Lockwood Beck Catch Return Sunday 26th August to Saturday 1st September

Steve Mills caught this 9lb 5oz Rainbow from the Boat Jetty

118 Anglers caught 326 Rainbows to 9lb 5oz and 8 Browns to 3lb
Rod Average 2.8
139 Rainbows were kept at an average weight of 2lb.3oz.

Sunday 26th
31 anglers caught 81 fish to 5lb
Rod average of 2.6.
48 fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 3oz.

It was another day when most anglers caught fish. Boat anglers M Proudlock and G Swain had the best day catching 16 and keeping 12 for 31lb

Monday 27th
16 Anglers caught 72 fish to 4lb.
Rod average 4.5.
20 fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz.

Conditions were not good we had a very strong Southerly wind blowing from the top moorside block to the overflow with driving rain at times. The sheltered moorside bank produced nearly all the fish that were caught. Most of the fish were caught in between the showers on dries.15 of the 16 anglers fishing caught at least two. Dave Batchelor caught 11, Colin Brown 7, Colin Green 6, and Bernard Fitzhugh 5. Andrew Sowerby and Andrew Davison were the only boat anglers out and they caught 10 between them on traditional wets from a drifting boat.

Tuesday 28th
22 Anglers caught 44 Rainbows to 4lb
Rod average 2
17 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb.3oz

Bank
Derick Grabham caught 9 from the top Moorside Block on Olive Minkie. Ian Morrison caught 5 from the top of the moorside on lures.
Boats
Les Davison caught 8 on Zonkers fishing out from the Woodside.

Wednesday 29th
8 Anglers caught 26 Rainbows to 3lb 8oz.
Rod average 3.3
6 Fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 5oz

Bank
Andrew Grabham caught 14 Rainbows to 3lb on Orange Blobs, Andrew caught 10 fish from the Moorside and 4 from the Boat Jetty.
Boat

Thursday 30th
9 Anglers caught 22 rainbows to 9.5oz.
Rod average 2.4
8 Fish kept at an average weight of 3lb 4oz

Bank
What a day the temperature hardly got above 9 to 10c we had very heavy rain and strong winds the rain did stop at dinnertime but it stayed windy right to close of day, even so most anglers caught with some hooking and loosing up to 6 fish as well.
Clive Simpson had the best day he caught 9 from the overflow end of the dam on Buzzers and Klinkhamers. Steve Mills caught 6 to 9lb 5oz from the boat jetty and dam on buzzers and small lures both anglers lost fish as well.

Friday 31st
32 Anglers caught 92 rainbows to 4lb and 3 Browns to 2lb 8oz.
Rod average 3.5
39 Fish kept at an average weight of 2lb 2oz

Bank
Jim Tate had 6 to 4lb from the Point on a small cats Whisker fished under an indicator. Clive Simpson followed yesterday’s 9 with 6 more today from the moorside on Dries. Colin Brown caught 5 on buzzers fished under an indicator. John Mann fished the last 3hours and caught 4 on dries from the holly bush.
Boats
John McGarrell had a very good day catching 19 rainbows to 4lb and 2 browns to 2lb 8oz. John caught all his fish on a size 16 F-Fly with most coming from the Woodside. A Newton and G Tilley kept 9 between them for 18lb in weight.
Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 8.15pm