137 Anglers have caught 677 Rainbows to 8lb 4oz and 2 Browns
Rod Average 5
135 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 11oz
542 Rainbows to 6lb and 2 browns were returned.
Sunday 24th May
33 Anglers have caught 167 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 5.1
33 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz
134 Rainbows to 5lb were returned.
We had another excellent days fishing with only three of the thirty three anglers fishing failing to land a fish.
Steve Mills caught 14 to 4lb on Black Klinkhamers from the jetty. Chris Donnelly caught 9 to 4lb from the dam on Cats Whisker. Colin Brown had 8 from the moor side and dam.
G Harrison caught 18 to 3lb 4oz keeping 4 for 11lb all were caught a small Cats Whisker on an intermediate line. Peter and Ann Mclean caught 16 between them most were caught on Yellow fabs fished on midge tip lines. T Donington and J McDermott caught 13 to 4lb between them.
Ryan Vasey caught 25 mostly on Black Buzzers fished on a midge tip line.
Monday 25th May
22 Anglers caught 146 Rainbows to 4lb and 2 Browns
Rod Average 6.7
30 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz
114 Rainbows to 4lb and 2 Browns were returned
Boat anglers are having some excellent sport at the moment with fish coming from all parts of the lake.
Dave Batchelor caught 8 keeping one at 4lb from the wood side block on Buzzers. Bill Davison caught 8 keeping 2 for 4lb on buzzers fished under an indicator from the dam. Dave Walker caught 7 on red flexi worms fished on a sink tip line from the moor side. R Baker caught 6 keeping 4 for 8lb from the point. F Jbaihi caught 6 keeping 3 for 8lb 8oz from the dam. Ryan Vasey caught 8 on Buzzers from the dam and jetty before going out in his float tube.
Lee Cartmail caught 27 rainbows and 2 browns fishing FABS and spiders on a washing line. Andrew Sowerby fished dry’s and emergers all day bringing 16 rainbows to 4lb to the net. Steve Trafford caught 13 rainbows to 4lb on black nomads fished on a slow sinking line. R Sangster and R Baker caught 10 keeping 6 for 14lb 8oz.
Ryan Vasey followed his 8 from the bank with 17 more from his tube on Buzzers and small black luers fished on a midge tip line.
Tuesday 26th May
14 Anglers caught 88 Rainbows to 8lb 4oz
Rod Average 6.3
11 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 8oz
77 Rainbows to 4lb were returned
Boat and Bank anglers are having some excellent sport from all arears of the lake with Buzzers, Shuttlecocks and Beatles.
Darren Parry caught 10 on Foam Beatles from the jetty on an evening session. Sean Thomas caught 9 rainbows to 3lb on buzzers fished under an indicator from the wood side. Les Davison caught 7 rainbows to 8lb 4oz on suspender buzzers from the jetty and dam. G Tilley had 5 from the moor side.
Stu Cameron caught 24 rainbows to 5lb 4oz fishing out from the culvert. Paul Blight fished from our Wheelyboat and caught 12 rainbows 8 on Shuttlecocks and 4 on Cats Whisker fishing out from the high bank. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 11 to 4lb on Black Shuttlecocks.
Wednesday 27th May
14 Anglers caught 89 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 6.4
20 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz
69 Rainbows to 4lb were returned
We had a day of changeable wind direction and heavy rain showers anglers caught most of their fish on Cats Whisker and black Lures fished on sink tip and intermediate lines.
Andrew Greet caught 25 rainbows to 4lb on Cats Whisker wile wading near the culvert. Clive Simpson caught 10 keeping 3 for 9lb 8oz. Colin Green caught 8 to 3lb on small lures fished on a sink tip line. Richard Holmes caught 7 from the moor side on Buzzers, Richard kept 4 for 9lb.
Adam and Ian Greensmith caught 15 between them with Ian getting 12 of them to 3lb they caught all there fish on Cats Whiskers. Keith Morley and George Fisher had 8 between them and Les Davison caught 7 to 3lb on Black Cormorants.
Thursday 28th May
14 Anglers caught 19 Rainbows to 6lb
Rod Average 1.4
8 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz.
11 Rainbows to 6lb were returned
The weather certainly had an effect on the fishing today, the very strong gusty and cold N Westerly wind made a lot of the bank and lake unfishable.
F Jbaih Kept 2 rainbows for 5lb 8oz. Steve Mills had 2 on Cats Whisker from the jetty.
Tim Grove caught 7 rainbows 4 on small Olive Nomads fished on an intermediate line and 3 on Black Dry’s.
Mrs. Olive Murray had 3 and Colin Crossman 2.
Friday 29th May
15 Anglers caught 78 Rainbows to 4lb 8oz
Rod Average 5.2
13 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz
65 Rainbows to 4lb were returned
It was a wet day especially the afternoon when we had some heavy hail showers.
Colin Green caught 7 and lost as many off fishing at the culvert with PTN and Cutthroat Cats. Colin kept 2 fish 3lb and 4lb 8oz. Keith Bunnett had 7 from the jetty on CDC Shuttlecocks.
Steve and Chris Trafford had 35 between them fishing out from the life jacket at the bottom of the moor side. Steve had 20 and Chris 15 fishing Cats Whiskers on a slow sinking line. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 9 on CDC Shuttle cocks.
Ian Fenton had a good first outing in his new Keeper tube he caught 7 rainbows to 3lb.
Saturday 30th May
25 Anglers caught 90 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 3.6
20 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb
70 Rainbows to 4lb were returned.
Bill Davison caught 8 on Buzzers. M Sanders had 7 from the dam. Keith Bunnett caught 5 to 4lb from the high bank on CDC Shuttlecocks. Graham Hill caught 4 and kept 1 lovely 5lb rainbow. Rob Taylor kept 2 for 8lb.
A Brown and T Mcmorrow caught 24 to 3lb 12oz. Paul Drummond had 8 to 4lb.
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.15pm
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.45pm) Afternoon (2.30pm to 8.45pm)
Last 4 hour permit available from 4.45pm
All anglers off site by 9.30pm