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

One of 4 fish I caught this one is around 11-12lb and took a size 12 Black Pennell I took a quick photograph and returned the fish to fight another day.

119 Anglers have caught 240 Rainbows to 11lb
Rod Average 2
95 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb.8oz

Sunday 22nd
19 Anglers have caught 62 Rainbows to 11lb
Rod Average 3.3
23 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb.8oz.

Bank
We had quite a strong South Westerly blowing making for difficult casting on the moorside.
Mark Walker caught 6 on a Pink Flexile Worm fished under an indicator. Dave Sanders caught 5 Rainbows to 3lb from the top of the moorside on Foam Beatles. I fished from 7.45 to 9pm and caught four to 11lb on Black Pennell and Kate McLaren.

Boat angler Mike Rawson has had an excellent day he landed 11 rainbows and kept six for 23lb 8oz (7lb 8oz, 4lb 12oz,3lb 12oz, 2lb 8oz, 2lb 8oz and 2lb 8oz) and lost quite a few off. Mikes first fish which was his best at 7lb 8oz took elk hair sedge fishing out from the wood side. He then went to the culvert and fished a team of three wets Alexandria, Mallard and Claret and Bibio for the rest.

Monday 23rd

8 Anglers caught 28 Rainbows to 3lb 5oz
Rod average 3.5
10 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 11oz

Only one angler failed to catch on what was a day of two halves with strong winds and bright sun in the morning and less wind with cloud cover after 1pm.

Bank
D Parry didn’t start fishing to 6pm he caught 8 rainbows to 3lb from the top of the moorside on Black Pennell. John Mann had 4 from the holy bush. B Coverdale and Alan Byfield both had 3 with Alan keeping two for 6lb 8oz.

Boats
Mrs Olive Murray caught 5 on dry’s

Tuesday 24th
20 Anglers caught 33 Rainbows to 4lb Rod average 1.7
12 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.12oz

Bank
Paul Blight caught 11 rainbows to 4lb from the top moorside block most were caught on a white booby fished on a floating line.

Boats
Peter and Ann Mclean kept 3 for 8lb.

Wednesday 25th

20 Anglers caught 30 Rainbows to 1lb 8oz.
Rod Av 1.5
13 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 8oz

Thursday 26th
28 Anglers caught 55 rainbows to 2lb
Rod average 2
24 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Bank
John Carrel caught 6 on CDC Shipman’s .Gary Coverdale had 5 from the dam.
Boats
Les Davison caught 9 and Keith Morley 4

Friday 27th
14 Anglers caught 20 rainbows to 3lb 8oz
Rod average 1.4
7 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb.

Stocked today with 180 rainbows from 1lb 8oz to 4lb

Bank
Derrick Grabham caught 10 to 3lb from the top Moorside Block.

Saturday 28th
10 Anglers caught 12 rainbows to 4lb
Rod average 1.2
6 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 6oz

Very strong SW winds kept numbers low and made for very difficult fishing conditions.
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 9.15pm