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Low water levels persist on the Moy but almost 200 salmon reported for the system

Cian O’Boyle about to release a salmon (approx. 8 lbs) on the Ridge Pool

Kevin O’Boyle reports from the River Moy…

River Moy Angling Report w/e 05/06/2022

190 salmon were reported caught for the week in the Moy catchment of which 180 were caught on the River Moy itself.  Water levels recorded at Ballylahan Bridge were 0.336m on the Monday morning and after some showers during the week, rose to 0.375m and levelled back again during the week to 0.304m by Sunday night.  Water temperatures ranged from 10.2˚Celsius to 10.5 ˚Celsius throughout the system.

The Moy Fishery recorded 18 salmon caught for the week of which 14 were caught in the Ridge Pool, 3 in the Cathedral Beat and 1 in the Weir Pool.

Cian O’Boyle about to release his second salmon caught on the Ridge Pool on 2nd June

Ballina Salmon Anglers reported 16 salmon, averaging 3-4 lbs, caught on worms.

Mount Falcon Fishery recorded 2 fish from its waters.

Coolcronan Fishery had 2 salmon, 1 caught spinning and 1 caught on the worm.

Armstrong’s Fishery reported 9 grilse caught, 7 on the prawn and 2 on the worm.

Gannon’s Fishery reported 2 salmon, 1 for 10 lbs on the worm and 1 for 16.5 lbs on the shrimp.

The Foxford Fishery reported 38 salmon for the week, the best fish weighing 13.5 lbs, caught by Paul O’ Malley from Navan, on bubble and fly.

Foxford Salmon Anglers reported 37 salmon caught for the week, the best weighing 14 lbs caught on a spoon.

At least 6 salmon were reported caught in Foxford town water. Michael Tiernan had a fish for 4 lbs on a fly.

Cloongee Fishery reported 9 salmon caught, 1 released. Most fish were caught spinning and on bubble and fly.

East Mayo Anglers recorded 35 salmon for the week, with 9 of these released. Lothar Deeg from Germany had two fish for 15 lbs and 12.5 lbs, both caught on the fly.

A reminder that permits are now available online for the Cloongee Fishery & Ballyvary Fishery.  They can be purchased at the addresses below:

Ballyvary Fishery


Cloongee Fishery