Opening Day 5th March 2011

Simon Nicols Caught this Lovely 14lb Rainbow the best of the day, while fishing with boat partner Gareth Tilley. Gareth caught 35 and Simon 5.

60 Anglers have caught 528 Fish Rod Average 8.8
91 fish were kept at an average weight of 2lb 12oz
Bank
What a start to the new season bank anglers caught fish from all around the lake. Dave Ireland caught twenty eight Rainbows from the top of the Woodside keeping four for 8lb. T Trace caught twenty one Rainbows keeping two for 6lb.Dave Sanders and Ian Vickers fished in front of the top moorside block , Dave caught twenty one Rainbows returning one estimated at 14lb and Ian had fifteen Rainbows. Dan Jefferson caught twenty three Rainbows from the point and dam. Graham Southam had twenty one Rainbows and Andrew Grabham twenty Rainbows. Graham Pawson caught twenty Rainbows keeping four for 14lb with his best weighing 8lb Colin Green caught nine Rainbows to 13lb and one out of season brown of 4lb. Colin hooked his 13lb rainbow on his first cast fishing out from the Woodside block on a Black Cats whisker the fish took 15 minutes to land. Robert Thompson caught fourteen rainbows fishing out from the Woodside. Graham Hill had nine rainbows keeping two for 11lb 12oz his best weighed in at 9lb 12oz. Mark Sanderson caught five keeping two for 13lb 2oz. Marks best fish weighed in at 11lb 2oz.

Boats
only three boats were out due to the low water conditions. With most of the fish in the shallow water and bank anglers able to fish the entire bank, boats found things difficult as they had to stay further out than usual. Gareth Tilley and Simon Nicols had the best of the boat sport catching forty rainbows between them to 14lb.

Lockwood opens at 8am and closes at 6.30pm