Catch return for week ending Saturday 17th November 2007

Average weight of fish kept 2lb 9oz

Rod average 4.0

Anglers have had some top quality rainbows in the 3 to 12lb class 74 of the fish kept were over 3lb,

Worm and maggot have caught well with most of the rainbows been caught in the top 2ft and the browns on ledgerd worm or maggot fished close to the shore.

Fly anglers fishing indicators with Cats Whisker or buzzer in the top 18in have had some success. Dennis Claridge tried this method for the first time on Friday and caught a 12lb 9oz fin perfect rainbow on a Cats Whisker from the boat jetty.

From the 1st of November to 30th December Anglers can use Fly, Worm and Maggot at Lockwood.
Fly only £20 keep 4 fish with catch and release.
Fly only £10 keep 2 fish with catch and release. (Can be used as a sporting permit)
Bait £20 4 fish No catch and release.
Juniors 12 to 16years £10 no catch and release on bait.
Juniors under 12 can share the 4 fish permit of an adult.

There is still a very large head of supper quality rainbows from 2lb to the high teens in the lake as well as some excellent out of season brown trout, which must be returned to the water.

Lockwood opens at 10am and close at 4.00pm