Catch Return Weekending Saturday 2nd August

81 Anglers have caught 199 Rainbows to 5lb and 4 browns.
Rod Average 2.5
45 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

The water temperature on Sunday was 23c in the margins and 22c out in the open water by Tuesday it was 19c and by Saturday had dropped back to 18c in the margins and 17c in open water this has resulted in a marked improvement in sport. Bank anglers are catching a lot of fish from the moor side the best time has been from 11am through to close of day with small Black dry’s and wets catching most of the fish.

Bank
Keith Bunnett caught 15 fish in three visits six over two nights and nine from 11am to 6pm on Saturday. Keith caught all his fish from the moor side on small Black Hoppers. Colin Brown caught twelve to 4lb from the top of the moor side eleven on small black dry’s and one on a buzzer. Junior Tomas Ayton caught nine four from the moor side and five from the jetty. Brian Lees caught eight to 4lb from the bottom moor side block on small black spiders. Bernard Fitzhugh, Les Wheatley and Mike Riley all caught five from the moor side. Gordon Rooks fished on the evening permit and landed four of the seven he hooked on CDC Shuttlecocks from the bottom of the moor side.

Boats
M Jones caught thirteen fishing down the wood side on Brown Klinkhamers. Russ Moxham and Trevor Rowland caught thirteen rainbows between them fishing at the Whitby end of the dam Russ had five and Trevor eight. Les Davison fished on Monday and Tuesday afternoon and caught ten rainbows to 5lb on Cats Whiskers and Montana’s. Keith Morley caught six fishing out from the Culvert on Silver Invictors.

Float Tubes
Phil Stentiford fished from 12.30 to 8pm from his float tube on Thursday and caught twelve rainbows to 4lb 8oz on hears ear Klinkhamers fishing out from the old slipway to the jetty.

Lockwood is open seven days a week from 8am to 9.45pm
Part Day Boat Morning (8.30am to 2.30pm) Afternoon (2.30pm to 9.30pm)
Last 4 hour permits are available from 5 pm.
All Boats should be back at the jetty by 9.30pm.
All anglers should be of the fishery by 10.pm.