Catch Return Sunday 4th to Saturday 10 August

Picture John McGarrell with his 13lb Goldie

83 Anglers have caught 45 Rainbows to 13lb
Rod Average 0.6
16 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 3oz

Catch Return Sunday 4th August
11 Anglers have caught 1 Rainbow of 2lb. 8oz

Catch Return Monday 5th August

5 Anglers caught 9 Rainbows to 8lb 11oz
Rod Average 1.8
2 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 5lb 12oz

Bank
Damian Hubbard caught a 8lb11oz Rainbow from the top of the moor side on a Cats Whisker fished on a floating line.

Boat
John McGarrell has caught 8 rainbows on Buzzers fished 15 to 20ft down over the deep water off the valve tower.

Catch Return Tuesday 6th August
19 Anglers caught Nil

Catch Return Wednesday 7th August
9 Anglers caught Nil

Catch Return Thursday 8th August
18 Anglers caught 13 Rainbows to 3lb
Rod Average 0.7
4 Kept for an average weight of 2lb. 6oz

Another difficult day with most of the trout in water from 20ft deep so boat anglers should have the best sport fishing fast sinking lines. Bank anglers should have the best sport early morning and late evening. Stocking tomorrow with 240 rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 6lb with some lovely 4 to 5lb Blues among them.
Bank
No fish caught from the bank
Boats
Les Davison and Brian Gardiner caught 9 between them. Mrs Olive Murray caught 3 to 3lb.

Catch Return Friday 9th August
14 Anglers caught 19 Rainbows to 13lb
Rod average 1.4
9 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 8oz

Stocking today with 240 rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 6lb with some lovely 4 to 5lb Blues among them.

Bank
G Rooks caught 2 from the wood side fishing on the last four hour permit. Colin Brown caught 1 and lost 3 off fishing the Whitby end of the dam.
Boats
John McGarrall caught 7 on Orange Blobs keeping 2 for 15lb 8oz from the Whitby end of the dam. John kept his best fish a lovley 13lb Goldie.

Catch Return Saturday 10th August
7 Anglers caught 3 Rainbows to 3lb
Rod average 0.4
None kept
We had another very difficult day hopefully the rain that is forecast for tonight will help to change things.
Bank
No fish caught from the bank
Boats
Boat angler Alan Perkins hooked 5 but only landed 3 all caught on Gold Head Hears Ear fishing in 8ft of water out from the culvert.

Last 4 hour permit available from 4.30pm (This permit is only available from the time stated)
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 1.30pm) Afternoon (1.30pm to 9.00pm)
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.00pm or time posted in the Lodge.

The water temp at the Boat jetty at 10.30am on 11th was 16c the air temp was 18c.