Sweethope Fishery Weekly Report Week ending 30th July 2017

Windy, wet and cool weather have ensured that the water temperature at the fishery has remained relatively cool. Together with a recent stocking this has ensured some great fishing.

Performance of the week was hat of John Scott who caught and returned 32 trout on Tuesday fishing both lakes for 6 hours with a pheasant tail nymph and a hopper. Well done John, a personal best.

Also well done to Adam Collinson and Shaun Ramshaw from Stanhope who managed to return well over 30 fish between them ,fishing the Great Lough from a boat on Saturday.

All fish appear to be in good condition and are putting up some spirited resistance.


Number of fish taken: 28

Number of fish returned: 178

Number of visiting anglers: 45

Successful fly patterns: Cat’s Whisker, black hopper, cormorant, sedge, black cat, hopper, PTN, Dawson’s Olive, cdc, blob, daddy.


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