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1st salmon of the season caught on Lough Beltra

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Rocky Moran from Castlebar caught the first salmon of the new season on Lough Beltra on Tuesday 22nd March. The 9.5 lbs. spring fish took a Green Peter fished on a sinking line. Fishing together with his boat partner Jim Wilson, Rocky lost another fish later in the day.

Rocky Moran with the first Beltra salmon of the 2022 season

Given Lough Beltra’s reputation as a prime spring fishery together with the fine settled weather prospects for the coming days are looking good.

The season on Lough Beltra opens on March 20th and closes on September 30th. The fishery is fly only and sea trout fishing is Catch & Release.

Further information on Lough Beltra is available from Newport House and Glenisland Anglers Co-op