Fishery manager Colin Folan reported that high water and higher winds have helped freshen and cool down the fishery this week.  Although there are not too many fresh fish entering, there is a feeling that something is about to happen.  Angling effort has slowed down considerably, but with September only around the corner, it will improve.  Last season the top month for all species was September.
Forty-two rods fished this week and recorded 8 salmon and 60 sea trout.  Michael Heery from Dublin fished Inagh for two days and recorded three grilse of 4-6lbs, 11 sea trout to 1.5lbs, and a char.  Top flies for Michael were his own version of a Green Dabbler, and his own creation the Snow White.  The Barton party from Galway consisting of 8 rods fished Inagh for a day and recorded 16 sea trout to 2.5lbs and a 5lbs grilse, top flies for the group were the Silver Daddy and Green Sedgehog.  Vincent Foley had two grilse this week for three short sessions on both the lake and river, best fish was 6lbs, and Colin Murphy, Co. Galway, also took a 6lbs grilse on a Silver Daddy from Inagh.  Colin Folan also had 2 grilse this week, one monster of 3lbs from Corloo and a 6lbs fresh fish from Inagh, both returned.