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July 6th, 2017 | by

Eileen Carroll with a round up of West Cork salmon catches…

ILEN RIVER

3 grilse landed for the week averaging 5lbs each on fly and worm by local anglers.  Sea trout fishing at night time is improving due to low water levels.

COOMHOLA RIVER

No report.

OUVANE RIVER

No report.

Go fishing…

The River Ilen is a medium size spate river that fishes best on a dropping flood for both salmon and sea trout. Spinning, worm and fly fishing are the methods used and allowed on club water.

The river is beautiful and a joy to fish, pools along club waters are easily accessible with seats, steps and stiles put in place for the anglers comfort. With selective tree pruning done along the river in recent years fly fishing has become a more available option especially on the lower river with numerous pools opened up to suit fly fishermen, night time fly fishing for sea trout is a pleasure with great stocks of trout entering the river from April.

Website: www.riverilenanglersclub.ie


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