Fine specimen 15 lb. 5 oz. brown trout at Ballynahinch on fly is the biggest trout ever recorded in the fishery.
September 19th, 2011 | by Paul Bourke
Simon Ashe, fishery manager at Ballynahinch Castle reports that a fine specimen 15 lb. 5oz. Brown Trout which was taken by Galway angler, Stephen Cullinane, on Ballynahinch Lake on the Sná Beg beat on 16th September last. The fish was taken on a size 12 Silver Rat fly whilst fishing for salmon. It is the largest brown trout landed on the Ballynahinch Catchment in living memory. This fish wins Catch of the Week for Thursday the 22nd of September.