August, September & October 2013

August September and October were distinguished by very low water conditions with little water entering the lake and days of bright sunshine. However, there were days when the fish fed well.

Rhys Williams (fishing with gillie John Davies) took 4 brownies from Whitgates.

Tom Chambrrian had two good days 23+ brownies and 19 brownies plus 2 rainbows caught on Claret Bumble and Mallard and Claret at Whitegates.

Mr Edwards (fishing with gillie John Davies) caught 5 brownies up to 1.5 lbs on a black and green lure and a sink-tip.

Messrs Jones caught 23 brownies and 11 rainbows from Whitegates on Olive Dabbler, Gold Pennel and dry Daddys. R Hillier and R Sumsion had 15 brownies and 1 rainbow on floating black Hoppers from the Boathouse end.

Paul Makin had 4 brownies and 8 rainbows to 3.0 lbs on Missionaries, Sweeny Todds and Peter Ross on a medium sinking line from Whitegates.

Brian Owen and Hyada Steele (fishing with gillie John Davies) – 7 brownies to 3 lbs and 4 rainbows taken on Cats Whiskers, Muddlers and Black and Green lures on sinking lines from the Boathouse end.

Neal and Carol Moss took 7 brownies to 1.0 lbs and 1 rainbow at 2.25 lbs taken on mini-Muddler, Gold Butcher and GRHE using an intermediate lines from the Boathouse end.

Most productive flies were Claret Bumble, Connemara Black, Bibio, Green and Black lure, Montana and GRHE.

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