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With the rain comes the fish on Easter Sunday at Delphi

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Martin Cellier at Delphi
Martin Cellier at Delphi

The much needed rain finally arrived on Easter Sunday.  We also had a good number of heavy showers yesterday. Total for the two days was 48 mms or almost 2 inches.

We did have a fish just as the rain arrived on Sunday. Arnold Crook had a fine fish off Finlough of 11 lb. 3 ozs on a Sunrae Shadow.  It was indeed well earned as Arnold had fished hard in very difficult conditions.

I have often noticed in the past that when rain finally comes it takes a day or two for the fishing to pick up. However this was not the case as we had two yesterday even with the river a little coloured.

A lucky guest was the first to strike having spent over a week trying hard he finally got his reward yesterday after lunch in the stream on Finlough when he landed a sea liced fish of  7 lb.  4 ozs on a Black and Yellow tube.

Martin Cellier had a sea liced fish of  9 lb. 6 ozs off the Turn Pool later on. This was taken on a Willie Gunn and netted beautifully by his wife Barbara.

This morning Jonathan Murray from Antrim had a sea liced fish off the Rock Pool of approx. 8 lb. This was taken on a Willie Gunn.

The river is now running at 35 and even though it is cold we should get enough showers to keep it at a good level.

Hopefully we will see a few more silver bars in the next few days.

D McEvoy
Delphi Fishery
Delphi Lodge, Leenane, Co. Galway.
Tel: +353 (0)95-42222 Fax +353 (0)95-42296
Web: www.delphi-salmon.com