Boat Angler Tim Grove caught and returned this lovely 8lb 12oz rainbow he caught it on a size 12 Black Shuttlecock
130 Anglers have caught 680 Rainbows to 8lb 12oz
Rod Average 5.2
121 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 7oz
559 Rainbows to 8lb 12oz were returned.
Water Temperature 2ft down at the Jetty 16c.
Top patterns this week have been on top:- Shipman’s, Yellow Owl, Black Klinkhamer and Beetle, underneath:- Yellow Dancer, Buzzer, Cats Whisker, Olive Bunny Leach and Cut Throat Cat.
Up Coming events we have three boats left for the Scierra Pairs Boat Competition on Saturday 28th May to enter just follow the link on our web site.
Bank anglers have had some excellent sport from all around the lake with more fish falling to Dry’s than Lures.
Colin Lynas caught 22 rainbows to 4lb over two visits from the dam on Dawson Nomads fished on an intermediate line. Colin Brown caught 17 rainbows to 4lb over two days from the dam and wading from the culvert. Most of Colin’s fish were caught on small Olive lures or Buzzers. Sam Smith caught 17 to 4lb from the Overflow end dam. Steve Mills caught 13 on hoppers from the top moor side block. Alan Byfield had 12 on Buzzers and Black Snatchers from the dam.
Boats had the better sport again this week with dry’s and emerges accounting for a lot of fish.
Ben Davison caught 24 to 4lb fishing out from the bottom moor side block and the point on an Olive Bunny Leach. Malcolm Jefferson caught 22 on Friday on Squirmy Worms. Bernard Fitzhugh fished over three days and caught 44 rainbows to 5lb on Buzzers and Shuttlecock’s. William Leach and P McCree’s caught 27 to 5lb between then with most caught on buzzers. Garry Coverdale caught 17 on dry’s and buzzers. Tim Grove fished over two days and caught 27 rainbows to 8lb 12oz all caught on Shuttlecocks and Shipman’s. Mrs Olive Murry caught 21 to 5lb over two days on Black Shuttlecocks.
Mike Ayton caught 18 to 8lb on buzzers fishing along the wood side. T Ward caught 11 on buzzers fished under an indicator. Philip Stentford caught 10 and S Walker had 9.
Some of the 400 rainbows from 2lb to 6lb that were stocked on Thursday 19th May.
Some Photos from the senior fly fishing course and Lockwood Junior club meeting on Friday.
Current Fishing Times:
Bank: 08:00 until 21.30
Boat All Day: 08:30 until 21.15
Boat Part Day: AM 08:30 until 15.15 PM 15.00 until 21.15
Last 4 Hours from: 17.30 until 21.30
All Anglers to be off site by: 21:45
LAST 4 HOUR PERMITS available from 15 minutes before start time.