FOR WEEK ENDING SUNDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2021
Ilen River fished well at times and there were 20 salmon landed last week. Of these the best was a 9lbs salmon by a club angler on worm.
Comholla saw 12 salmon caught. The best of these was a 7lbs fish that also fell for a worm.
The River Ilen is a medium size spate river that fishes best on a dropping flood for both salmon and sea trout. Spinning, worm and fly fishing are the methods used and allowed on club water.
The river is beautiful and a joy to fish, pools along club waters are easily accessible with seats, steps and stiles put in place for the anglers comfort. With selective tree pruning done along the river in recent years fly fishing has become a more available option especially on the lower river with numerous pools opened up to suit fly fishermen, night time fly fishing for sea trout is a pleasure with great stocks of trout entering the river from April.