Another good week at Sweethope. Unseasonably cold and windy weather gave way to better conditions toward the week-end. Friday saw 10 rods take 6 and return 46 trout, Saturday saw 37 rods take 17 and return 105 trout. Best fish being a rainbow trout weighing in at 12lb 10oz caught from a boat on the Great Lough by James Carr from Blyth.
Other 12 lb plus fish were caught by John Barnes from Guide Post and John Williams from Morpeth.
Number of fish taken: 26
Number of fish returned: 188 rainbow trout, 6 brown trout.
Number of visiting anglers: 65
Successful fly patterns: Buzzer, Diawl Bach, Pitsford Pea, Damsel Nymph, Coves Nymph, Hare’s Ear, Bloodworm, PTN, Emerger.