Fishing Report: Draycote
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|Fisheries Opening Hours & Boat Session|
|Lodge & Bank Open:||7.30am – 7.30pm|
|Full Day Boat:||8.30am – 7.30pm|
|Morning Boat:||8.30am – 2.00pm|
|Afternoon Boat:||2.00pm – 7.30pm|
|Last 4 Hr:||3.30pm – 7.30pm|
|All Anglers Off Site:||7.45pm|
Draycote Fishery Weekly Report – 01788 812018
2023 Stocking Policy Details of our stocking policy for Draycote is explained on our website www.flyfishdraycote.co.uk/about-us-2/stocking-policy/
2023 Membership Options visit our website www.flyfishdraycote.co.uk/about-us-2/season-permits/
2023 Permits & Pre Payment for Boat Bookings Details of our Day Permits, Package Breaks & our Boat bookings pre-payment policy visit our website.
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.
Monday 11th September 2023 Rod Av: 5.50 Water Temperature: 18.5 °C
A warm start to the week, with the sun making an appearance in the morning before the cloud rolled in later in the day. However, the afternoon remained humid and muggy thankfully the Southwest winds helped to take the edge of the heat. On the boats Jim Dempsey fished for a morning using the rudder to good effect landing 6 fish. Using a Di 7 sinking line with various snakes with his best area being the top side of Y Buoy down to P Buoy. All water member Ed Douglas landed 10 fish while out on the boat landing 2 of them on dries, with the other 8 falling to a washing line set up. Ed fished at the flat stones drifting out towards B Bouy using a Snowbee buzzer tip with Diawl Bachs on the droppers and a FAB on the point. On their second day of a 4 day break, Steven Bett & Brian Collins enjoyed great sport landing 28 fish. The pair fished all along the Draycote Dam Wall drifting out towards the middle. With Steven using a 5ft midge tip with a weighted fly on the point and cormorants on the droppers. While Brian opted to use a Di 3 sweep sinking line with 2 sparkler boobies ten feet apart. The pair commented on how they lost as many as they caught and could have finished the day with over 50 fish to the boat.
Competitions Due at Draycote:
EFFA- 14th September 18 boats.
Airflo Sheild Final- 16th September 36 boats.
Mid Northants- 17th September 20 Boats.
Draycote’s closing date
The closing date for Draycote for this season will be Thursday 30th November 2023.
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