Posts Categorised: Reports

Draycote fishing report w/e 24/11

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As we near to the end of the season, Draycote produced a fantastic days fishing for those that fished the year end Fur and Feather match. A cold start was soon put right for many as the fish were in a taking mood, reflected by the 3.9 rod average for 38 anglers taking part !!… Read more »




Draycote report w/e 17/11

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Finally we have our first taste of winter, and arctic blast from the North. With this in mind I would think it will only encourage the trout’s desire to pack on fat for the winter ahead, and start feeding hard on what food is around. Iain Barr and Mark Rooney found it a breeze on… Read more »




Draycote fishing report w/e 27/10

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This week has seen some fantastic fish coming out of Draycote from both the bank and boats. No less than 60 fish over 6lb have been taken this week, with 3 fish over 8lb being recorded, the best a fantastic 9lb 8oz fish taken by Mr K Wilkinson, followed by S Peck with a rainbow… Read more »




Draycote report week ending 20/10/13

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Draycote weekly update 20/10/2013 Draycote Closing Day 2013:-  NOVEMBER 30th 2013 Wet & windy conditions have not put a dampener on continuing good sport. Throughout this week it has remained warm & mild with great action coming from both boat & bank alike. Fry feeding is firmly on the agenda with Minkies, particularly white ones,… Read more »




Draycote report w/e 6th oct

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Draycote is continuing in good form though there are one or two signs of things slowing, just a little. With a rod average of four, it is hard to knock, however the fish are getting into transition mode from freely rising on the surface to starting to nail the fry, that has now appeared in… Read more »




Draycote Water report week ending 30th September

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Draycote weekly update 30/09/2013 Draycote Closing Day 2013:-  NOVEMBER 30th This week has seen a continuation of excellent fishing with much surface activity and many anglers reporting fabulous sport on dries – particularly Daddy patterns & hoppers. Mr Roberts spent Monday & Tuesday afloat & boated 23 on small dries. Craig gave Kevin Rees a… Read more »




Draycote Water Report

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Draycote is really offering some exceptional fishing at the moment. All this week to date the fishing has been exceptional, with the fish remaining very high in the water and taking dry flies very readily, all through the day ! Mr Dobby has just walked in having caught 25 fish on daddies and said “in… Read more »




Draycote W/E 15TH Sept

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After the dip in form last week, Draycote bounced back this week, after some cooler weather , with some great catches, both from the bank and the boat. 7 browns between 6 and 10lb were recorded this week !  Mr J. Pointing when fishing from a boat landed 2 browns  estimated between 8-10lb on a… Read more »




Draycote fishing report w/e 08/09

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The week got off to a flying start with some great bags being caught on or near the surface. Former brand manager at Wychwood, Paul Richardson and myself managed a 1.3/4 hour session on Monday evening and to say we had the most perfect conditions was an understatement. The fish were everywhere and between us… Read more »




Draycote fishing report w/e 01/08

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Draycote has continued to fish well, though one or two have not found it so easy, highlighted by one anglers comment of “are there any fish in here”! I can assure you there are stacks of fish in the lake, they are just very occupied on very small terrestrials and for that reason it’s a… Read more »