Sweethope Fishery Report 9th August 2015

Most action this week has been on dries although fish have been shy of showing themselves as the wind and sun conditions change from minute to minute. Visitors have managed to make some fine catches. The team of J. and M. Hedley netted a 5lb rainbow from the Great Lough on Tuesday on an orange fritz, Joe Pooley took a 4lb 6oz fish from the lower Lough on Thursday with a snipe and purple and James Carr brought a 5lb 10 oz fish to the boat in the Great Lough on Friday with an F Fly.


Number of fish caught: 126 rainbow, 3 blue and 12 brown trout.

Number of fish returned safely to the water: 124

Visiting rods: 17

Successful fly patterns: Muddler, Black Gnat, Orange Fritz, CDC, Buzzer, Ginger Hopper, F Fly, Snipe & Purple, Kate McClaren.


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