Eileen Carroll, IFI Macroom, tells us 6 grilse were reported for the week, mostly caught on fly by club anglers.


It has been reported that a Limerick man had a salmon of 10lbs on a shrimp last Saturday. On the fishery ealier this week was Paul Hanley who had a good fish of about 12lb on fly. This hard fighting, well conditioned 12lb hen was safely returned to continue her journey to the spawning grounds.

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Video courtesy of Paul Hanely – salmonfishingireland2012.blogspot.ie

Go fishing…

The River Lee drains a catchment of 484 square miles of which much is taken up by two large reservoirs. Salmon Angling is confined to an 8 mile stretch from Inniscarra dam to Cork city…