Catch Return Sunday 4th to Saturday 10th March 2012

Picture taken at 1.30pm on the 4/3/12

122 Anglers have caught 531 Rainbows to 5lb 8oz.
Rod Average 4.4
142 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 5oz
Sunday 4th
23 Anglers have caught 31 Rainbows to 3lb 4oz
Rod Average 1.3
19 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz
The day started off well at 4c with light winds and anglers catching fish then everything changed and the snow started the temp dropped to 2c we had a good 1 ½ in of snow on the ground by 11am.
Bank
E and R McAskell kept 4 each before the snow storm and most of the other anglers had gone by 11.30
Boats
Steve Mills stuck it out in the snow and caught 5 on lures.

Monday 5th
11 Anglers caught 28 Rainbows to 2lb. 8oz .
Rod average 2.5
15 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb. 8oz
Very cold today with a strong S/W wind made fishing difficult.
Tuesday 6th
22 Anglers caught 52 Rainbows to 2lb 8oz
Rod average 2.4
12 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz.
Very cold today with a strong S/W wind
Bank
Derik Grabham caught 8 on lures, Clive Simpson had 7 from the overflow end of the dam, Paul Runel fished on a four fish permit and caught 8 from the dam.

Wednesday 7th
7 Anglers caught 24 Rainbows to 2lb 4oz
Rod average 3.4
8 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz
Bank
Garry Coverdale caught 15 fishing 3 buzzers on the dam wall.

Thursday 8th
7Anglers caught 24 Rainbows to 2lb 8oz
Rod average 4.8
8 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb. 2oz.
The overflow end of the dam fished well
Bank
Colin Brown caught 16 on buzzers fished under an indicator from the high bank and overflow. Bernard Fitzhugh had 11 from the dam on buzzers and Jim Tate caught 13 from the boat jetty on buzzers fished under an indicator.

Friday 9th
25 Anglers caught 187 Rainbow to 4lb 8oz
Rod average 7.5
37 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb. 3oz
Stocked to day with 200 rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 5lb
Bank
Andrew and Paul Bowker caught 38 between them from the overflow end of the dam on lures. Garry Coverdale caught 16 on buzzers fished under an indicator from the point and boat jetty.
Boats
John McGarrell caught 20 on buzzers fishing quite close to the trees down the Woodside. Steve Trafford caught 13 on a white lure fishing out from the high bank. Malcolm Jefferson caught 14 fishing out from the top of the Woodside.

Saturday 10th
24 Anglers caught 161 Rainbows to 5lb Rod average 6.7
44 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz.
Bank
Andrew Greet caught 16 from the Whitby end of the dam and the bottom end of the moorside. Colin Lynas caught 9 from the overflow end of the dam on Dawson’s Nomad. P Jacobs, D Appleton, J Urquhart, D Sanders and Mark Walker all caught 8
Boats
Farther and son B and A Chapman caught 30 to 5lb keeping 11 for 31lb. Husband and wife Peter and Ann McLean caught 20 between them Peter had 11 all there fish were caught on a small olive tadpole.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 6.pm