The River Moy has produced some great fishing for anglers of late, with the catch of the week on the system undoubtedly going to Mark Parry, U.K., who hooked and landed a cracking 16.7 lb. fresh run springer on the fly in the East Mayo waters.

Mark Parry displays his fine fly caught salmon


Downstream, the worm proved successful on the Ballina Salmon Anglers’ water, with Michael Egan Jr. landing one of 5 lb., Tommy Egan Sr. had one of 8 lb. while Noel Slowey caught one of 9 lb. At Gannons’ Fishery, it was the prawn which provided sport for Trevor Stewart, N.Ireland, who had one of 7lbs with John Marshall Jr. also landing one of 11lbs to the prawn.

The Foxford Salmon Anglers’ water yielded over five salmon for the week, with Cloongee producing just one. However, it was the East Mayo Anglers’ water which produced the best fishing, with nineteen salmon reported for the week. Both visiting and local anglers enjoyed the sport at East Mayo, with Patrick Cadiergues, France, landing one of 6.5lbs to a spinner, Thomas Wiss, Germany, had one of 6 lb. to the fly, with Laurent Ping-Canton, France landing a fine 10 lb, salmon to a spinner. Garet Riugrok, Dublin, caught one of 7 lb. on worm with John Binns, Foxford, Tom Kavanagh, Castlebar, and Michael Pallister, Knock, all landing salmon of 10 lb. to the worm.