A cool East wind has made fishing challenging but as ever when the wind has dropped fish have been rising to dry patterns such as hoppers and black gnats. Buzzer fishing has also provided results as have lures such as the Dawson’s Olive.
The largest fish of the week, a 6lb rainbow was brought to the net by Ray Wilson from a boat in the lunch hut bay and anglers enjoyed a rod average of 2.8.
Both lakes were stocked on Friday and are producing catches.
Number of fish brought to the net: 89 rainbows
Number of fish returned to the water: 80
Number of visiting anglers: 32
Successful fly patterns: Ace of Spades, bloodworm, bibio, hopper, buzzer, Cat’s Whisker, Dawson’s Olive, klinkhammer, cruncher, blue flash damsel, orange nomad, yellow dancer