Fluctuating water levels and strong winds made for very difficult angling conditions on the Moy last week. However with angling effort increasing week on week 274 salmon were reported caught across the system.

Kai Pucher, Upper Moy #CPRsavesfish

Among the successful anglers were, Martin Glacken 8 lbs on spinner – Ballina Salmon Anglers, Shane Maloney 5.5 lbs on worm – Mount Falcon Fishery, Raymond Massey NI. 9 lbs on prawn – Coolcronan Fishery, Anthony Murphy Dublin 13 lbs on worm – Armstrongs Fishery, Pat Murphy 16.25 lbs on worm – Gannons Fishery, Thomas Keller Germany 12 lbs on spinner – Gannons Fishery, Trevor Holoway 11 lbs on spinner – Foxford Fishery, Gary McNamara Offaly 5+7+8 lbs on worm – Cloongee Fishery, J.P. Blin France 13 lbs on spinner – Cloongee Fishery, Joe Brown NI. 6 lbs on Spinner – Cloongee Fishery, Thomas Murtauch Germany 10+11 lbs on spinner – East Mayo Anglers, Lothar Deeg Germany 8 lbs on fly – EMA, Michael O’Kane NI. 8 + 17 lbs on fly – EMA, Claud Landate France 3 lbs on spinner – EMA.

While the bulk of the fish over the past number of weeks have being caught just downstream and upstream of Foxford , fish are now starting to show on all the mid river fisheries.

Hows the river doing…

For more about the River Moy and its fisheries, including prices and maps see – https://www.fishinginireland.info/salmon/northwest/river_moy_system.htm