Posts Categorised: Reports

December 2017

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Draycote 2018 season opens 2nd March Details on available membership which starts from £435.00 EMAIL lodge@flyfishdraycote.co.uk or call 01788 812018 for latest availability Taking bookings call 01788 812018 please leave a message on the answer machine including a contact number or email lodge@flyfishdraycote.co.uk Group & competition discounts available contact the lodge for details Looking for… Read more »




Draycote Report W/E 30th November 2017

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Draycote Fishing Report w/e Thursday 30th November 2017 A very cold week at Draycote with frosty starts and frozen boats nearly every day. A 18mph south westly winds with single figures on the temperature gauge made for a very cold day. Although the overcast conditions did help the bank anglers to tempt some fish.  Kevin… Read more »




Draycote Report W/E 26th November 2017

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Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 26th November 2017 A mixed week regarding the weather with strong winds Wednesday and Thursday which meant no boats out Wednesday. After the strong winds frosts and cold weather came making life challenging especially for the bank angles as the fish opted for the more stable temperatures of deeper water…. Read more »




Draycote fishing report w/e Sunday 19th November 2017

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Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 19th November 2017 A week of changing weather and sometimes colder conditions combined to form a good weeks fishing here at Draycote. There were lots of good catches for both boat and bank anglers alike, and from many areas around the reservoir. Lincroft point, the Cornfield and the Swans nest… Read more »




Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 12th November 2017

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Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 12th November 2017 A lovely start to the week on Monday – calm winds teamed with bright skies and cool autumn temperatures. Season ticket holder Ed Douglas fished from the Swan’s Nest with shrimp patterns and crunchers on a washing line to take nine rainbows. Also on the bank was… Read more »




Draycote Rport W/E 5th november 2017

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The cold start & frosts of Monday morning saw the pontoon and boats frozen. Things did soon warm up though, with autumnal sun for much of the day. Ben Bayliss and Adam Larbalestier took the drive down from Cumbria hoping for some good back end sport. It didn’t take the pair long to get on… Read more »




Draycote Report W/E 29th October 2017

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Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 29th October 2017 Yet another good week with mixed weather conditions. Dull overcast windy days were interspersed with days of bright sunshine and flat calms. Testing conditions at times saw bank anglers just about having the edge over the boats although good sport was had by both.  Some fish have… Read more »




Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 22nd October 2017

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Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 22nd October 2017   A week dictated by the extremes of exceptionally windy autumnal weather. The aftermath of ex hurricane Ophelia wrote off Monday, as regards any prospects of boat fishing, and Storm Brian prevented any boats from being allowed out on Saturday. Although wind speeds dropped overnight, Sunday was… Read more »




Draycote Fishing report w/e Sunday 15th October 2017

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Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 15th October 2017 It’s been a very blustery week at Draycote with warm temperatures and sporadic showers. The fishing has been reasonably good overall with the bank anglers just having the edge over the boats. The cold nights we were praying for which would switch the fish onto the fry,… Read more »




Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 8th October 2017

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Draycote Fishing Report w/e Sunday 8th October 2017 Telephone 01788 812018 It’s been yet another interesting week here at Draycote. With the rod average at 2.9 it’s fished well, with bank angling improving as we march on towards the end of the season. A large number of anglers were visiting us from far and wide… Read more »