Foremark weekly report week ending 12/3/2017
Telephone Number: 01283 703202
Foremark has continued with some fabulous early season sport, during the last week a further 1800 trout were caught!
On Monday intermediate lines with black fritz damsels and boobies were doing the business. Derby county anglers Mr A and Mr S Hayward took over 30 fish to their boat while on the bank Mr A Topping fished the bank in flamingo and landed 18 fish in a afternoon session. Tuesday the fish were well up for it with 37 rods taking 397 fish for a rod average of 10.7 Floating lines did well when fished with a long leader as season permit holder Mr B Burton found taking 27 from the bank. Mr N Bilsbrough also had a very good day (thank you for the nice comments in the return sheet). Wednesday Flamingo bay and the sailing club banks was in action again fritz black and green lures intermediate lines being the most successful method. I Buckley R Jeffrey, M Julian and G Tomkinson all caught over 20 fish each. Thursday a switch to buzzers or crunchers or even a muddler helped to put extra fish in the net. Friday Mr S Wilson, J Machin, P Fitch and J Wooffinden all fished the banks around Flamingo bay and reported some very good catches, on a variety of flys and methods. Another stunning day on the banks on Saturday with the sailing club and flamingo bay round to hut point fishing very well and the boats started to do well season permit holder Mr R Cotterill netted 14 trout and an upper double pike. Sunday followed the same pattern as the rest of the week.
Saturday, Coppenhall fly Fishers held a bank match with 19 rods taking part, catching 202 fish for a match average of 10.6 top rod was Mr P Pomfret who weighed in his 4 fish limit for 11lbs 14oz he also took the best fish of the match a 3lbs14oz rainbow. He also released 20 others. He was closely followed by Mr G Moody with a weight of 10lbs 2oz for his 4 fish also released another 8 fish.
Sunday Derby Fly Fishers held a bank match with 16 rods catching a total of 171 fish for a match rod average of 10.6over all winner Mr C Wilkins with 26 fish second was Mr R Jeffrey with 22 fish Mr P Webb was next with 16 fish.
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Foremark has joined the Troutmasters competition, entry forms to be found next to the booking out sheet you will need a member of staff to countersign your entry, good luck
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 and to book your place.
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: 237 Number Trout Taken: 411 Number Trout Released: 1411
Total Catch: 1,822 Weekly Rod Average: 7.6
Current Fishing Time:
Bank: 07:30am till 17.45
Boat All Day: 08:30 to 17.45
Morning Boats: 08:30 until 13:00
Afternoon Boats: 13.00 until 17.45
Last 4 Hours from: 13.30 until 17.45 (Tickets on sale from 13.30)
All anglers to be off site by: 18.15
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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