Catch return Sunday 19th to Saturday 25th April

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Ryan Vasey has had a great first outing in his new Keeper ISO float tube. Ryan caught 12 rainbows to 4lb on buzzers.

130 Anglers have caught 330 Rainbows to 6lb and 2 Browns to 5lb.
Rod Average 2.6
92 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz
238 Rainbows to 6lb and 1- 4lb brown were returned.

Sunday 19th
17 Anglers have caught 55 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 3.2

14 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz
41 Rainbows to 4lb were returned.
Anglers had to put up with another very cold day, we had the wind coming from an N to NE direction all day with the air temp staying around the 7-8c.

Bank
Darren Parry caught 7 to 4lb from the bottom of the moorside on Foam Beetles. Ian McLay fished form the jetty for 5. Adam Greensmith only fished from 4.30pm and caught 5 to 4lb from the jetty. Glen Thompson had 4 from the Whitby end of the dam.

Boats
S Cameron caught 6 keeping 3 for 6lb 12oz. Andrew Davison and G Burn had 3 each.

Float Tubes
Ryan Vasey caught 12 to 4lb fishing from the jetty to the woodside block on buzzers.

Monday 20th
14 Anglers caught 37 Rainbows to 4lb 8oz
Rod Average 2.6
10 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz
27 Rainbows to 4lb were returned

We had a bright windy day, nice and warm on the sheltered moorside bank but very cold in the wind from the overflow along the woodside to the point.

Bank
Andrew Bogan caught 9 to 4lb 8oz on Foam Beetles from the culvert and moorside. Colin Brown had 6 on small buzzers. Simon Gerner had 4 on Cutthroat Cats from the dam and lost quite a few more off.

Boats
Steve Traford caught 6 on Foam Beetles fishing along the moorside.

Tuesday 21st
29 Anglers caught 20 Rainbows to 3lb.
Rod Average 0.7
10 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz
10 Rainbows were returned

A sunny cloudless day certainly had a detrimental effect on today returns only Boat angler Jim Tate got among the fish. Jim caught 8 on a Cats Whisker fished under an indicator. Colin Brown had 3 and after that we only had ones and twos.

Wednesday 22nd

14 Anglers caught 41 Rainbows to 5lb and 1-4lb brown
Rod Average 3
11 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz
30 Rainbows to 5lb were returned

Bank
Graham Southam caught 6 to 4lb wading at the culvert.

Boats
Wheel chair angler George Binks caught 10 rainbows to 4lb and 1- 4lb brown from our Wheely boat. George caught all his fish on buzzers fished on a slow sinking line from the Woodside. Colin Lynas caught 9 to 4lb from the moorside on Dawson’s nomads fished on an intermediate line. Malcom Grainger caught 5 to 5lb.

Thursday 23rd
16 Anglers caught 49 Rainbows to 4lb.
Rod Average 3.1
16 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz.
33 Rainbows to 4lb were returned
Another lovely day to be on the water although with cloudless skies not the best fishing day.

Bank
Colin Brown caught 5 on buzzers from the jetty and woodside. Keith Bunett had 4 from the moorside on Foam Beetles.

Boat
Tim Grove caught 9 to 4lb on Buzzers and Diawl Bach. Colin Crossman had 5 on Bibio.

Friday 24th
25 Anglers caught 78 Rainbows to 6lb and 1- 5lb Brown
Rod Average 3.1
16 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz
61 Rainbows to 6lb were returned

Bank
Mark Jones caught 7 rainbows to 4lb 5oz from the dam and moorside. Colin Lynas caught 5 to 4lb on Dawson’s Nomads from the top of the moorside. Darren Parry fished from 4.30 to 8pm and caught 5 from the moorside.

Boats
John McGarrell caught 26 rainbows to 6lb on Buzzers and Foam Beetles John caught fish from all areas of the lake. Tim Grove caught 6 on Buzzers.

Saturday 25th
15 Anglers caught 51 Rainbows to 6lb
Rod Average 3.4
15 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz
36 Rainbows to 6lb were returned.

What a day the morning started off with a warm light SW breeze then at about 11.30am the breeze went round to the north the temperature dropped from 15c to 7c the rain came and it felt very cold. Boat anglers had the best of the sport in the changeable conditions.

Bank
Graham Hill caught 5 from the top of the moorside. Colin Green caught 3 to 3lb on Damsels from the moorside.

Boats
Paul Blight and Colin Brown had 14 between them to 6lb Colin caught 11of them on buzzers fished between 3 to 4ft under an indicator and Paul kept 3 for 9lb 8oz. Andrew Sowerby caught 11 to 4lb fishing a team of 3 fly’s wile drifting across the lake. Peter and Ann McLean caught 9 between them keeping 3 for 9lb both lost fish at the net. Adam and Ian Greensmith had 5 between them and lost as many off.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 8.30pm
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.00pm) Afternoon (2.00pm to 8.00pm)
Last 4 hour permit available from 4.00pm