Monthly Archives:: March 2013

Update for Easter

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Draycote Water remains in hot form, despite the cold weather. With a rod average still over 10, the lake continues to fish all over. The banks have produced some outstanding catches, with many over wintered fish being caught. Peter Elliot has today had in excess of 40 fish off the bank – I even managed… Read more »




Fishery Report Week Ending 24/03/2013

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Draycote weekly report 24/03/2013 I am sure the saying for March is “comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb”. I think this phrase needs to be re-written after the last few day’s weather. Bitterly cold winds and driving snow has certainly put a dampener on the fishing, however those that did… Read more »




Update 14/03/2013

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Draycote has continued in great form despite the arctic weather we recently experienced. Those that did brave the cold caught exceptionally well. Mr S Smith had in excess of 20 from the bank on a floating line, amidst several snow storms! Staff member Kevin Hart also landed a hatful fishing nymphs on a floating line…. Read more »




Fishery Report week ending 10/03/2013

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Opening week report 10/03/2013   Draycote’s open week got off to a spectacular start, with the majority of anglers reporting superb sport. Fish had been stocked all over the lake pre-season and this showed as anglers caught all around the 600 acre lake.   Opening day’s weather was warmer than the Balearics, as some anglers… Read more »




Opening Day Report 05/03/2013

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Opening Day got off to a flying start here at Draycote Water as we experienced the warmest day of the year, a far cry from the same time last year !! The bank was fishable from all areas as the light wind enabled anglers to spread all around. The fish had been stocked at several… Read more »