Catch Return Sunday 2nd to Saturday 8th March

Andrew Grabham with his 9lb 4oz Rainbow

117 Anglers have caught 441 Rainbows to 10lb.
Rod Average 3.8
117 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 9oz

Catch Return Sunday 2nd
24 Anglers have caught 95 Rainbows to 10lb.
Rod Average 4
22 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 11oz
Not the best of days we had a strong wind blowing on to the overflow on the morning and by 2.30pm the wind strengthened and the rain came.
Bank
Andrew Greet caught 17 to 10lb wading from the Culvert on a Dawson’s Nomad fished on a floating line, Andrew returned his 10 pounder. Dave Walker caught 9 on the morning from the overflow end of the dam. Dave fished a Cats Whisker on an intermediate line casting into a strong head wind. John McGarrell landed 8 to 4lb from the jetty he also lost a 10lb plus rainbow when his line got caught on a mooring hook. John Fished a Cats Whisker on an intermediate line. Michael Powell caught 7 from the high bank and Malcolm Brown caught 3 from the dam and 4 from the high bank on an Olive Tin head. Billy Wilson fished for 3hours wading at the culvert and caught 6 to 4lb on an Olive Lure.
Boats
Only one boat out Mrs Olive Murray caught five to 6lb on small Olive Nomads fishing down the wood side.
Catch Return Monday 3rd
15 Anglers caught 90 Rainbows to 6lb
Rod Average 6.
15 rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Not much wind today with a lot of sun before lunch the fishing improved a lot when the cloud cover came.
Bank
Colin Brown caught fifteen rainbows to 5lb fishing Buzzers under an indicator from the dam, moor side and jetty. Ian Morrison caught eight from the jetty on buzzers. Keith Bunnett fished from 1.pm to 3.30pm and caught seven rainbows to 6lb from the bay at the top of the moor side. Keith kept two for 10lb (6lb and 4lb) and returned two more 4lb fish all caught on Hears ear Nymphs. Rob Lincoln caught six to 3lb from the moor side on Black Pennell and GRHE.

Boats
Only two boats out Malcolm Jefferson caught fourteen to 3lb four on black buzzer and the rest on Cats Whisker fishing all over the lake. Steve Trafford also caught fourteen Steve fished the bay at the top of the moor side and caught all his fish on GRHE his best weighed 4lb.

Catch Return Tuesday 4th
15 Anglers caught 34 Rainbows to 6lb.
Rod Average 2.3
10 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

The day started with a very hard frost and bright sunshine not the best fishing conditions sport did pick up after lunch.
Bank
Jim Tate caught five from the moor side on a Cats Whisker fished under an indicator. Malcom Carter and C B Richardson had 3 each from the moor side.
Boats
Colin Brown and Paul Blight caught eleven to 4lb between them from the Wheelyboat Colin caught five on Black Buzzer and three on a White Snake. Mrs Olive Murray caught five to 6lb on small Olive Nomads.

Catch Return Wednesday 5th
15 Anglers caught 38 rainbows to 9lb 4oz
Rod Average 2.5
12 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 12oz

Bank
Andrew Graham caught seven to 9lb 4oz from the holy bush and overflow end of the dam on a black snake.
Boat
Only one boat out Dave Jones and Darren Jones caught 14 to 3lb on brown woolly burgers fishing out from the wood side.

Thursday 6th
11 Anglers caught 40 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz
Rod Average 3.6
9 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 8oz
The very strong SSW winds made for some difficult casting and reduced the bank to the top of the wood side, point and moor side, Boats could only fish down the wood side and around the point.
Bank
Colin Brown caught eight on buzzers fishing the top of the wood side and around the holy bush. John Heward caught six to 4lb on buzzers fishing the top of the moor side.

Boat
Tim Grove caught nine four fishing near the jetty and five up near the point on buzzers.

Friday 7th
11 Anglers caught 99 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod average 6.3
13 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 11oz.

We stocked today with 240 rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 5lb.
It’s been another windy day making for some difficult fishing conditions.
Bank
Andrew Bogan caught thirteen rainbows to 3lb 8z on Cats Whisker fishing from the overflow end of the dam. Andrew kept two nice fish for 7lb (3lb 8oz & 3lb 8oz). Colin Green caught six to 3lb from the top moor side block keeping three for 8lb. Billy Wilson caught a lovely 5lb rainbow and lost four more off from the overflow end of the dam.
Boat
John McGarrell caught sixteen rainbows to 4lb five on buzzers and eleven on a Cut Throat Cat. Tim Grove caught ten also on the Cut Throat Cat a lure that has caught a lot of fish since opening day. Malcolm Jefferson caught nine on a Cats Whisker.
Saturday 27th
26 Anglers caught 75 Rainbows to 8lb 4oz
Rod average 2.9
36 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz
It was a cold and very windy day no boats were out due to the strength of the wind we had waves all along the dam.
Bank
Mike Ayton caught ten to 8lb 4oz from the moor side. Andrew Greet caught eight wading out from the culvert on Dawson’s Nomad. Graham Hill caught five to 6lb from the bottom moor side block on Hears Ear Nymph.
Boats
No boats out.

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