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Sion Mills Counter Site

Below is the Net Up count for Sion Mills from 2000 to 2011

Net Up4690625079831154897906547992637143578841023601342


Sion Mills Counter Site

The River Mourne is a big (20 meters plus width) spate river. It has a run of spring salmon (best April to mid-May), with most grilse and salmon arriving from June to July. Good fishing can still be had in September and October. Fishing for sea trout is best in June and July. This stretch of water does not necessarily require a spate and some anglers would suggest it fishes better in lower water!

The weir at Sion Mills on the River Mourne is a Partial Counting site as it only has 2 channels spanning 6m of a possible 162m.

River Mourne at Irish Grid reference H34772, 92826 in the townland of Drumnaboy in the County of Tyrone taken from “The Foyle Area (Control of Fishing) Regulations 2010.

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Site Details - Partial Count

1Width of River at weir during high flow162m
2Attraction Weirs No Array15m
3Breadth of Channels/Arrays:6m
 a.             Channel 11m
 b.            Channel 25m
4Electrode Total Length:26
5Width Not Covered by Array156m
6Logie InstallationSep-96
7Operational Start Date for 2100CMay-97
8First Data SetJun-97
9Camera2 x Arial
10Camera CoverageArea Only
11Required Salmon Upstream every year8000 Management Target
Latest Net Up Counts at Sion Mills Counter Site
Date Net Up Count
20 Jun 2016 491

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