Catch return for week ending Saturday 3rd November 2007

Average weight of fish kept 2lb 8oz

Rod average 3.6

As expected anglers have caught a lot of top quality rainbows in the 3lb to 6lb class
Boat anglers had good sport with the fly. Mark Walker had 39 on cats whisker fished under an indicator returning one of 13lb and one of 10lb. Les Davison caught 14 over two days from a boat on buzzer and kept his best rainbow of 9lb 5oz. Mark came back for the bait fishing on Thursday and caught another double of 10lb from the overflow end of the dam on maggot. Most anglers fishing bait have caught, and a lot have had their limits. Browns have been showing up a lot more than I throat they would and most have been in the 3lb to 5lb class, anglers are reminded that browns must be returned to the water with out delay.

Three anglers have been banned for using none permitted baits. Anglers are reminded that only worm and maggot are allowed to be brought on to the fishery.

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 4.30pm