Catch Return Sunday 27th to Saturday 2nd August

123 Anglers have caught 342 Fish
Rod Average 2.8
Average weight of fish kept 2lb 4oz

Sunday 27th
13 Anglers caught 20 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 1.5
11 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Monday 28th
11 Anglers caught 13 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 1.2
8 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

It was thick fog for most of the day and at times you couldn’t see past the end of the Jetty. Keith Richards and Paddy Murray caught three each from a boat on lures fishing sinking lines at about 20ft. Keith side that they had quite a lot of interest at about 14 to 20ft down.
BOATS
Ken Jones and Keith Morley both caught six on nymphs and small lures.

Tuesday 29th
25 Anglers caught 52 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.1
37 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 5oz.
BOATS
M Burr and A Johnson caught twelve between them keeping eight for 20lb.

Wednesday 30th
18 Anglers caught 67 Rainbows and 3 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.9
34 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz.

The conditions were similar to yesterday yet anglers caught a lot of fish from bank and boat on all methods.
J Annis caught 6 from the top of the moorside keeping three for 6lb 8oz on White Nomad. Tim Grove had three from the holly bush on Muddlers keeping two for 6lb 12oz.
BOATS
Boats had the best of the sport. A Heslop and K Holmes had eighteen between them keeping eight for 22lb, they fished over the deep water off the dam with Hi D lines and Dawson’s Olives catching fish around 20ft down. Steve Mills fished in the same area and caught eleven on Dawson’s Nomad. Les Davison fished with Grandson Ben over the deep water landing six fish with Ben catching the best fish of the day at 5lb 3oz and loosing one of 10lb at the net.

Thursday 31st
16 Anglers caught 39 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.5
23 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz.

The wind and rain kept angler numbers low with all anglers gone by 7.30pm. Chris Kirkby caught five from the moorside on Damsell keeping two for 6lb 12oz.
BOATS
Jon Smith caught five keeping three for 11lb 8oz, Jon caught all his fish on Dawson’s Nomad fishing 20ft down over the deep water off the valve tower.

Friday 1st
Stocked today with 230 Rainbows and Browns from 1lb 12oz to 6lb.
18 Anglers caught 63 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.5
18 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz.

Saturday 2nd
28 Anglers caught 87 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.1
33 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz
In a complete change around bank anglers had a lot better sport than boats. Robert Thompson caught twelve on CDC Shuttle Cocks from the bottom moorside block, John McGarrell had five from the moorside and six off the boat jetty on CDC Shipman’s and small Klinkhamers. Graham Hill caught nine on Dries and when the wind dropped off Flexi Floss Blood Worm fished under an indicator from the moorside and the top of the woodside. Dave Appleton caught seven wading out from the culvert, Dave caught most of his fish on emergers and nymphs