Good weather and dropping water levels saw an increase in the number of anglers on the river last week with 17 salmon reported caught throughout the system. On the Ballina salmon anglers water Noel Maloney had a nice 9 lb fish on the worm. Mid river Brendan Breslan had an 8 lbs fish on Armstrong’s Fishery.

B. Breslan with his 8lbs salmon from Armstrongs

Upstream of Foxford East Mayo anglers ( produced 9 salmon for the week, with local angler Billy McGhee getting the first fly caught fish of the season, a nice fish of 11 lbs. Also on East Mayo George McCloud Scotland had 13 lbs on worm and Palo Panti from Italy 7.5 lbs on spinner. Paul McGrath from Swinford was out with Kenny Sloan and also a nice fresh Springer from The East Mayo Water’s. This was his first fish of the year and was caught on The Rolla Flying “C” Black & Copper.

Salmon from the Moy
Kenny Sloan Foxford, with friend Paul McGrath from Swinford with a nice fresh Springer from The East Mayo Water’s

With the big spring tide’s from this weekend fishing should pick up.

Go Fishing…

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Kenny Sloan

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