404 Salmon were reported caught for the week in the Moy catchment. Water levels recorded at Ballylahan Bridge were very low at 0.263m on Monday morning. Rain arrived on Friday evening which brought fresh water into the system and levels rose to a peak of 1.831m which was a big Summer flood after continuous rain over the weekend. Water temperatures ranged from 11˚C to 11.5˚C throughout the system.
The Moy Fishery recorded 43 salmon for the week, 14 of these were released. 32 were caught on the Ridge Pool, 4 on the weir Pool and 7 on the Cathedral beat. All were caught on the fly.
Ballina Salmon Anglers reported 34 salmon caught, averaging 3-6 lbs, caught on the worm.
Knockmore Salmon Anglers report 5 salmon from their waters, best 5 lbs.
Coolcronan Fishery had 5 salmon, mostly on the prawn best 4 lbs.
Armstrong’s Fishery had 11 salmon, all average 3-5 lbs, best one 11lbs on a worm.
Gannon’s Fishery reported 12 salmon, caught mostly on worm and bubble & fly.
The Foxford Fishery reported a record 84 salmon for the week, the best weighing 12 lbs.
Foxford Salmon Anglers reported a record 109 salmon caught for the week.
Reports suggest that at least 10 salmon were caught in Foxford town water.
Reports from Cloongee Fishery say that 10 + salmon were caught with 2 released. Permits are available online for the Cloongee Fishery.
East Mayo Anglers recorded 67 salmon, with 33 of these released. Fish all averaged 2-5 lbs with the biggest caught on a worm by Philip Murphy from Wexford for 10 lbs.
Reports from Lough Conn say that 2 salmon were caught, all trolling. Windy weather kept a lot of anglers off the lakes.
12 salmon were reported from the upper River Deel , upstream of Richmond School.