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Ireland on the Fly – Salmon opening day update

Ireland on the Fly with Tom & Daire is back for another year, another season and more interviews and conversations in 2024, and to kick things off they’re joined on this week’s episode by Shane Gallagher of the Drowes Fishery where the season traditionally starts on January 1st.
The River Drowse on opening day, Jan 1st 2024

Shane has all the latest from the opening few days, including news of the first salmon of the season from the Leannan River which was a fresh fish off Watts Pool caught by local angler James Kenny on a pink Flying C.  The salmon was measured at 69cm and estimated to weigh 8lbs.

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