Sweethope Fishery Report 2nd August 2015

Not a very productive start to the week with strong winds, lashing rain and few visitors but things have improved and by the end of the week conditions have been excellent. Cool water and light winds plus cloud cover have seen some great sport on dries.

Fish of the week was a 5lb7oz blue trout, caught by James Carr on Friday evening with a Diawl Bach and the biggest bag went to Rob Frame who brought 12 fish to the boat on Sunday. The Lower Lough also fished well on Sunday with W Jamieson bringing 7 rainbows to the net and Gary Parmley 2 rainbows and 3 blue trout all on buzzers.


Number of fish caught: 96 rainbows, 5 blue and 5 brown trout.

Number of fish returned to the water: 97

Number of visiting rods: 47

Successful fly patterns: Red Tag, Bob’sBits, Buzzer, Black and Peacock, PTN, Snipe and Purple, Muddler, Hopper, Diawl Bach, Clan Chief, Black Dries, Black Beetle, Dawson’s Olive.


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