Osgur Grieve reports from the River Moy…
River Moy Angling Report w/e 12/06/2022
302 salmon were reported caught for the week on the River Moy. Water levels recorded at Ballylahan Bridge were 0.26m on the Monday morning and after some rain early in the week, the river rose to 0.58m by the morning of Thursday 9th and levelled back again to 0.35 m by Sunday night. Water temperatures ranged from 10.4˚Celsius to 10.6 ˚Celsius throughout the system.
The Moy Fishery recorded 26 salmon caught for the week of which 21 were caught in the Ridge Pool, 2 in the Cathedral Beat and 3 in the Weir Pool. The majority of these fish came to the fly.
Ballina Salmon Anglers reported 12 salmon for the week
Mount Falcon Fishery recorded 2 grilse, 3lbs. and 3.5lbs. caught on a Toby and worm respectively from its waters.
Knockmore Anglers recorded 4 salmon for the week, the best of which weighed 12lbs.
Coolcronan Fishery had 3 grilse, the best of which weighed 4lbs., 1 caught on the worm and the other 2 on the prawn.
Byrne’s Fishery recorded 2 grilse of approximately 2.5lbs.
Armstrong’s Fishery reported 8 salmon for the week, 6 on the prawn, 1 on the worm and 1 spinning.
Gannon’s Fishery reported 6 salmon for the week.
The Foxford Fishery reported 51 salmon for the week best of which weighed 13.5lbs., 4 salmon came to the fly and the rest were caught by spinning, worm and bubble and fly.
Foxford Salmon Anglers reported 68 salmon caught for the week.
At least 14 salmon were reported caught in Foxford town water, 6 of which were released.
Cloongee Fishery reported 21 salmon caught for the week.
East Mayo Anglers recorded 85 salmon for the week, 18 of which were released. The salmon ranged greatly in size from 2.5lbs. to 13.5lbs.