Catch Return Sunday 12th to Saturday 18th May

Richard Slater caught this 11lb 10oz Rainbow from the top of the moorside on a Cats Whisker.

108 Anglers have caught 539 Rainbows to 15lb and 4 Brown Trout to 1lb 8oz
Rod Average 5.1
128 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Catch Return Sunday 12th
37 Anglers have caught 161 Rainbows to 11lb 10oz
Rod Average 4.4
41 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Bank anglers out fished the boats today
Bank
Billy Wilson caught 21 to 4lb from the moorside on Buzzers. Dave Appleby caught 19 to 4lb 8 wading at the culvert and the rest from the moorside. Graham Hill caught 14 from the top of the moorside and the point on nomads. Dave Walker only fished for 3hours in the morning and caught 8 on Buzzers and Hears Ear nymphs. Richard Slater caught 7 to 11lb 10oz from the top of the woodside on Cats Whisker.
Nearly all boat anglers caught fish today but the very cold SW wind and rain spoil things.
Boats
Jason Nunn caught 7 on buzzers fishing out from the jetty. Ben Davison caught 7 on Olive Zonker fishing out from the woodside.

Last 4 hour permit available from 4.30pm (This permit is only available from the time stated)
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.30pm) Afternoon (2.30pm to 9pm)
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.15pm

Catch Return Monday 13th
6 Anglers caught 2 Rainbows to 2lb
Rod Average 0.3
2 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb

It felt like we were back to winter today with a very strong S-Westerly blowing. Only 6 anglers fished and most didn’t stay for long.
We have 2 anglers fishing as I write this and both have caught fish already, so we should have a better day.

Catch Return Tuesday 14th
7 Anglers caught 40 Rainbows to 5lb. 6oz and 2 Brown Trout to 1lb 8oz
Rod Average 6
6 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 4oz

Bank
Andrew Bogan caught 15 Rainbows to 3lb nine from the Point and six from the boat jetty. Les Davison caught 7 to 5lb 6oz from the overflow end of the dam. Paul Good caught 5 including two Browns. Fred Osborne, E Halliday and C Todd all had 2 fishing the last 4hours.

Boats
Keith Morley caught 8 on Diawl Bach.

Catch Return Wednesday 15th May
6 Anglers caught 34 rainbows to 3lb 8oz
Rod Average 5.7
8 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 6oz

The Weather forecast was wrong again the conditions were a lot better than the TV had suggested, we had a light N Easterly to easterly up to lunch time with some occasional heavy showers after lunch the wind went N westerly and the air temp dropped even so the anglers who came in the late afternoon still caught fish.

Bank
All 6 bank anglers caught fish. Michael Kilvington caught 18 rainbows to 3lb 8oz from the bottom of the moorside 12 on #12 olive nomads and 6 small Emergers. Ian Morrison caught 8 on Emergers and Nomads. Eric Bell Kept 2 for 5lb.

Catch Return Thursday 16th
19 Anglers caught 90 rainbows to 6lb
Rod Average 4.8
22 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Bank
Colin Brown caught 19 from the moorside on small black buzzers. Walter Behrens caught 12 from the dam on buzzers and Bernard Fitzhugh has had 8 from the moorside on #18 CDC Shuttlecock’s. Dave Urwin caught 4 rainbows to 5lb and one lovely wild brown from the overflow end of the dam.
Boat
Boat anglers William Leitch and Stan Drummond caught 16 to 6lb between them on Damsels and Diawl Bach. Tim Grove had 5 and Olive Murray 4 on small CDC Dry’s.

Catch Return Friday 17th
26 Anglers caught 142 Rainbows to 15lb
Rod average 5.5
43 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb

Stocked today with 240 Rainbows and Blues from 1lb 8oz to 5lb

What a day it was cold and windy but at least the fishing was good.

Bank
Andrew Grabham caught 18 rainbows to 15lb on Black Zonkers Andrew caught fish from the top moorside block, high bank and overflow end of the dam. Stan Shippley caught 14 to 3lb fishing with Andrew. John McGarrell caught 11 from the moorside and dam wall.
Boat
Tim Grove caught 13 fishing down the moorside. Paul Cutter and G Evens caught 14 between them fishing down the woodside. 9 anglers fished in a HASSRA Competition and caught 48 fish. 1st John Heppell with 13 fish, 2nd Paul Cleverdon with 8 fish and 3rd Nigel Wall with 7 fish.

Catch Return Saturday 18th
7 Anglers caught 70 Rainbows to 5lb 8oz
Rod average 10
6 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz

The heavy rain stopped around lunch time only six anglers plus myself fished all but one caught fish.
Bank
Daren Parry caught 16 on Damsels fishing at the holly bush. Nick Gwynne caught 16 fishing the moorside. Paul Good caught 13 to 5lb 8oz from the overflow end of the dam. Colin Lynas fished through the morning rain and caught 12 from the overflow end of the dam on Dawson’s Nomads.
Boats
Mrs Olive Murray caught 7 on small dry’s fishing out from the bottom moorside block and the woodside. I fished for 2hours from 4.30pm and caught 6 from the top of the moorside on small Orange Nomads.

Last 4 hour permit available from 4.30pm (This permit is only available from the time stated)
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.30pm) Afternoon (2.30pm to 9pm)
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.15pm