126 Anglers have caught 464 Rainbows to 7lb 8oz and 6 Browns to 5lb
Rod Average 3.7
94 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz
360 Rainbows and 5 Browns were returned.
Sunday 21st June
19 Anglers have caught 75 Rainbows to 4lb and 1 -2lb Brown
Rod Average 4
12 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz
63 Rainbows and 1 Brown were returned.
The strong SW wind spoilt the fishing to day even so some anglers did well.
Paul Neesham caught 9 rainbows and 1 brown fishing along the moorside and dam. Dave Walker caught 8 from the top of the moorside on small Cats Whisker and Red Flexi Worms fished on a sink tip line. Adam Greesmith caught 7 to 4lb from the bottom moorside block on small Dawson’s Nomads.
The wind spoilt things for boat anglers today. Ben Davison caught 6 on Cutthroat Cats. Paul March and Tom Bell caught 9 between them and Mervin Sanders had 5.
Ryan Vasey followed yesterday’s 18 rainbows with 16 today whereas yesterdays were all on Black Shuttlecocks today it was Black Hoppers fished on a sink tip line.
Monday 22nd June
4 Anglers caught 29 Rainbows to 4lb and 1 – 3lb Brown
Rod Average 7.5
4 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz
25 Rainbows and 1 Brown were returned.
Conditions up to 1pm were very good with a light NW wind the heavy rain came about 1pm and the wind got quite strong but the three anglers who stuck it out caught some nice fish.
Les Davison caught 5 rainbows to 4lb and 1 – 3lb Brown from the jetty, Les fished from 1 o’clock and caught 4 on Muddler Minnows and 2 on Cats Whisker. Denis Meek only stayed for 3hours he landed 1 fish and had a lot of fun with fish chasing his Muddler Minnow.
Steve Trafford caught 18 rainbows to 4lb he had 7 fish at the culvert before the wind got up and the other 11 fishing near the jetty on a single buzzer fished under an indicator. Bernard Fitzhugh landed 4 but missed quite a few fishing a Buzzer under an indicator. Bernard fished near the overflow end of the dam.
Tuesday 23rd June
19 Anglers caught 70 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 3.7
18 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 11oz
52 Rainbows were returned
Les Davison caught 8 from the jetty on Orange Blobs and Black Cormorants. Rob Lincoln caught 5 on CDC Shuttlecocks. Alan Byfield Kept 3 rainbows for 8lb all caught from the dam on Elk Hair Sedge. Ben Race caught 5 on our last four hour permit.
Steve Trafford caught 7 on his usual Buzzer under an indicator. G Harrison caught 5 keeping 4 for 12lb.
D Newton and P Trainor made good use of the last four hour permit, they caught 15 rainbows to 5lb between them.
Wednesday 24th June
17 Anglers caught 74 Rainbows to 5lb and 2 Browns.
Rod Average 4.5
17 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 9oz
57 Rainbows and 2 Browns were returned.
Colin Brown caught 8 rainbows and 1 Brown on small CDC patterns from the moor side. Anglers fishing the last 4hours had some excellent sport on dry’s. Darren Parry caught 8 from the moorside. Ian Fenton had 6 rainbows and one 4lb brown from the bottom moorside block. Bill Davison and Gordon Rooks both had 4.
Dermot Speight and Mike Gadd caught 18 to 4lb 8oz both anglers caught off the top from a drifting boat.
Wheel chair angler George Binks fished from our Wheelyboat and Caught 7 Rainbows to 3lb on Klinkhammers fishing out from the wood side block. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 7 on small Black Parachutes.
Thursday 15th June
27 Anglers caught 93 Rainbows to 7lb 8oz and 1 – 5lb Brown
Rod Average 3.5
19 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz.
74 Rainbows to 7lb 8oz were returned
Dave Miller caught 10 rainbows to 7lb 8oz from the top of the moorside Dave caught on small black dry’s and kept 1 fish of 3lb 12oz. Ryan Vasey fished from 5 to 8pm and caught 10 rainbows on Black Hoppers from the moorside. Ian Morrison caught 7 to 4lb from the top moor side block on dry’s. Colin Lynas had 6 from the top of the moor side and apparently 3 were on hoppers. Graham Hill had a lovely 5lb brown from the top of the moor side.
Lee Cartmail fished from 3.30pm and caught 11 on Pheasant tail nymphs. Mark Jones caught 9 to 5lb 8oz on hoppers. Tim Grove had 8 on CDC Shuttlecocks and buzzers.
Friday 26th June
17 Anglers caught 76 Rainbows to 4lb 8oz
Rod Average 4.2
13 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz
63 Rainbows were returned.
Only three of the seventeen anglers fishing failed to land a fish today. Boat anglers had the best of the sport with dry’s accounting for most of the fish.
Dave Batchelor caught 4 on Damsels wading at the culvert. Keith Thompson caught the best fish of the day a lovely 4lb 8oz rainbow that took a Black Klinkhamer from the top of the moorside.
All todays boat anglers hooked and lost a lot of fish some lost twice as many as they netted.
John McGarrell was among the fish again catching 17 to 4lb on size 12 Olive CDC Shuttlecocks. As with last week John caught by drifting and targeting rising fish. Mrs. Olive Murray caught 9 to 4lb on Shuttlecocks.
Steve Trafford had 8 mostly caught on Buzzers fished under an indicator. Tim Grove had 7 on Black Hoppers. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 6 on CDC patterns and last as many off.
Saturday 27th June
22 Anglers caught 37 Rainbows to 3lb and 1 Brown
Rod Average 1.7
11 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz
26 Rainbows and 1 Brown were returned.
Anglers found it hard going today in the bright sun.
Only Colin Brown had more than one fish catching 3 on dry’s all coming in a 10 minute spell when we had cloud cover.
Peter and Ann Mclean caught 15 to 3lb between them fishing a Yellow FAB with 2 Olive Crunchers on sink tip lines. Peter landed 11 and Ann 4 all the fish took the Fab at about 2ft down. Ben Flockton had 5 on small black lures fished on an Intermediate line.
Current Fishing Times:
Bank: 8.00 until 21:45
Boat All Day: 08:30 until 21:30
Boat Part Day: AM 08:30 until 15:30 PM 15:00 until 21:30
Last 4 Hours from: 17:30 until 21:45
All Anglers to be off site by: 22:15