Aasleagh Lodge reports that David Hawley had 3.25lb grilse last Thursday morning on the fly. This is the first grilse of the year on the river. Water levels were around 1.2m.

David Hawley with the Erriff’s first grilse of the year.

Martin Cellier had a  great catch from over the long weekend, a 10.5lb Salmon.

10.5lb salmon
Martin Celier had a fine salmon over the weekend

River height this morning is 1.14m. and there are beats available.

Go fishing…

The Erriff is a spate river, more noted for summer salmon and grilse fishing than for early season spring fishing. Spring salmon run the river in good numbers during May and well into June, although angling effort is usually low at this time of year. The grilse start entering the river in mid-June and the run peaks in July-August. The river itself is about 8 miles long, and not a very wide channel, so for summer fishing a single handed 7-8 weight rod tends to be sufficient. For heavy water, a small double hander can come in handy.

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