The week has seen relatively calm, bright and warm conditions with the wind predominately form the East. Fishing has not been easy but significant catches have been made on dries, mainly Hoppers Daddies and tiny black patterns. Towards the end of the week more catches were made on wets such as Bibios and nymphs.
We were visited by 59 rods who caught 113 rainbow, 5 blue and 11 brown trout. 12 rainbows were taken and the rest returned to the water.
Successful fly patterns: Daddy, Beetle, Very small Blob, C.D.C. Buzzer, Orange Dancer, Guthrie’s Beetle, Small, black dries, Hopper, Clan Chief, Bibio.
Picture Below: Raftbuilding Challenge at Sweethope – the balanced management of water based adventure activities and fishing is working well!