Catch Return for Sunday 25th to Saturday 31st May

239 Anglers have caught 908 Fish
Rod Average 3.8
Average weight of fish kept 2lb 6oz

Sunday 25th
35 Anglers caught 136 Rainbows and 3 Brown Trout. Rod average 4
53 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz.
There were plenty of fish rising although some anglers found them hard to tempt, only 6 anglers didn’t catch although most managed only one or two fish. Chris Micallef caught 24 on a verity of methods from Blobs to Dries. Chris moved around the lake and found fish in most areas. Mark Walker caught 11 from the overflow end of the dam and Dave Walker had 9 including a 6lb 8oz Brown trout.
BOATS
We had seven boats out but only one angler really got among the fish. Gary Varley caught 15 fishing near the bottom moorside block on a mixture of patterns.

Monday 26th
32 Anglers caught 158 Rainbows and 7 Brown Trout. Rod average 5.1
40 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz.

The day started quite warm at 12c but by lunch had dropped back to 9c. Boats fished better than the bank although most bank anglers did catch fish on dries and emergers from the dam wall, only 5 of the 32 anglers fishing didn’t catch. Dave Walker fished a pink flexi floss blood worm from the boat jetty and caught 9 rainbows. Les Spedding caught 9 and Dave Bachelor 8 wadding out from the culvert both fished with dries.
BOATS
Steve Mills and Jason Nunn caught 41 fish between them on olive frizz gold heads fished fast through the surface. Dave Bruce and Edward Dale caught 29 fish between them on GRHE and Klinkhamers. Gary Varley caught 15 from the same place as yesterday on buzzer fished under an indicator.

Tuesday 27th
16 Anglers caught 36 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.3
15 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz.

Wednesday 28th
12 Anglers caught 29 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.5
8 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz.

We had fish feeding hard allday all around the lake. Anglers fishing with CDC Shipmans, CDC Shuttle Cocks and Beetle patterns had the best of the sport.

Thursday 29th
35 Anglers caught 108 Rainbows and 7 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.3
43 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz.

The warm weather had fish feeding on top all day, anglers caught on CDC Shuttlecock, CDC Shipman’s and Small Dries, Jim Tate caught 9 from the Whitby end of the dam on Yellow Dancer fished under an indicator and 3 from the overflow end on CDC Shuttlecock. Neal Clark caught 8 on Damsels from the culvert.
BOATS
Mrs Olive Murray caught 8 on CDC Shuttlecock fishing out from the boat jetty, Olive returned two brown trout of 5lb and 3lb 8oz.

Stocked today with 350 Rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 2lb 4oz 75 Browns and Rainbows from 3lb to 6lb (av 4lb) and 27 Rainbows averaging 11lb,(8lb to 15lb)

Friday 30th
50 Anglers caught 201 Rainbows and 3 Brown Trout. Rod average 4.1
74 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz.

Paul Calvert caught 16 from the dam on dries keeping 4 for 11lb. John McGarrell caught 12 on CDC Shuttlecock and Klinkhammer. Mark Walker had 10 on CDC Shuttlecock. Graham Southam fished from 7pm to close and caught 9 on CDC Shipman’s from the culvert.
BOATS
Garth Tilley and his boat partner caught 34 fish between them they kept 7 for 32lb Best was a 13lb rainbow. M Reed and partner caught 20 between them keeping 7 for 29lb Best was a 8lb 8oz rainbow.

Saturday 31st
59 Anglers caught 212 Rainbows and 7 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.7
66 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz.

John Mcgarrell caught 16 from the Whitby end of the dam 7 on Pink Flexi Floss Buzzer fished under an indicator and 9 on Klinkhammer.
Dave Sanders caught 12 wadding from the culvert on small dries. John Waller caught 10 from the top moorside block on Gold Ribbed Hears Ear. Mark Walker caught 10 from the overflow end of the dam on CDC Dries. Graham Southam returned an 8lb 6oz brown from the bottom moorside block.
BOATS
Andrew Bogan had an excellent day fishing 100yards out from the jetty catching 22fish on small dries. R Barron caught 10 keeping one Brown Trout of 4lb 8oz.

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