Posts Categorised: Reports

Update 08/09/2012

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This weekend’s weather is a fisherman’s nightmare – or is it? Today (Friday) at Draycote the bright sunshine made things tricky for most. Just recently many fish that have been caught were stuffed full of dapnia, and with the bright conditions can only mean one thing, the fish have gone deep to feed on this… Read more »




Draycote fishing report week ending 02/09/2012

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Draycote weekly report week ending 02/09/2012 This last week has seen an improvement on the fishing as more settled, as us anglers would say “perfect weather conditions” have prevailed. Rod Wilson took the best bag of fish this last week with 8 fish for 29lb, the biggest 5lb 1oz. Tom Stoney also had an impressive… Read more »




Draycote fishing report week ending 19/08/2012

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Draycote Fishing Report week ending 19/08/2012 The recent hot weather has inevitably taken its toll on the fishing this last seven days. Despite huge numbers of fish moving on the calmer days, they have not been the easiest to catch. Having said that, the Draycote Open boat pairs match fished Sunday 19th produced a stunning… Read more »




Draycote fishing report week ending 12/08/2012

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Draycote report week ending 12th August 2012 Despite the recent hot weather Draycote has still overall fished well. The recent Lexus heat was won my ladies International Joan Russell. Joan was using a midge tip line and buzzers with a small booby on the point, and netted the only 8 fish limit of the day…. Read more »




Draycote fishing report week ending 05/08/2012

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Draycote week ending 5th August 2012 Draycote Water is now widely being talked about as being back to its best. This Midlands based reservoir holds its reputation for its vast food source enabling the fish to grow on quick, and put up a fight as described by many visitors as the best they have found!… Read more »




Draycote fishing report week ending 31/07/2012

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The fishing has again overall been very good and consistent over this last week, with many bag limits being taken. Floating lines and nymphs have taken the vast majority of fish. The fish are at times, still lying deeper than you would expect in the water for this time of the year. On my day… Read more »




Draycote fishing report week ending 23/07/2012

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As I write this report we are finally seeing the back of the horrendous weather (I hope!!) and now we have clear blue skies and soaring temperatures, albeit temporarily I hear!! Despite the shift to hotter weather the fishing has continued to be very good. Yesterday saw an inter counties club match with 28 anglers… Read more »




Draycote fishing report week ending 15/07/2012

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Despite all the recent rain, one good thing to come out of it all, is we have had some consistent wind directions and good cloud cover, thus providing ideal fishing conditions, well, that’s what us fishermen would like to think! Draycote has continued in great form with yet more spectacular catches being caught, and an… Read more »




Draycote fishing report week ending 08/07/2012

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Draycote Water is continuing in fantastic form this week as many people are taking their bag limits. The fish have really come on in the last couple of weeks and Draycote is now reflecting its known reputation, fantastic nymph fishing! Welsh International angler and current international individual champion Dave Hoppe, described his recent visit here… Read more »




Draycote fishing report week ending 01/07/2012

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This week has again seen some superb fishing at Draycote. The second biggest fish of the year so far has also been caught by Mr T Longstaff – a superb 8lb brownie. 25 fish over 4lb have also been recorded. The fish have at times been on, or very near to the surface, and anglers… Read more »