Catch return for week ending Saturday 22nd December 2007

Rod Average 2.9

Average weight of fish kept 2lb 12oz

The cold weather with strong winds has kept angler numbers low.

Alan Sanders caught the best rainbow of the week at 14lb 6oz,the fin perfect fish fell to a cat’s whisker fished under an indicator from the holly bush. Mark walker used the same method to catch 13 rainbows and 1 brown over two days. Less Spedding kept 3 for 12lb 13oz- 5lb 8oz- 5lb 5oz and 2lb on zonkers and Dave Bachelor caught 6 on the same method.

S Thomas caught caught 3 rainbows 9lb 8oz and returnd 2 browns to 6lb on maggot and S Phelps kept 4 for 8lb 8oz and returned 5 browns two 5lb on maggot. The dam and high bank have fished best in northerly and westerly winds with the moor side best when the wind comes from the south.

Lockwood opens at 10am and close at 4.00pm