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Draycote Weekly Report Week Ending 19/05/2013

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Draycote weekly update 19/5/2013 Bank fishing is available but only from the natural grassed banks. Bank anglers can take their cars around the reservoir but we are restricted to 30 bank anglers cars at anyone time, we recommend you call the lodge and book one of the 30 car passes available. Draycote is continuing to… Read more »




Draycote w/e 12/5/13

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Draycote  has continued to fish well despite the changeable weather conditions and water clarity. The clarity is improving and latest catches are reflecting that. The Coppenhall Fly fishers held a match on Saturday, and the 20 anglers took a very credible 5 fish average, in the current tinted water !!!!! The England Youth team also… Read more »




Draycote report w/e 5/5

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As much as we all prayed for some warm weather to finally wet our nets on a more consistent basis, the warm weather quite often brings along with it the dreaded word “algae”. Last week we saw a recent bloom all but disappear, all but to return after the weekends long awaited warm sunshine. As… Read more »




Draycote Fishing Report 03/05/13

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Draycote has continued in rich form this past few days with some truly outstanding fish being caught. This last week alone we have seen 5 fish caught weighing between 8 and 12lb !! Rod Wilson, a regular visitor who fishes the rudder, took one fish to 12lb(returned) and another fish of 8lb on the same… Read more »




Draycote water fishing report W/E 28/4

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Draycote has been in fantastic form this past week with a rod average of over 10. The fishing has improved remarkably, partly down to the now crystal clear water. The bank fishing remains in hot form, with fish being caught on all banks. Buzzers have been the main menu for the fish, although a lure… Read more »




Draycote Report W/E 21/4

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Draycote has remained in good form, and at last the fish are switching to buzzers more and more each day.  The water clarity is improving too, encouraging more and more fish to move on or near the surface. The bank fishing is still very good with a good number of fish still hugging the shores…. Read more »




Draycote Water Fishing Report W/E 07/04

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  Draycote week ending 07/04/2013 The weekend just gone by, you would have thought we had finally turned the corner with the cold weather, however it is now Tuesday and we are back to norm with a cool NE wind. The fishing has remained overall very good, however one or two signs now showing the… Read more »




Fishing Report week ending 01/04/2013

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Draycote report week ending 01/04/2013 Despite the cold weather Draycote has continued to produce top quality fishing. The relentless east to north east winds has certainly taken the edge off the temperature, yet the fish are still in the mood to chase. Kevin Appleton from Oakham fished with England International Sheena Goode, his first time… Read more »




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 »