Draycote Report 27th April

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Draycote Tuition Day: Next Novice Tuition Day with Hywel Morgan Sat 31st May & Sunday 1st June  visit www.flyfishtuition.co.uk for more information or call the Draycote Lodge 01788 812018

Draycote weekly fishing report 27th April 2014

Fish Taken – 407  Fish Released – 631  Total – 1038  No. Of Anglers – 246  Rod Ave. – 4.21

The best 8 fish taken this week came to boat angler Mr J Finn, with a weight of 22lb 3oz  which included a brown of 3lb 12oz taken from a drifting boat.

Best fish of the week must be Ifor Jones’ (no, not that one) 8lb Brown.

Boats have caught fish in all areas of the reservoir, in particular toft and along farborough dam. There has also been some great fishing across the middle reported by Shaun Hanlon. Who in 3 days of fishing boated more than 65 fish. His written comments included the words awesome and epic.

Other anglers such as Steve Cullen reported lots of fish moving freely on the top of the water, were he was catching on “Bob’s Bits”.

The best bank areas have yet again been along the tower bank and Dunns bay, lincroft point and down into the corn field. 

Best Flies;

Damsels, black buzzers, Hoppers, Dawl Bach.

In order to maintain the accuracy of our records can anglers be politely reminded to ensure completion of the booking out sheet prior to leaving the site.

Up and coming events Scierra pairs competition Draycote heat Sunday 22nd June, you can call in to pick up an entry form or visit www.scierrapairs.co.uk .

July 13th Rio Boat Pairs Match – now in its 4th year. Friendly match & atmosphere. Excellent prizes down to tenth place.

Entry £25 per person plus fishing fees.

To book please call the Fishing Lodge on 01788 812018.


Current fishing times:

Bank  07:30 until 20:30

Boat   08:30 until 20.30

Part Day Boat 08.30 – 2.00pm  /  2.00pm – 8.30pm

Last 4 hour permit available from 4.30pm

All anglers to be off site by 20:40
Bank anglers Car Passes: If you want to take your car around the reservoir perimeter road call the lodge & book one of the 30 available bank angler car passes.

tight lines  Alan McGrory

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