Home Salmon fishing reports River Moy Angling Report Week ending 26-05-2024

River Moy Angling Report Week ending 26-05-2024

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Michael Murphy reports from the River Moy…

Water levels at Ballylahan continued to fluctuate with waters rising from 0.35 m on Monday to 0.79 m on Wednesday and back down to 0.49 m by Sunday at noon. Weather was also unpredictable with temperatures ranging from 8  ̊Celsius to 15 ̊ Celsius with above average rainfall and light to moderate west to northwest winds. Rainfall for the month of May is expected to exceed 75 mm.

A total catch of eighty-four salmon were reported caught this week in the catchment with sixty-nine being taken and fifteen being released back to the water with the breakdown of these numbers in the following report.

Ballina Salmon Anglers.

One salmon was reported caught and taken on the worm under the footbridge weighing 10.5 lbs.

Knockmore Salmon Anglers

Kenneth reported two salmon caught and taken on the worm this week weighing 7 lbs and 9 lbs respectively.

Byrnes Fishery

One salmon weighing 8 lbs was reported caught and taken on the worm.

Gannon’s Fishery

Pat reported six salmon caught and taken with weights ranging from 6 lbs to 11 lbs. All salmon were caught using shrimp and prawn.

The Foxford Fishery

Granville reported five salmon all caught and taken on the worm with weights ranging from 4.5 lbs to 9 lbs.

A report was received of three salmon caught and taken this week in the Foxford town area all on the spinner with the best weighing in at 9 lbs.

Gerhard with sealiced salmon from the Nibb on the Foxford Fishery

Foxford Salmon Anglers

Harry reported of a total catch of twenty salmon this week. Sixteen being taken and four released with the weights ranging from 6 lbs to 11 lbs. All were caught using a mixture of spinning, worm and prawn.

Cloongee Fishery

A total of ten salmon were reported this week with good weights ranging from 4.5 lbs to 11 lbs all caught on the fly. Seven of the fish were released back safely to the water and the remaining three were taken.

East Mayo Anglers Association

Kathleen reported of an improved week with a total catch return of thirty-six salmon caught using fly, spinning and worm with a wide variety of weights from 7 lbs to 15 lbs. Thirty-two of these were taken and four released. The best of these at 15 lbs was caught and taken on the worm by a visiting Roscommon angler.