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Low water levels and low angling pressure on the Moy

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Steve Schreck reports from the River Moy…

Angling Report week ending 17/09/23

Despite low water levels and low angling pressure the Moy catchment recorded a slight improvement in catch numbers. Water levels at Ballylahan Bridge hovered around 0.35m all week long. In total, 104 salmon have been reported caught for the week. 

Ballina Salmon Anglers reported 7 salmon mainly caught on the fly and the prawn.

Mount Falcon recorded 4 fish, 2 of which were caught on the fly and released. The best fish weighed 6lbs.

Knockmore Salmon Anglers reported 17 salmon for the week, 7 of which were released. The most successful methods were spinning, fly-fishing and prawning.

Attymass Angling Club recorded 2 fish for the week.

Coolcronan Fishery reported 8 salmon. Most of them were caught on the prawn and two double figure fish were released.

Byrne’s Fishery recorded 9 salmon for the week caught on the spinner and the prawn.

Gannon’s Fishery reported 5 salmon caught, mostly on bubble and fly. The best fish weighed 7lbs.

The Foxford Fishery recorded 15 fish, 12 of which were released. Successful methods were bubble and fly and the prawn. The best fish weighed 8lbs.

Foxford Salmon Anglers reported 22 salmon for the week, of which 17 were caught at Rinnaney and 5 at Baker’s.

Local reports suggest that 3 salmon have been caught at the Foxford Rocks Fishery.

Cloongee Fishery recorded 1 salmon of 4lbs caught on bubble and fly.

East Mayo Anglers reported 11 salmon for the week, of which 5 were released.  9 fish were caught on the fly and 2 on the worm.