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Good salmon fishing on the Moy continues

July 14th, 2017 | by

The Moy system yielded 664 salmon for the week, bringing the total for the year, so far, to 4004. The fluctuating water levels distributed fresh fish throughout the system with lower and upper Moy fishing very well.

On the Ridge Pool, UK anglers Barry & Sean Price (father & son) and James Dobbson, had a total of 4 grilse between 4 lbs. and 6.75 lbs. all on worm, while fly angler David Nelson, Northern Ireland, caught and released a grilse on the Weir Pool. Garreth Ruigrok, Dublin, was successful on the Cathedral Beat catching two fish on fly (both released).

James Dobbson, Barry & Sean Price (father & son) from the UK with their Ridge Pool catch

Ronnie & Joan Steel from Scotland had a god week on the Mount Falcon water landing a total of 10 fish, best at 8 lbs. to Ronnie. German visitor, Manfred Müller, scored on Coolcronan with 4 grilse, while his countryman, Christian Plaschko, had two grilse (5 lbs. & 6 lbs.) on fly on the Foxford Fishery. The Foxford Salmon Anglers’ waters also fished well during the week yielding over 100 fish.

Further upriver on Cloongee, Mark Parsley, UK, caught 6 fish for the week, best at 5 lbs., all on worm. Anglers fishing East Mayo also enjoyed good sport with 75 fish reported. Some of the lucky anglers included   Marcus Weber from Germany with 3 grilse on fly and Jeff Belcher, UK, who had 4 on worm and fly.

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