Catch Return Sunday 30th June to Saturday 6th July

127 Anglers have caught 597 Rainbows to 9lb 7oz. and 3 browns to 4lb 6oz.
Rod Average 4.7
114 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Catch Return Sunday 30th June
22 Anglers have caught 82 Rainbows to 5lb.
Rod Average 3.7
12 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz

Bank
Les Davison caught 11 rainbows to 5lb from the boat jetty Les had five on GRHE, three on Muddlers and three on Olive Zonkers. Shawn Thomas caught 10 from the point on small red buzzers fished under an indicator. Ken Shaw thought he was in for a really good day catching 4 in the first half hour then the wind got up and made casting very difficult.
Boat
Jason Nunn caught 20 rainbows to 4lb on dry’s and wets depending on the conditions. A Brown made use of our last 4hour permit to catch 8 rainbows on small black muddlers.

Catch Return Monday 1st July
16 Anglers caught 35 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 2.1
13 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz

What a difficult day today proved to be we had trout feeding all over the lake on very small buzzers and refusing most of the dry’s presented to them. I find that when the fish are so preoccupied the best way to catch is to fish under them with small buzzers etc or fish a bit deeper with lures.
Bank
Les Davison went back to basics fishing a large Olive Zonker from the jetty and caught 8 to 4lb. Rob Lincoln caught 5 on small dry’s
Boat
Steve Trafford caught 9 fishing size 16 and 18 dry’s.

Catch Return Tuesday 2nd July
13 Anglers caught 56 Rainbows to 4lb 8oz
Rod Average 4.3
14 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz

Bank
Clive Simpson caught 10 on CDC Shuttlecock’s from the top moor side block. Michael Kilvington caught 7 rainbows to 4lb on CDC Shuttlecock’s from the top of the moor side. Ian Morrison caught 6 to 4lb and D Waterworth also had 6 on CDC Shuttlecock’s from the moor side. Malcolm Carter and Keith Thompson both had 5 with Keith getting the fish of the day at 4lb 8oz.
Boats
Steve Trafford caught 12 to 4lb on dry’s fishing from the culvert to the point.

Catch Return Wednesday 3rd July
23 Anglers caught 83 rainbows to 3lb 12oz and 2 browns to 1lb 12oz.
Rod Average 3.7
30 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Bank
Andrew Bogan caught 14 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz Andrew caught from the Dam Moor side and point on Foam Beetles and Hears Ear Shuttlecocks. Colin Brown caught 5 Rainbows from the jetty on a small buzzer fished 6in under an indicator. Dave Urwin had 2 rainbows to 2lb 8oz and 2 browns from the overflow end of the dam.
Boats
Dermot Speight caught 10 from a drifting boat. Malcolm Proudlock and B Radford caught 13 between them keeping six for 16lb. Mrs Olive Murray landed 7 but lost more fish off on CDC Shuttlecocks.

Catch Return Thursday 4th July
17 Anglers caught 42 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz and 1 Brown of 4lb 6oz
Rod Average 2.5
7 Kept for an average weight of 2lb. 6oz

It was a hard fishing day today with a strong S Westerly and bright sunshine for most of the day.
Bank
Mark Dunlop caught a lovely 4lb 6oz Brown Trout. Les Davison caught 7 to 3lb 8oz from the jetty on Olive Zonkers.
Boats
Jason Nunn caught 14 fishing with 3 traditional wets Lock Stile. Mrs Olive Murray caught 6 on Foam Beetles.

Catch Return Friday 5th July
21 Anglers caught 137 Rainbows to 9lb 7oz
Rod average 6.5
22 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

We stocked today with 240 Rainbows Blues and Browns from 1lb 12oz to 6lb 30 of the fish were 3lb to 4lb Browns.
Well today fished a lot better than I thought it would in the sun. We had some cloud at times and a light S Westerly breeze with fish feeding in or close to the surface for most of the day.
Bank
Colin Brown caught 22 Rainbows to 5lb. Colin caught all his fish on a size 16 black buzzer fished 9 to 12in below an indicator. Steve mils fished from 6pm to close and caught 12 rainbows on CDC Shuttlecocks. M Parker retuned 7 on a sporting permit.
Boats
D Seed said he had had his best ever days fishing he caught 27 rainbows to 4lb on Foam Beetles. G Wright caught 17 to 3lb fishing three fly’s on a Midge Tip line. Lee Cartimail caught 13 to 9lb 7oz on CDC Shuttlecocks and Foam Beetles.

Catch Return Saturday 6th July
15 Anglers caught 157 Rainbows to 4lb 4oz
Rod average 10.5
15 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz.

What a day only three anglers failed to land fish.
Bank
Paul Good caught 13 on Dry’s from the top of the moor side. Stewart Balmer caught 11 from the moor side. Dave Sanders caught 10 and John Heward 9 on buzzers and dry’s fishing from late afternoon to close. G Leatherland had 7 on dry’s from the point.
Boats
Husband and Wife Peter and Ann McLean had their best ever day with Peter catching 27 to 4lb and Ann 19 to 4lb 4oz that’s 46 fish to the boat and quite a lot more were lost off. Both were fishing a Buzzers hung 9in to 12in below a Klinkhamer they caught on both the dry and buzzer. S and J Mills caught 42 to 4lb between them all the fish were caught on Cats Whiskers fished fast on an intermediate line.

On Saturday July 13th Lockwood Beck Fishery invites you come and meet Steve Naylor of the BRITISH FLOAT TUBE ASSOCIATION.
Steve will be demonstrating float tubing equipment from 10.00am. He will be available to answer questions regarding float tube acquisition, use and safety considerations etc.

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.in the Lodge.