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Mount Falcon Hotel

The Mount Falcon fishery consists of 2 miles of double bank fishing on the lower Moy just a few miles above the tide. The season commences on the 1st February and closes on 30th September. The best chance of connecting with a spring salmon is from late April through June. The peak months for grilse and summer salmon are June/July/August/September. The fishery is run on a 2 beat system, each beat is 1 mile long and accommodates 6 anglers.
The lower beat is mainly spinning and bait water while the upper beat contains some excellent fly water, 2 notable pools being the Wall Pool and Connor’s Gap. The fishing is reserved exclusively for hotel/lodge guests, booking is essential. The Fishery is well served with car parking facilities. While on the river the guests are ferried from pool to pool by our fishery manager Stuart Price or the resident ghillie. Private ghilles are available (pre-booking required). A full range of tackle (both fly and spinning/bait) is available for hire, as are waders and wet weather gear. The Rod Room also has a freezer, here you can store your catch until departure. There is an excellent smokery in Ballina that can smoke your catch and forward it to your home address. Given the variety of water, ranging from relatively shallow fly pools to the deeper holding pools, come the summer there is always a fish to be caught, especially for those willing to change their tactics to suit the conditions. Over the years numerous guests both young and old have caught their first fish in Mount Falcon waters.


Our 5 year catch average stands at 721 fish, and our rod average for the last 2 years stands at over 1 fish per rod day, so where better to come and catch your first salmon?  

YEAR         ROD Catch.  

2012            715
2011            603
2010            1069
2009            543
2008            401
2007            990

Fly Packages – Salmon
Mount Falcon is running a programme of fly fishing packages which give anglers the opportunity to fish 3 different exclusive fisheries over the course of 3 days. The river fisheries are all private with allocated beats, on the lake fisheries the guests will be accompanied by an experienced boatman/ghillie. The packages are based on a minimum of two anglers staying in a self catering cottage.

3 Rivers Spring Package (April/May/June)                                                                                     
Venues – River Erriff,  River Owenduff,  Carramore Lake, Beltra Lake

The River Erriff lies on the Mayo and Galway border in a rugged mountainous area. The private beats all have good parking and access, excellent beat maps are provided showing high and low water lies and taking spots. The Owenduff flows through a stunning area of mountain and moorland, the estate borders Ballycroy National Park. The river is noted for its free rising springers and grilse. Carramore Lake is located close to the Owenduff and provides excellent fly fishing for spring salmon from a drifting boat (boat and boatman supplied). Cost €700 per angler sharing.

 

3 Rivers Summer Package (July/August/September)

Venues – River Erriff, River Owenduff, River Moy (Mount Falcon/Moy Fishery), plus an option to lake fly fish for grilse and summer salmon on Burishoole.

The Mount Falcon fly fishery consists of the famous Wall Pool and Connor’s Gap. A limited number rods will also be available on The Ridge Pool and Cathedral beats on the tidal section of the lower Moy.  Lough Furnace on the Burrishoole system provides the opportunity to fly fish from a drifting boat for grilse and summer salmon using trout tackle (and trout flies).
Cost €800per angler sharing.

 

3 Loughs Package – Wild Brown Trout (April/May/June/September)

Venues – Loughs Conn, Mask, and Carra       
                                                                                                                     
All 3 lakes are very different in character , but things they do share are a May fly hatch, free rising fish, and the opportunity for the angler to catch the brown trout of a life time. Anglers will be accompanied by an experienced boatman.
Cost €630 per angler sharing.
  



Bespoke Packages
                                                                                                                                                                                  

 Options to add extra days accommodation and fishing if required on all the above packages. Sea trout and pike fishing packages can also be arranged.                                                                                 
 
For more information contact our Fishery Manager, Stuart Price, Email fisheries@mountfalcon.com.             

 Tel 00353 (0) 9674472, Mobile 00353 (0) 872831776

Mount Falcon , Foxford Road, Ballina , County Mayo
Tel: 00353 (0)96 74472   Fax: 00353 (0)96 74473   Email: info@mountfalcon.com
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