Catch return Sunday 15th to Saturday 21st March

98 Anglers have caught 399 Rainbows to 6lb 8oz
Rod Average 4.1
86 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 9oz
313 Rainbows to 6lb 8oz were returned.
Sunday 15th
16 Anglers have caught 87 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 5.4
14 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz
73 Rainbows to 4lb were returned.
Bank
Fish were caught from all around the lake. Junior anglers were among the fish today with Pierce Ditchburn catching 12- 6 from the moor side and 6 from the overflow end of the dam his friend Will Freeman caught 8 from the moor side and dam. Dave Walker caught 8 from the boat jetty on Cat’s Whiskers. S Greer caught 5 and lost 6 off from the dam on Cutthroat Cats he was fishing on our last 4 hour permit
Boats
Only two boats out. Lee Cartmail caught 18 to 4lb fishing down the wood side and moor side with most of his fish coming from the moor side. R Nichols caught 7 and his boat partner K Harvey 3 fishing out from the culvert to the bottom moor side block.

Monday 16th
9 Anglers caught 36 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz.
Rod Average 4
9 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz
27 Rainbows to 3lb were returned
Anglers caught from the dam, moor side and jetty today.
Bank
Les Davison caught 3 from the jetty all were caught on Cutthroat Cats. Bernard Fitzhugh had 7 from the dam and moor side, D Appleton caught 6 keeping 2 for 5ln 8oz from the bottom of the moor side Neil Sinclair made good use of our last 4 hour permit catching 7 on a yellow blob fished under an indicator.
Boats
Les Davison caught 5 on Cutthroat Cats that’s 8 in total with the three he had from the jetty. Mrs Olive Murray caught 3 to 3lb 8oz and lost a few off

Tuesday 17th
20 Anglers caught 41 Rainbows to 6lb. 8oz
Rod Average 2.1
13 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz
28 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz were returned
Anglers caught from the dam, moor side and jetty today with a lot of fish been hooked and lost.
Bank

D Dickons caught 6 to 6lb 8oz from the dam on a Green and Black Montana.

Boats
Malcolm Jefferson caught 6 on black buzzers and 2 on Cutthroat Cats fishing out from the moor side. Les Davison caught 6 on Cutthroat cats and Yellow Blobs fishing out from the jetty.

Wednesday 18th
9 Anglers caught 53 Rainbows to 3lb 4oz
Rod Average 5.9
9 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz
10 Rainbows were returned
Bank
Jim Tate caught 11 fishing a Cats whisker under an indicator from the jetty. Dave Appleton caught 10 from the moor side. Graham Southam caught 7 from the culvert on Cats Whisker and Bernard Fitzhugh caught 6 from the overflow end of the dam on a Cats Whisker fishing under an indicator.

Boats
Les Davison caught 6 on Yellow Dancer and Cormorant’s.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 6pm
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 1.30pm) Afternoon (1pm to 6pm)
Last 4 hour permit available from 2pm

Thursday 19th
11 Anglers caught 41 Rainbows to 4lb.
Rod Average 3.7
6 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz
35 Rainbows to 4lb were returned
The day started with thick fog and fish on or close to the surface by 10am the sun broke through and the fish went deeper.
Bank
Malcolm Grainger has only fished twice since attending one of our courses last year. He had 2 fish on his first trip and 3 today.

Boat
Most of our anglers were in boats today Tim Grove caught 9 to 3lb 8oz on Buzzers, Cormorants and Diawl Bach. Mrs Olive Murray caught 7 to 4lb on Buzzers and Diawl Bach and John Mann caught 4 fishing close to the bottom in about 8ft of water on black Lures.

Friday 20th
14 Anglers caught 84 Rainbows to 6lb 8oz.
Rod Average 6
11 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb
73 Rainbows to 6lb 8oz were returned

Bank
Colin Lynas caught 15 to 4lb on Dawson’s Nomad from the overflow end of the jetty. Billy Wilson fished buzzers from the top moor side block and caught 9 to 3lb 8oz. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 7 from the dam on a small Cats Whisker fished under an indicator.

Boats
John McGarrell caught 14 on Buzzer, Diawl Bach and small Black Nomads. Tim Grove had ten on the same patterns and Mrs Olive Murray caught 9 on Bu Buzzer and Diawl Bach.

Saturday 21st
19 Anglers caught 57 Rainbows to 5lb 8oz
Rod Average 3
24 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 11oz
33 Rainbows to 3lb were returned.
Bank
I thought last Saturday was cold but today with a 20mph plus NE wind coming off the cold North Sea and air temperatures of 4 to 5c was not pleasant. Only five angler fished from the bank today four had fish. Steve Mills caught 9 to 5lb 8oz from the dam and jetty on Hears Ear nymph and a small Olive Lure. Daren Parry caught 7 on Diawl Bach from the culvert and jetty. Ken Shaw Had 2 from the moor side and Steve Plouman Kept 2 for 7lb from the bottom of the moor side.

Boats
Twelve anglers from Northumbrian Waters Game angling club fished from six boats in what were very challenging conditions they kept 18 rainbows for 44lb and returned 4 with the best fish tipping the scales at 4lb 12oz. Andrew Davison fished close to the culvert and landed 10 to 3lb on a small Black Catswhisker fished on a slow sinking line.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 6 30pm
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 1.30pm) Afternoon (1pm to 6pm)
Last 4 hour permit available from 2 30pm