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2005 Season

2005 Salmon Catch by Lure

Method Feb. Mar. April May June July Aug. Sept. Total
Fly 1     8 28 49 31 21 138
Spinner 4 4 5 15 23 30 5 195 281
Worm     1 1 2 6 4 7 21
Shrimp   2   5 17 29 68 86 207
Total 5 6 6 29 70 114 108 309 647

1997 - 2005 Salmon Catch Statistics

Year Feb. Mar. April May June July Aug. Sept. TOTAL
1997 1 13 8 24 184 140 138 326 834
1998 1 3 10 25 160 296 268 352 1115
1999 3 15 17 41 129 79 173 266 723
2000 1 3 12 51 216 263 130 283 959
2001 2     31 160 118 208 254 774
2002 2 4 6 9 132 137 197 282 769
2003 3 13 9 49 80 162 94 143 553
2004 14 8 22 23 49 86 353 524 1079
2005 5 6 6 29 70 114 108 309 647

The Top Ten Fish of 2005
* = Returned alive

  Date Angler Beat Lure

Weight
(lb.)

1. Sept. 29 Chris Coady                  (Ireland)   4. - Ballinaroone Spinner 15.2
2.  June 14 Connie Corcoran          (Ireland)   7. - Lower Kilmurry Fly ~15*
  Sept. 25 John Clarke                  (England)   7. - Lower Kilmurry Spinner ~15*
3. Aug. 28 Pascal Raemy           (Switzerland) 4. - Ballinaroone Shrimp 14.1
4. Sept. 30 Andrew Redington       (UK)  4.  - Ballinaroone Spinner 13.8
5. July 29 David Parker                 (UK)  4.  - Ballinaroone Fly 12.9
6. May 10 Ivor Pengelly                  (UK) 18. - Ballygarrett Spinner 12.5
7. Aug. 26 Yves Geai                        (France) 14. - Wood Stream Fly 12.0
  June 12 Peter Woodley               (UK) 11. - Lower Kilmurry Worms 12.0
  Aug. 12 Maurice Cahill              (Ireland)   5. - Kents Fly ~12*
  June 13 Jean-Francois Le Meur (France   7. - Lower Kilmurry Shrimp 12.0
8. June 3 Greg Walton                  (UK)   7. - Lower Kilmurry Spinner 11.9
  Sept. 21 Charles Allford              (UK)   5. - Kents Shrimp 11.9
9. Sept. 29 John Fields                     (UK)  4. - Ballinaroone Spinner 11.5
10. June 15 Jason O'Riordan           (Ireland) 18. - Ballygarrett Fly 11.3