Paul Lawton from the Lee Salmon Anglers reports that the first salmon on the River Lee was caught by Rory McCarthy on Wednesday.  Rory, a member of the Lee Salmon Anglers club, caught the fish on a copper Flying C. The fish weighed in at 7lbs 4oz. The River Lee open for salmon fishing on Monday, 1st February.

Rory McCarthy with the first Lee salmon of 2016