Catch Return Sunday 22nd to Saturday 28th May

John McGarrell caught this 12lb 9oz Rainbow on the 26th may from a boat on Red Flexi Blood Worm.

THE SEASON SO FAR 5TH March to 28th May 2011
1602 angler visits, 7431 fish caught, Rod average 4.6
1869 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz.
Best Rainbow 15lb 5oz. Best Brown 8lb 4oz.

Last Week 101 Anglers caught 512 Rainbows to 12lb 9oz and 2 Browns
Rod Average 5.1
114 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz

Sunday 22nd
5 Anglers have caught 26 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 5.2
5 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz

We only had five season permits fishing today and they all caught fish with Les Davison and grandson Ben catching twenty two rainbows to 5lb from a boat

Monday 23rd
7 Anglers caught 34 Rainbows to 6lb.
Rod average 4.9
7 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb.

The gale force winds kept angler numbers low with only seven season permit holders fishing and they all caught fish. More fish were lost off in the waves than were landed. Ian Morrison caught ten on damsels fishing from the moorside and point. John McGarrell caught eight on buzzers fishing from the point and top of the woodside. Mrs Olive Murray lost a Rainbow estimated at around 12lb from the point.

Tuesday 24th
14 Anglers caught 88 Rainbows to 4lb 8oz and 1 3lb Brown
Rod average 6.4
16 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb. 10oz

We had had a hail storm today that put nearly 1in of hale on the bank and left the water surface resembling slush for some time.
Derrick Grabham caught twenty four rainbows to 4lb 8oz from the high bank on Red Flexi worms and Dawson’s Olive. Derrick’s fishing partner Terry Sharp had seventeen on the same patterns. Both Derrick and Terry lost a lot of fish that seemed well hooked. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 9 rainbows from the point on Klinkhamers.
Less Davison caught eight rainbows Zonkers.

Wednesday 25th
22 Anglers caught 70 Rainbows to 4lb 8oz.
Rod average 3.2
19 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

D McColl caught eight rainbows on dry’s to 3lb 8oz from the top of the moorside.
Mike Gadd caught eleven rainbows on Diawl Bachs. Mrs Olive Murray had eleven on red flexi worms fishing out from the Woodside block. Steve Trafford caught eight fishing out from the point.

Thursday 26th
18 Anglers caught 77 Rainbows to 12lb 9oz.
Rod average 4.3
16 Fish were kept at an average weight of 3lb 6oz.

William Leitch caught 11 rainbows on Pink Flexi Worms all the fish William caught were 4lb and over. Andy Clark caught eight rainbows keeping three for 8lb. Andy caught all his fish on Black Cormorants.
John McGarrell caught twenty rainbows two 12lb 9oz on Red flexi worms and Foam Beatle. Tim Grove caught thirteen rainbows fishing out from of the woodside on Pink flexi worms.

Friday 27th
Stocked today with 230 rainbows from 1lb 8oz to 5lb.

16 Anglers caught 100 Rainbow to 6lb and 1 Brown
Rod average 6.3
24 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.4oz

Only one angler failed to catch today and most landed at least four fish with as many fish hooked and lost.
Andy Grabham caught sixteen rainbows from the top moorside block on Orange Blobs. S Shipley caught fourteen rainbows from the moorside. Gary Coverdale caught seven rainbows and one brown from the overflow end of the dam.
Bernard Fitzhugh caught seven to 6lb on Black Klinkhamers . M Webb caught five on Klinkhamers keeping four for 9lb.

Saturday 28th
19 Anglers caught 117 Rainbows to 6lb
Rod average 6.2
27 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb12oz.

Clive Morrish caught fifteen rainbows to 6lb wadding out from the Woodside. Clive kept four for 16lb all caught on white frits lures. Andrew Greet caught thirteen keeping two for 8lb from the culvert and overflow end of the dam. Robert Thompson also had thirteen rainbows from the point all caught on dries and Graham Hill had ten from the dam and top of the Woodside on Diawl Bachs and Black Cruncher.

Andy Lee and Michael Fryatt caught twenty three rainbows between them keeping eight for 20lb

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