Catch Return Sunday 16th to Saturday 22nd June

Simon Causier caught this 14lb rainbow from the middle of the dam on a Clan Chief.

154 Anglers have caught 663 Rainbows to 14lb.
Rod Average 4.4
155 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz

Catch Return Sunday 16th June
37 Anglers have caught 148 Rainbows to 5lb.
Rod Average 4
30 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Boat and bank anglers had very good sport from all areas of the lake only three of the thirty seven fishing failed to land a fish with most catching three to five fish. Most fish were caught on dry’s and small nymphs.
Bank
Billy Wilson caught 15 fishing the moor side Billy caught his fish on Buzzers and Dry’s. Darren Parry caught 9 on dry’s from the top moor side block. Les Davison caught 8 from the dam wall on areas of the lake Yes I did say Klinkhammers not Zonkers.

Boats
Mrs Olive Murray caught 7 to 5lb on CDC Shuttlecock’s

Catch Return Monday 17th June
20 Anglers caught 104 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 5.2
24 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Fish were caught from all areas of the lake again today and a lot of fish could be seen feeding on the surface all along the moor side dry’s and foam beetles accounted for most of the fish caught by bank anglers.
Bank
Mike Walker caught 22 rainbows to 5lb from the bottom moor side block on Klinkhammers and Foam Beetles. Malcolm Carter caught 11 and Andrew Bogan 9 on Dry’s from the moor side.
Boat
All three boats that were out caught fish with one boat in particular doing well I don’t have the anglers name thou, he caught 12 fishing out from the culvert on Yellow Blobs fished on an intermediate line keeping 6 fish for 13lb 8oz best 4lb.

Catch Return Tuesday 18th June
16 Anglers caught 104 Rainbows to 5lb 12oz
Rod Average 6.5
14 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

The moor side produced the fish again today most fish were caught on CDC Shuttlecocks.
Bank
Andrew Grabham caught 26 fish to 4lb from the holly bush on Shuttlecock’s. William Leach caught 20 to 5lb 12oz on Shuttlecocks. C Richardson caught 17 and J Cowle 15
Boats
Steve Trafford caught 16 on CDC Shuttlecock’s. Graham Harrison fished from 3 to 8pm and caught 6 keeping 4 for 7lb 8oz.

Catch Return Wednesday 19th June
Catch Return Wednesday 19th June
22 Anglers caught 59 rainbows to 3lb 8oz
Rod Average 2.7
16 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 4oz

It was a day of two half’s with most of the fish been caught before 2pm the sun came out in the late afternoon and the wind kept changing direction eventually going completely.
Bank
Colin Brown and Andrew Bogan both caught 9 from the moor side on Dry’s and Nymphs. Ian Morrison caught 8 from the moor side.
Jim Tate caught 8 from the top moor side block and overflow end of the dam. D Green caught 7 fishing near to the valve tower on Dry’s.

Catch Return Thursday 20th June
27 Anglers caught 93 rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 3.4
30 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 3oz

We had another day when a lot of fish were hooked and lost.
Bank
Clive Simpson caught 7 from the bottom moor side block on small CDC Shuttlecock’s. Ron Graham caught 7 to 3lb 12oz on small Klinkhammers fishing above the holly Bush. Ian Morrison caught 6 on Drys from the moor side. Ralph Holmes caught 5 to 4lb from the top moor side block.
Boats
Tim Grove caught 13 two on Diawal Bach and eleven on size 16 F Fly fishing 60mt out from the Culvert. Lee Cartimail caught 11 on buzzers. Mrs Olive Murray has had 6 on Dry’s and lost as many off fishing out from the Woodside. A Brown caught 6 on small black muddlers.

Catch Return Friday 21st June
16 Anglers caught 66 Rainbows to 14lb
Rod average 4.1
24 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz

Stocked with 240 Rainbows from 1lb 8oz to 20lb 10 averaged 15lb 8oz with the four biggest fish were between 17lb to 20lb. 30 fish averaged 4lb and over 100 of the rest were 1lb 12oz to 3lb Blues.
Not the best of fishing conditions we had no wind at all for most of the day but we did have a lot of fish feeding just below the surface.
Bank
Only 1 of the 12 anglers fishing from the bank failed to catch to day. Colin Brown caught 6 on buzzers from the moor side. Keith Bunnett caught 5 on dry’s from the moor side Keith fished from 7.30pm. Simon Causier caught 4 to 14lb from the middle of the dam on a Clan Chief. P Marley caught 6 keeping 3 for 6lb. G Yeats caught 6 keeping 2 for 5lb 8oz.
Boat
John McGarrell caught 13 fish from the bottom of the moor side. John caught most of them on size 16 light weight buzzers just under the surface. M Errington caught 5 to 4lb keeping 4 for 10lb fishing out from the valve Tower.

Catch Return Saturday 22nd June
16 Anglers caught 106 Rainbows to 6lb 12oz
Rod average 6.6
17 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 4oz.

Bank
Graham Hill caught 20 Keeping two (5lb 4oz and 4lb) from the top moor side block on small Olive Nomads. Colin Lynas caught 7 to 6lb 12oz from the top moor side block on Dawson’s Nomad. Steve Trafford caught 7 fishing a mixture of dry’s and lures to suite the conditions.
Boats
Garry Wright caught 15 on dry’s fishing out from the point Garry kept four fish for 14lb 8oz (4lb, 3lb 8oz, 3lb 8oz, 3lb, 8oz). Malcolm Jefferson had 15 on lures and A Brown caught 8 on nymphs.
Float Tubes
We had two anglers fishing from tubes today they caught 11rainbows between them.

Last 4 hour permit available from 5pm (This permit is only available from the time stated)
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.30pm) Afternoon (2.30pm to 9.15pm)
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.30pm or time posted in the Lodge.