Monthly Archives: July 2013

May, June & July 2013

May, June and July proved to be very wet and cold at times with the rivers pushing coloured water into the Lake. However, the fish fed hard during the warmer spells with some excellent catches.

Paul Makin had 12 brownies best fish 1.25 lbs and 11 rainbows best fish 2.5 lbs on Bibios, GRHE, Claret bumble taken on a floating line at Whitegates.

GV & H Westropp took 22 brownies using a sink tip with Invictas, Bibios, and Connemara Blacks from Whitegates.

Brian Owen (fishing with gillie John Davies) took 20 brownies and 12 rainbows on Black and green lure and Welsh Witch from Whitegates.

Messrs Hughes and Ogbourne took 17 brownies and 4 rainbows to 3.8 lbs. on Bibios and Claret Bumbles. Messrs Dickson and Coleman-Smith took 25 brownies and 1 rainbow on Bumbles and Vivas.

P Hutchinson (fishing with gillie John Davies) took 27 brownies and 3 rainbows on green and black lures.  Paul Makin (taking advantage of a fishing break) had bags of 16, 28 and 20 brownies taken from between Whitegates and the Cedic on a slow sinker Bibio, Grenwells and GRHEs.

Eddie Wilkinson had 10+ brownies on a dry Hopper from between the Cedic and the Tower.

Derek and Owen Edwards had 19 brownies – best fish 2.5 lbs and 1 rainbow from Whitegates.

M Edwards (fishing with gillie John Davies) had 13 brownies and 1 rainbow on Dabblers and Welsh witches fishing from the Boathouse end.

Messrs Owen and Sleigh had 22 brownies and 1 rainbow on Black Pennels, Butchers and Zulu using floating lines.

GV and H Westrop had 13 brownies on Connemara Blacks and Bibio from Whitegates. Messrs Naylor and Horton took 13 brownies by dapping with Sedges from Whitegates.

Alan Thomas took 9 brownies and 2 rainbows from the Boathouse end.