Foremark Weekly Report week ending 15th April

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Foremark weekly report week ending 15th April 2018

Telephone Number: 01283 703202

Another varied week due the poor weather conditions and changing wind direction. The sun rarely broke through the mist and rainclouds that were ever present during the majority of the week with the reservoir only seeing sunnier conditions on Saturday. Despite this, we have seen some good buzzer hatches this week which has meant that fishing imitative patterns has been productive although lures have still caught

The bank fishing continues to yield the best results although the boat returns continue to increase as the fish are slowly moving out of Flamingo Bay and explore the other parts of the reservoir. It is evident from the returns that fish have moved down Carvers Arm into Bramble bay whilst the boats have also caught in the cascade and along the dam wall.

Monday saw the best fishing of the week with a rod average of over 11 with several anglers recording 15 plus fish including Mr. Sherwood, Mr. Burundt, and Mr Tomkinson. Regulars Mr Spence and Mr. Worley fished from a boat to land over 40 between them whilst staff member Kev Hart fished a short session in readiness for his forthcoming tuition day next week and landed 13 fishing buzzers on a 5 weight outfit.

On Tuesday morning the rain came and continued through till Friday morning. This dampened the fishing somewhat although the average to Friday was still a creditable 3.5. Joe Woodward used buzzers and damsels to take 12 from the bank on Tuesday afternoon whilst member Scott Wilson and DCAC regulars Mr Burton and Mr Graney all averaged over 9 apiece on Wednesday. Thursday was a tougher day with a lot of anglers catching either one or two fish although member Mr Fogg landed 6. Friday though very cold, was better with both the boats and bank anglers catching well to record a daily average of 4

Saturday saw the reappearance of the sun and the fishing started to improve. Paul Walker (see note at end of report) was able to make his second visit of the week, this time with his grandson and was rewarded with 3 nice fish included a superb over -wintered 4-and-a-half-pound rainbow taken on a minkie from a boat drifting along the dam wall. Saturday evening saw some nice catches as the fish enjoyed a late buzzer hatch with both Mr Darcey and Mr Stringer taking 5 fish on their last 4 hour tickets. Due to the closure of Colwick Park earlier this year, their Troutmasters fish-off was held at Foremark on Saturday. Tom Morton was the winner, with 4 fish weighing in at 8 pounds 3 ounces. Tom will now represent Colwick at the national final at Draycote this coming October.

Sunday saw a return to overcast and breezy conditions with occasional rain showers, but the fish continued to feed on a prolific buzzer hatch. Vince Aronica and John Buckley took 20 + each on buzzers whilst from the boat, Mr Mather and his partner Mr Whitehurst used minkie boobies to take 14 including a nice over wintered brownie of 3 and a half pounds (photo on our Facebook page). Our trout masters fish off was held on Sunday and produced a match rod average of 3.5. Jim Retallic came out on top with 4 fish for 9 pounds. and together with Ayub Khan who won the juniors event, will now represent the fishery at the national finals being held later this year.

Winner of this week’s free boat draw: Mr Bob Jamison of Repton

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.

Take a look at our latest pictures on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/FlyFishStore

Dates for your diary

Our forthcoming tuition day on Saturday 28th April is now fully booked but there are still places available for the next tuition day at Foremark on Sunday 20th May. This is an opportunity to learn fly fishing and to take advantage of the fantastic sport on offer at our waters in May and June . To book call the lodge on 01283 703202 or visit http://www.flyfishtuition.co.uk/prices/ .

Weekly Stats:

Number Rods:   122   Number Trout Taken:   117       Number Trout Released: 417

Total Catch:     534               Weekly Rod Average 4.4

Current Fishing Times:

Bank: 7.30am till 8.15pm                         Boat All Day: 8:30 to 8.15pm

Morning Boats:   8:30 until 2:00pm         Afternoon Boats: 2:00pm until 8.15pm

Last 4 Hour tickets: From 4.15pm until 8.15pm (Tickets on sale from 3:45pm)

All anglers to be off site by: 8:30pm

Notice to all fishing guides & instructors

We continue to welcome independent guides & instructors on all our water.

However to ensure in this world of potential litigation that all parties are covered on advice from our insurance company if your guiding or instructing a client at Draycote, Foremark, Thornton & Eyebrook you will in future be require to produce:

  1. A copy of your Liability Insurance, this you can email to us for it to be on file for 2018
  2. A copy of your Risk Assessment for that days guiding / instruction

If your guiding or instructing and are unable to produce the required documents you will be refused access to the fishery.

To enable us to deal with all our customers quickly & efficiently we suggest you forward copies of your liability insurance for us to place on file and prior to your visit a copy of that days risk assessment emailed to the fishery lodge, this will enable our staff to get you & your client out on the water as quickly as possible.

We would like to thank the guides & instructors who have already forwarded copies of their liability insurance.

 

HELP!  Lift required to fishing waters…

“Good Day to all you Fly-fishers,

I am sure many of you will know PAUL WALKER (a successful Foremark & Draycote angler)– if only by sight as you tote your bags to the water.   Despite being fit as a flea Paul is no longer able to drive.

It would be wonderful if someone could come to the rescue and help with transport.   I can deliver Paul to your home and pick up later – anywhere up to 10 miles from Breaston (DE723BH)

Paul has fished fly all his life and would be happy to share skills, all costs, and pleasures.

A regular or a one-off, Paul would have done the same for you.              

Thank you.   Enid Walker 

Phone /text Paul on 07727 255315 0r 01332 873605”

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Foremark weekly report week ending 8th April

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Foremark weekly report week ending 8th April 2018

Telephone Number: 01283 703202

Another varied week due the ever-changing weather conditions and wind direction. The sun has broken through sometimes which has generated some warmth and resulted in the water temperature slowly starting to increase with this morning’s temperature being 8 degrees centigrade. The warmer weather has started to see some good buzzer hatches which has meant that fishing imitative patterns has been productive.

At the start of the week another 600-quality fish were stocked of average weight 2 lbs with a further stocking due this week. The bank fishing continues to yield the best results although the boat returns are increasing as the fish are slowly exploring the reservoir apart from that of Flamingo bay. It is evident that some fish have moved to Bramble bay. Boats have also caught in the cascade and along the dam wall. A nice surprise this week was an Osprey taking a trout from Flamingo bay.

On Tuesday DCAC members Topping and Robinson landed 40 fish in a morning session. Mr Machin caught 16 on size 14 Black Buzzers from the bank fishing Flamingo bay. Messer’s Johnson and Ward landed 23 fish between them again mainly on Buzzers whilst Mr I. McWilliams caught 15 on buzzers. Mr Rivett caught 11 on buzzers on Thursday whilst Mr T Cornell caught 4 on Buzzers of which 2 fish were over 3.5 lbs. On Friday Messr’s Burton and Graney had 42 fish between them on Pheasant Tailed nymphs. On Saturday Tony and Ruth Kirk caught 5 fish between them whilst fishing the bank on Carvers Arm. Mr Baker during a last 4 hours session caught 7 fish to 3lbs mainly on buzzers, but one fell to a dry fly. Sunday saw anglers catching on buzzers and damsels with Mr Mansell taking 11 and Mr Southgate taking 8, both in a morning session. The afternoon and evening also produced with Mr Eyden taking 12 and Mr Churchill catching 6 during his evening visit.

Winner of this week’s free boat draw: Mr John Machin of Long Eaton

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.

Take a look at our latest pictures on our Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/FlyFishStore

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

With only one place left for our upcoming tuition day on Saturday 28th April, don’t miss out on the opportunity of learning to fly fish before the fantastic sport on offer in May. To book call the lodge on 01283 703202 or visit http://www.flyfishtuition.co.uk/prices/ .

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.

Visiting guides and instructors will be required to produce a copy of their liability insurance, they can email

a copy for us to put on file, & we need a copy of their risk assessment covering their days activity

Weekly Stats:

Number Rods: 134     Number Trout Taken: 147     Number Trout Released: 453

Total Catch:   600   Weekly Rod Average: 4.5

Current Fishing Times:

Bank: 7.30am till 8.00pm                         Boat All Day: 8:30 to 8.00pm

Morning Boats:   8:30 until 2:00pm       . Afternoon Boats: 2:00pm until 8.00pm

Last 4 Hour tickets: From 4.00pm until 8.00pm (Tickets on sale from 3:30pm)

All anglers to be off site by: 8:15pm

HELP!  Lift required to fishing waters

“Good Day to all you Fly-fishers,

I am sure many of you will know PAUL WALKER (a successful Foremark & Draycote angler)– if only by sight as you tote your bags to the water.   Despite being fit as a flea Paul is no longer able to drive.

It would be wonderful if someone could come to the rescue and help with transport.   I can deliver Paul to your home and pick up later – anywhere up to 10 miles from Breaston (DE723BH)

Paul has fished fly all his life and would be happy to share skills, all costs, and pleasures.

A regular or a one-off, Paul would have done the same for you.              

Thank you.   Enid Walker 

Phone /text Paul on 07727 255315 0r 01332 873605”

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Notice to all Guides & Instructors

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We continue to welcome independent guides & instructors on all our waters.

However to ensure in this world of potential litigation that all parties are covered on advice from our insurance company if your guiding or instructing a client at Draycote, Foremark, Thornton & Eyebrook you will in future be require to produce:

  1. A copy of your Liability Insurance, this you can email to us for it to be on file for 2018
  2. A copy of your Risk Assessment for that days guiding / instruction

If your guiding or instructing and are unable to produce the required documents you will be refused access to the fishery.

If you have any questions call Ifor 01530230807 or email lodge@flyfishthornton.co.uk.

Foremark weekly report week ending 1st April

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Foremark weekly report week ending 1st April

Telephone Number: 01283 703202

This week has been varied primarily because of the changing weather conditions, wind direction and water temperature which has been averaging 6 degrees centigrade. When the sun has broken through and generated some warmth buzzer fishing has been productive.

The bank fishing continues to yield the best results noting that the boat returns are increasing. The fish still seem to be located in Flamingo bay noting however some fish have moved to Bramble bay. From a boat aspect fish have been caught in the cascade.

Wednesday Messer’s Topping and Robinson landed 35 fish in a morning session. Mr Savage caught 18 from the bank fishing Flamingo bay and Mr Ward landed 9 fish on buzzers fished on a washing line. On Friday Messer Jed Donoghue landed 9 fish in a 4 hour session whilst fishing Flamingo bay with a Montana. Saturday was a very cold and bleak day following heavy rains overnight and hence the rod average for the day was 1 fish per rod. However, there was some notable catches on Boobies and yellow Damsels.

Sundays weather improved and Messer’s Wagstaff and Ryles both caught 11 fish on buzzers in Flamingo bay. Mr Reid caught 7 fish on Damsels from a boat from within the Flamingo bay area. The days average was 5.6 fish per rod.

Winner of this week’s free boat draw: Mr Neville Ryles of Longton

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.

Take a look at our latest pictures on our Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/FlyFishStore

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

With only one place left for our upcoming tuition day on Saturday 28th April, don’t miss out on the opportunity of learning to fly fish before the fantastic sport on offer in May to book call the lodge on 01283 703202 or visit http://www.flyfishtuition.co.uk/prices/

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: 120     Number Trout Taken: 119     Number Trout Released: 304

Total Catch:   423   Weekly Rod Average: 3.5

Current Fishing Time:

Bank: 7.30am till 7.45pm

Boat All Day: 8:30 to 7:45pm

Morning Boats:   8:30 until 2:00pm. Afternoon Boats: 2:00pm until 7:45pm

Last 4 Hours from: 3:45pm until 7:45pm (Tickets on sale from 3:15pm)

All anglers to be off site by: 8:00pm

HELP!  Lift required to fishing waters

“Good Day to all you Fly-fishers,

I am sure many of you will know PAUL WALKER (a successful Foremark & Draycote angler)– if only by sight as you tote your bags to the water.   Despite being fit as a flea Paul is no longer able to drive.

It would be wonderful if someone could come to the rescue and help with transport.   I can deliver Paul to your home and pick up later – anywhere up to 10 miles from Breaston (DE723BH)

Paul has fished fly all his life and would be happy to share skills, all costs, and pleasures.

A regular or a one-off, Paul would have done the same for you.              

Thank you.   Enid Walker 

Phone /text Paul on 07727 255315 0r 01332 873605”

 

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Foremark weekly report week ending 25th March

Telephone Number: 01283 703202

The effects of last weekend bitterly cold weather had a detrimental effect on the fishing during the earlier part of the week. Monday saw the fishery reopen after the weekend snowfall although no anglers braved the wintry conditions. Tuesday saw anglers on the water but not surprisingly given 3 days of artic like weather, the fishing was hard with only 4 fish being caught.

You can check out the local forecast for Foremark www.xcweather.co.uk enter the post code DE65_6EG its an accurate forecast for 24 – 48hr in advance

As the week progressed the weather started to improve with temperatures rising and the wind moving back to the south west. Not surprisingly the fish reacted favourably with the daily rod average improving on a day to day basis. Wednesday saw 11 rods take 38 fish for a rod average of 3.45 whilst on Thursday 28 rods caught 173 fish for a rod average of over 6. Friday saw sport further improving probably as a consequence of the warmer weather, another stocking of some 1,078 quality trout in the 2 and a half pound range and a good number of buzzers hatching in the warmer conditions, especially in the sheltered areas of Flamingo Bay. Those anglers bank fishing in the area capitalised on the feeding fish to help return a daily rod average of nearly 11. On Saturday Mr Bradley returned 50 plus fish on green and black lures from Flamingo bay.

Notable catches this week included 8 fish on Wednesday by Mr Savage who caught on black buzzers

Sunday & Foremark Fly Fishers fished a club competition, they enjoyed the best of the weeks weather & great fishing with most taking their limit bags. Eventual winner was Alan Dawes with 6 fish for 14lb15oz, thanks to Jodie for arranging their outing & Barrie Lord for ensuring the weighing went smoothly. Photo on www.facebook.com/FlyFishStore

Winner of this weeks free boat draw: Mr Gary Smith of Nottingham

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.

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 ; TUITION DAY

Here at Foremark we start our 2018 tuition days on Saturday 28th April, we still have a few places left available to book or for further enquires please call the lodge on 01283 703202 or visit http://www.flyfishtuition.co.uk/prices/ . After the success of Draycote’s first tuition day on Saturday instructor Kevin Hart can’t wait to meet all the new faces and introduce them to the fantastic sport that is fly fishing.

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: 98       Number Trout Taken: 156     Number Trout Released: 484

Total Catch:   640     Weekly Rod Average: 6.53

Current Fishing Time:

Bank: 7.30am till 7.30pm

Boat All Day: 8:30 to 7.30pm

Morning Boats:   8:30 until 2.00pm

Afternoon Boats: 2:00pm until 7.30pm

Last 4 Hours from: 3:30pm until 7:30pm (Tickets on sale from 3:00pm)

All anglers to be off site by: 7:45pm

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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Foremark Weekly report 18th March

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Foremark weekly report week ending 18th March

Telephone Number: 01283 703202

Its never fails to surprise me how quickly our sport can alter with a slight change in temperature, pressure or wind direction all that’s required. Monday was bitterly cold, few rod out enjoying mix fortunes our daily rod average was 1.75 Tuesday being a bit warmer and our rod averaged for the day jumped to 5.5 with some anglers getting into double figures. Bank continued to fish best especially flamingo bay with anglers here catching on buzzers. Wednesday and flamingo bay continued to fish P Franck caught 13 on buzzers, M Julian caught 21 & R Julian caught 11 with damsel on the point and buzzer on the dropper. Thursday and a southerly wind had anglers fishing flamingo bay again with buzzer, hares ears and cats whiskers helping to push the daily rod average to 7.6 Friday and the southerly wind remained again flamingo bay fished best with bank anglers enjoying the best of the sport

Saturday and the cold snap had returned, bitterly cold conditions met the 15 members of Coppenhall Fly Fishers who cut their bank competition short finishing at 3pm due to snow, cold strong winds which blew from the North East giving little or no shelter in the weeks hot spot, flamingo bay. Tough match with only 13 fish coming to the scales the winner Alan Cragg with 3 fish 5lb14oz, second James Foster 3 fish 5lb5oz with M Laycock 3rd with 2 fish 4lb6oz

Winner of this weeks free boat draw: Sam West, Bucks

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.

Take a look at our latest pictures on our Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/FlyFishStore

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

Saturday 24th April beginners day http://www.flyfishtuition.co.uk/prices/

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, with the changes to our upper limit reducing from 8 fish to 6 fish in future all 8 fish stamps will be redeemed when eligible for a 6 fish permit

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: 96       Number Trout Taken: 140       Number Trout Released: 471

Total Catch: 611       Weekly Rod Average: 6.4

Current Fishing Time:

Bank: 7.30am till 5.45pm

Boat All Day: 8:30 to 5:45pm

Morning Boats:   8:30 until 1:00pm

Afternoon Boats: 1:00pm until 5.45pm

Last 4 Hours from: 2:00pm until 6:00pm (Tickets on sale from 1:30pm)

All anglers to be off site by: 6:00PM

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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Foremark weekly report

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Foremark weekly report week ending 11th March 2018

Telephone Number: 01283 703202

FOREMARK The in form fishery!

Following the demise of the beast from the east and storm Emma, Foremark finally opened its doors at 7.30am last Tuesday and anglers were catching fish from the first cast of the new season. The bank anglers caught well from in front of the lodge to Hutt point with double figure bags common. Black and green and green and white were the most successful flies, fished mid water on either midge tips or intermediate or slow sinkers. The boats fared equally well, fishing approximately 50 yards from the shore in sailing club bay and Flamingo bay although fish were caught down Carvers Arm. In all 47 rods recorded 548 fish for a Rod Average of 11.6

Wednesday and Thursday fished even better with the 18 anglers who fished on Wednesday recording over 300 fish for a staggering rod average of over 17, whilst on Thursday, the anglers netted just under 300 fish for a rod average of just under 17. Sport continued to be excellent although slightly more difficult on Friday and Saturday with the rod average dropping to a still very respectable 7.6 on Friday and 8.4 on Saturday.

Sunday saw an excellent turnout with 32 rods fishing in conditions that deteriorated during the day with a cold blustery easterly affecting the fishery. The rod average was still over 8 although it was noticed that the fish were beginning to shoal up in large pods. Flamingo Bay was the best area with the boats out fishing the bank anglers probably due to the easterly wind that blew up in the afternoon.

With double figure catches commonplace week, there were numerous noteworthy catches with several well-conditioned over wintered fish coming being caught along the Ticknall bank in Carvers Arm. It was also nice to see a few of last season’s blue trout making an appearance. This week the fishery hosted a bank match for members of the Derbyshire Fly Fishers whose member’s recorded 188 fish with several catching personal bests. Match organiser Phil Webb kindly contacting the fishery to record his member’s appreciation of a great days fishing. On Sunday the fishery accommodated Colwick Fly Fishers first match of the season as they were forced to cancel their planned match at Thornton due to dirty water caused by the recent heavy rains and snow melt. The fishery responded with the 10 members who fished recording a total of 129 fish with Keith Prouting top rod with a 6 fish bag weighing 12lb 8ozs,

Over the week, the bank fished better than the boats with the majority of the fish being fairly close in, although most of the over wintered fish came to the boat anglers who were better able to access the fish holding areas of Carvers Arm. Black and Green and Green and White lures proved to be the most effective flies although fish were caught on damsel patterns, blobs, snakes and even a few on buzzers.

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.

Take a look at our latest pictures on our Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/Flyfishstore

 

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: This seasons Troutmasters fishery heat will be held on Sunday 15th April with the winner going forward to the Troutmasters Final at Draycote on October 8th.

 

RIO SAGE DAY

Our ever-popular Rio/ Sage day will be held at Draycote on Sunday 6th May with Simon Gawesworth of RIO fly lines & Jim Fearn of SAGE rods & Guide Fly fishing at the lodge answering your questions & offering their advice on SAGE & RIO products. You can also book a FREE 30 min one to one session with Simon Gawesworth of Rio or Jim Fearn of SAGE. This is an unique opportunity to seek advice on RIO or SAGE tackle, or take the opportunity for a 30min casting lesson masterclass.

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 four fisheries, Thornton-Foremark-Draycote-Eyebrook

Weekly Boat Draw- Our popular weekly boat draw will re-commence this week with the lucky winner receiving a free day boat voucher for use at Foremark reservoir. First draw will take place next Monday (19th March)

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: 187        Number Trout Taken: 366        Number Trout Released: 1621

Total Catch:     1987   Weekly Rod Average: 10.6

Current Fishing Time:

Bank: 07:30am till 17:45pm

Boat All Day: 08:30 to 17:45pm

Morning Boats:   08:30 until 13:00pm

Afternoon Boats: 13:00pm until 17:45pm

Last 4 Hours from: 13:45pm until 17.45pm (Tickets on sale from 13:30pm)

All anglers to be off site by: 18:00PM

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

Tight lines

The Foremark Fishery Staff

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Foremark Opens Tuesday 6th March

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Foremark

01283 703202

Due to the weather last week it was a wise decision to delay the opening to this Tuesday 6th March, its given our suppliers the opportunity to get themselves dug out of the snow & deliver the engines & complete our pre season stocking and made it safe for you our customers to visit.

Two fish deliveries are due in today the first from Northern Trout & the second from Olsten trout with pictures posted on facebook www.facebook.com/FlyFishStore these stockings will take our pre season stocking to 4000 trout, with further deliveries next week and throughout March.

Our pre season bank clearing work has being disrupted by the bad weather but the fishery staff along with the STW ranger team have opened up large areas which had become overgrown around bramble bay & down towards the wires, this work will continue.

Main gate & lodge will be open from 7.30am with boats available from 8.30am

Bank Fishing 7.30am – 5.30pm

Boats All Day 8.30am – 5.30pm

All anglers offsite by 5.45pm

Our day permit loyalty card system will continue into 2018, with the change to our upper permit limits being reduced from a 8 Fish Limit to a 6 Fish Limit in future all 8 fish loyalty stamps you have will be when eligible be exchanged for a 6 fish permit

For updates call the lodge 01283 703202

 

 

Opening Day Cancelled

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FOREMARK: OPENING DAY CANCELLED

NEW OPENING DAY DATE: TUESDAY 6th MARCH

This current severe weather is causing us problems at Foremark with our fish & boat engine suppliers based in Yorkshire & Lincolnshire struggling to get to us due to the heavy snowfall in their areas.

Our advice is call the lodge 01283 703202 before you travel we will update on here & our website

 

NEW OPENING DATE 6th MARCH

Foremark opens 1 March

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Foremark opens 1st March

With the current weather forecast, winds exceeding 25mph & the weather impacting on our preparations for opening day we will not have any boats out for the first two days.

Fishery will be open for bank fishing, fishery staff & STW rangers have been busy bank clearing from sunblest down to the wires.

Updates on here & our facebook page www.facebook.com/FlyFishStore

Call the lodge 01283703202