Lockwood Beck Catch Return Sunday 15th to Saturday 21st April 2012

Billy Wilson caught this lovely 14lb 8oz Rainbow
What a week the weather has been awful for most of the week we had Snow, Sleet, Hail and heavy rain with day time temperatures of 3c to 8c and a changeable wind direction and strength. Regular Anglers aren’t put off by the wind though as the surrounding hills give us some good shelter.

We had seven doubles caught this week.
Billy Wilson 14lb 8oz the best of the season so far
A Milne 12lb 1oz
Dave Walker 12lb
Greg Swinnerton 11lb 13oz
Colin Lynas 11lb 8oz
Ian Layton 11lb
15 year old Ben Davison 10lb 4oz

117 Anglers have caught 511 Rainbows to 14lb.8oz
Rod Average 4.4
165 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 10oz

Sunday 15th
13 Anglers have caught 62 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz.
Rod Average 4.8
16 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz

Bank
Colin Wilson and Steve Mills caught 10 each from the overflow end of the dam on Montana Nymphs. Mark Walker caught 9 from the dam on a small white lure fished under an indicator.
Boats
Les Davison and grandson Ben caught 20 between them on Olive Zonkers fished on a slow sinking line. Ben had the best fish at 10lb 4oz.

Monday 16th
17 Anglers caught 56 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz.
Rod average 3.3
16 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.1oz

Bank
Derrick Grabham caught 12 from the top moorside block on buzzers and Pheasant tail nymphs
Boats
John McGarrell caught 16 on small lures fished on an intermediate line out from the moorside. Mrs Olive Murray had 11 on nymphs.

Tuesday 17th
25 Anglers caught 55 Rainbows to 11lb 8oz
Rod average 2.2
40 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Bank
20 members of Cleveland Police angling club caught 47 fish between them Greg Swinnerton had the best fish at 11lb 13oz. Greg caught his fish on a Black Zonker on a Di3 Line fishing from the dam wall.

Wednesday 18th
14 Anglers caught 46 Rainbows to 3lb 3oz.
Rod average 3.3
18 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.8oz

Bank
S Shipply caught 10 from the moorside on Orange Blobs he kept six for 17lb. Andrew Grabham had 8 from the holy bush on buzzers and Andrew Bogan had 8 from the dam wall.
Boats
None out

Thursday 19th
6 Anglers caught 25 rainbows to 3lb
Rod average 4.2
8 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz
Stocked to day with 220 Rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 14lb

Bank
We had torrential rain from when we opened until 2pm. Only 2 anglers were left when the rain stopped. Colin brown had 5 from the bank.
Boat
Mrs Olive Murray caught 5 on nymphs. I was out with a guest and we managed 8 on small lures.

Friday 20th
19 anglers caught 137 rainbows to 9lb
Rod average 7.2
21 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz

Bank
Derrick Grabham caught 22 rainbows from the top moorside block on his usual of Buzzers and Pheasant tail nymphs. Ian Morrison had 14 fishing between Derrick and the holy bush. Les Speding caught 10 on small dry’s and nymphs. Bernard Fitzhugh and Colin Brown both had 9 from the moorside Bernard on small Shuttlecocks and Colin on buzzers fished under an indicator.
Boats
John McGarrell and Peter McLean caught 33 rainbows to 4lb between them with John getting 24 of them, they caught most of the fish using a small nomad on the point and red flexi bloodworms on the droppers fished on an intermediate line out from the moorside. Ken Granger caught 13 on small nomads and buzzers.

Saturday 21st

23 anglers caught 130 rainbows to 14lb 8oz
Rod average 5.7
46 Fish kept at an average weight of 3lb 4oz

Bank
Mark Walker caught 14 fishing small lures under an indicator from the point. Colin Brown had 12 from the top of the moorside on buzzers fished under an indicator. Billy Wilson fished from the bottom to the top moorside block and caught 9 rainbows to 14lb 8oz and one 2lb brown. Dave walker caught 7 from the point on bloodworm best 12lb and Colin Lynas had 6 from the top moorside block on Dawson’s nomads best 11lb 8oz
Boats
Jason Nunn caught 17 drifting across the lake on small nymphs and A Milne had 5 on Ace of Spades his best fish was 12lb 1oz.
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.00pm