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Catches on the Moy continue to improve slightly

Peter Berick from Norway with an 8 lbs salmon caught on the fly and kindly returned to the waters of the Moy in East Mayo Anglers waters

Michael Murphy reports from the River Moy…

Angling Report week ending 19-05-24

Fifty-two salmon were reported caught for the week despite angling activity being lower than usual on the Moy for this time of year. Water levels at Ballylahan Bridge read 0.53m on Sunday 12th May and on Tuesday 14th a rise in water levels to 1.05m was registered returning down to 0.54m on Sunday 19th of May.

Ballina Salmon Anglers

Peter Mc Hugh reported just the one salmon caught weighing 4 lbs taken on the worm this week at “The Canal”.

Byrne’s Fishery

Roy reported three salmon taken on the worm this week showing nice weights from 6 lbs to 11 lbs.

Gannon’s Fishery

Pat reported two salmon taken on the prawn this week weighing from 7 lbs up to 9 lbs.

Foxford Salmon Anglers

Harry reported heavier footfall this week showing a good, improved return in numbers with a total of seventeen salmon caught and taken using a variety of methods including worm, shrimp and spinning. Ten of these were taken at Rinnaney and the remaining seven at Bakers.

A report was received of one salmon taken this week in the Foxford town area weighing 6 lbs on a spinner.

Cloongee Fishery

A reported return of five salmon this week with three taken and two released with weights ranging from 5 lbs to the heaviest weighing 10.5 lbs.

East Mayo Anglers Association

Kathleen reported of increased angling activity showing improved catch returns this week with a total of twenty-three salmon caught. Fourteen were taken and nine released over the week with weights ranging from 5 lbs to 11 lbs. A mixture of methods of fly fishing, spinning and the worm all paying dividends.