Catch return Sunday 13th to Saturday 19th March

87 Anglers have caught 517 Rainbows to 10lb. 9oz
Rod Average 5.5
89 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz
482 Rainbows to 10lb 9oz were returned.

Sunday 13th

Bank

Bank, boat and tube anglers had some good sport again today the conditions were very good with light winds and a lot of buzzer hatching bringing fish up to the surface.

Alan Corr caught 8 to 6lb on size 12 black buzzer. Sam Smith landed 7 keeping 2 for 6lb 8oz on Cut Throat Cats. Bill Davison caught 7 on Cats Whisker from the moor side. Graham Hill caught 6 to 5lb on Cats Whisker. Alan Byfield kept 4 rainbows for 13lb 12oz (4lb 8oz-4lb 8oz-2lb 8oz and 2lb 4oz.)

Boats

Only two boats out today. Andrew Davison and Andrew Sowerby caught 32 rainbows to 5lb between them on buzzers with quite a few over wintered among them. Peter Burton had his first taste of boat fishing he landed 6 to 4lb and lost a lot more off fishing with a olive buzzer 30” below an indicator.

Float Tubes

Ian Fenton caught 15 keeping 2 for 6lb. Ian caught from all over the lake with most fish falling to Cut Throat Cats.

Monday 14th

8 Anglers have caught 29 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 3.6
6 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb
23 Rainbows were returned.

Bank

Emma Baxter fished on our last 4hour permit and caught 5 rainbows on Cats Whisker from the high bank.

Boats

Bernard Fitzhugh caught 11to 4lb 8oz fishing out from the bottom moor side block on a team of three buzzers.

Tuesday 15th

8 Anglers have caught 48 Rainbows to 8lb 3oz
Rod Average 6
8 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 4oz
40 Rainbows to 8lb were returned.

Bank

P Eastwood caught 11 keeping 3 for 12lb 8oz from the culvert on Dawson’s Olive. Michael Kilvington caught 9 to 4lb from the overflow end of the dam on a small Cat’s Whisker fished under an indicator. Ian Morrison caught 8 on the same method.

Boats

Malcolm Grainger caught 10 to 8lb 3oz on a Cut Throat Cats fishing out from the wood side block. Les Davison caught 7 to 5lb on Cut Throat Cats.

Wednesday 16th

9 Anglers have caught 52 Rainbows to 8lb
Rod Average 5.6
8 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 2oz
44 Rainbows to 7lb were returned.

Bank

Mark Jones Caught 13 rainbow’s to 7lb from the dam, culvert and wood side block. Mark caught on small black nomads and Cut Throat Cats.

Boats

Bernard Fitzhugh caught 11 to 5lb on buzzers fishing out from the bottom moor side block. Mrs Olive Murray caught 11 fishing out from the jetty. Olive caught on a small Olive Nomad and Cut Throat Cat 5 of the 10 fish Olive returned were over 4lb. M Wearmouth caught 8 to 8lb fishing out from the wood side block on Cut Throat Cats.

Thursday 17th

8 Anglers have caught 32 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 4
7 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz
25 Rainbows to 4lb were returned.

Another cold day 5c and no wind making for difficult fishing conditions.

Bank

Only one of the six bank anglers fishing today failed to catch. Colin Brown caught 7 to 4lb on size 12 Black Buzzer from the Whitby end of the dam.

Boats

A Mosley caught 10 to 3lb on Buzzers fishing up near the point. Tim Grove caught 8 to 4lb on Buzzers and Black & Red Cormorants.

Tim Landing fish on 4 of the 8 he caught today.

Friday 18th

15 Anglers have caught 112 Rainbows to 10lb 9oz
Rod Average 7.5
16 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 13oz
96 Rainbows to 10lb 9oz were returned.

Only one of the fifteen fishing today failed to catch any fish. Boats, Bank & Tubes have had some very good sport on Buzzers and lures from all over the lake. Anglers had to fish close to the bottom whether in shallow or deep water, A very slow retrieve seemed to work best and as with most days a lot of fish were lost.

Bank

Andrew Greet caught 7 from the dam on Dawson’s Nomads. Tim Grove had six on a red buzzer fished under an indicator from the overflow end of the dam. Keith Bunnett caught four from the dam on Cut Throat Cats.

Boats

Malcom Jefferson caught 18 to 10lb 9oz on Nomads and buzzers fished on an intermediate line fishing out from the Moor side. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 15 to 5lb on a team of three buzzers fished deep and slow. Bernard fished about 60mt out from the wood side all day. Colin Lynas caught 13 on Dawson’s Nomads fishing out from the Moor side. Mrs Olive Murray landed 7 and lost 5 more off fishing out from the jetty all of the fish Olive landed were between 3 and 5lb.

Float Tubs

W Ward caught 12 to 4lb on small cats and buzzer fished slow and deep. S Walker caught 11 4lb on the same patterns.

Saturday 19th

18 Anglers have caught 114 Rainbows to 8lb
Rod Average 6.3
17 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz
97 Rainbows to 8lb were returned.

Bank, Boat and Tube anglers had some very good sport again today with nearly as many fish lost as landed and a lot of over wintered fish to 4lb returned.

Bank

Graham Hill caught 10 to 3lb 8oz from the high bank on Orange Nomads. Colin Brown caught 8 from the dam on buzzers fished under an indicator

Boat

Carl Malpass and Robbie Dodd’s caught 31 to 4lb 2oz between them Carl caught 17 and Robbie 14. Tim Grove and Jon Smith caught 17 between them. Paul Drummond caught 7 to 8lb fishing out from the moor side.

Float Tubs

Mike Ayton caught 22 on buzzers fished very slowly on an intermediate line. Ian Fenton had 6 and Bill Davison 5.

Current Fishing Time:

Bank: 08:00 until 18:30
Boat All Day: 08:30 until 18:15
Boat Part Day: AM 08:30 until 01:15 PM 01,15 until 18.15
Last 4 Hours from: 14.30 until 18.30
All Anglers to be off site by: 18:45
LAST 4 HOUR PERMITS available from 15 minutes before start time.