Foremark weekly report week ending 5/3/2017
Telephone Number: 01283 703202
The season started very well on Wednesday 1st March with over 70 rods sampling some excellent sport from the banks and boats. All the normal early season fly’s and methods worked well. A lot of the fish were higher in the water than expected so even floating lines worked well. Black and green lures along with cat’s whiskers and damsel’s. All 75 rods caught fish with no blanks on the day.
Darby County angler Mr C Wilkins banked 25 trout, season permit holder Mr B Burton banked 20 fish on floating line with a long leader and a black tin head fritz. Mr J Hockenhull netted 23 fish to his boat.
Thursday was wet cold and windy however 20 rods ventured out for a supper days fishing Mr Aronica recorded 33 fish from the sailing club slipway on black and green lures. While Mr Lenton and his boat partner took 17 fish (pictures are on face book). Paddy Fitch also banked 22 from the banks around Flamingo bay.
By Friday afternoon the fish were well on the feed and produced the best rod average of the week 10.5. derby County angler Alan Topping took 29 fish from the shallows in Flamingo bay and P Harding and M Cartlidge had over 40 fish to their boat.
With the improvement of the weather on Saturday the banks were busy again with the fish still willing to feed Mr P Pomfret banked 41 fish from Flamingo Bay and season permit holders Mr D Murphy and R Cotterill took 32 to their boat. Black and green lures still tacking most the fish.
Sunday seen the weather turn very wet cold and windy again but 32 rods still took to the water catching 194 fish. Colick fly Fishers held a small boat match with five rods netting 35 fish for a match average of 7. The best areas have been Verdons point and flamingo bay. the banks have fished well all the way round from the lodge beach to hut point. the boats have done well fishing 50 yds out fishing towards the shore.
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We are now offering 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.
Dates for your diary
Beginners courses 25th March, 16thApril, and 27th May 9.30 to 3.30 £65.00 call the lodge for details
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
Number Rods: 210 Number Trout Taken: 429 Number Trout Released: 1,196
Total Catch: 1,625 Weekly Rod Average: 7.7
Current Fishing Time:
Bank: 07:30am till 17.30
Boat All Day: 08:30 to 17.30
Morning Boats: 08:30 until 13:00
Afternoon Boats: 13.00 until 17.30
Last 4 Hours from: 13.30 until 17.30 (Tickets on sale from 13.15)
All anglers to be off site by: 18.00
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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