Posts Categorised: Reports

Draycote w/e 16/03

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Draycotes good start to the season continued, aided by the continued good weather. The weekends clear skies and bright sun did slow things down this last Sunday, as the rod average took a dip. The bank continues to fish well, as a good head of fish are still holding within 30 feet of the shore…. Read more »




Draycote gets off to a flyer

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Draycotes opening week exceeded even the wildest of expectations, with the rod average hitting 29 for opening day, and rounding off to 17.4 for the whole week. A lot of good quality fish were taken too, with reports of an 8lb rainbow and 7lb brown being returned. Season ticket holder Lorenzo Serrano landed several browns… Read more »




Draycote Opens 4th March

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Draycote 2014 season opens on 4th March With a pre-season stocking of 7,500 trout it should ensure a cracking start with a good head of trout left over from last season. Bank anglers will once again be able to drive their cars around the perimeter road, we are limited to 30 cars at any one… Read more »




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 »