In an email, John O’Donnell reports on some nice end of season fishing for salmon on the River Eany in Co. Donegal.

11 lb. salmon caught and released by John O'Donnell on the River Eany

I had a great weeks fishing last week on the River Eany in Frosses, Co. Donegal. Overall I caught a number of Salmon from 3 lb. to 11 lb. all released. The pick of the week are attached.

An 8 lb. salmon caught and released by John O'donnell on the River Eany.

8 pound salmon caught & released on the fly from the luggies stretch (Photo attached). 11 pounder caught & released spinning with a single barbless flying C again from the Luggies (Photo attached). I also caught 3 other grilse on the fly from 3 – 5 lb. released (Photo attached).

The Luggies stretch of the River Eany

Overall numbers are down on other years but the river is fishing well in the past fortnight. Here’s hoping that the overall figures improve.

John O’Donnell (Donegal Town), Registrar Donegal & District Anglers.