205 anglers caught 804 fish keeping 250
Rod Average 3.9
Average weight of fish kept 2lb 12oz
44 Anglers caught 147 Rainbows and 4 Brown Trout Rod average 3.4
47 fish were kept average weight of fish 2lb 14oz.
The Best rainbow of the day was 11lb. John Mcgarrell caught 11on Black Cruncher from the moorside and 8 from the boat jetty on pink flexi floss blood worm fished under an indicator. Graham Southam caught the best Brown of the season so far the wild 10lb cock fish took a Cats Whisker from the boat Jetty. Graham finished off with 8 more fish from the moorside.
Chris Micalleff caught 20 on Buzzer and Black Snatcher Chris kept four fish for 16lb. Gary Varley caught 14 on Black Cruncher and Pink Flexi Floss Buzzer.
14 Anglers caught 82 Rainbows Rod average 6.2
13 fish were kept average weight of fish 2lb 10oz.
John McGarrell had 17 and William Leitch 13 from the Whitby end of the dam and the moorside on Pink Flexi Floss Buzzer and Black Cruncher. Michael Kilvington Caught 11 from the overflow end of the dam on Dawson’s Olive. A Craggs caught 12 and Jim Tate 10 from the dam on lures and Flexi Floss Buzzer.
25 Anglers caught 35 Rainbows Rod average 1.4.
22 fish were kept average weight of fish 3lb
Not the best of days with strong winds spoiling the fishing. G Mason caught a lovely 12lb 8oz rainbow from the dam.
19Anglers caught 92 Rainbows and 4 Brown Trout Rod average 5.
19 fish were kept average weight of fish 2lb 10oz.
Andrew Bogan caught 19 from the Whitby end of the dam on CDC Dries. G Lister caught 18 from the dam on Orange Blob keeping one nice 10lb 1oz rainbow. N Sinclair caught 11 returning fish to 4lb. Neil Clark had 9 from the moorside and Olive Murray had 9 from a boat on CDC Dries.
Thursday 1st May
24 Anglers caught 73 Rainbows and 3 Brown Trout Rod average 3.1
27 fish were kept average weight of fish 3lb
E Parkin caught 10 rainbows keeping 4 for 18lb 12oz best fish was a 10lb 12oz rainbow all were caught on Dawson’s Olive from the overflow end of the dam. A Gamesby fished from the same area and kept 4 fish for 15lb best was another 10lb rainbow caught on an Olive frizz. Season permit Keith Morley caught 16 from a boat returning yet another cracking Brown trout of 10lb. This fish hadn’t been stocked and it’s hard to tell if it was an over wintered or wild fish as it was in such excellent condition.
45 Anglers caught 159 Rainbows and 8 Brown Trout Rod average 3.7.
59 fish were kept average weight of fish 2lb 11oz.
Neal Clark caught 15 fish from the moorside and culvert keeping one Brown Trout of 6lb. John MaGarrell caught 14 from the moorside and overflow end of the dam on foam beetle John returned one Brown of 6lb 8oz. Less Spedding had 13 fish from the moorside on buzzer and D Batchelor caught 11 on Crunchers from the moorside and dam wall.
Stocked on Friday 2nd with 230 rainbows and brown from 1lb 8oz to 6lb.
34 Anglers caught 192 Rainbows and 2 Brown Trout Rod average 5.7.
63 fish were kept average weight of fish 3lb 0oz.
Colin Green kept four rainbows for 27lb 13oz (11lb 13oz – 9lb 4oz – 4lb 4oz and 2lb) part of a nine fish catch over 2hours.Colin caught all the fish wadding from the culvert on a small olive nymph. Graham Hill had 21 fish from the moorside block to the holly bush on Gold ribbed Hears Ear and Pheasant Tail. Dave Walker fished in to quit a strong wind at the Whitby end of the dam and caught 16 on a mixture of patterns keeping one rainbow of 9lb. Boat anglers had some good catches as well Bill Webster and P Thompson had 27 between them on blobs and lures fished on intermediate lines. P Hutcheson and M Burr caught 20 and B Chapman and A Chapman had 17 on lures.
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.00pm