Lockwood Beck Catch Return Sunday 22nd to Saturday 28th April 2012

Yet another cold wet week keeping angler numbers low. The water temp has remained around 8 to 9c Bank and Boat anglers fishing with intermediate and sinking lines have had some very good sport

109 Anglers have caught 503 Rainbows to 11lb
Rod Average 4.6
144 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Sunday 22nd
22 Anglers have caught 83 Rainbows to 5lb
Rod Average 5.5
22 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Bank
Mark Walker caught 14 from the dam and point on a small white lure fished under an indicator. Colin Green and Dave walker both caught 6 from the Whitby end of the dam wall.
Boats
Les Davison caught 16 Olive Zonkers fished on a slow sinking line. Steve Mills also had 16 Steve caught all of his fish on size 14 olive shuttlecocks both anglers were fishing out from the point.

Monday 23rd
22 Anglers caught 88 Rainbows to 11lb
Rod average 4
21 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.12oz

Bank
Derrick Grabham caught 10 from the top moorside block on buzzers and Pheasant tail nymphs. Ian Morrison had 9 from the Holy bush on small dry’s. Bernard Fitzhugh had 5 on dry’s and Brian Gardiner caught 5 from the boat jetty on small black lures fished on an intermediate line.
Boats
John McGarrell and Peter Mclean caught 26 between them on drifting down the middle of the lake on small shuttlecocks. Paul Blight caught 7 on dry’s fishing out from the point. Ian Layton caught the best fish of the week at 11lb.

Tuesday 24th
12 Anglers caught 19 Rainbows to 2lb 8oz
Rod average 1.6
7 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.

Bank
The weather was awful today very cold with strong winds and heavy rain all day.

Wednesday 25th
9 Anglers caught 48 Rainbows to 3lb 3oz.
Rod average 5.3
19 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.6oz

Bank
S Shipply caught 16 from the moorside on Orange Blobs he kept six for 15lb 8oz. Andrew Grabham had 13 from the holy bush on buzzers and John Parker had 4 from the Holy bush
Boats
Mike Gadd caught 7 keeping 6 for 13lb

Thursday 26th
9 Anglers caught 31 rainbows to 3lb
Rod average 3.4
7 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz

Bank
Colin brown had 12 from the top moorside block. Ian Morrison caught 6 and Clive Simpson had 5
Boat
Mrs Olive Murray caught 2 on nymphs.

Friday 27th
17 anglers caught 123 rainbows to 2lb 3oz
Rod average 7.2
27 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz
Stocked to day with 220 Rainbows from 1lb 12oz to 14lb

Bank
William Leitch caught 21 rainbows from the Woodside block Dawson’s Olive. Darin Parry caught 10 from the point. Les Speding caught 9 on small dry’s and nymphs. Colin Brown had 7 from the Dam.
Boats
Mrs Olive Murray caught 18 on small nomads Tim Grove had 16 on buzzers and small nymphs & Steve Trafford had 9.

Saturday 28th
25 anglers caught 111 rainbows to 5lb 8oz
Rod average 4.4
41 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 4oz

Bank
Yet another very cold day the air temp never got above 7c all day. Only two anglers failed to land any fish but both lost fish off.
Lee Cartmail caught 10 rainbows from the Whitby end of the dam on dry’s. Colin Green and Martin Lamb had 6 from the moorside.
Boats
Malcolm Jefferson caught 11, Jason Nunn caught 10 on Blobs.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.00pm