Ballin Lough continued to fish
well despite the worsening weather conditions experienced towards the
end of the week. A total of twenty two rods fished the lough, accounting
for a total of 87 rainbow trout, 51 of these being safely
Successful anglers included
Jimmy Gibson, Westport who landed seven trout all of which were released
including his best fish at 4lbs. Ian Wise also had seven rainbow, five
of which were released, the best of his fish weighing in at 2.5lbs.
Ronan Gibbons, Galway also had a successful trip, with five trout caught,
three released and his best fish a 5lb rainbow. Finally John Warren
and friend had seven trout, with four being released and the biggest
being 3.5lbs. The most successful flies on Ballin Lough again
include the Bibio, Minkies, Nymphs and the Peter Ross.
The season on Ballin Lough
ends on 31 October and the lake will reopen in Spring, 2010.