Home Salmon fishing reports Slight upswing in catch numbers on the Moy but fishing still slow

Slight upswing in catch numbers on the Moy but fishing still slow

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Steve Schreck reports from the River Moy…

Angling Report week ending 03/09/23

Good weather and favourable water levels at Ballylahan Bridge between 0.6m and 0.9m the past week were responsible for a bit of an upswing in catch numbers on the Moy catchment. In total 100 salmon have been reported caught for the week ending 03/09/2023.

Ballina Salmon Anglers reported 26 salmon up to 7lbs.

Mount Falcon recorded 6 fish, 1 on the fly and 5 on the worm. The 5lbs fly-caught fish was released.

Knockmore Salmon Anglers reported 10 salmon caught on the prawn.

Attymass Angling Club recorded 9 fish for the week, 7 on the prawn and two on the spinner.

Coolcronan reported 1 salmon of 4.25lbs caught on the worm.

Byrne’s Fishery recorded 7 salmon for the week caught on the prawn.

Gannon’s Fishery reported 3 salmon, one on the worm and two on the prawn. The best fish was a fresh 7lbs salmon.

The Foxford Fishery recorded 9 salmon for the week, mainly caught on prawn.

Foxford Salmon Anglers reported 25 salmon for the week, of which 14 were caught at Rinnaney and 11 at Baker’s.

Local reports suggest two fish have been caught on the Foxford Rocks Fishery, one of them being a fresh 8lbs salmon.

East Mayo Anglers reported 2 salmon for the week, both released. One was caught on the worm 5lbs and one on the spinner 3lbs.