Angling effort has dropped somewhat of late, combined with fluctuating water levels, the fishery has experienced in a drop in catch numbers. For the past two weeks (6th – 19th August) the fishery has recorded a catch of 68 salmon, 28 of those were released.

Among those to catch fish at Ballisodare were local angler John Connolly, who released a nice 8lbs fly caught salmon. Visiting angler Albert Berry also had one of 7lbs to the fly while another visitor to the fishery, C. McKeown, landed a good 11lbs salmon to worm.