May, June and July 2014

The weather was a mixture of sunny days and light showers with the wind form both ends of the lake.

The fish fed well on most days and there were some outstanding catches. 128 rods caught 220 rainbow trout to 5lbs and 498 brown trout to 1.5 lbs.

Most fish were caught on slow sinking lies or sink-tips with the most popular flies being claret bumble, montana, viva. bibio, green dabbler and welsh wizard.

Among notable catches for the period were:-

  • Ken Thomas (fishing with gillie John Davies) had 12 brownies and 6 rainbows from Whitegates.
  • Mr & Mrs Edwards had 29 brownies and 3 rainbows from Whitegates.
  • Mr Hatcher had 11 brownies and 7 rainbows over two days from Whitegates.
  • Mr Taylor had 24 brownies and 4 rainbows from the Boathouse end.
  • Tom Chamberlain had 40 brownies and 8 rainbows from Whitegates.
  • Tom Chamberlain had 25 brownies and  rainbow from the Boathouse end.
  • Mr Gilbraith and party (fishing with gillie John Davis) had 19 brownies and 5 rainbows from the Boathouse end.
  • Paul Makin had 12 brownies and 4 rainbows from Whitegates.
  • Mr & Mrs Westropphad 20 brownies and 1 rainbow from Whitegates.
  • The James Morris party (fishing with gillie John Davis) had 9 brownies and 34 rainbows from the Boathouse end.
  • Mr &Mrs Westropp had 17 brownies from Whitegates.
  • Paul Makin had 19 brownies and 1 rainbow from Whitegates.
  • Paul Makin fishing over two days had 33 brownies and 1 rainbow from Whitegates and the Boathouse end.
  • Ken Thomas (fishing with gillie John Davies) had 15 brownies and 26 rainbows.
  • Steven Root (fishing with gillie John Davies) had 14 brownies and 6 rainbows from the Boathouse end.
  • Messrs Morgan & Duncant had 22 brownies and 4 rainbows from the Boathouse end.

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