The years Salmon fishing started with a bang this year on Carrowmore lake on Sunday 13th March in perfect angling Conditions. Vincent Rigney from Westport landed the first Salmon of the year off the lake weighing in at 11lbs. Fishing results for that day as follows:
Vincent Rigney 11lbs,
John Campbell 9lbs
and Tom Slevin 8lbs
all from Westport except the later who is from Offaly. Pat Foley landed a Salmon on Monday 14th March.