Catch Return Sunday 25th to Saturday 31st May

146 Anglers have caught 380 Rainbows to 10lb 4oz
Rod Average 2.6
101 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Catch Return Sunday 25th
28 Anglers have caught 59 Rainbows to 5lb 8oz
Rod Average 2.1
12 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz
We had fish feeding on the surface from the point to the dam along the moor side the problem of anglers was that they were taking tiny olive midge.
Bank
Most bank anglers had between one to three fish and as usual managed to loos fish as well. Junior Tomas Ayton fished under the fish he could see on the surface and caught six. Darren Parry caught three to 5lb 8oz from the moor side.

Boats
Jason Nunn caught seven to 3lb on small Spider Patterns; Jason caught his fish drifting from the moor side to the wood side.

Catch Return 26th to 28th
43 Anglers caught 84 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 2
30 Rainbows were kept at an Average weight of 2lb 2oz.

Bernard Fitzhugh caught nine on black dry’s fishing along the moor side most of his fish were caught no more than 10ft from the bank. Tony Shaw caught seven to 5lb wading at the culvert on In victors. R Fox, C Cook, Brian Gardiner, C McKenna and A Southam all caught five.

Catch Return Thursday 29th
16 Anglers caught 50 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 3.1
13 Rainbows were kept at an Average weight of 2lb 8oz.

We had another day of missed and lost fish everyone fishing had sport even if they didn’t landed any fish.

Bank
Colin Brown caught eight two on buzzers fished under an indicator from the Whitby end of the dam and six on small black hoppers fished dry from the bottom of the moor side. T Grieves caught eight on Yellow Dancers from the moor side and both ends of the dam. Jim Tate caught six to 3lb fishing a small Hares Ear under an indicator from the top of the moor side. Dave Walker caught six rainbows to 5lb five from the jetty four of which were between 4 to 5lb and one from the moor side all were caught on Cats whisker fished on a sink tip line. Paul Blight caught six to 3lb on small Black hoppers from the moor side.

Boats
Mike Burnside and John Heslop caught seven on Hares ear nymphs from the culvert.

Catch Return Friday 30th
31 Anglers caught 97 Rainbows to 10lb 4oz
Rod Average 3.1
24 Rainbows were kept at an Average weight of 2lb 12oz.

Stocked with 200 rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 6lb. today

Bank
Colin Brown caught sixteen rainbows to 5lb on Black buzzers fished 6 to 9in below an indicator 3 to 6ft out from the bank on the moor side. Darren Parry caught eight on Black Gnats fishing from 5pm along the bottom of the moor side. Paul Blight caught eight to 5lb on small Black wets fishing at the bottom moor side block and dam. B Morgan caught five fishing on our last four hour permit from the top of the moor side on wets. Dave Walker caught Four to 10lb 4oz on small Cut Throat Cats fished on a sink tip line.
Boats
T Rowland and R Moxham caught ten between them fishing out from the Whitby end of the dam. Steve Trafford caught four and lost as many fishing out from the bottom moor side block. George Binx caught four from our Wheelyboat on hare’s ear nymphs.

Catch Return Saturday 31st
28 Anglers caught 93 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 3.3
22 Rainbows were kept at an Average weight of 2lb 2oz

Mike Ayton caught twenty three from the moor side. Graham Hill caught seven and Ryan Vasey six to 5lb from the bottom of the moor side.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.45pm
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.45pm) Afternoon (2.30pm to 9.15pm)
Last 4 hour permits are available from 5 pm.
All Boats should be back at the jetty by 9.15pm. All anglers should be of the fishery by 9.45pm