Catch Return Sunday 9th to Saturday 15th March

Photo Phillip Stentiford with his 10lb Rainbow.

147 Anglers have caught 388 Rainbows to 10lb.
Rod Average 2.6
139 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Catch Return Sunday 9th
34 Anglers have caught 73 Rainbows to 4lb.2oz
Rod Average 2.1
26 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Last Sunday anglers had strong winds and rain this week bright sunshine and light winds, every time we got a bit of cloud cover rods started bending with fish unfortunately we didn’t get much cloud cover so the catch rate wasn’t as good as it should have been.
Bank
R Guz caught seven to 2lb 8oz from the jetty on buzzers fished under an indicator. D Geldart caught four from the Whitby end of the dam keeping 3 four 9lb 12oz his best fish was 4lb 2oz.
Boats
Darren Parry caught five to 2lb 8oz on buzzer fished under an indicator. Jason Nunn caught four fishing from a drifting boat.

Catch Return Monday 10th
12 Anglers caught 17 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 1.4
8 rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz

The bright sunshine and light winds made for difficult fishing conditions today when we did get some cloud after lunch the temperature dropped considerably. Most of the fish that were caught were caught on the morning with lures fished on intermediate lines.
Bank
Andrew Bogan caught five from the dam on a Cut Throat Cat. Ian Morrison caught two from the dam on lures his best fish was 5lb. Rob Lincoln caught three to 2lb 8oz from the moor side on GRHE.
Boats
Bernard Fitzhugh caught three on lures fishing down the wood side.

Catch Return Tuesday 11th
12 Anglers caught 41 Rainbows to 10lb.
Rod Average 3.4
20 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb

Only one of the 12 anglers fishing failed to land a fish and even he hooked and lost fish off.
Bank
Phillip Stentiford caught seven from the dam on an Olive Nomad, Phillips best fish weigh in at 10lb and he also kept fish of 3lb 12oz and 2lb 12oz. Simon Causier kept two nice 3lb rainbows. Les Davison caught five to 4lb from the overflow end of the dam on orange Blobs. Brian Gardiner caught four from the jetty on black buzzer. Eric Bell kept three fish for 7lb 4oz from the dam.

Boats
N and R Slater caught twelve between them on Buzzers keeping five rainbows for 12lb 4oz.

Catch Return Wednesday 12th
16 Anglers caught 46 rainbows to 3lb
Rod Average 2.9
12 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Bank
Mick Powell caught eight on buzzers from the top moor side block and high bank. Dave Walker caught seven on Cats Whisker from the overflow end of the dam.
J Brooks caught six from the dam.
Boat
Paul Blight and B Lees caught six between them.

Thursday 13th
28 Anglers caught 74 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 2.6
18 Kept for an average weight of 2lb 3oz

We had a strange day today some anglers did really well while others found it hard going. We had good buzzer hatches and the fish were feeding on the top along the moor side.
Bank
Colin Brown caught ten rainbows to 5lb from the moor side four were caught on black buzzer and six on CDC Shuttle cocks. William Leitch caught nine rainbows to 5lb fishing 100mt along from the overflow, all of Williams fish were caught on a Yellow dancer. Derick Hare fished next to William and caught seven rainbows to 4lb on skinny black buzzers. Dave Walker caught four fish from the moor side on buzzers.

Boat
Chris Kirkby caught seven rainbows over a three hour session fishing out from the wood side near the point all were caught on Cats Whisker fished on an intermediate line. Tim Grove caught four fishing out from the wood side on buzzers.

We are stocking tomorrow with 240 rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 5lb.

Friday14th
16 Anglers caught 80 Rainbows to 5lb 8oz
Rod average 5
19 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 3lb 3oz.

We stocked today with 240 rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 6lb.
The day started really well with light winds and cloud cover but the wind got up by 12pm and made fishing along the moor side very difficult.

Bank
Steve Mills caught twenty five from the dam on a Cut Throat Cat Steve kept three for 12lb (5lb 8oz, 3lb 8oz, 3lb). Paul Blight caught ten rainbows to 4lb from the Whitby end of the dam. Keith Thompson caught eight from the dam on Cats Whisker keeping two for 5lb. Colin Brown and Les Davison both caught six. Colin Wilson kept three for 12lb 2oz (5lb 8oz. 4lb 8oz, 2lb 2oz).

Boat
Peter Mclean caught six on buzzer fishing out from the wood side. Mrs Olive Murray caught four on lures.

Saturday 15th
29 Anglers caught 57 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz
Rod average 2.
36 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 1oz

The wind made things difficult for everyone to day.
Bank
Andrew Greet caught four wading out from the culvert on Dawson’s Nomad before the wind got up. Paul Good caught three from the point Dave Walker landed two but lost more off fishing near the overflow with a Cats Whisker.

Boats
Only one boat out. Paul Drummond caught eight rainbows fishing Black Buzzers under an Indicator just out from the old slipway.

Float Tubes
British Float Tube Association competition was won by Steve Frakes with four fish for 8lb 13oz. Second was Brian Heald with four for 8lb 11oz and third was Dave Carrie with four fish for 7lb 14oz. eleven anglers fished and nine weighed in twenty five fish for 53lb.

Last 4 hour permit available from 2pm.
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 1.00pm) Afternoon (1pm to 6.00pm)
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 6.30pm.