Monthly Archives:: July 2013

Draycote fishing report w/e 28/7

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  Draycote has hit sensational from in the space of 24 hours. This weekend saw the Lexus individual heats, held over two days. In the three years of managing the water I have never witnessed such a change in fortune for the angler. One amazing fact that stands out is how Sundays individual winner also… Read more »




Draycote fishing report

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It finally looks like the extreme heat of late is behind us. The fishing over the past few days has improved remarkably with the rod catches averaging over 4. Recent weeks has seen our water clouded with a mild form of algae, however for the past 4 days the water has returned to being crystal… Read more »




Draycote report w/e 14/7

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The heat wave we are experiencing is taking its toll as the fish have gone deep. Despite this, at times the lake has fished well, especially in the evenings, as fish have moved to the surface once the sun has gone down. On Saturday we hosted the Rio Pairs match, with winners Iain Barr and… Read more »




Draycote Water fishing report w/e 07/07

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The week started well with plenty of fish being caught near the surface. Indeed some anglers reported excellent sport on dry flies early in the day. Rainbow corner through the Hensborough Dam produced some of the best fishing to drifting boats using floating lines and a mixture of nymphs and buzzers. Whilst other anglers did… Read more »




Draycote Water W/E 30/6

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Draycote is now in top form with fish being caught everywhere, on all methods. Draycote hosted an AMFC match on Saturday and all bar 2 anglers bagged their eight fish limit from a field of 30 anglers !! The boats headed to all areas of the lake, highlighting the vast spread of fish. The bank… Read more »