Draycote Report Thursday 10th August 2023

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Fishing Report: Draycote

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Exclusion Zone  Due to the work being carried out on the Hensborough Bank there is an exclusion zone in place, clearly marked with yellow buoys. Under no circumstances are anglers to enter this area as there are divers in the water.

Thursday 10th August 2023    Rod Av:  2.75     Water Temperature: 17 °C

Another warm day on Thursday, with temperatures reaching high 20s, although thankfully the water temperature still remained at a fish friendly 17°C first thing in the morning. Jim Dempsey fished for a morning landing 6 fish from the boat. Using a Di 3 and snakes to start before swapping to a Di 7 to take a further 4 fishing around Y Buoy. Ian Morris fished down in Toft using a foam daddy to land his 5 fish. David Holding & Geoff Brooks fished around N & M Buoy using a midge tip line with a sparkler booby on the point and hoppers on the dropper to land 5 fish. All water member Pete Webb fished with S Charter with the pair boating 11 fish, but unfortunately left no comments as to how. Fellow all water members Fraser Duffy Senior & Junior used a washing line with a FAB on the point to also land 11 fish. Making the most of the last four hours Draycote member Peter Elliot fished with David Hoppe with the pair landing 10 fish between them on dries fishing around A Buoy and Rainbow Corner. Make the journey from Bristol Dave Reynolds & Paul Golding landed 20 fish between them on a mix of washing lining and also dries later in the afternoon.

Take A Friend Fishing 29th July to 3rd September 2023, a great opportunity to introduce a family member or friend to a Free days fly fishing. Your guest will share your permit with the availability of a free days rod licence.

Full details visit the website https://takeafriendfishing.co.uk/

The event is supported by the campaign partners Angling Trade Association & the Environment Agency

Competitions Due at Draycote:

John Horsey Wychwood Individual Fly Fishing Championship Individual Competition Sunday 20th August entry details https://flyfishingchampionships.uk/

Jim Watts Trophy Fly Dressers Guild 26th August.

Weather: we use two weather forecast pages.

Both options give a good 48 to 72 hour forecast.

XC Weather – Forecast for CV23 8AB | XCWeather use this link for Draycote

Windy App – https://www.windy.com/  on their home page, enter the fishery name Draycote Water