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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 »




Update 14/03/2013

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Draycote has continued in great form despite the arctic weather we recently experienced. Those that did brave the cold caught exceptionally well. Mr S Smith had in excess of 20 from the bank on a floating line, amidst several snow storms! Staff member Kevin Hart also landed a hatful fishing nymphs on a floating line…. Read more »




Fishery Report week ending 10/03/2013

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Opening week report 10/03/2013   Draycote’s open week got off to a spectacular start, with the majority of anglers reporting superb sport. Fish had been stocked all over the lake pre-season and this showed as anglers caught all around the 600 acre lake.   Opening day’s weather was warmer than the Balearics, as some anglers… Read more »




Opening Day Report 05/03/2013

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Opening Day got off to a flying start here at Draycote Water as we experienced the warmest day of the year, a far cry from the same time last year !! The bank was fishable from all areas as the light wind enabled anglers to spread all around. The fish had been stocked at several… Read more »




Fishery news 26/02/2013

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Draycote Opens on Tuesday 5th March Bank Anglers: We are allowed 30 bank angler cars to drive around the reservoir road at any one time, to ensure you can take your car around the reservoir call the lodge & Book One Of The 30 Bank Anglers Car Pass For opening day all boats are booked and… Read more »




Fishery News 17/02/2013

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Draycote Opens 5th March News We will be increasing our boat fleet to 30 boats, group boat discounts will be available for 2013 call Craig at the lodge for full details. Also for 2013 Boat Loyalty scheme, get your card stamped with 8 visits when yo took out a Full or Part day boat &… Read more »




Draycote 2013 06/01/2013

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Draycote Opens on 5th March 2013 Call the lodge to book a boat If Bank Fishing call the lodge & book one of the 30 available car passes which give bank angler access to the perimeter track with their vehicle.   Looking for that special fishing holiday Join Ifor Jones on his 2013 trip to… Read more »