Sweethope Fishery Weekly Report Week ending 1st October 2017

Another productive week for the fishery. Despite a couple of rainy days  mid week we have been fairly well attended.

Saturday was the best day with 24 visiting anglers taking 6 trout and returning 78 safely to the water. Best performances were those of Peter Davison and Ali Tait fishing from a boat on the Lower Lough. Peter returned 24 and Ali 13 trout, fishing damsel and cat’s whisker respectively.

For most of the week conditions have been perfect for fishing dries with light to moderate winds producing a gentle ripple and insect life hatching in abundance.

Statistics:

Number of fish taken: 27

Number of fish returned: 137

Number of visiting anglers: 60

Successful fly patterns :Dawson’s olive, snake, black hopper, cat’s whisker, damsel, buzzer, daddy, hare’s ear, small black dries, diawl bach, cormorant, midas dry, black cruncher, black nobbler.

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