Catch Returns

Week ending 17th June 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
3 139 15 157

Average Weight: 3lb
Best Fish: 7lb 14oz Blue - Steve Godman
Rod Average: 3.2

Notes

Fishing teams of two nymphs continues to prove a great tactic at the moment with boat fisherman fishing mini lures deep also proving successful.  Regular rod Steve Godman landed a fantastic blue trout on a small snake fly fished slow and deep from the boat.  There are a good head of blue trout in Haywards … Continue reading Week ending 17th June 2018 »

Week Ending 10th June 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
3 127 11 141

Average Weight: 2lb 15oz
Best Fish: 8lb 9oz Rainbow - Danny Curwen
Rod Average: 3

Notes

With natural food in such abundance at the moment fishing a team of two nymphs is your best approach.  Such a tactic was used successfully by Danny Curwen who managed to land a fully finned 8lb 9oz resident rainbow from the boat while straight line nymph fishing with Rio midge tip fly line, this fish … Continue reading Week Ending 10th June 2018 »

Week ending 3rd June 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
4 128 9 141

Average Weight: 3lb
Best Fish: 9lb 1oz Blue - Henryk Koltan
Rod Average: 2.8

Notes

Congratulations to Henryk Koltan for catching a fabulous 9lb 1oz blue on a Whisky Fly fished from one of the boats on an intermediate line.  Boat fishing on Haywards Farm Lake is proving very successful at the minute with some great fish being caught from the deeper, cooler water.  Haywards Farm Lake is brimming with … Continue reading Week ending 3rd June 2018 »

Week ending 27th May 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
3 162 11 176

Average Weight: 3lb 6oz
Best Fish: 8lb 8oz Rainbow
Rod Average: 2.9

Notes

A mixed week for anglers those that kept on the move did well, searching out fish rather than hoping they come to them. Busy with the boats and plenty taking advantage and going afloat. If you want to fish from a boat please call ahead to book to avoid disappointment! Nymphs continue to produce the … Continue reading Week ending 27th May 2018 »

Week ending 20th May 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
2 132 17 151

Average Weight: 3lb 2oz
Best Fish: 8lb Blue
Rod Average: 3.1

Notes

good fishing continued this week with some young anglers catching bags of over 10 fish to damsels and blobs. On the whole naturals have been the most successful patterns with diawl bachs accounting for the majority of fish. Water clarity is fantastic which has meant fish are fighting very hard so make sure that you … Continue reading Week ending 20th May 2018 »

Week ending 13th May 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
4 147 12 163

Average Weight: 3lb 5 oz
Best Fish: 8lb Rainbow
Rod Average: 3

Notes

Buzzers continue to produce the best bags for anglers fished with a very slow retrieve have seen bags into double figures. Damsels are hatching off now and the fish have started to feed well on them. Floating lines remain the order of the day with fish being found in the upper layers of water and … Continue reading Week ending 13th May 2018 »

Week ending 6th May 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
3 152 18 173

Average Weight: 3lb 6oz
Best Fish: 9lb Rainbow 8lb Blue
Rod Average: 4.2

Notes

Buzzers, Buzzers, Buzzers!! The fishing has been superb again this week, despite the bright, sunny conditions at times. The fish are very focused on buzzers with almost every angler having success, just remember to fish them slowly enough, takes have been non-existent when anglers have retrieved at any kind of pace. Static or hardly moved … Continue reading Week ending 6th May 2018 »

Week ending 29th April 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
7 137 16 160

Average Weight: 3lb 6oz
Best Fish: estimated 10lb rainbow
Rod Average: 3.1

Notes

More consistent catches again this week with buzzers being hit hard all over the lake, fish have been very free to rise to a dry and shuttlecocks and bobs bits have done well. Sub-surface static buzzers have been a knockout method, takes have been savage, so make sure you have heavy enough leader on to … Continue reading Week ending 29th April 2018 »

Week ending 22nd April 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
5 151 9 165

Average Weight: 3lb 6oz
Best Fish: 8lb Rainbow
Rod Average: 3.3

Notes

A warm week has seen some great hatches of buzzer and alder with a sprinkling of olives. Floating lines and intermediates have done well, with the latter best on the brighter days. Overcast conditions have had the fish rising freely all day and many anglers have taken fish on dries. Regular Kevin O’Regan had the … Continue reading Week ending 22nd April 2018 »

Week ending 15th April 2018

Brown Rainbow Other Total
7 142 16 165

Average Weight: 3lb 5oz
Best Fish: 10lb Rainbow
Rod Average: 3.4

Notes

Buzzers have been very popular this week with many fish falling to size 10 and 12 offerings in a mixture of colours. Hatches have been good and sustained through the day and fish have been keen to rise. CDC shuttlecocks and bobs bits have worked well with several good bags up to double figures falling … Continue reading Week ending 15th April 2018 »