Catch Return Sunday 26th May to Saturday 1st June

Andrew Smith with the new Lockwood Record Rainbow at 18lb 4oz

169 Anglers have caught 694 Rainbows to 18lb 4oz (NEW RECORD) and 2 Browns.
Rod Average 4.1
163 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 9oz

Catch Return Sunday 26th May
34 Anglers have caught 118 Rainbows to 18lb 4oz (NEW RECORD) and 1 Brown.
Rod Average 3.5
32 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 2oz

Bank
Andrew Smith Caught a stunning 18lb 4oz Rainbow to claim the heaviest Rainbow record for Lockwood, the fish was caught on a Black buzzer from the top of the moorside bank one of 3 Rainbows kept for 28lb – 18lb 4oz, 5lb 5oz and 4lb 8oz. Steve Mills caught 20 from the boat jetty, dam and moorside all caught on dry’s. Billy Wilson caught 9 keeping 2 for 9lb.
Boats
Dermot Speight caught 11 keeping 4 for 10lb 8oz his best was 6lb 8oz. Steve Trafford caught 8 fishing out from the bottom moorside block on dry’s.

Catch Return Monday 27th May

27 Anglers caught 80 Rainbows to 12lb 8oz
Rod Average 3
23 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

What a day we had another very strong S. S. Westerly blowing making for difficult casting even so most anglers caught fish.

Bank
Beatles were the top pattern today Andrew Bogan caught 9 Glen Thompson 5 and Keith Thompson 4 on the pattern from the moorside.
Boats
M Rawson kept 3 for 18lb 8oz (12lb 8oz 3lb 3lb) all caught on black Pennell fishing out from the Woodside. Tim Grove caught 9 fishing out from the culvert And Wheel Chair angler Paul Richardson fishing from the Wheelyboat caught 8 on foam Beatles.

Catch Return Tuesday 28th May
28 Anglers caught 75 Rainbows to 3lb and 1 Brown Trout
Rod Average 2.7
19 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb

It was a difficult day in the wind today. Lockwood season permits holders did better than day permits with the moorside producing the most fish.
Bank
D Grabham caught 14 to 3lb from the top moorside block on all sorts of patterns. William Leitch fished from 12 to 6pm and caught 9 from the moorside on shipman’s. Colin Green caught 8 keeping 3 for 7lb from the moorside. Paul Blight fished next to the top block and caught 7 on drys
Boats
Malcum Jefferson caught 8 to 4lb from the culvert.

Catch Return Wednesday 29th May
10 Anglers caught 45 rainbows to 15lb
Rod Average 4.5
14 Kept for an average weight of 3lb 12oz

It’s been an awful day with continuous rain and fog the visibility at times has only been about 20ft even so nine out of ten anglers caught fish.
Bank
Andrew Grabham has had 9 wading at the culvert and from the moorside on Black Snakes. Stan Shipley caught 6 on lures from the top moorside block. C Hallam had 4 and Olive Murray 1.
Boats
Garvan O’Connor and his granddad caught 8 between them on blobs. Mike Gad caught 4 on Black Tadpoles.

Catch Return Thursday 30th May
10 Anglers caught 45 rainbows to 15lb
Rod Average 4.5
14 Kept for an average weight of 3lb 12oz

The lake went up 4 to 5in over night the rain stopped but we had fog all day the air temp never got above 7c and the water temp was 11c. Even so nine out of ten anglers caught fish.
Bank
Neil Sinclair fished on our last 4hour permit and caught 7 to 15lb on blobs fished 12in under an indicator from both ends of the dam. Phil Stentiford caught 6 from the dam. Brian Gardiner caught 4 to 4lb from the boat jetty.
Boats
M Proudlock and G Fisher caught 19 to 7lb 11oz between them on lures.

Catch Return Friday 31st May
35 Anglers caught 148 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod average 4.2
33 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Stocked today with 230 Rainbows and Blues from 1lb 8oz to 6lb

Bank
Dave Batchelor had an excellent day wading at the top of the Woodside he caught 20 rainbows to 5lb on balloon caddis. Keith Thompson Caught 6 three from the moorside on Klinkhamers and three from the overflow end of the dam on small Cats Whiskers. Keith Bunnett only fished from 6pm to 8pm and caught 6 to 5lb from the top of the moorside on CDC Shuttlecocks.
Boat
John McGarrell caught 19 five on an intermediate and small lures when the sun was out and the rest on Foam Beatles when we had cloud cover. Russ Moxham and Trevor Rowland had 17 between them. Steve and Chris Trafford had 16 between them. G Power spent most of the day drifting and caught 8.

Catch Return Saturday 1st June
28 Anglers caught 197 Rainbows to 8lb 12oz
Rod average 7
31 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz

After a poor start with fog and quite heavy drizzle before lunch it turned warm and with light cloud and the fish were straight on top. Anglers fishing with nymphs or small lures in the top 12in did well. CDC Shuttle Cocks Klinkhammers and other dry’s caught a lot of fish as well.
Bank
Season Permit Steve Mills caught 28 rainbows to 5lb from the top of the moorside on Cats Whisker. Andrew Bogan caught 15 from the Point and the moorside. M Webb and Mike Walker both caught 13 from the moorside on small black Klinkhammers. Anglers fishing on our last 4hour permit did well. Matty Lamb caught 8 to 4lb and Visiting angler from New Zealand M Tapley caught 7 on Olive Woolybugers fishing next to the top moorside block.
Boats
N Robinson and D Crosby caught 22 between them on dry’s and lures keeping 8 for 24lb best 8lb 12oz. Norman Garbut caught 20 rainbows on lures. Colin Lynas caught 12 to 4lb on Dawson’s Nomad.

Last 4 hour permit available from 5pm (This permit is only available from the time stated)
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.30pm) Afternoon (2.30pm to 9.15pm)
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.30pm or time posted in the Lodge.