Rod average 2.8
Average weight of fish kept 2lb 8oz
John McGarrell caught 13 on the moor side on lures and dries, Alan Byfield had 11 from the moor side in 3hours on a mixture of methods and Ian Glass had 15 from the same area on lures and nymphs.
G Snowdon caught a fin perfect 12lb 4oz rainbow from the culvert on a size 16 black spider and Ian Vickers caught 10 on nymphs a dries wile wading from the culvert returning one brown of 5lb 8oz.
Paul Richardson made use of the wheelyboat to catch 13 rainbows and one brown on dries returning two fish over 8lb.Brian Graham had another fin perfect 11lb 8oz rainbow from a boat on P T N. Bernard Brown had 9 on dries from the high bank and Andrew Grabham had 12 on Nymphs and dries. Clive Conway caught 11 from the dam on CDC shuttlecocks and klinkhammers and Michael Kilvington also had 11 from the dam on Buzzer fished under an indicator. G Earl had a rainbow of 10lb and L Short one of 8lb.
Prospects for the coming week weather permitting should be excellent with 230 rainbows to be stocked 200 1lb 12oz to 2lb 8oz and 30 3lb to 6lb. And some very big rainbows of 20lb .
Best Lures: – Dawson’s Olive, Dawson’s Nomad, Black Fritz, and Cats Whisker.
Best nymphs: – Buzzers, G R H E, Pheasant tail, and Bloodworm.
Best Dries: – CDC Shuttlecocks, Klinkhammers, and Daddies,