Catch Return Sunday 5th to Saturday 11th May

Colin Brown caught this 15lb Rainbow on a size 14 skinny Black Buzzer one of 13 caught from the bush next to the top Moorside Block.

168 Anglers have caught 717 Rainbows to 15lb and 7 Browns to 3lb 4oz
Rod Average 4.3
190 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Catch Return Sunday 5th
31 Anglers have caught 89 Rainbows to 8lb and 1 Browns
Rod Average 2.9
31 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

A difficult day today with a lot of sun and not much cloud cover even so most anglers caught fish.
Bank
John Urquhart caught 6 rainbows from the top moorside block. Alan Howard caught 4 to 8lb from the overflow end of the dam on a Concrete Bowl fished under an Indicator.
Boats
Andrew Davison caught 8 to 4lb and some nice roach on small black Buzzers. Colin and Margret Lynas had 9 between them on Dawson’s Nomad fishing out from the point. Mrs Olive Murray caught five on Klinkhamers fishing out from the woodside. Les Davison caught 5 on Klinkhamers fishing down the woodside.

Catch Return Monday 6th
41 Anglers caught 105 Rainbows to 15lb and 3 Browns to 3lb 4oz
Rod Average 2.6
39 rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

What a difference to last Monday the air temp was 18c and we had a light South Westerly blowing. The catch return isn’t a true reflection of the day as all anglers had fish feeding in front of them for most of the day. The main food item was very small brown Beetles that were on the water.

Bank
Colin Brown caught 12 Rainbows to 15lb and one small Brown Trout from the top of the moorside, Colin caught 5 to 3lb on small Black Hoppers 2 to 15lb on size 14 Black Buzzer and the rest on Beetles he also lost quite a few off. Dave Appleton had 6 wading at the culvert and Bernard Fitzhugh had 6 from the moorside on Beetles. W Vandy caught the best Brown Trout of the year so far, the lovely conditioned fish weighed in at 3lb 4oz one of four fish caught on Black Beetles from the high bank. G Harrison kept 3 rainbows for 6lb and returned a nice 2lb plus Brown from the high bank.
Boats
Mr and Mrs Cotton caught 11 between them. Paul Drummond had 6 on beetles and N Boys kept 4.

Catch Return Tuesday 7th
20 Anglers caught 91 Rainbows to 10lb. 11oz
Rod Average 4.6
18 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 14oz

Bank
Andrew Bogan caught 17 Rainbows to 10lb 11oz fishing from the holly bush to the top moorside block. Andrew caught the big fish on a Cats Whisker fished under an indicator when it was bright sunshine and the rest were on Foam Beetles and Diawl Bach. Derrick Grabham fished next to the top moorside block and caught thirteen to 4lb eleven on Diawl Bach and two on Coral Blobs. Jim Tate caught 10 to 3lb on Cats Whisker fished under an indicator from the point. Dave Dickons had 7 fishing next to Jim on the same method. Les Davison caught 7 to 4lb on Dawson’s Olive fishing in to the wind on an intermediate line next to the overflow. Erick Bell caught a lovely 5lb 8oz rainbow caught on a Dawson’s Olive fished on an intermediate line from the overflow end of the dam.
Boats
Keith Morley caught 13 on Diawl Bach. Steve Trafford caught 7 on a Green Fritz.

Catch Return Wednesday 8th May
20 Anglers caught 140 rainbows to 11lb 12oz
Rod Average 7
30 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Bank
Steve Mills caught 28 to 9lb on Snatchers from the top moorside block. Andrew Grabham had 28 to 4lb on CDC Shuttlecock’s fishing down the moorside. Terry Appleby caught 8 and Keith Thompson 7 both were also fishing the moorside.
Boat
Ken Jones caught 11 rainbows to 11lb 12oz on Pheasant tail nymphs fishing at the top of the moorside. Steve Trafford caught 9 on olive lures.

Catch Return Thursday 9th
13 Anglers caught 81 rainbows to 13lb 12oz
Rod Average 6.4
23 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 9oz

We had a 20mph + wind blowing from the South, the moorside and point fished really well with all but one of the thirteen anglers catching fish.
Bank
John McGarrell caught 12 Rainbows and 2 Browns on Crunchers and Hears Ear CDC Shuttlecocks from the point and moorside. Phil Stentiford caught 11 six on Hears Ear CDC Shuttlecocks and 5 on buzzers fished under an Indicator from the top moorside block. Ian Morrison caught 9 to 13lb 12oz from the bottom moorside block. Visiting angler Gordon Novel caught 9 from the moorside and Peter Ward kept 6 from the top moorside block.
Boat
Mrs Olive Murray caught 7 to 3lb fishing down the woodside on nymphs. Tim Grove caught 5 and lost a very big fish from the same area on snatchers. Kelvin Holmes and John Reece kept 6 for 15lb.

Catch Return Friday 10th
19 Anglers caught 81 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod average 4.3
27 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz.

Stocked today with 240 Rainbows and Blues from 1lb 8oz to 5lb

Bank
Colin Brown caught 12 to 4lb most caught on buzzers fished under an indicator from the top of the Woodside. Bernard Fitzhugh caught 6 from the Woodside and dam wall. Richard Holmes caught 5 from the moorside.
Boat
John McGarrell caught 13 on CDC Shuttlecocks fishing down the Woodside. Steve Trafford only fished for 2 hours and caught 7 to 4lb 8oz fishing out from the point.

Catch Return Saturday 11th
24 Anglers caught 130 Rainbows to 12lb 2oz
Rod average 5.5
22 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

What a day we had sun, rain and heavy hail showers.
Bank
Glen Thompson caught 15 from the holly bush on small red buzzers and Diawl Bach. Andrew Bogan caught 11 to 10lb from the point on Black Buzzer and Okey Dokeys. M Davies caught 10 from the top of the woodside. John Waller caught 9 Wading at the culvert on Red Aps Worms.
Boats
Andrew Sowerby & Kevin Glenn, caught 37 between them, Peter Mclean caught the best fish of the day the 12lb 2oz rainbow fell to an olive cruncher fishing 100mt out from the jetty.

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