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Draycote Report w/e 26/8

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  Draycote is continuing in good  form, aided by general good fishing conditions over the past week. The fish have remained high in the water and have been generally caught in the top 1 foot. Mr D Adams returned over 16 fish, all taken on diawl bachs, and Mr J Smith took 7 on cdc… Read more »




Draycote report w/e 18/08

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Draycote has maintained its impressive form and if anything has improved ! Top of the water sport has been fantastic, with plenty of trout now being taken on dries, even during the brighter days. Our first £1000 floating line only pairs match was won by Rob Edmunds and Keiron Bonas, whose 16 fish weighed in… Read more »




Draycote Report week ending 11/08/2013

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Draycote weekly update 11/08/2013      Tel 01788 812018 This week has seen Draycote continue to give us some good sport with fish being caught in many areas of the reservoir. The slightly cooler conditions and the odd shower of rain have helped to  keep the fish moving in or near the surface.  Indeed, even through spells of bright… Read more »




Draycote report

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Draycote has continued in sparkling from this week, with some tremendous top of the water sport happening. I managed an evening with Rutland Water regular Kevin Appleton, and between us we managed 13 fish to the boat with some exciting surface action with the trout racing up behind pulled boobies on a floating line. The… Read more »




Draycote fishing report w/e 28/7

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  Draycote has hit sensational from in the space of 24 hours. This weekend saw the Lexus individual heats, held over two days. In the three years of managing the water I have never witnessed such a change in fortune for the angler. One amazing fact that stands out is how Sundays individual winner also… Read more »




Draycote fishing report

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It finally looks like the extreme heat of late is behind us. The fishing over the past few days has improved remarkably with the rod catches averaging over 4. Recent weeks has seen our water clouded with a mild form of algae, however for the past 4 days the water has returned to being crystal… Read more »




Draycote report w/e 14/7

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The heat wave we are experiencing is taking its toll as the fish have gone deep. Despite this, at times the lake has fished well, especially in the evenings, as fish have moved to the surface once the sun has gone down. On Saturday we hosted the Rio Pairs match, with winners Iain Barr and… Read more »




Draycote Water fishing report w/e 07/07

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The week started well with plenty of fish being caught near the surface. Indeed some anglers reported excellent sport on dry flies early in the day. Rainbow corner through the Hensborough Dam produced some of the best fishing to drifting boats using floating lines and a mixture of nymphs and buzzers. Whilst other anglers did… Read more »




Draycote Water W/E 30/6

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Draycote is now in top form with fish being caught everywhere, on all methods. Draycote hosted an AMFC match on Saturday and all bar 2 anglers bagged their eight fish limit from a field of 30 anglers !! The boats headed to all areas of the lake, highlighting the vast spread of fish. The bank… Read more »




Draycote report w/e 23/6

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As predicted within the last two weeks, once the water clarity cleared, the lake would hit top form, and it has certainly done that in recent days, with the rod average topping above 9 over the weekend. Local anglers Tom Morris and Hugh Shrimpton said that on Saturday the aerators were swamped with 3” roach… Read more »