The Moy Estuary at dawn (photo courtesy of Lonan O'Farrell & Michael Wilson)

Judd Ruane is back with one last report from the Moy Estuary before the season closes…

2022 has been an exceptional year for quality sea trout with more fish being tagged than ever before and the majority were released.

Also notable was the welcome return of our overseas anglers who were missing since 2019 due to this Pandemic. Overall a wonderful season!

The estuary remains open for sea trout fishing until October 10. For more than thirty years my requests to close it with the salmon season on September 30 falls on deaf ears. I’ll continue to finish my season in late September and hope that a focus on conservation will see the regulations changed to match this next season.

On a positive note, I recently observed an IFI jetski patrolling the shores of the estuary at low tide. Now that’s progress!

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The Moy Estuary