Posted in Jun 2016
Early June saw the beginning of the grilse run on the Moy and this developed into one of the best June runs on the river for quite a few years.
On Mount Falcon fishery the first fish during June fell to USA visitor Keith Kennedy. This was his first ever Salmon landed on a worm from the Wall Pool, a 5lbs Grilse.
Fishing rapidly picked up from the 10th of the month with Gavin Simonds having a red letter day on our upper beat on the 19th with 5 fish landed to his rod with fish up to 8lbs on worm and spinner.
Regular visitors Frank Cliff and John Ferguson were over from Switzerland on the 20th of June and had a fantastic 4 days fishing on our water landing 16 fish between them on a mixture of methods including fly, spinner and prawn the best fish weighed in at 12lbs.
Alison Lepping USA had a great evenings fishing landing our biggest fish of 13.8 lbs along with another 6 lbs fish on the 24th both from the Wall Pool straight.
The 25th saw the Onyx group from France land 6 fish on their days fishing including 3 on the Fly to an orange and gold shrimp fly.
First time visitors Alexander Nesterov group of 4 arrived June 27th from London & Moscow. They had a great 2 days on our upper beat with a total of 10 fish landed during their stay under the guidance of Mount Falcon fishery resident ghillie Michael Egan.
Junes final total was 62 fish most of which were landed in the last two weeks of the month.