Foremark Fishing Report Week Ending 30/04/2017

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Foremark weekly report week ending 30/04/2017

Telephone Number: 01283 703202


Foremark excellent fishing continues with some really good results again to both bank and boats. Buzzers and damsels continue to produce the best catches in most areas with Carvers arm and the Bramble bay holding large numbers of fish. The Torre blues still showing well and proving very popular with their stunning colour and their hard fighting.


Season permit holder Mr P Walker used buzzers and nymphs around bramble bay on Monday and landed 19 fish while Mr P Allison and his boat partner Mr I Pattendon landed 25 to their boat fish down Carvers arm.


Tuesday was a good day to catch a blue trout with four blue trout over 4lbs coming to the nets of different anglers. Thornton season permit holder K Coley was back at Foremark along with his boat partner Mr B Taft they had 22 fish between them including a fabulous 5lbs plus brown trout (returned) and a 4lbs blue.


Mr Gordon Wood had a sort morning session on Wednesday and banked 8 trout from Verdons point.

Kevin Hart took a day off from Draycote on Thursday and took a boat down carver’s arm for the afternoon and sampled some fantastic buzzer fishing boating 17 fish. Derby County Angling Club member Mr D Ashford fished from the banks netting 13 fish.

On Friday Mr, A Topping fished the banks using a mixture of buzzers damsels and diawl bach and caught 17 trout while season permit holder Mr S Wilson took to a boat and netted over20 fish from down Carvers arm.


Saturday was the day for buzzers either from the bank or a boat as J Scragg 13 trout, K Scragg 8 trout, D Baken 8 trout R Cotterill 23 trout B M Barron 9 trout all caught on buzzers.

By Sunday damsels produced the better results Mr M Carr took 17trout on damsel and wooly bugger Mike and Tony Curtis fished damsels and boated 10.


Collick Fly Fishers held a boat match on Sunday with 9 8 rods catching a total of 46 fish for a match average of 5.75 the overall winner being David Mee with 13lbs 6oz David also recorded the best fish of the match 3lbs 2oz.




Thinking of booking a match? We offer discounted rates for group boat bookings and competition permit prices call the lodge for more details: 01283 703202.




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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 27th May book early to save disappointment 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-Eyebrook


Try before you buy we currently have a range of Rio Fly Lines available for you to try, take them out for a day’s fishing and try them.

We also stock a wide selection of fly’s and a range of any fishing tackle you might need in our onsite shop.


Weekly Stats:

Number Rods:   128 Number Trout Taken: 212   Number Trout Released: 518

Total Catch:   730       Weekly Rod Average: 5.7

Current Fishing Time:

Bank: 07:30am till 8.45pm

Boat All Day: 08:30 to 8.45pm

Morning Boats:   08.30 until 2.30pm

Afternoon Boats: 2.30pm until 8.45pm

Last 4 Hours from:  4.45pm until 8.45pm (Tickets on sale from 4.30pm)

All anglers to be off site by: 9.00PM

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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