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Low water levels on the Erriff impacted on angling during the month of August

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Donovan Brinklow reports from the River Erriff…

Angling report for August 2022

August was a poor fishing month with very low water and high temperatures.

01 August

Peter Coyne landed a 4lbs salmon in Altomont’s Dam on beat 6 using a Willie Gun. Gerry Merick had a 6lbs fish on beat 9 on a Posh Tosh.

02 August

Jake Delaney caught a 5lbs salmon in the Falls Pool on a Posh Tosh. Billy Moylan had a 5lbs salmon in the Garden Pool using a Cascade pattern, while Patrick Seigne landed a 5lbs salmon on beat 3 and a 4lbs salmon on beat 9 also on a Cascade. Peter Coyne had a fish at 6lbs on beat 8 in the Holly Pool using a Silver Stoat and Seamus O’Neill landed a 6lbs salmon on beat 5. Gerry Merick had a 3lbs and a 4lbs salmon on beat 9 on a Colly Dog.

03 August

Jurgen Mantel caught a 7lbs salmon on beat 9 in the Garden Pool on a Collie Dog.

04 August

Peter Coyne had a 6.5 lbs salmon on beat 9.

05 August

John Ryan landed a 3lbs salmon on beat 9 in the Bridge Pool on a Cascade and a 5lbs salmon in the Garden Pool.

06 August

John O’Brian caught a 7lbs salmon in the Falls Pool, while Gerry O’Brian landed a 5lbs and a 6lbs fish also in the Falls Pool. All fish took a Woolly Bugger.

07 August

Eabha Jones landed a 5lbs salmon in the Falls Pool.

09 August

Ken Mills had a 4 lbs salmon from the Sea Pool on beat 9 and John Phelan landed one at 6lbs in the Falls Pool.

21 August

James O’Neill caught a fine a 12lbs salmon in the Coronation Pool on beat 8.

23 August

Bill Kean landed a 5 lbs salmon in the Gauge Pool on beat 9 using a Bann Special. Pat Errity had a 4lbs salmon also from the Gauge Pool, while Shaun McManiman landed a six pounder on beat 9. Both fish took a “Monkey”.