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    Salmon fishing in Mayo and Sligo

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    Main Salmon Fisheries

    River Moy

    Ballina, Foxford, Swinford, Co. Mayo

    The spring run is improving and there is a very good grilse run depending on water levels. The season runs from February to September but the best times are between May and September depending on water levels. Find out more about the River Moy. Ridge Pool Webcam Watch the drama unfold or just check the water levels…

    Owenduff River

    Ballycroy, Co. Mayo

    The river is fly only. Good run of spring fish, fair to good grilse depending on water levels. The season runs from February to September and the best times are from April to August. Find out more about the Owenduff River.

    Owenmore River

    Bangor Erris, Co. Mayo

    The river is fly only and has a good grilse run depending on water levels. The season runs from February to September and the best times are from June to September. Find out more about the Owenmore River.

    Carrowmore Lake

    Bangor Erris, Co. Mayo

    The lake opens on the 1st of February, is fly only from 31st of March and can produce excellent fishing for spring fish. Best times are March to May for spring fish and June to August for grilse. Find out more about Carrowmore Lake.

    Ballisodare River

    Ballisodare, Sligo, Co. Sligo

    The season runs from the 1st of April to end of September and the best fishing period depending on water levels is between May and September. Find out more about the Ballisodare River.

    Main sea trout fisheries

    Moy Estuary

    Ballina, Co. Mayo & Inniscrone, Co Sligo

    Very good fishing from shore and boat on fly, spinning and bait. The season runs from 17th of April – 10 October and the best times are from May to September. Find out more about the Moy Estuary.

    Carrowmore Lake

    Bangor Erris, Co. Mayo

    Good run of fish. Fly fishing only. The season runs from June to September. Find out more about Carrowmore Lake.

    Open, closed and Catch and Release fisheries

    Table 1:Open Fisheries
    No. 10(2) or Bangor District
    • Carrowmore Lake (brown tag required – code U6)
    • Owenduff (brown tag required – code R4)
    • Owenmore (brown tag required – code E6)
    No. 11 or Ballina District
    • Moy
    • Easkey
    No. 12 or Sligo District
    • Ballysadare
    • Drumcliff River and Glencar Lake

     

    Table 2: Fisheries open to Catch and Release only
    No.10(2) or Bangor District
    • Glenamoy*
    • Newport River ( including Lough Beltra and Crumpaun River)
    No.11 or Ballina District
    • Cloonaghmore (Palmerstown)*
    No.12 or Sligo District
    • Garvogue (Including River Bonet and Lough Gill)

     

    No. 10(2) or Bangor District
    • Owengarve
    • Muingnabo
    • Shramore
    No. 11 or Ballina District
    • Brusna*
    • Leaffony*
    • Ballinglen*
    No. 12 Sligo District
    • Grange*
    Table 3: Closed fisheries

     

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