05 April: The first 5 days of the week brought wet, windy and cold weather conditions which were distinctly unpleasant! Easter Saturday and Sunday however were glorious, sunny spring days and the air temperature on Sunday was 16°C! The river fished well over the week and there were salmon caught on most days of the week.

11lb salmon
Joe Broderick got this one in the Money Hole

 

On Monday, Andy Lattimer recorded an 11lb salmon caught on a fly from Briney’s.

On Wednesday, John Parkinson reported a 10lb salmon caught on a Flying ‘C’ lure from The Meadow and Billy Grimes accounted for a 7lb salmon caught on a Rapala lure, also from The Meadow.

10lb salmon
John Parkinson caught this 10lber on a Flying C

 

On Thursday, Brian McEvoy caught and released a 7lb salmon on a spinner from The Meadow and Joe Broderick reported an 11lb salmon caught on a Rapala lure from Money Hole.

Karen Fergusson had an 8lb salmon from the Sea Pool
Karen Fergusson had an 8lb salmon from the Sea Pool

 

On Saturday, Billy Gilbert recorded a 7lb salmon caught on a Flying ‘C’ lure from Briney’s. Karen Fergusson reported an 8lb salmon caught from the Sea Pool and Eamon McCallian accounted for a 7lb salmon caught on a spinner from The Meadow.

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