Catch Return Sunday 13th to Saturday 19th July

183 Anglers have caught 484 Fish
Rod Average 2.7
Average weight of fish kept 2lb 10oz

Sunday 13th
40 Anglers caught 79 Rainbows and 2 Brown Trout. Rod average 2
29 Fish were kept at an average weight of 3lb

John McGarrell followed Saturdays fifteen fish with sixteen today. John caught all his fish on size 16 Olive CDC Shipman’s fishing between the top moorside block and tom’s seat. Graham Southam fished from 7 to 10pm and caught eight on emergers.
BOATS
Ian Vickers caught the best fish of the day a rainbow of 12lb 7oz see Pictures. Ian saw fish chasing fry close to the bank and cast a Cats Whisker among them the fish took over 100yds of backing on its first run.

Monday 14th
23 Anglers caught 64 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.8
22 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz

Strong SW winds made for difficult fishing conditions for bank anglers especially on the moorside. J Webb kept four fish for 10lb 8oz from the top moorside block all caught on Orange Fritz. A Wright caught six on a evening permit from the holly bush the wind had dropped off quite a lot.
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R Hegarty caught nine pulling lures and keeping one fish of 6lb and Sim Barker had five.

Tuesday 15th July
11 Anglers caught 37 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.4
17 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz.

Crisis Kirkby caught five from the dam wall on Lures. Graham Southam caught six on CDC Shipman’s fishing the last two hours before dark from the culvert.
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Jim Tate caught 8 on lures fished under an indicator.

Wednesday 16th
34 Anglers caught 52 Rainbows and 2 Brown Trout. Rod average 1.6
25 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz.

Plenty fish showing but anglers found fish hard to tempt and the wind didn’t help either. Keith Richards fished after the wind dropped and caught six on shipmen’s from the moorside.
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Mrs Olive Murray caught seven on CDC Shuttlecocks.

Thursday 17th
15 Anglers caught 30 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 2
13 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 5oz.

Another day with plenty of fish showing and been hooked but not landed.

Friday 18th
32 Anglers caught 96 Rainbows and 3 Brown Trout. Rod average 3
37 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz.
John McGarrell caught sixteen Rainbows and one Brown Trout from the top of moorside on Olive CDC Shipman’s john lost seven more at the net. Less Spedding caught six rainbows and two browns on very small CDC Shuttle Cocks Size 18 and 20. Less kept a lovely 5lb 12oz Brown Trout.
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Rob Moxham had eight on lures.

Stocked today with 230 rainbows blues and browns from 1lb 8oz to 6lb

Saturday 19th
28 Anglers caught 129 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 4.7
50 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz.

Anglers who braved the rain mite have got wet but had some excellent sport on dries and lures.
John MaGarrell followed yesterdays seventeen fish with twelve today, he caught all his fish on Olive CDC Shipman’s from the top of the wood side. Robert Thompson caught nine from the moor side and dam wall on dries and Colin Green caught seven on the morning on Damsel keeping one for 6lb.
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John Morgan and Dennis Stokoe caught eighteen between them keeping eight for 19lb 12oz. Most were caught on Cats Whisker fishing out from the culvert. David White and Dan Dixon caught fourteen between them keeping five for 17lb 8oz.

We open for Day Permits at 8am and close at 10pm