Catch Return Sunday 24th to Saturday 30th March

Two hardy souls wading today at the culvert.

36 Anglers have caught 165 Rainbows to 12lb
Rod Average 4.6
43 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 9oz

Sunday 24th

5 Anglers have caught 36 Rainbows to 6lb8oz.
Rod Average 7.2
5 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 12oz

Bank
Graham Hill Caught 14 rainbows to 6lb 8oz. Graham kept 3 for 12lb (2lb-4lb8oz-5lb8oz) all caught on small nomads 8 wading at the culvert and 6 fishing from the bank at the bottom moorside block. Colin Lynas caught 10 rainbows to 6lb and lost 4 more of at the net wading out at the culvert. Colin caught all his fish on Dawson’s Nomads.
Boats
Les Davison fished from 2 to 5.30pm and caught 12 rainbows to 4lb fishing out from the Whitby end of the dam. Les caught most of his fish on Black Nomads he also had fish on Olive Nomads and Cats Whisker he had to stop fishing because his rod rings and net were freezing up.

Monday 25th

2 Anglers caught 25 Rainbows to 6lb
Rod Average 12.5
5 rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 9oz

Only two anglers braved the wintery conditions today they had some very go sport though despite the cold.
Bank
P Stretford caught fifteen rainbows on Cats Whisker from the moorside he Kept 4 fish for 9lb 8oz
Boats
Les Davison fished from 1 to 5 pm and caught 10 rainbows to 4lb fishing out from the Whitby end of the dam. Les caught all of his fish on Gold head Cats Whisker as with yesterday he had to stop fishing because his rod rings were freezing up.

Tuesday 26th

No one fishing today

Wednesday 27th

5 Anglers caught 21 rainbows to 12lb
Rod Average 4.2
5 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 12oz

Anglers had another very cold day with some heavy snow showers to contend with.

Bank
Andrew Grabham caught 7 to 5lb on Orange Blobs from the moorside and overflow end of the dam he stopped fishing when his rod rings were freezing on every cast.
Boat
Malcolm Jefferson caught 5 rainbows to 12lb. W and J Jefferson caught 6 between them and lost even more off. Mrs Olive Murray had 3 to 6lb on Black Nomads.

Thursday 28th

10 Anglers caught 24 rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 2.4
11 Kept for an average weight of 1lb 12oz

We had ice on the Whitby end of the dam for most of the day

Bank
Colin brown had six to 3lb on Buzzers fished under an indicator and Bernard Fitzhugh had four to 4lb 8oz on the same method from the moorside.
Boat
Mrs Olive Murray landed 3 to 2lb 8oz and lost 3 more off fishing out from the culvert on Gold Head Hears Ear.

Friday 29th

14 Anglers caught 59 Rainbows to 6lb
Rod average 4.2
17 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 9oz.

25% of the lake was covered in thin ice this morning most of the fish were caught after 11am when the air temp had risen to a barmy 4c.
Bank
Paul Bowker caught 6 rainbows from the top of the moorside on a small damsel pattern Paul kept a lovely 4lb 8oz rainbow. Dave Batchelor had 3 to 3lb and Les Spedding had a 6lb rainbow from the dam. Colin Lynas caught 3 from the top moorside block on Dawson’s Nomads.
Boat
Daniel and Jason Jefferson caught 22 rainbows to 6lb on a Cats Whisker fished under an indicator. Darren and Stephen Parry caught 15 between them to 5lb on small White Nomads fished very slowly on the bottom.

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