Draycote weekly report week ending 6th June

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Draycote Water  weekly report week ending Sunday 6th July 2014

Telephone Number 01788 812018

A bit of a mixed week, same as the weather with the return sheet showing fish been caught on tubes fished from a rudder deep to dries fished from the bank & nearly everything in between.

On Monday Chris Reves & Ian Mckenzie boated 14 fish mainly on the dries along the north shore, Mat Hanlon fished the bank on Monday evening and caught 12 on dries, R Pelly took advantage of the last four hour permit & boat this week catching his fish on a daddy & great red dry fly from around Lin Croft. Dries & especially the daddy have taken a number of fish in the evening.

Tony Broadway fished with dries from the bank to take his 7 trout

Roy Hubbard & Dave Roper fished the rudder between C & D buoy catching 17 trout on snakes & minkies, Mr Severn fished the rudder taking 8 fish for a total weight 25lb14oz, with Lee Henfrey continuing his run of success on the rudder catching his limit of 8 fish.

During the early part of the week the boils, rainbow corner, inlet fished during the day with Lin Croft the place to be in the evening. Towards the end of the week Toft shallows started to produce again with Kevin Richardson recording a catch of14 trout.

Water clarity is still excellent with a tremendous amount of fry especially around the pontoon, inlet &tower. .

Weekly Stats:

Number Rods:     242         Number Trout Taken:     302          Number Trout Released:    398

Total Catch:     700               Weekly Rod Average:   2.9

Current Fishing Time:

Bank:  07:30 until 22:00

Boat All Day:  08:30 until 22:00

Boat Part Day:  AM  08:30 until14:30  /  PM 14:30 until 22:00

Last 4 Hours from:  18:00  (Ticket sales available from 17:45)

All Anglers to be off site by: 22:15


In order to maintain the accuracy of our records could all anglers please ensure that they fill in the catch return sheet before departure.  If not in the lodge it will be found on the counter in the gutting room next door.

Bank Anglers car passes should be, where possible, booked prior to coming fishing as we only have a limited number available.

Boat anglers are also politely reminded of the ruling that there is no anchoring within 100 yards of any pontoon or aerators. This is especially relevant to the harbour pontoon as its own mooring chains & anchors extend out a considerable distance from the end of the harbour & are easily fouled.

Tight lines,



Up & coming events

9th and 10th of August – Lexus individual qualifying heats – the last chance to reach the final at Chew Valley. visit www.lexusflyfishing.co.uk to book your place.

Hywel Morgan, beginner / novice tuition day. Limited to 6 people per day, all tackle provided including fishing permit, cost per person £60.00 contact the lodge or visit our tution website for further details and to book your place www.flyfishtuition.co.uk

Rio Pairs is Cancelled

Local Angling Club

Draycote Fly Fishers Association is the local angling club to Draycote, during the season they organize various club competitions and during the winter they hold six club meetings in a venue in Dunchurch. For further information contact the club secretary Graham Hommer 024 76402464

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