Catch Return Sunday 19th to Saturday 25th May

127 Anglers have caught 620 Rainbows to 13lb and 4 Brown Trout to 1lb 8oz
Rod Average 4.9
125 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Catch Return Sunday 19th May
29 Anglers have caught 163 Rainbows to 9lb and 1 Brown Trout to 1lb 8oz
Rod Average 5.7
21 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 9oz

Bank and Boat anglers have had excellent sport to day on a variety of methods and patterns.
Bank
Visiting angler Brian Lowther caught 20 rainbows to 6lb fishing from the point. Billy Wilson caught 19 to 3lb 8oz. 6 on buzzers wading out at the culvert and the rest on CDC Shuttlecocks from the moorside. Andrew Greet caught 15 from the Bottom moorside block. Steve Mills caught 14 from the top moorside block and the boat jetty all caught on lures. B Maddison caught 11. Sean Thomas and Jimmy Spoors both had 10. Ian Schubert caught the best fish of the day his 9lb Rainbow took a small Black Buzzer at the overflow end of the dam.

Boats
Les Davison caught 12 to 8lb fishing a Cats Whisker on an intermediate line.

Catch Return Monday 20th May
10 Anglers caught 54 Rainbows to 5lb 8oz
Rod Average 5.4
10 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

The fog lifted at tea time although most of the fish were caught when the fog was at its thickest 9 of the 10 anglers fishing caught fish.
Bank
Phil Stentiford caught 6 to 5lb 8oz from the dam. Ian Morrison and Michael Kilvington both caught 5 from the moorside on olive lures. Boats
Steve Trafford caught 13 five on olive Lures and eight on CDC Shuttlecock’s. John McGarrell caught 12 on five on lures and seven on CDC Shuttlecock’s

Catch Return Tuesday 21st May
23 Anglers caught 121 Rainbows to 5lb and 1 Brown Trout to 1lb 8oz
Rod Average 5.3
35 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz

Bank
D Hare caught 10 from the moorside on small CDC Shuttlecock’s. J Husband caught 10 from the top of the moorside. Darren Parry caught 9 from the moorside on Hears Ear CDC Shuttlecocks. William Leitch caught 8 on damsels and Klinkhamers. Robert Lincoln caught 7.
Boats
S Lawton caught 11 Rainbows and 1 brown. Mrs Olive Murray caught 11 all on hears ear nymphs. Steve Trafford caught 11 on small black drys.

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.

Catch Return Wednesday 22nd May
19 Anglers caught 90 rainbows to 5lb 8oz
Rod Average 4.7
13 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Bank
Andrew Bogan caught 17 to 4lb fishing from moorside all caught on Hears Ear CDC Shuttle Cocks. Colin Brown caught 16 to 5lb 8oz on small black Hoppers from the moorside. Andrew Grabham has had 15 on Shuttlecocks. Stan Shipley caught 14 on drys and lures. Derrick Grabham 12 on Black Zonkers.

Catch Return Thursday 23rd May
8 Anglers caught 29 rainbows to 6lb 8oz
Rod Average 3.6
10 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 9oz

Another awful day the strong cold NE winds made the moorside unfishable restricting anglers to the dam and woodside.
Bank
Les Davison caught 8 on Olive Zonkers from the Boat Jetty. Daren Parry caught 6 from the dam and Steve Mills had the best fish at 6lb 8oz returning 4 more.

Catch Return Friday 24th May
13 Anglers caught 71 Rainbows to 13lb and 2 Browns
Rod average 5.6
11 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 4oz

Stocked today with 250 Rainbows and Blues from 1lb 8oz to 20lb +

What a day it was cold and very windy.

Bank
John McGarrell caught 11 from the moorside , dam wall and High Bank. John Heward fished on our last 4hour permit and caught 6rainbows to 13lb and to Browns all caught on drys wading at the culvert. Peter Mclean caught 6 from the dam overflow end of the dam.
Boat
7 anglers fished in a Civil Service boat competition and caught 43 fish between them Neil Dunster won with 9 fish and Andy Sinclair was second with 9 fish but with a smaller weight.

Catch Return Saturday 25th May
25 Anglers caught 90 Rainbows to 5lb 8oz
Rod average 3.6
23 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

It was a strange day we had a lot of sun but the breeze felt cold and there wasn’t a lot of fish showing.
Bank
Malcolm Carter caught 11 to 5lb 4oz from the top of the moorside on Gold Head Black Buzzers. Derik Grabham caught 8 to 3lb on damsels from the top moorside block. Keith Bunnet caught 9 to 4lb 4 from the overflow end of the dam on small orange lures and 5 from the holly bush on Hears Ear Klinkamers. Dave Urwin caught 5 from the dam on orange lures.
Boats
Gareth Tilley caught 14 from a drifting boat keeping 3 for 9lb.

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.