Newport House reported some catches for their guests. On the Newport River, Cathal Hoban had an 8.5 lbs. fish, while Niall Berwick caught and released two salmon of approx. 7 and 11 lbs.

Lough Beltra also produced some salmon during the week. Amongst the successful anglers were Richard McDowell, David Nevin, Martin Hughes and Ian Conn who all had nice fish between 8 and 11 lbs. Manfred Bunzel, Germany, also scored on Lough Beltra with a grilse of 6 lbs.

Best flies for the week were Beltra Badger as well as various Shrimp and Cascade patterns. With the recent rise in water levels, prospects for the coming days are looking good.

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