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Salmon fishing in the North West

SALMON CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

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

Bangor Erris, 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 June to September. 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 January, 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 September 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.

SEA TROUT CENTRES

Moy Estuary

Ballina, Co. Mayo & Lackan, Inniscrone, Co Sligo

Very good fishing from shore and boat on fly and bait. The season runs from 1st of February – 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 from 12th May - code A3)
  • Glenamoy
  • Owenduff
  • Newport River, Lough Beltra and
    the Crumpaun River (Open from 12 May)

No. 11 or Ballina District

  • Moy
  • Easkey

No. 12 or Sligo District

  • Ballysadare
  • Drumcliff River and Glencar Lake
  • Garvogue, River Bonet and Lough Gill

 

Table 2: Fisheries open to Catch and Release only

No. 10(2) or Bangor District

  • Newport River, Lough Beltra and Crumpaun River - Catch and Release to 11th May
  • Shramore (Burrishoole)*
  • Owenmore

No. 11 or Ballina District

  • Cloonaghmore, Palmerstown

 

No. 12 or Sligo District

  • Grange

No. 11 or Ballina District

  • Brusna*
  • Leaffony*
  • Ballinglen*

No. 10(2) or Bangor District

  • Owengarve*
  • Muingnabo*
Table 3: Closed fisheries
Table 3: Closed fisheries  

 

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