Draycote Water mid-week update 31st July 2014
Notwithstanding continuing hot & bright conditions, anglers have enjoyed some excellent sport during the first three days of this week. Monday to Wednesday saw 54 anglers catch a total of 297 trout for an impressive overall rod average of 5.5
Whilst Mick Cronin caught 6 nice fish from the bank, most of the action has still taken place from the boats with fish remaining very high in the water column. Ed Douglas excelled with double figure catches on both Monday & Wednesday using small crunchers & cormorants washing line style in the aerators. Meanwhile, concentrating their efforts on the Inlet & Rainbow Corner yesterday using dries, Paul Ward & Nigel Evans managed a joint tally of 27on their first day of a three day holiday package. Their best rainbow was estimated to be in the 7lbs region.
Despite a limited green algal bloom at the beginning of the week (which was blown into the harbour & Farborough Dam area), water quality & clarity remains good. Much evidence of early fry feeding continues. Cooler conditions with some rain are forecast for the rest of the week & it is anticipated that this will improve things even more.
Tight lines, Kevin