Monday 5th July  to Sunday 11th August 2019.

Water levels were fairly good on the Drowes over the week. On Monday the gauge read 0.45m and the river held at around this figure until Thursday when the river rose again to read 0.56m by the end of Sunday. There were around a dozen salmon recorded to date. Oscar Roblef reported 2 grilse weighing around 4lb each caught on shrimp from the Old Sea Pool and the Mill Pool. Virgilio Alonso recorded 2 grilse weighing from 3 to 4lb caught on prawn from the Mill Pool and the Blackwater.

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