Catch Return Sunday 24th to Saturday 30th August

198 Anglers have caught 613 Fish
Rod Average 3.1
Average weight of fish kept 2lb 6oz

Sunday 24th
40 Anglers caught 116 Rainbows and 4 Brown Trout. Rod average 3
39 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Season permit holders had an excellent day with 18 of them catching 94 fish for a rod average of 5.2 Mark Walker fished from 4.30pm to finish and caught twelve fish on White & Orange Okey Dokey fished 12” under an indicator from the top of the moorside. Mark returned fish or 10lb – 8lb 8oz and 7lb 8oz. John McGarrell caught eleven on Olive Klinkhammers from all around the lake. That’s thirty five fish for the last three days for John all caught on Klinkhammers, CDC Shuttlecock and Hoppers. G Shoutham caught eleven from the jetty on small Black Ant patterns. George Sidgwick and John Anderson had six each from the holly Bush on Dries.
Les Davison and grandson Ben caught nine between them on Dawson’s Nomad and Olive Zonker.

Monday 25th
21 Anglers caught 48 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.3
21 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb

Dave Walker had eight and Dave Batchelor seven from the moorside on small Dries.

Tuesday 26th
15 Anglers caught 56 Rainbows and 5 Brown Trout. Rod average 4.1
12 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz.

Every one caught today on Dries and Nymphs.

Wednesday 27th
19 Anglers caught 46 Rainbows and 6 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.7
20 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz.

Only two anglers failed to catch today. Most fish were caught on Dries and Emergers two big browns were lost both estimated at over 10lb.

Thursday 28th
22 Anglers caught 53 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.4
18 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz.

Stocked today Thursday with 210 Rainbows and Browns from 1lb 8oz to 7lb.

John McGarrell caught fourteen on ant patterns from the moorside. Dave Urwin had seven from the overflow end of the dam on Black Fritz.
Steve Trafford caught ten on Ants fishing off the woodside.

Friday 29th
41 Anglers caught 138 Rainbows and 3 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.4
35 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb

What a day with light to no wind and the lake resembling a trout farm at feeding time a fall of flying ants brought even more fish to the top after lunch. John McGarrell got among the fish again catching fifteen on CDC Shuttlecocks and Ant patterns from the moorside. Less Spedding had eleven on Orange Emergers from the holly bush and Mark Walker caught eleven on Cats Whisker fished under an indicator from the boat jetty.
Alex Murray caught ten on Snatcher drifting down the middle.

Saturday 30th
40 Anglers caught 134 Rainbows and 3 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.4
36 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Mark walker fished from the holly bush and caught 31 fish on a small Cats Whisker fished 18in under an indicator. Colin Green caught thirteen fish on Damsels and CDC F Fly’s from the bottom moorside block. Dave Appleton fished next to Mark Walker but didn’t have any luck with the indicator so turned to ant patters when ants appeared on the water, he ended up with eleven fish.
Mrs Olive Murray Caught ten on CDC Shuttlecocks fishing out from the point.

We open for Day Permits at 8am and close at 8.30pm