Foremark Fishing Report Week Ending 06/11/2016

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Foremark weekly report week ending 06/11/2016

Telephone Number: 01283 703202


Closing November 30th


Fry feeding along the lodge beach and boat pontoon has continuing yet again this week with trout still feeding well during the early part of the week. Excellent water clarity also continues.


 Monday season permit holder Reid fished daddies and spiders from a boat to land four pristine trout from between the picnic area and the dam wall. While other anglers fished the banks with fry imitations.


Wednesday Tony and Ruth Kirk fished from the stones on the dam wall and took 6 trout between them on a mix of floating fry and boobies. Derby county angling club member fished from a boat around 3 and 4 buoys and netted 4 trout using a pink snake.


The lodge bank was back on form on Thursday as Mr Burton banked 8 fish on a mix of black buzzer and floating booby. Mr G Owen was out drifting in a boat and caught 11 from various areas from the tower to verdons point.


On Sunday, a charity match arranged Belinda Dawes of Foremark Fly fishers was held, it was a very cold and chilly day. 18 rods caught 24 fish for a rod average of 1.3. The results are as Follows:

1st prize of a Christmas hamper went to Scot Wilson

2rd prize bottles of Christmas cheer to C Shreeve

Joint third was S Owen and J Peck with more Christmas cheer

A bottle of port for the biggest fish of the day went to Chris Shreeve for a 3lbs 2oz rainbow.

have a look at the pictures on our Facebook


2017 Season Permits, If you’re interested in receiving information on availability of season permits at Foremark we recommend you contact the lodge to avoid any future disappointment.


Dates for your diary

Closing date for 2016 season 30/11/16

Opening date 2017 season 01/03/2017



 We are now offering limited fly only pike fishing. All pike fishing must be PRE- BOOKED you must also have a suitable unhooking mat, the correct size landing net, long Forceps, all fly’s must be attached to a wire trace,All fly’s to be 4 inch or longer in length. All pike to be returned.


Don’t forget to pick up your loyalty card from the lodge, once you have purchased 10 of the same permit, your next visit of that permit option is FREE valid at all three fisheries, Thornton-Foremark-Draycote


 A Reminder For Bank Anglers

From Monday 11th April 2016 we have negotiated with our landlord STW a trial period to the 31st November 2016 which allows us to bank fish along the first 400yds of the DAM WALL
Certain restriction will be in place for anglers fishing the Dam Wall, they must not disturb any of the stones facing the dam, lifejackets will need to be worn supplied if required at the lodge, access on & off the dam wall will be from one area (the pontoon / lodge end) which will be clearly marked

Weekly Stats:

Number Rods:        101    Number Trout Taken:  62      Number Trout Released:  86

Total Catch:   148       Weekly Rod Average: 1.4

Current Fishing Time:

Bank: 07:30am till 16.30

Boat All Day: 08:30 to 16.30

First 4 Hours:   08:30 until 12:30 

Last 4 Hours from:  12:45 until  16:30      (Tickets on sale from 12.15)

All Anglers to be off site by: 16.45

Please note that because of the shorter days we have now split the day into the first 4, and last 4 hour permits, priced accordingly. A full day boat will still be priced as normal as will the 4 and 8 fish permits. 

All anglers to be off site by: 16.45

In order to maintain the accuracy of our records could all anglers please ensure that they fill in the catch return sheet before departure.  If not in the lodge it will be found on the windowsill by the entrance door.

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