John McGarrell landing one of nineteen fish he caught on Sunday
Lockwood end of season Boat Promotion.
From the 1st to 30th September.
Book one boat and two full day permits and get the boat FREE.
All BOATS MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE.
101 Anglers have caught 286 Rainbows to 7lb 2oz and 4 Browns to 5lb
Rod Average 2.9
82 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 5oz
Fly’s to try Dries: – Beetles, CDC Shuttle Cocks Size 12 to 18, Shipman’s size 12 and 14, Klinkhamers, Sedge, and at times size 18 to 20 black midges. Nymphs: – Damsels, GRHE, PTN, Buzzers and Diawl Bachs. Lures: – Booby, Blobs, and Dawson’s Nomad.
Sunday: – The strong SW wind made for some difficult fishing conditions although those who did fish had some excellent sport from bank and boat. J McGarrell caught 19 rainbows to 4lb from the dam wall on black cormorants John caught fish from the overflow to the valve tower fishing 2 to 3ft from the edge in the waves. That’s thirty six fish over two days for John. Boat anglers Les Davison and grandson Ben caught twenty three rainbows to 7lb 8oz Les caught thirteen and Ben caught ten they kept three for 15lb 8oz. Steve Mills caught five. Monday: – The Gale force winds left us with only the overflow end of the dam and fishing lodge bank safe to fish. D Parry caught seventeen rainbows from the top of the Woodside and Keith Richards caught four Rainbows and one lovely 5lb Brown fishing into the wind on the dam. Tuesday: – Frank Shotton caught six rainbows from the dam and Boat angler Steve Trafford caught fourteen from the Woodside. Wednesday: – Ian Morrison caught nine rainbows from the boat jetty on dries. Thursday: – Garry Coverdale caught fifteen rainbows from the boat jetty and dam. Colin Brown caught thirteen from the dam wall with most coming from the middle and Darren Parry had eleven from the Jetty and overflow end of the dam. Boat angler Les Davison caught sixteen rainbows to 6lb fishing out from the woodside. Friday: – The strong southerly wind made for difficult conditions on the dam and woodside. Colin Crossman caught three from the holy bush and Barry Taylor had three from the point. Boat angler Steve Trafford caught five from the moorside.
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 7.30pm
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