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    List of Largest 35 lb+ Irish Salmon ever caught/found (Not in Fred Buller's)Books

    Shannon Big Salmon River May 10th 1916 rising 33lbs & 38lbs Lt Col Richard Baker
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    List of Largest 35 lb+ Irish Salmon ever caught/found (Not in Fred Buller's)Books

    More big Shannon salmon "During the spring of 1875 I saw three large salmon in the Dublin market, weighing respectively 58, 55 and 53lbs, and all three were said to have been taken at one haul of a net in the Shannon"
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    Pink salmon in Ireland

    What to look for in your rivers and estuaries as fry emerge What to look for in your rivers Spawning - Pinks use the mainstems of large rivers and some tributaries, often very close to saltwater. Because their fry move directly to sea after emerging, the closer they spawn to saltwater the...
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    Ted Hughes - what does Connemara know?

    The trout THE TROUT for Barrie Cooke Flat on the bank I parted Rushes to ease my hands In the water without a ripple And tilt them slowly downstream To where he lay, tendril-light, In his fluid sensual dream. Bodiless lord of creation, I hung briefly above him Savouring my own...
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    Pink salmon in Ireland

    Erriff in the Pink More pinks - Erriff has its Pinks (cock & hen) as caught on film by intrepid underwater wildlife photographer and dedicated conservationist Padraic O'Malley With spawning filmed on Ness what are the chances of a viable pink run? On the face of it possibly non existent in...
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    Waterville Lakes and Rivers Trust Survey

    Waterville 1914 early salmon catches
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    Pink salmon in Ireland

    Latest addition Owengarve River Co. Mayo Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbusca) a male wieghing 1.8kg with a length of 53cm was caught by an angler on the Owengarve River, Co. Mayo on Friday 11th August 2017
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    Pink salmon in Ireland

    Where do Pinks come from? All you need to know - enjoy ....and yes founding population effects for Pinks stocked to rivers entering the White Sea and Barents Sea seem to favour odd year successes so expect more Pinks in 2019. Pink salmon in the Barents region With special attention to the...
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    Pink salmon in Ireland

    Pink salmon - the odd couple! First record of Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbusca) in Ireland is recorded by Went 1974 and entered on the List of Irish Fishes in 1975. The 1973 record is entered as "On 14th August 1973 a male hump back salmon was taken from the River Moy. The fish in question...
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    Galway Fishery

    Arts come to town Galway Fishery Salmon fishing has been much quieter over the last two weeks, as the main run of grilse slowed somewhat after 6 weeks of excellent fishing. There are still a lot of fish in the river, although the high temperatures and bright sunshine earlier in the week has...
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    Pink salmon in Ireland

    Dawros a cracker of a system to fish with recent downpours Hi Nigel Giving you a glib answer I suppose would be to point to this raft of legislation. In practical terms however the best policy is to encourage anglers to remove all stray non-indigenous fish from entering our systems -rather...
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    Pink salmon in Ireland

    As always best start at the beginning and where best than look at Pacific salmon imports to Europe over 100 years ago - including 50,000 Chinook salmon to Ireland between 1891-1910 (Harache, Y. 1992). Programmes for the introduction of Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) in Newfoundland...
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    Galway Fishery

    Galway win Leinster Hurling Title 2017 Galway Fishery Salmon fishing has been excellent over the last few weeks, with a great run of grilse into the Corrib. The last week has seen catches slow somewhat with increased water levels from Thursday that have made fishing a bit more difficult, but we...
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    Galway Fishery

    Galway Fishery grilse run on in earnest Cosgrove clan in action With SEAFEST upon us this weekend and an expected attendance of 100,000 to the City of the Tribes all eyes are on the western capital Galway for all things marine. Maybe with the run of grilse through the weir at the moment we...
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    Galway Fishery

    Thrilled again for Eoin the first salmon of 2015 was caught in Galway just before lunchtime today. The fish was taken on shrimp by local angler Eoin Trill, from the Claddagh in Galway, and weighed 9.5lbs. Those of you who know Eoin will know that this was a very special catch, as he underwent...
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