Dublin had a 8+ lb fish on fly which he released and Guy Marister and son from France had a fish each spinning on the Cloongee Fishery. Successful anglers for the week on East Mayo Anglers Water were Matthais Engles from Germany who had a 3 lbs fish on spinner and 4 more to 12 lbs on fly. Uiki Kamizuru, Japan, had a 5 lbs fish on fly, Thomas Pleger Germany had 2 5 pounders on fly and Michael Wesser Germany had a 9 lbs salmon on fly.

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For more about the River Moy and its fisheries, including prices and maps see – http://www.fishinginireland.info/salmon/northwest/river_moy_system.htm

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