Great fishing on Fri. And Sat.
The following anglers had fish J.Long, M.Woods, R.Burns,.J.Murray, E.Giblin, D.Dooley, V.Keogh, S.Sutton. 18 in total for the 2 days and 12 were released. Its looking good for the coming week as the seatrout are active as well.
Carrowmore Lake – 18th June 2020- to 8th July 2020
The fishing when possible since the last report has been excellent on the lake. Many anglers are catching fine seatrout with many having landed fish up to 2.5lbs and one fish of nearly 4lbs in recent weeks.
The grilse continue to come into the lake encouraged by fresh water from all the rain we have gotten over the last few weeks which was well and truly needed for both anglers and farmers alike!
Mervyn Corway 2
John Cosgrove 1
Gallagher had fish 1.
3 of those fish were released.
The following had fish
P. Maguire 1
John Cosgrove 1
All those fish were released.
There was no fishing from Saturday 20th. Due to gales.
Friday 28th John Cosgrove 7lb.fish.
No fishing again until Tuesday 30th. Eamon Power and Sean Keenan had one each.
Wednesday .D.Mcloughlin; S.Keenan, L.Gilsenan, Cox all had fish most were released.
Thursday 2nd. Robert McDonnell, Cosgrove, E.Corry, J.Furey, J.Burns, J.Murray and E Giblin and E.McGuinness all had fish. Most of those were released.
Seatrout fishing is also very good with some excellent catches and trout up to 2’5lbs.
If you ever wanted to see what a good flood on the Owenmore river looks like have a
look at the photo below…a sight for sore eyes and as always with spate rivers it went down as quick as it went up – almost!
There were plenty more fish caught in recent weeks but unfortunately a lot of anglers do not supply us
with the photos they promise us so a lot of fish go unseen.
More to follow soon….
Local Angler and Ghillie -John Cosgrove continues to build his fine angling reputation – its definately a good year for John – we want to know what secret fly he is using!
This is what a good flood on the Owenmore River looks like…
John Cosgrove with his chief angling advisor Leo Reuland
Carrowmore Lake – 17th June 2020 – Things are getting back to Normal
Considering the amount of anglers on the lake in the past week the fishing has been as expected excellent with beautiful angling weather contributing to ideal conditions.
Many local anglers having caught up to 2 or 3 fish per outing with most being released which is really great to see. Anglers that had great days in the last week were Darren McMaster who caught and released two Salmon on Tuesday last. Dave Lennon caught and sportingly released a fine Carrowmore Salmon and also caught and landed and released a second Salmon – well done to Dave. The title of best fish of the week goes to well known local angler John Cosgrove who has braved many a hard days fishing but on Sunday caught a beautiful fish of 14lb which is pictured. John also caught and released a number of other fish over the past week as well as 7 sea trout all of which were released. John commented that ‘It was the best days fishing he ever had’ which is some statement from a man who lives in Bangor Erris and has fished the lake for many years. Other anglers who did well for the week were Mervyn Corway and Ronnie Mayock who both caught and landed and released Salmon and Mervyn had a seatrout nearly 2lbs weight. Vincent Rigney lost a Salmon and Kept one of about 6lbs or so. On Tuesday the 16th 5 Salmon were released. Tom Conlon and John Cosgrove were amongst the lucky (or skilled) anglers. It is heartening to see so many fish being released this year and this will no doubt contribute to future improved angling on the lake and we appreciate the sporting anglers that do so whilst we appreciate that there is nothing wrong at all with keeping a fish for the pot! There were numerous other fish caught and released during the week and angling for the coming week is expected to be equally as good as Sea Trout continue to stream into the lake as well as fresh Salmon.
Above Dave Lennon playing and releasing his Salmon
Above pictured John Cosgrove local angler with his fine 14lb Salmon – well done John – well deserved. The fish shown to the right was caught by Darren McMaster and released.
Above pictured Darren McMaster with his Salmon which was sportingly released – well done to Darren
Well done to local angler Alex Lloyd who landed this fine springer yesterday which he sportingly released. This was his first time on the lake and more unbelievably his first time fly fishing!
His father tells us he was 4 years fishing before he caught his first Fish. There were other fish caught on the lake by local anglers – x4 in total – we are awaiting photos. 3 of these were released. There was also 1.5 lb fresh Seat Trout landed by Martin Reuland who also got the first Salmon on the lake earlier this year.
Alex Lloyd with his first ever springer yesterday June 8th 2020
Very little angling done during the past week due to the very sunny calm weather. Most was done in the evening time with good seatrout catches. A few grilse were lost and the best seatrout was one of approx 4 lbs which was released by Fergus Bane. Hopefully things will improve in the coming week weatherwise.
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