Water levels remained high all week once again. The river was very high on Monday reading 0.92 metres on the gauge but the river gradually fell over the week and by Sunday the gauge was reading 0.80 metres. The fishery was quiet during the week but fairly busy on Saturday.

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Brian McEvoy had this 7lb salmon on a yellow belly

On Friday, Brian McEvoy reported a 7lb salmon caught on a ‘Yellow Belly’ Devon Minnow from The Meadow. There were also a couple of salmon hooked and lost during the week.

At present the river is dropping nicely and at the time of writing the gauge is reading 0.75m

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River Drowes

The Drowes Fishery is one of Ireland’s premier spring salmon and grilse fisheries. The river is some 5 miles in length, with over 70 named pools, flowing from Lough Melvin at Lareen Bay and entering the sea at Tullaghan, just outside Bundoran. The Drowes has a wide variety of water suitable for all fishing methods, including several miles of good fly water and deeper slower moving pools suitable for spinning and bait fishing.

For information and bookings on the Drowes Fishery & Lough Melvin see http://www.drowessalmonfishery.com
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