Catch Return Sunday 3rd to Saturday 9th July

Looking from the overflow towards the point on Monday 4th July. The water level is now only 2ft from full.

107 Anglers have caught 316 Rainbows to 6lb.

Rod Average 3

95 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz

The fish are still feeding on the surface in bright Sunshine, anglers fishing small black dries have had good sport even if they haven’t managed to land everything that they hooked. Lures fished on intermediate or slow sinking lines have accounted for quite a few fish as well. Top Patterns are size 14 & 16 CDC Shuttle Cocks in a range of colures with Black doing the best, Klinkhamers in size 12,14 & 16, Sedge patterns, Damsel Nymphs, Dawson’s Nomad, Orange Blob & Cats Whisker. On Monday John McGarrell caught twenty four rainbows to 4lb on size 16 CDC Olive Shipman’s. Gary Coverdale had seventeen rainbows to 6lb Gary caught two on nymphs and fifteen on size 16 & 18 CDC Shuttlecocks. Keith Thompson had nine rainbows on small dries all three anglers were fishing from the dam. Boat Mrs Olive Murray hooked nine but only landed three rainbows to 5lb. On Tuesday Bank Anglers fishing small dries and wets had some good sport Keith Richards caught eleven rainbows to 4lb on Shipman’s and Shuttlecocks, John Urquhart caught ten on small Black CDC Shuttlecocks and wet Greenwell’s. M Carter caught ten on Black CDC Shuttlecocks. Keith Morley caught eleven on small dries from a boat. On Wednesday Andrew Grabham caught seventeen rainbows to 4lb from the moorside four on CDC Shuttlecocks and the rest on Orange Blobs. On Thursday eleven of the twelve anglers caught up to six fish with most caught on Dry’s. On Friday John McGarrell caught ten rainbows on size 16 Black CDC Shuttlecocks. Colin Brown had five from the point on Buzzers. Saturday what a day we had every type of weather from Bright sun and no wind to thunder and lightning with hail and heavy rain. Billy Wilson fished for four hours and caught seven rainbows on small dry’s and emergers. Peter Mclean rose a lot of fish and landed four on dry’s from the dam although he spent more time sheltering from the weather than fishing.

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