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Half Moon Fishing Report: May 2017

Charles Inniss reports – 1st/15th May Despite the continuing lack of rain and low river levels, the salmon fishing has been surprisingly good.  5 salmon have been caught in the last fortnight, all on the Beam Fishery and all but one double figure fish.  The successful anglers were John Pritchard (2 Salmon), Ron Burton, Martin Weeks and Charles Inniss. Several small …

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Half Moon Fishing Report: April 2017

There has been no measurable rain since 3rd April. After a brief warm spell, cold north winds have dominated all month. Yet the river has held up well. Since the middle of the month salmon and sea trout have been moving into the Beam Beat every day and anglers have enjoyed the somewhat rare event of fish showing regularly. Two …

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Half Moon Fishing Report 2016

2016 was another very encouraging season. Rainfall was well below average but despite the low river levels, catches of salmon and sea trout were similar to recent years. There was a marked increase in the number of grilse (4-6lb) from June onwards. Not many anglers ventured out after dark in pursuit of the elusive seat trout, but those that did …