Catch Return Sunday 15th to Saturday 21st September

Last 4 hour permit available from 3.00pm (This permit is only available from the time stated)
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.00pm) Afternoon (2.00pm to 7.15pm)
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 7.15pm or time posted in the Lodge.

112 Anglers have caught 599 Rainbows to 7lb and One 2lb Brown
Rod Average 5.4
101 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 3oz

Catch Return Sunday 15th September
14 Anglers have caught 43 Rainbows to 4lb 5oz
Rod Average 3.1
16 Kept for an average weight of 2lb

What a day we didn’t get as much rain as forecast but what we did get was very heavy, the strong to gale force wind kept the boats down the wood side all day.
Bank
Junior Tomas Ayton caught 15 to 3lb from the boat jetty on small olive lures. Ken Bibby caught 4 on Dry’s from the moor side before the wind changed direction. Colin Lynas caught the best fish of the day at 4lb 5oz from the top moor side block one of 2 he landed on Dawson’s Nomads.

Boats
Alastair Baker caught 12 keeping 6 for 11lb 8oz. Les Davison caught 6 on buzzers.

Catch Return Monday 16th September
7 Anglers caught 38 Rainbows to 5lb. 8oz
Rod Average 5.4
7 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

All seven anglers caught today from all around the lake with quite a few fish hooked and lost as well.
Bank
Les Davison caught 23 to 5lb 8oz from the Boat Jetty all caught on a size 10 Dawson’s Olive. Ian Morrison caught 4 on egg fly’s from the moor side. John Mann had 3 on buzzers from the moor side. John Urquhart had 3 from the overflow end of the dam on wets.
Boats
No Boats out today

Catch Return Tuesday 17th September
12 Anglers caught 82 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 6.8
11 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 5oz
Bank
Colin Brown caught 22 on a mixture of lures and nymph’s from the jetty moor side and overflow end of the dam. Brian Gardiner caught 14 to 4lb 8oz from the jetty. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 10 from the moor side and dam. Junior Tomas Ayton fished from 4.30pm and caught 8 to 4lb.
Boats
Robin Lane caught 19 keeping three for 8lb 4oz fishing from the jetty to the old slipway.

Catch Return Wednesday 18th September
23 Anglers caught 128 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 5.6
15 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 5oz

Boat and Bank anglers had some very good sport today from the bank outside the fishing lodge, Overflow end of the dam, moor side and point. We had a lot of surface feeding fish, anglers’ fishing small dry’s had good sport and lures also accounted for a lot of fish.

Catch Return Thursday 19th September
6 Anglers caught 53 Rainbows to 4lb and one 2lb Brown
Rod Average 9
7 Kept for an average weight of 2lb. 3oz

All 6 anglers caught fish today from all around the lake with dry’s accounting for most of the fish. We are stocking with 200 1lb 12oz to 6lb Rainbows tomorrow.
Bank
John Heward caught 14 rainbows to 4lb and one 2lb brown on wets and dry’s. John commented that for every fish he landed he lost or had takes from 5 to 6 more fish, he caught from all around the lake including the dam. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 14 from the jetty on small CDC Shuttlecocks. D Bennett caught 9 from the top moor side block and jetty. Junior Tomas Ayton has had 5 so far tonight on small dry’s he had 12 last night.
Boats
Tim Grove caught 8 fishing from the point to the jetty.

Catch Return Friday 20th September
14 Anglers caught 118 Rainbows to 7lb
Rod Average 8.4
13 kept at an Average weight of 2lb 3oz

Stocked with 200 1lb 12oz to 6lb Rainbows and Blues today
Bank
John McGarrell caught 21 on shuttlecock’s fishing along the moor side and from the Jetty. Colin Brown caught 21 on Buzzers fished 12in under an indicator from the overflow end of the dam and the moor side. Andrew Bogan caught 10 from the bottom moor side block on dry’s. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 8 on dry’s from the jetty and top of the moor side. Junior Tomas Ayton caught 8 from the dam on Lures.
Boats
Jon Nutsford caught 20 to 7lb fishing from the old slipway to the jetty. Steve Trafford caught 11 with most of his fish coming from the holly bush on dry’s. Mrs Olive Murray caught 6 and lost as many off on hears ear nymphs fishing out from the moor side.

Last 4 hour permit available from 3.00pm (This permit is only available from the time stated)
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.00pm) Afternoon (2.00pm to 7.30pm)
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 7.30pm or time posted in the Lodge

Catch Return Saturday 21st September
36 Anglers caught 137 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod average 3.8
32 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 5oz

Anglers caught from all around the lake today with most of the fish coming before lunch only five didn’t catch but most of them did hook and loose fish.
Bank
Billy Wilson caught 13 to 5lb 8oz wading from the Whitby end of the dam on Hears ear Nymphs. Graham Hill caught 6 from the top of the moor side. Peter McLean caught 6 from the overflow end of the dam on small white Lures. Colin Lynas caught 5 from the top moor side block on his favourite Dawson’s Nomad.

Boats
Mike Ayton and son Tomas caught 19 between them with Tomas got 6 including the best fish of 5lb. Garry Wright caught 7 and his father 3 on his first day fly fishing all were caught on Dawson’s Olive. K Ward and J Foster caught 6. S Grieves and T Grieves caught 5 between them keeping 2 for 7lb.