01/04/2022 I’m Back :)

01/04/2022 I’m Back :)

The new “Project ” arrives in Westport

Good morning from a calm, cool and dry Foxford. My apologies for disappearing for two weeks. I had a little project to get a sail boat from the east coast of the UK to the west coast of Ireland and it turned out to be a big project, hence no blog. Anyway, im back and all is well, which is probably what the captain of the Evergreen said when he got home!

The first Salmon of the season was taken while i was away. It was caught by Mairt Devers on the Knockmore Anglers waters.

Mairt Devers with the first salmon of the 2022 season

There’s been another few taken since from various locations including East Mayo Anglers waters, Ballina salmon Anglers and the Ballyvarry River. Things are looking good, the river is in very nice condition and if anything is starting to get a little low further upstream (0.42m at Ballylahan ) . We have had more than two weeks of dry weather so I imagine we will soon get rain. From Esater onward there will be a real chance of taking a fish and I imagine Foxford will come to life then.  We will have the shop open for half day on Saturday (easing back into it ).

Mick Duffy with the first of the season from East Mayo Anglers
James Mc Mordie with a beautiful Fish
Joey Casey with the first on the fly from East Mayo Anglers
Peter McHugh with the first of the season from Ballina. Peters 3rd year in a row with the first, too much time on his hands that man.

2 thoughts on “01/04/2022 I’m Back :)”

  1. Quite an achievement to sail that distance in a small boat at this time of year , well done Michael,,, was in the shop the other day and PJ was telling us the craic ,,, hoping this wet weather will bring the fish on

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