Lockwood Beck Catch Return Sunday 10th to Saturday 16th June 2012

125 Anglers have caught 471 Rainbows to 12lb and 3 Browns to 4lb
Rod Average 3.8
143 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb.4oz

Sunday 10th
41 Anglers have caught 126 Rainbows to 3lb 12oz and 1 3lb 6oz Brown
Rod Average 3.1
47 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb.3oz

Derrick Graham caught 16 rainbows to 3lb from the top moorside block, he caught his first 10 on Red Flexi Worm and the rest on nymphs. Paul Blight caught 11 rainbows to 3lb from the point on a small Dawson’s Nomad and Cats whisker. David Appleton waded out at the culvert and caught 6 to 3lb on a small lure fished under an indicator.
Boat anglers found the fishing hard today. Less Davison and grandson Ben landed 8 and lost as many off Ben kept a lovely 3lb 6oz Brown. Steve Trafford caught 7 on dries from the point.

Monday 11th
18 Anglers caught 45 Rainbows to 3lb
Rod average 2.5
14 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb. 4oz

The wind made for interesting fishing for bank anglers, Less Spedding caught 6 from the bottom moorside block on size 12 Klinkhamers drifted around in the wind. Less commented that if all the fish that had a go at his fly had been hooked he would have had over 20 and he also lost one estimated at 12lb. Derrick Grabham caught 6 from the point 3 on Flexi Worms and 3 on Cats Whisker.
Bernard Fitzhugh caught 10 on Klinkhamers fishing out from the culvert only one of Bernard’s fish was under 3lb. Steve Trafford caught 8 fishing out from the point.

Tuesday 12th
11 Anglers caught 29 Rainbows to 3lb
Rod average 2.6
9 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.3oz

Glen Thompson caught 6 Dave Edwards and Brian Coverdale both had 5.
William Leitch caught 6 rainbows to 3lb.

Wednesday 13th
17 anglers caught 42 Rainbows to 12lb
Rod Av 2.5
22 fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Anglers had fish showing for most of the day although they weren’t that easy to catch. We had a very good evening rise, Ian Schubert and Keith Richards both landed 4 on CDC Shipman’s fished through the surface.

Steve Trafford caught 5 his first fish was a lovely 12lb rainbow.

Thursday 14th
18 Anglers caught 75 rainbows to 3lb
Rod average 4.2
26 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz

Colin Brown caught 9 to 3lb fishing from the moorside with Buzzers fished under an indicator. Keith Richards caught 5 on shipman’s.
Keith Morley and George fisher caught 10 between them keeping 6 for 13lb

Friday 15th
8 anglers caught 52 rainbows to 3lb 8oz
Rod average 6.5
8 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Stocked today with 180 rainbows from 1lb 8oz to 4lb.
What a day we had very strong winds, heavy rain, Thunder & lightning and spells with sunny intervals with light winds. Only 8 anglers fished today only one failed to catch.
John McGarrell caught 24 fish from the moorside and culvert on size 16 CDC Shuttlecock’s and very small Klinkhamers. Colin brown caught 12 from the moorside and dam on small dry’s and buzzers. Less Spedding caught 7 from the bottom moorside block on size 16 parachutes.
Boats None out

Saturday 16th
12 anglers caught 103 rainbows to 3lb 8oz and 1 Brown of 4lb
Rod average 8.7
17 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 9oz

What a day 12 anglers fished and all caught fish the very strong south – westerly wind made boat fishing difficult even so three boat anglers fishing from two boats and all caught fish.
John Mcgarrell followed yesterday’s 24 fish with 28 rainbows and one 4lb brown that’s 53 fish over two days. John caught his fish from the moorside on CDC Shuttlecock’s and from the point on Shuttlecocks and very small Black Dry’s. Mark Walker caught 18 from the moorside. Andrew Grabham caught 14 to 3lb 8oz on Red Flexi worm and buzzers. Clive Simpson caught 10 on dry’s from the bottom moorside block.
A Paxton caught 5 keeping three for 9lb 8oz. Peter and Ann McLean landed 5 but lost quite a few fish off.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 10.00pm