Fish Report April 20, 2014

A great week at the fishery has seen some excellent double figure catches.

Nick Dales from Whitley Bay caught and returned 21 on Tuesday ,  David Wright of Dunston  took a rainbow from the Great Lake on Friday which was weighed at 5lb 10oz but Yesterday saw 9 rods catch  a whopping total of 81 fish.
Biggest bag went to Richard Wood of Belsay who caught and released 25 trout in the Great Lake, the biggest of which was estimated to be 6lb.

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The water is starting to warm up and the majority of fish this week have been taken on buzzers and nymphs. The return of the housemartins happily coinciding with a hatch of little black flies which are proving hard for the angler to match.
Total catches this week: rainbow trout 189, blue trout 5, brown trout 1, 21 fish taken.
Successful fly patterns: Emergers, buzzers, black bug, bloodworm, black fritz, cormorant, booby, cats whisker, dawson’s olive, diawl bach, black Pennell.



  1. Linda  April 21, 2014

    Grant Adam Downie‎ on Facebook – Sweethope Adventure
    Yesterday at 19:38 ·
    “Two of us fishing the big lake with chesties on to day had 22 fish to the net and the same lost, top fishing spot on, be back soon!”


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