February 1st is Opening Day on a number of salmon rivers around the country, and anglers have been wetting a line on several fisheries in glorious sunshine, despite the cold.
This is the perfect opportunity to fish for fresh run spring salmon between 8 and 20lbs while using a floating line. Delphi Lodge and Fishery is a famous estate set in the wilds of Connemara.
Jason Corcoran caught and released the the first springer of the year to be reported from the Ballyduff Bridge beats this year. Jason caught his fish on the morning of the 24th of February at Cable Island. The salmon was a lovely clean fish, sea-liced and lightning fresh. Updated – 27 February: Well done […]
Spring salmon on lure and fly from Lough Currane Vincent Appleby has an update from Lough Currane where the spring salmon have started to play ball… 19/2/18 Lough Currane was all quiet on the SW front, so on that note we will head straight to the action down stream to the World Famous Butler Pool […]
David McEvoy reports on a great start to the 2018 salmon season at the Delphi Fishery… The Delphi fishing season got off to a great start on the 4th of February when Pat Hagan from North County Dublin landed the first fish of the season. I think it is the second salmon landed in the […]
David McEvoy reports from Delphi… 12 Aug: So far this month we have sixteen fish landed. There were six in week 31. The week was slow to start but then we had five on the 1st. Husband and wife team of Warren and Susan Osako managed three between them. Susan had a fine fish of […]
David McEvoy from Delphi tells us of the last day frenzy when anglers made up for lost time during the floods: The 2016 angling season has come to an end and once again most of the salmon and sea trout fisheries are reflecting on the season just passed. Whilst the salmon run in this area […]
Following the floods reported in the latest Delphi fishing report I had the opportunity to fish with David McEvoy on Doo Lough. Water levels had dropped back well and we were trying for a sea trout or two with floating line with intermediate poly leader. Unfortunately the sea trout did not oblige during the session […]
As is often the case here in Delphi in Ireland in September, we tend to get the tail end of the hurricanes that sweep through the east coast of Northern and Central America. This year has been no different and we experienced one very bad storm with severe rain on the night of the 11th […]