A large number of fishermen visited this week despite windy and damp conditions at the week-end. All were rewarded with some great fishing with hatches of mayfly, hawthorn fly and sedges coming off the water when the wind dropped.
Ashington Kingfishers visited on Sunday for their social competition which was won by Keith Row. 20 anglers participated, returning 95 fish at a rod average of 4.75.
Number of fish taken: 35
Number of fish returned: 502
Number of visiting anglers: 127
Successful fly patterns: Diawl bach, Dawson’s olive, buzzer, CDC, damsel, Kate McClaren, hopper, cruncher, fritz, klinkhammer, ptn, various small black dries.