Sweethope has been fishing well this week with some excellent performances from visiting anglers.
On Monday Richard Adamson from Co. Durham, our sole visitor, caught and returned 18 rainbow trout to the Small Lough. Richard was using an orange fritz and a buzzer. On Wednesday Mark Ward and boat partner caught and returned 40 rainbows to the Great Lough. Chris Stafford from Blyth caught and returned 16 rainbow and 2 blue trout to the Small Lough on Sunday, Gareth Tilley and boat partner A McPhail from Lanchester caught and returned 24 rainbows to the Great Lough, fishing CDC and bibio.
Number of fish taken: 15
Number of fish returned: 282
Number of visiting anglers: 49
Successful fly patterns: cdc, bibio, hopper, Invicta, muddler, damsel, black midge, cat’s whisker, Dawson’s olive, buzzer.