Catch Return Sunday 21st to Saturday 27th September

189 Anglers have caught 445 Fish
Rod Average 2.4
179 fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

ANGLERS ARE REMINDED THAT THE BROWN TROUT SEASON ENDS ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 30TH

Sunday 21st
50 Anglers caught 97 Rainbows and 4 Brown Trout. Rod average 2
42 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 5oz

Nearly all 23 season permit holders fishing today caught fish. Mark Walker had twelve on indicator from the dam and John McGarrell eight on dries from the moorside.
BOATS
Dermot Speight and Mike Gadd caught eighteen between them on emergers keeping eight for 17lb and Les Davison and grandson Ben caught eight on lures keeping two for 8lb

Monday 22nd
7 Anglers caught 19 Rainbows and 2 Brown Trout. Rod average 3
5 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz.

We had a cold northerly with low cloud all day fishing conditions were excellent. John McGarrell fished from the boat jetty and caught eleven fish on Olive Klinkhamers and CDC Shuttlecocks.
BOATS
Mrs Olive Murray caught four on CDC Shuttlecocks returning one Brown Trout of 4lb.

Tuesday 23rd
23 Anglers caught 34 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 1.5
16 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb. 6oz.

John Urquhart caught eight fish and lost quite a few more fishing in to the wind from the moorside. John caught all his fish on a small damsel nymph fished on a floating line. Neil Clark used a similar damsel pattern to good effect catching seven fishing in to the wind from the culvert.

Wednesday 24th
24 Anglers caught 55 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.1
18 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb. 2oz

Once again it was an angler who fished into the wind that came off best Michael Kilvington landed eight on damsels from the moor side. Neil Clark fished from the culvert again for four fish on damsel nymph. Ian Morrison Steve Trafford and Tim Grove all had four fish on buzzer fished under an indicator.

Thursday 25th
28 Anglers caught 83 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 3
36 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 5oz.
BOATS
Tim Grove caught nine fish on small Klinkhamers.

Friday 26th
Stocked today with 200 1lb 12oz to 2lb 8oz and 90 4lb to 6lb rainbows.
28 Anglers caught 92 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.3
33 Fish were kept at an average weight of 3lb 3oz.

Day permit Ian Glass had an excellent day catching nineteen rainbows from the moorside on lures and keeping four for 27lb – 9lb 8oz, 7lb, 7lb, and 3lb 8oz. John McGarrell caught fifteen on Orange Blobs and Nomads fished in the wave from the dam and moorside John returned fish to 7lb.

Saturday 27th
33 Anglers caught 58 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 1.8
29 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz

Ian Layton caught a lovely 9lb 2oz rainbow on a Black Frizz. Graham Hill caught nine keeping keeping rainbows of 5lb 8oz and 3lb and Robert Thompson had eight rainbows on a size 12 CDC Hears Ear Shuttlecock keeping a lovely 7lb rainbow.

We open for Day Permits at 8am and close at 7.15pm