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.
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.
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.
Jurgen Mantel caught a 7lbs salmon on beat 9 in the Garden Pool on a Collie Dog.
Peter Coyne had a 6.5 lbs salmon on beat 9.
John Ryan landed a 3lbs salmon on beat 9 in the Bridge Pool on a Cascade and a 5lbs salmon in the Garden Pool.
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.
Eabha Jones landed a 5lbs salmon in the Falls Pool.
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.
James O’Neill caught a fine a 12lbs salmon in the Coronation Pool on beat 8.
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”.