Catch Return Sunday 31st August to Saturday 6th September

114 Anglers have caught 318 Fish
Rod Average 2.8
119 fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Sunday 31st
25 Anglers caught 52 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.1
30 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

We had little to no wind for most of the day. Plenty of fish were showing but were proving hard to catch; John McGarrell and Graham Southam had seven fish on dries. Dave Walker caught five on Klinkhamers from the top moorside block.
BOATS
Mike Gadd caught the best fish of the day at 10lb 4oz the fin perfect fish took a size 14 Diawl Bach over the deep water off the dam.

Monday 1st
11 Anglers caught 22 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 2
8 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Five season permit holders caught all 22 fish. Dave Walker fished from 5pm to8pm and caught eight fish on dries from the top of the moorside. John Urquhart had five fish from the same area before lunch and Jim Tate had four from the boat jetty.
BOATS
Mrs Olive Murray caught a lovely 6lb 8oz rainbow fishing out from the point on a size 14 CDC Hears Ear Shuttlecock.

Tuesday 2nd
23 Anglers caught 36 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 1.6
24 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz.

Anglers found fish hard to catch today there were plenty rising but they were feeding on very small fly’s. Andrew Grabham had to go down to size 20 for his five fish. Dave Appleton caught seven wading out from the culvert.

Wednesday 3rd
9 Anglers caught 31 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.4
12 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 7oz.

Only one of the nine anglers fishing failed to catch and most of the rest lost more fish off than they landed. Dries such as CDC Shuttlecocks and Klinkhamers on size 12 hooks accounted for most of the fish caught.

Thursday 4th
17 Anglers caught 56 Rainbows and 1 Brown Trout. Rod average 3.4
10 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz.

There wasn’t a lot of fish showing yet John McGarrell caught fifteen on Olive Klinkhamers and Hears Ear CDC Shuttlecocks. Mark Walker had eleven on a small Cats Whisker fished under an indicator.
BOATS
Tim Grove caught eight fish on Klinkhamers and Steve Trafford caught five on small black dries

Friday 5th
Stocked today with 210 Rainbows Blues and Brown Trout from 1lb 12oz to 8lb.

11 Anglers caught 30 Rainbows and 0 Brown Trout. Rod average 2.7
9 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz

What a day it rained all day although the wind wasn’t as strong as forecast Jim Tate caught 9 on cats whisker fished under an indicator. Les Spedding caught six on Klinkhamers from the moorside.

Saturday 6th
18 Anglers caught 87 Rainbows and 2 Brown Trout. Rod average 4.9
25 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz

Angler numbers were low due to the assumption that we would be washed out when actually we had no rain light winds and quite a lot of sunshine.
Mark walker caught thirty five fish to 7lb on a small Cats Whisker fished 18in under an indicator from the overflow end of the dam. Dave Appleton had caught twelve from the moorside and Dave walker caught eleven from the boat jetty and top of the moorside. T Wray caught a lovely 6lb 4oz brown from the dam.

BOATS
D Turnbell and B Lillie caught nine keeping seven for 19lb
all caught on Blobs. .

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