Catch Return Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th October

115 Anglers have caught 297 Fish. 270 Rainbows to 6lb 4oz and 27 Browns. Rod Average 2.6

111 Fish Kept. Average weight of fish kept 2lb 8oz

Sunday 18th
19 Anglers caught 18 Rainbows and 3 Brown Trout. Rod average 1.1
15 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.5oz.

Not the best of conditions for fishing.
13year old Lewis Wright caught five on Cats Whisker from the boat jetty. Clive Simpson kept four for 8lb from the dam.

Monday 19th
21 Anglers caught 33 Rainbows and 25 Brown Trout. Rod average 1.7
19 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Another poor day for fishing.
William Leitch kept three for 7lb 8oz from the dam. Jim Tate on buzzer fished under an indicator and boat angler Colin Crossman kept three for 8lb 6oz.

Tuesday 20th
12 Anglers caught 26 Rainbows and 2 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.3
11 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz.

The very strong southerly reduced the bank to the moorside. Most anglers hooked fish on dries and fry patterns.
Mrs Olive Murray caught seven from the bottom moorside block on CDC Shuttlecocks’.

Wednesday 21st
2 Anglers caught 5 Rainbows to 4lb. Rod average 2.5
3 Fish were kept at an average weight of 3lb 4oz.

The poor conditions kept anglers away and the two who did brave the elements didn’t stay for long.
John Waller caught five from the boat jetty keeping three for 10lb his best fish weighed 4lb.

Thursday 22nd
24 Anglers caught 49 Rainbows and returned 12 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.5
13 Fish were kept at an average weight of 3lb.

Ian Morrison caught the best fish of the week so far the 6lb 4oz took a black buzzer fished under an indicator from the dam. Jim Tate caught eight from the moorside on buzzers fished under an indicator and John McGarrel only fished the last 2hours catching nine rainbows to 4lb from the holly bush on buzzers fished under an indicator.

Friday 23rd
21 Anglers caught 65 Rainbows and returned 3 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.2
28 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz.
Stocked today with 225 rainbows from 1lb 8oz to 6lb. this will be the last stocking for this season.

John McGarrel caught sixteen keeping four for 4lb 8oz his best fish weighed 5lb 6oz. John fished between the holy bush and the top moorside block. He caught ten fish before lunch on buzzers fished under an indicator but had to change to dries for his six fish after lunch. Les Spedding fished below the bottom moorside block and caught ten on dry’s and fry patterns. We have some really big fish hitting the fry over the weed beds.
Saturday 24th

16 Anglers caught 74 Rainbows and returned 5 Brown Trout. Rod average 4.9
22 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb. 4oz

We had 25 to 30mph southerly’s for most of the day no boats were allowed out. Bank anglers had some excellent sport fishing on the sheltered moorside. Robert Thompson caught twenty four rainbows to 5lb from the bottom moorside block on size 12 olive crunchers. Graham hill fished near to Robert and caught eleven rainbows. M Grange caught seven rainbows and four browns on buzzers and drys from the holly bush. Only three of the sixteen anglers fishing failed to catch.

Lockwood Opens at 8am and closes at 5 pm