Plenty of salmon and sea trout running the Newport River and into Lough Beltra
July 5th, 2012 | by Bryan Ward
The Glenisland Co-op reported that few rods were out on Beltra over the past week, despite numerous sea trout and fresh salmon being observed in the lake. On the Glenisland side, Davy Patton, Co. Roscommon, recorded four sea trout to 1lbs. Fishing from Newport House, Dr. Joe Cahill had one sea trout of 2lbs, John Bussey had one of 1.75lbs while Brian Lovering had one sea trout.
On the Newport River Darragh Farrell had one grilse and a sea trout, Jimmy Laffin had one salmon of 8.5lbs, as did Fergus Rothwell, while Brian Lovering recorded four sea trout, ranging from .25lbs to 1.75lbs.