News Archive 2015

Toft Newton Fishery report, week-ending 4th December 2015

December 2015

As we enter the final week of our 2015 season we've kept a good steady rod average with some quality silver fry feeders amongst catches.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 29th November 2015

December 2015

As the season drew to a close heavy rain and high winds deterred all but the hardiest of anglers, seven of whom braved the elements to attend the end of season competition.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 29th November 2015

December 2015

After a week of dreadful conditions which continued into the weekend anglers were sparse and many regulars cancelled their last trip of the season.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 29th November, 2015

December 2015

As we continued to experience very windy conditions for most of the week, boats remained tied to the jetty for three days for the safety of our anglers.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery, November 2015 Report Avington Trout Fishery, November 2015 Report

December 2015

The fishing has really picked up this month with the fish chasing lures willingly and most people bagging up.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

South West Fly Fair 2016 South West Fly Fair 2016

November 2015

The South West Fly Fair will take place on Saturday 27th February, 2016 at Roadford Lake, Devon.

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 20th November, 2015

November 2015

A fairly short report this week as much of the fishing effort was kicked into touch by truly horrible wet and windy weather.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 22nd November, 2015

November 2015

Very strong winds and cold wintery temperatures finally arrived during the week bringing long periods where boats were unable to leave the jetty for safety reasons.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 22nd November, 2015

November 2015

The stream beside the disabled platform has been a fish magnet this week with Colin Boughey taking nine fish at the start of the week and returning on Wednesday to net a further eight at the stream inflow.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme reservoir report, week-ending 22nd November, 2015

November 2015

Mother Nature won this week bringing days of unfishable conditions.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, 15th November, 2015

November 2015

Traditional November weather finally arrived with strong winds and heavy rain making conditions unpleasant.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 15th November 2015

November 2015

Derwent has had some cracking days this week with the rod average reaching five fish per angler on Wednesday and Saturday.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 15th November 2015

November 2015

A wet and wild week at Fontburn with strong winds making conditions somewhat difficult as persistent rainfall brought water levels back to full capacity.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending 15th November 2015

November 2015

The season at Kielder ended Friday 13 November with no boats out during the last week due to high winds.
News from: Kielder Water

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 13th November, 2015

November 2015

Good steady sport this week at Toft reflected by a higher rod average.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending 8th November 2015

November 2015

The dramatic deterioration of the weather may have put many off visiting Kielder over the week, however, those who persevered had some steady results.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 8th November 2015

November 2015

Blustery conditions at times forced anglers to work hard for their catches.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 8th November 2015

November 2015

Autumn finally arrived this week which has been greeted with mixed emotions.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 8th November 2015

November 2015

With weather conditions unpredictable and temperatures fluctuating, fishing has been challenging.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Hury Reservoir report, week-ending 8th November 2015

November 2015

Good catch returns have been posted again this week giving Hury anglers an excellent opportunity for some late season sport.
News from: Hury

Scaling Dam Reervoir report, week-ending 8th November 2015

November 2015

With the autumn weather finally catching up we have seen heavy rain and winds make conditions difficult at times.

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, 6th November 2015

November 2015

For the week-ending 6th November the 58 rods caught 152 trout for a rod average of 2.62.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 8th November 2015

November 2015

A very unsettled week began with two days of blanket fog which resulted in all boats remaining on the jetty.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery report, October 2015 Avington Trout Fishery report, October 2015

November 2015

The fishing has picked up markedly and full bags are far easier to achieve.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 30th October, 2015

November 2015

For the week the 61 rods caught 159 trout giving a rod average of 2.6.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending November 1st, 2015

November 2015

Light winds continued to offer anglers great late season conditions although thick fog did hamper activities occasionally.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report

October 2015

For the week-ending 16th October the 85 rods caught 279 trout for a rod average of 3.3.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 18th October, 2015

October 2015

As autumn sets in and the colder weather prevails, sport has seen week after week of improved catch returns with this week no exception.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 4th October, 2015

October 2015

Boat anglers have been hampered by foggy conditions this week and boats have only been able to venture out when the weather has cleared.
News from: Kielder Water

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 4th October, 2015 Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 4th October, 2015

October 2015

Good catches have been taken from all areas this week with fish very eager to feed at times, whilst occasionally becoming very selective in what they take.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 2nd October, 2015

October 2015

For the week the 110 rods caught 324 trout for a rod average of 2.95.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 4th October, 2015

October 2015

Yet another successful week at the fishery with almost record numbers of anglers in attendance.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Avington Fishery report, September 2015

October 2015

The first couple of weeks in September saw the fish fairly lethargic and anglers had to work hard for their bags.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report

October 2015

For the week-ending 25th September the 82 rods caught 425 trout for a rod average of 5.2.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 27th September, 2015

October 2015

A very busy weekend was enjoyed by all with 100 anglers on the bank for Saturday and Sunday as the late summer weather conditions helped boost visitor numbers.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Burrator Reservoir report, September 2015

October 2015

Water levels at Burrator are still around 50% full, with more bank areas available to bank anglers.

Roadford Reservoir report, September 2015

October 2015

Roadford is still producing good bags, with boats becoming more popular as the water level has dropped and more weed has been exposed around the bank areas.
News from: Roadford Lake

Colliford Reservoir report, September 2015

October 2015

Colliford fished well with dry patterns and anglers can stalk rising fish if they are stealthy and keep on the move.
News from: Colliford Lake

Kielder Water report. week-ending 27th September, 2015

October 2015

Boat anglers found success around the inlet streams as well as Belling and Whickhope proving the better spots with some finding Matthew’s Linn worth a try.
News from: Kielder Water

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 20 September, 2015

September 2015

A variable and challenging start to the week steadily improved reaching a peak with a rod average of 6.2 fish per angler on Friday and a tagged fish landed by David Dunn.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme reservoir report, week-ending 20 September, 2015

September 2015

Autumn is here, cool crisp mornings, mist hanging over the water and light breezes, brilliant fishing weather!
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Wimbleball Reservoir report, September 2015

September 2015

Drifting boat anglers have continued to enjoy the best sport with Bessoms, Ruggs, Cow Moor, The Upton Arm, Arthur’s Bay, Valentines and the deeper water by the dam the best locations.
News from: Wimbleball Lake

Stithians Reservoir report, September 2015

September 2015

Stithians fished well from the banks, particularly at Goonlaze, Mossops, the Top End and opposite the Outdoor Active centre.
News from: Stithians Lake

Drift Reservoir report, September 2015

September 2015

Anglers have continued to enjoy excellent sport, particularly with the brown trout, averaging over 7 fish per rod over the month.

Hanningfield Reservoir, week-ending 20th September, 2015

September 2015

Autumn can be a magical time for visiting rods, as temperatures begin to fall and the trout start to feed aggressively in the run up to the leaner winter months.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kennick Reservoir report, September 2015

September 2015

Rods consistently averaged around 2.5 fish per angler throughout the month, with boat anglers fairing slightly better than their bank counterparts.
News from: Kennick Reservoir

Siblyback Lake report, September 2015

September 2015

Rods averaged just under two fish per angler over the month, with plenty of browns caught, the best being a 2lb 15oz fish, caught by Mr J. Collman from Plymouth.
News from: Siblyback Lake

Kielder Water report, week-ending 20 September, 2015

September 2015

With the cooler weather fish have been taken deeper in the water.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 20 September, 2015

September 2015

Water temperatures hovered around the 14 degrees mark this week as levels slowly dropped.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Toft Newton fishery report, week-ending 18th September 2015

September 2015

For the week the 79 rods caught 355 trout for a rod average of 4.5.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending 13th September, 2015 Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending 13th September, 2015

September 2015

It was a perfect start to the week for fly angler Brian Lees from Teesdale on Monday.

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 6th September, 2015

September 2015

A very busy and productive week for both bank and boat anglers as cooler north-westerly winds resulted in excellent catches for many visitors.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Fishery report, week ending 4th September, 2015

September 2015

For the week the 85 rods caught 293 fish for an average of 3.4.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Avington Trout Fishery August 2015 Report Avington Trout Fishery August 2015 Report

September 2015

As with July, despite the fishing proving difficult, some fabulous specimens have graced the banks over the past few weeks.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending 16th August, 2015

August 2015

With bright conditions through the day, success has favoured those willing to rise early or stay into the evening.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 16th August, 2015

August 2015

Warm, sunny days made the banks a lovely place to spend a family day out.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending August 14th, 2015

August 2015

For the week the 88 rods caught 254 fish for a rod average of three.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 16th August, 2015

August 2015

Another fantastic week on the reservoir with lots of large rainbows netted from both the bank and boats.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Burrator Reservoir report, July 2015

August 2015

The banks at Longstone continue to produce the best sport.

Roadford Lake report, July 2015

August 2015

Roadford continues to produce some great bags of brown trout and Davey’s Bank has been the best location for bank anglers.
News from: Roadford Lake

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 9th August, 2015

August 2015

A week of settled weather resulted in some good sport on favoured, cooler days.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 9th August, 2015

August 2015

Sport continued to be good this week, especially earlier in the week when cloudy, cool conditions brought fish close to the margins.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Toft Newton fishery report, week-ending 7th August, 2015

August 2015

A very respectable 3.41 rod average for the time of year, possibly helped along by airborne terrestrials being in abundance thanks to the harvesting in surrounding fields.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Stithians Lake report, July 2015

August 2015

The fishing tailed off slightly as the month progressed but Stithians anglers are still enjoying good sport.
News from: Stithians Lake

Drift Reservoir report, July 2015

August 2015

Anglers continued to enjoy some excellent sport, with angers averaging 3.6 fish per rod and the fishing improving as the month progressed.

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 9th August, 2015

August 2015

A vast improvement in weather conditions has been a welcome change as last week’s strong winds gave way to calmer, sunny days.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 9th August, 2015

August 2015

It has been a good week for those fishing traditional patterns on the surface.
News from: Kielder Water

Kennick Reservoir report, July 2015

August 2015

Weekly catches improved as the month progressed and weekly rod averages improved from 1.1 to 2.5 fish per angler.
News from: Kennick Reservoir

Siblyback Lake report, July 2015

August 2015

With a rod average of 2.5 fish per angler over the month, bank angers enjoyed better sport than the boats, with Stocky Bay and Two Meadows the most productive areas.
News from: Siblyback Lake

Wimbleball Lake report, July 2015

August 2015

Rods averaged just over three fish per angler and, with the water temperature rising over the month, there was a noticeable change in success rates for bank and boat anglers.
News from: Wimbleball Lake

Kielder Water report, week-ending 2nd August, 2015

August 2015

The cooler, more overcast conditions along with another bumper stocking helped anglers net lots of quality rainbows as the rod average spiked to almost five fish per angler for the week!
News from: Kielder Water

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 2nd August, 2015

August 2015

Another great week at Derwent with everyone including the ranger team amazed at the quality of sport on offer considering we are in the middle of summer.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery, July 2015 Report

August 2015

As is to be expected of this time of year July has been a fairly tricky month on the fishing front.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 31st July, 2015

August 2015

A very respectable rod average for the time of year boosted by some great sport from the boats, the cooler unsettled weather helping greatly.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Kennick Reservoir report, July 2015

August 2015

Weekly catches improved as the month progressed and weekly rod averages improved from 1.1 to 2.5 fish per angler.
News from: Kennick Reservoir

Wimbleball Lake report, July 2015

August 2015

Rods averaged just over three fish per angler and, with the water temperature rising over the month, there was a noticeable change in success rates for bank and boat anglers.
News from: Wimbleball Lake

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending August 2nd, 2015

August 2015

July was recorded as the windiest for 20 years and blustery conditions continued to cause problems resulting in the closure of the jetty Monday and Tuesday.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending July 2nd, 2015 Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending July 2nd, 2015

August 2015

Another week of unpredictable weather and rising water levels has resulted in feeding trout feeding well and remaining active.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 24th July, 2015

July 2015

With the school summer holidays now upon us we've noticed a slightly reduced footfall this past week which is a shame as decent fishing conditions have kept a fairly stable rod average for the time of year.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending July 26th, 2015 Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending July 26th, 2015

July 2015

Cooler more stabile conditions meant the fish were very active.

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 26th July, 2015

July 2015

Unsettled weather remained for the most of the week as blustery winds and heavy persistent rain presented difficult conditions for fishing over many days.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 19th July, 2015 Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 19th July, 2015

July 2015

A week of wet and windy weather resulted in active fish benefiting the roving angler or those that adapted their tactics to the conditions.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending 19th July, 2015

July 2015

Blustery conditions hampered boat anglers at times through the week.
News from: Kielder Water

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 19th July, 2015

July 2015

The key to success this week has been to determine the distance from the shore the fish are feeding.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 19th July, 2015

July 2015

Plenty of action for most anglers and despite strong winds and bright sunshine anglers were able to achieve a rod average of over three fish per angler.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 12th July, 2015

July 2015

A mixture of high temperatures and windy days continued to provide challenging conditions for anglers with no boats leaving the jetty on Wednesday.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 12th July 2015

July 2015

This Sunday saw the final of the WaterAid Boat fishing pairs competition at Kielder Water.
News from: Kielder Water

Toft Newton Fishery report, week-ending 10th July, 2015

July 2015

For the week the 86 rods caught 280 trout for a rod average of 3.26.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 5th July, 2015 Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 5th July, 2015

July 2015

July has certainly delivered the weather that everyone was hoping for and as one of Northumbrian Water’s deeper reservoirs still continues to fish well despite rising water temperatures.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Hury Reservoir report, week-ending 5th July, 2015

July 2015

One of the best weeks of the season so far as the rod average surged to well over five fish per angler.
News from: Hury

Kielder Water report, week-ending 5th July, 2015

July 2015

The hot weather this week has seen better results for those fish early morning and late evenings as the fish become lethargic during the hottest part of the day.
News from: Kielder Water

Toft Newton Fishery report, week-ending 3rd July, 2015

July 2015

For the week the 94 rods caught 207 trout for a rod average of 2.20.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 5th July, 2015

July 2015

This week saw the hottest weather of the year so far with temperatures over the 30oC mark!
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery, June 2015 report

July 2015

Summer has well and truly taken hold and air temperatures are regularly in the mid 20's. As can be expected the fishing has become noticeably more difficult in the current conditions.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 28th June, 2015 Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 28th June, 2015

July 2015

Anglers slowly got to grips with the warming weather and some quality rainbows as we move into the more unpredictable summer months.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 28th June, 2015

July 2015

With the increase in water temperature the amount of natural food available to feeding fish is abundant.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 28th June, 2015

July 2015

With wind directions changing direction regularly, fish were kept active to the benefit of anglers as some exceptionally good sport was recorded.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

14th Anniversary Fishing competition in aid of Northumberland County Blind Association

July 2015

The annual Northumberland County Blind Association Fishing Competition will be held at Fontburn Reservoir on Friday 31 July 2015.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 26th June, 2015

June 2015

For the week the 108 rods caught 236 trout for a rod average of 2.19.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 28th June, 2015

June 2015

After a previous week of high winds, weather conditions finally started to settle, bringing warmer days to help improve current catch rates all round.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 21st June 2015

June 2015

Heavier rainbows began to show in large numbers and test anglers tackle to the limit as we begin to see some of these big elusive fish feed vigorously.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 21st June, 2015 Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 21st June, 2015

June 2015

A steady week at Derwent was helped by a bumper stocking of over 1,000 fish which offered anglers some great sport as they quickly settled.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 19th June, 2015

June 2015

For the week the 116 rods caught 610 fish for a rod average of 5.3. The weather which is still on ‘our side’ led to another good week at Toft.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 14th June, 2015 Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 14th June, 2015

June 2015

Yet another super week was highlighted by an extraordinary Saturday.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 14th June, 2015

June 2015

A mixture of strong winds coupled with high temperatures greeted visitors during the week as fishing became more challenging from both boats and bank.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending 7th June, 2015 Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending 7th June, 2015

June 2015

After a slow start to the week, the latter half certainly made up for it with some superb catches recorded and once again, lots of larger fish above 3lb caught.

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 7th June, 2015 Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 7th June, 2015

June 2015

The weather at the beginning of the week was extreme with waves crashing over the spillway. However, George Carrick and Dave Watson still fished and still caught!
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending 7th June, 2015

June 2015

The highlight of a quiet week was a great effort from four year old J. Thompson who managed to net five rainbows on worm.
News from: Kielder Water

Toft Newton fishery report, week-ending 5th June, 2015

June 2015

For the week the 102 rods caught 617 trout for a rod average of 6.05.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 7th June, 2015

June 2015

Yet another week of strong winds caused boats to remain on the jetty, as storms brought heavy rain with thunder and lightning.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 31st May 2015

June 2015

A busy Bank Holiday Monday was the start of a very good week for quality rainbows with a steady stream of heavyweight fish taken on variety of PowerBait.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending 31st May 2015 Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending 31st May 2015

June 2015

It has been a testing week with anglers having to work for their rewards whilst battling strong and ever changing wind directions.

Avington Trout Fishery, May 2015 Report Avington Trout Fishery, May 2015 Report

June 2015

May has always been a fantastic month for fishing the lakes and this year has proven no different with plenty of big fish caught and full bags for the majority.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Kennick Reservoir report, May 2015

June 2015

Anglers averaged over 3 fish per rod throughout the month, with some superb fish caught.
News from: Kennick Reservoir

Siblyback Lake report, May 2015

June 2015

Generally the fishing was at its best during the middle of the month, when anglers’ weekly rod averages were between 4.2 and 5 fish per rod.
News from: Siblyback Lake

Kielder Water report, week-ending 31st May 2015

June 2015

Another changeable week at Kielder, but with fine weather forecast for the end of the week following high winds, hopefully things will settle down to normal “summer” conditions!
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 31st May 2015

June 2015

Blustery winds and changeable weather has not affected the fishing this week with many anglers taking catch limits from most areas.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 17th May, 2015 Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 17th May, 2015

May 2015

Monday and Tuesday was a complete write off as waves were blown by strong winds onto the dam wall in dramatic fashion.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Toft Newton fishery report, week-ending 22nd May, 2015

May 2015

For the week the 87 rods caught 384 trout for a rod average of 4.41.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 24th May, 2015

May 2015

Unsettled weather conditions hampered boats during the early part of the week.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 10th May, 2015

May 2015

Another week of changeable conditions at Fontburn with legering tactics producing the best results as easterly winds appear to have pushed shoals of freshly stocked fish towards the west of the reservoir.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 10th May, 2015

May 2015

Anglers were greeted with some challenging weather at the beginning of the week as rain and strong winds dominated proceedings.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Hury Reservoir report, week-ending 10th May, 2015

May 2015

Strong winds at the beginning of the week made casting a fly difficult even for the most accomplished anglers.
News from: Hury

Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending 10th May, 2015 Scaling Dam Reservoir report, week-ending 10th May, 2015

May 2015

Despite challenging weather conditions this week Scaling returned an excellent rod average of over four fish per angler as the recent great sport continues.

Kielder Water report, week-ending 10th May, 2015

May 2015

The Kielder heat of the Scierra Pairs was held Saturday 9 May. Nine boats went out with a total catch of 115 rainbows giving a very impressive rod average of 6.3 fish per angler.
News from: Kielder Water

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 10th May, 2015 Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 10th May, 2015

May 2015

The sun was shining for Bank Holiday Monday and a great turnout of anglers saw Graham Barton from South Shields take our seventh tagged fish of the season.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery report, April 2015 Avington Trout Fishery report, April 2015

May 2015

Air temperatures have regularly exceeded 20 degrees and many days have felt more akin to mid summer than early spring.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 8th May, 2015

May 2015

For the week the 89 rods caught 396 trout for a rod average 4.45.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 3rd May, 2015 Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 3rd May, 2015

May 2015

A week of terrible weather did not deter anglers from having the best week of the season so far with an amazing rod average of over five fish per angler, the highest for years!
News from: Derwent Reservoir

HanningfieldTrout Fishery report, week-ending 10th May, 2015

May 2015

Bank Holiday Monday was an exceptionally busy day with perfect fishing conditions drawing around 300 anglers onto the bank and boats.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 26th April, 2015

May 2015

The first heat of the Kielder Pairs was held Sunday 26 May with the first five pairs going through to the final Sunday 12 July.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 26th April, 2015

May 2015

Continuing cold easterly winds and overnight frosts mean there are still lots of fish patrolling the deeper waters.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 26th April, 2015

May 2015

Subtle changes highlighted the weeks sport as the wind changed Friday moving the focus and concentrations of fish, however, this has not effected the great sport and high rod average.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 26th April, 2015

May 2015

Anglers were greeted with near perfect condition apart from a wet and blustery Saturday.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Hury Reservoir report, week-ending 26th April, 2015

May 2015

Corporal Hill and Reedy Bank fished consistently well all week with anglers finding fish beyond the shallows in the deeper water.
News from: Hury

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 24th April, 2015

April 2015

For the week the 119 rods caught 516 fish for an average of 4.3.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 26th April, 2015 Scaling Dam report, week-ending 26th April, 2015

April 2015

Cool mornings have seen the trout feeding in deeper water with anglers finding success using longer casts and natural baits such as worm and maggot.

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending April 26, 2015

April 2015

Hanningfield produced a bonanza of heavy weight rainbows for many visitors over the past week with the Goldfish Bowl and Peninsula remaining the top hotspots.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 19/04/15

April 2015

Weather conditions improved throughout the week retaining water levels at a metre below the spillway offering anglers ideal access to many favoured locations.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 19/04/15 Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 19/04/15

April 2015

Warmer weather has seen water levels fall steadily with fish continuing to move from deeper water into range of eagerly awaiting anglers.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 19/04/15

April 2015

Yet another terrific week of sport for Derwent anglers as the large pre season stocking and continued re stocking has ensured anglers have had some of the best sport for years.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Toft Newton Reservoir report, week-ending 17th April, 2015 Toft Newton Reservoir report, week-ending 17th April, 2015

April 2015

For the week the 102 rods caught 322 trout for a rod average of 3.2.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 19th April, 2015

April 2015

It was yet another busy, exciting week at the fishery with great sport for bank and boats anglers after the introduction of 3,000 rainbows into Middlemead Bay.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 5th April 2015

April 2015

Milder days finally made an appearance and stimulated sport throughout the week.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Siblyback Lake report, March 2015

April 2015

The fishing at Siblyback started well this year, with anglers averaging 7.6 fish per rod on opening weekend, and plenty of fish over 3lb.
News from: Siblyback Lake

Wimbleball Lake report, March 2015

April 2015

In spite of the colder Exmoor weather (around 4ºc), anglers enjoyed a cracking opening weekend, with a rod average of 5.6 fish per angler.
News from: Wimbleball Lake

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 5th April 2015

April 2015

Spring arrived at Derwent this week along with some of the best sport season so far!
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme reservoir report, week-ending 5th April

April 2015

The new week brought the same wet and windy weather we have become accustomed too so far this year making conditions hard for anglers.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Stithians Reservoir report, March 2015

April 2015

Anglers enjoyed a rod average of 3.5 fish per rod on the opening weekend, with numbers of full bags being taken throughout the month in spite of the cold winds.
News from: Stithians Lake

Kielder Water report, week-ending 5th April 2015

April 2015

The stunning weather over the Easter weekend brought even fair weather anglers out from hibernation!
News from: Kielder Water

Kennick Reservoir report, March 2015

April 2015

The fishing on the opening weekend of the season got off to a flying start, with anglers averaging 7.6 fish per rod, including a large number of quality blue trout.
News from: Kennick Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 5th April 2015

April 2015

Very strong winds greeted visitors on Tuesday and Wednesday ensuring boats were left on the jetty for safety reasons.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery report, March 2015 Avington Trout Fishery report, March 2015

April 2015

March has been a fantastic month here at Avington. The fishing has been excellent with near enough everybody catching their full bag and average weights have been very impressive indeed.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 29th March, 2015

April 2015

A mixed week of weather could not prevent anglers from having another success week using a range of methods.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 28th March, 2015

March 2015

For the week 82 rods caught 442 fish for a rod average of 5.4.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending March 22nd, 2015

March 2015

Mixed weather conditions dominated proceedings presenting an early season challenge for bait and fly anglers.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending March 22nd, 2015

March 2015

An excellent start to the season at Derwent with over 500 anglers tasking advantage of the excellent sport on offer.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Hury Reservoir report, week-ending March 22nd, 2015

March 2015

In some testing conditions Hury has had an exceptional start to the season with lots of 2lb – 4lb fish coming to the net as well as two fish just under 10lb recorded and returned.
News from: Hury

Scaling Dam report, week-ending March 22nd, 2015

March 2015

It was a bitter cold start to the season on top of the North Yorkshire Moors with an east wind which often renders fish inactive.

Kielder Water report, week-ending March 22nd, 2015

March 2015

The season opened at Kielder on Saturday 14 March with seven boat anglers braving the cold conditions on the first day.
News from: Kielder Water

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending March 22nd, 2015

March 2015

Cold north-easterly winds dominated proceedings. However, fishing remains good, especially for anglers in boats near Hall Point and along the Natural Bank into School Bay.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending March 22nd, 2015 Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending March 22nd, 2015

March 2015

After a cool, cloudy start to the season with an unproductive east wind, the weather improved later in the week to produce some excellent fishing.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 20th March, 2015

March 2015

For the week 81 rods caught 207 trout for a rod average of 2.55.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Burrator Reservoir report, March 2015

March 2015

A cracking weekend with a rod average of 4.4. Mr J. Perry landed the biggest rainbow at 3lb 6oz (part of a full bag) caught using a Bead Head. Mr

Stithians Lake report, March 2015

March 2015

Stithians fished really well on opening weekend with a rod average of 3.5 fish.
News from: Stithians Lake

Kennick Reservoir report, March 2015

March 2015

Opening weekend produced a rod average of 7.6 fish per person.
News from: Kennick Reservoir

Wimbleball Lake report, March 2015

March 2015

A good opening weekend despite the very cold weather (around 4 degrees all weekend) with a rod average of 5.6.
News from: Wimbleball Lake

Siblyback Reservoir report, March 2015

March 2015

Provided some amazing fishing on opening weekend with two anglers recording 18 fish each.
News from: Siblyback Lake

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 13th March, 2015

March 2015

For the week 77 rods caught 360 trout for a rod average of 4.68.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending March 15th 2015

March 2015

Following an exciting start to the 2015 season, sport continues to impress anglers following the bumper pre season stocking of 9,000 fish.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending March 8th, 2015

March 2015

Anglers keenly anticipated the start to the 2015 fishing season as a bumper stocking of 9,000 rainbows enticed record numbers of anglers for an opening weekend.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery, week-ending March 6 2015

March 2015

A fantastic week at Toft, in spite of some testing windy conditions. Numerous anglers returned from the bank with double figure catches as our population of fit, energetic rainbows decided to feed.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Fishery report, week-ending February 20th, 2015

March 2015

For the week 81 rods caught 269 trout for a rod average of 3.32.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Avington Trout Fishery February 2015 report Avington Trout Fishery February 2015 report

March 2015

The fishing has been nothing short of fantastic over the past month. Fish are chasing and hitting lures with great tenacity.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Annual Fly Fair Attracts over 350 people to Roadford

March 2015

Flyfishermen flocked from all over the region to attend the annual South West Fly Fair, held at Roadford Lake on Saturday 28 February, hosted by South West Lakes Trust.
News from: Roadford Lake

Avington Trout Fishery report, January 2015

February 2015

We are already a month into 2015 and winter is still yet to make a proper appearance. In fact, if you stop and take in the surroundings there are plenty of signs that Spring is on the horizon.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, January 2014

January 2015

The new season starts on Saturday January 31st, from 730am.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

South West Lakes Trout Fisheries 2015 season information

January 2015

Burrator has fished really well in December and January with the majority of anglers catching their two fish limit (£8) and releasing many more.