Lockwood Beck Catch Return Sunday 1st to Saturday 7th April 2012

Lockwood Beck Catch Return Sunday 1st to Saturday 7th April 2012
Mr Tim Grove Caught this lovely 10lb 12oz Rainbow
117 Anglers have caught 470 Rainbows to 9lb. and 3 Browns to 4lb
Rod Average 4
135 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Sunday 1st
40 Anglers have caught 145 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz.
Rod Average 3.6
65 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz

In the bright conditions anglers fishing intermediate and slow sinking lines had the best of the sport through the day. Lures such as Frits Gold heads, Cats Whisker and Blobs caught most of the fish Buzzers did get a few as well.
Bank
Billy Wilson caught 8 on the moorside on olive tadpoles. Colin Wilson fished for 2hours from the overflow end of the dam and caught 5 keeping 4 for 10lb he also lost one estimated at 12lb.

Boats
10 members of Northbrian Waters Game angling club fished from boats they caught 37 fish between them. Dave Turnbull kept 4 for 9lb 8oz and returned 7. Neil Sinclair and Geoff Lister fished on an evening boat permit and caught 32 between them. They both caught all there fish on blobs fished under an indicator.

Monday 2nd
18 Anglers caught 65 Rainbows to 3lb.
Rod average 3.6
11 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.4oz
Bank
Derrick Grabham caught 15 from the top moorside Block on Buzzers and small lures. Jason Nunn fished for 4hours from the dam and caught 6 on small lures.
Boats
John McGarrell caught 17, 6 on Buzzers and 11 on CDC Shuttlecock’s after 4pm when the fish started to feed hard on the surface and continued feeding to the close. Mrs Olive Murray caught 9 rainbows to 3lb on Buzzers and Shuttlecocks

Tuesday 3rd
3 Anglers caught 3 Rainbows to 2lb
Rod average 1
2 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb

What a day we had rain and sleet before lunch and heavy snow for the rest of the day. The electric went off and we weren’t reconnected until late Thursday night.

Wednesday 4th

We were closed with up to 4in of snow on the banks.

Thursday 5th

17 Anglers caught 66 rainbows to 3lb and 2 Browns to 1lb 8oz
Rod average 4
16 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz

Stocked today with 220 rainbows and Blues from 2lb to 4lb.

Bank
Mark Walker fished from 3pm to 8pm and caught 43 rainbows to 4lb. Mark caught all his fish from the overflow end of the dam on a small Cats Whisker fished under an indicator.

Friday 6th

22 anglers caught 116 rainbows to 9lb and 1- 4lb Brown
Rod average 5.3
22 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz

The temperature never got above 6c today boat anglers found it particularly cold in the easterly breeze.
Bank
Les Spedding caught 18 rainbows to 4lb from the moorside on CDC Shuttlecocks. Andrew Grabham had 11 from the holly bush on the same pattern. Dave Batchelor had 8 rainbows and 1 blue from the bottom moorside block. Peter McLean started in a boat but only caught 1 then after coming in to warm-up fished from the boat jetty and caught 6 more
Boats
John McGarrell caught 18 to 9lb, John caught all of his fish on small CDC Shuttlecocks his best fish weighed 9lb and he also had a lovely 4lb Brown. Garry Coverdale caught 10 keeping 2 for 7lb 4oz on buzzers.

Saturday 7th

17 anglers caught 76 rainbows to 3lb
Rod average 4.5
19 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Anglers fishing the last 3hours had the best of the sport today with lots of fish feeding close to the bank.
Bank
Mike Walker caught 9 most were caught after 5pm on dry’s. Malcolm Carter caught 8 to 3lb on buzzers. P Stanlie caught 8 on his first trip to lockwood.

Boats
Denis Kane caught 12 rainbows to 3lb. Jason Nunn caught 6 fishing small lures on a sinking line.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 8.15pm