Catch return Sunday 3rd to Saturday 9th May

114 Anglers have caught 521 Rainbows to 5lb and 3 Browns to 4lb
Rod Average 4.6
107 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz
411 Rainbows to 5lb and 3 Browns to 4lb were returned.

Sunday 3rd May
10 Anglers have caught 29 Rainbows to 4lb and 1-4lb Brown
Rod Average 3
9 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz
20 Rainbows to 4lb and 1 – 4lb Brown were returned.

What a day strong winds driving rain and only 7-8c that was before one pm after one the rain stopped wind dropped off a lot and the temperature went up to 14c making for a very pleasant afternoon and evening. Only two of the ten anglers fishing failed to catch fish today.

Bank
Colin Lynas fished from the sheltered moorside in the worst of the weather this morning landing 7 rainbows to 3lb 8oz and lost a few off as well, Colin caught all his fish on a small black Nomad fishing close to the bottom block.

Boats
D Evans and J Anderson caught 8 rainbows and 1 – 4lb Brown after waiting in the fishing lodge for a couple of hours until the worst of the weather had passed.

Monday 4th May
26 Anglers caught 92 Rainbows to 4lb and 1-3lb 8oz Brown
Rod Average 3.6
16 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz
76 Rainbows to 4lb and 1-3lb 8oz Brown were returned
The first warm day for a while and the fish responded by gouging themselves on the beetles landing on the water.

Bank
Daren Parry caught 16 rainbows to 3lb on Foam Beetles from the dam and jetty. Billy Wilson caught 5 to 4lb from the moorside. Colin Brown and Les Brown caught 5 on buzzers and cormorants from the dam and moorside. Junior Thomas Ayton caught 5 on Cutthroat Cats from the dam.

Boats
Ian and Adam Greensmith had 8 to 4lb in a four hour morning session.

Float Tubes
Ryan Vasey caught 18 rainbows to 4lb fishing along the woodside bank on Foam Beetals.

Tuesday 5th May
6 Anglers caught 24 Rainbows to 3lb 12oz
Rod Average 4
6 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 11oz
18 Rainbows were returned

Bank
Les Davison caught 8 to 3lb 12oz from the dam wall 5 were on Foam Beetle and on Cormorants. Brian Gardiner caught 7 from the jetty on Yellow Blobs and John Waller caught 5 from the moorside and dam on Aps Blood Worms and Olive Nomad.

Wednesday 6th May

4 Anglers caught 14 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod Average 3.5
4 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz
10 Rainbows to 4lb were returned

We had very strong winds with some heavy rain for most of the day making for some difficult fishing conditions.

Bank
Tony Grieve caught 6 and S Grieve 2 from the moorside. Bernard Fitzhugh had 5 from the jetty on small black Klinkhamers.

Thursday 7th May
13 Anglers caught 57 Rainbows to 5lb and 1 – 3lb 8oz Brown.
Rod Average 4.5
9 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz.
47 Rainbows to 5lb were returned
We are stocking tomorrow Friday with 175 rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 6lb.

Bank
Phil Stentiford caught 11 rainbows to 5lb and 1 – 3lb 8oz Brown. Phil caught on size 16 Black Parachute, Beetles and Buzzer from the jetty 7 of his fish were between 4 and 5lb. Rob Lincoln had 4 from the moorside.

Boat
Keith Morley caught 7 rainbows to 3lb 12oz on size 18 Hears Ear Nymphs. Four visiting Anglers from Dundee have had a good day they caught 23 fish to 4lb between them on Olive Nomads fished from drifting boats. Mal Grainger caught 4 to 3lb on Buzzers. Tim Grove brought 3 to the net but managed to lose more off on Buzzers and Diawl Bach.

Friday 8th May
34 Anglers caught 194 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 5.7
47 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz
147 Rainbows to 5lb were returned

Only four of the 34 anglers fishing failed to catch today with fish coming from all areas of the lake.

Bank
Bernard Fitzhugh caught 11 to 4lb from the top of the moorside on Klinkhamers. Bill Davison caught 7 from the moorside on Buzzers. Keith Bunnett caught 5 on CDC Shuttlecocks from the bottom moorside block. G Harrison also had 5 from the moorside.

Boats
All boats for tomorrow the 10th are booked.
J Carr and R Nichols caught 28 to 4lb from a drifting boat. John Mcgarrell and Tim Grove caught 23 to 5lb.
7 Anglers fished in a HASSRA boat competition to day catching 61 fish between them for a rod average of 8.7. All 7 had their 4 fish limits with Brian Raine having the heaviest bag of 10lb 12oz. Four visiting Anglers from Dundee have had a good second day of their three day visit they caught 28 fish to 4lb between them on Olive Nomads fished from drifting boats.

Saturday 9th May
21 Anglers caught 108 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 5.1
16 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz
92 Rainbows to 5lb were returned.

Only two of the twenty one anglers fishing today failed to catch on what was a very cold wet and windy day things did improve later in the day and by 6pm it was quite warm with a light breeze.

Bank
Peter Wilson caught 6 fishing along the moorside. Garry Coverdale caught 6 from the jetty on Shuttlecocks and buzzers. Simon Gerner fished from 5pm and caught 3 for 8lb from the overflow end of the dam.

Boats
Gareth Tilley and Andy McPhail caught 32 to 4lb between them. Four visiting Anglers from Dundee have had a good last day of their three day visit they only fished for four hours and caught 14 fish to 5lb on Olive Nomads and Buzzers fished from drifting boats that’s 65 fish over two and a half days. Peter and Ann Mclean caught 6 to 4lb on flexi worms fished 3ft under an indicator.

Float Tubes
Ryan Vasey caught 15 to 4lb fishing out from the old slipway on mini lures. Mike Ayton caught 13 rainbows on Buzzers and mini lures.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.0pm
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.30pm) Afternoon (2.30pm to 8.30pm)
Last 4 hour permit available from 4.30pm