Colin nets 17 over two visits
THE stream beside the disabled platform at Derwent Reservoir has again been a magnet for fish, with Colin Boughey
taking nine to 4lb 8oz for 20lb 8oz at the start of the week and returning on Wednesday to net a further eight at the stream
inflow using Green and Orange PowerBait Eggs with a worm sandwiched in-between.
The cold snap at the
end of the week appears to have moved the fish away from the cooler inflowing water but has also put the bigger fish on the
prowl with several anglers reporting losing big fish.
Ken Thompson and David Wafer only
fished four hours but took some nice fish from east of Millshield with the best 4lb 4oz.
Silver Tobies are still
taking occasional fish as is a chain bead Silver Humungous and the milder air this week should provide anglers with a final
opportunity to net a few fish and possibly one of those whoppers roaming the shoreline.
The end of season
competition will be held Saturday (November 28). There is an £18 entry fee.
Best flies: Silver Humungous, Zonker, Orange Blob.
Best baits: PowerBait Eggs and worm
Best areas: Between the fences on the south shore, Millshield to Cronkley.
Jeff braves rain to net quality trout
HIGH wind and rain battered Grassholme through the week, turning to snow at the weekend. Anglers who braved the cold
found sport challenging with fish refusing to feed and heading deep due to the big change in the water temperatures.
Jeff Walsh refused to let the bad weather dampen his spirits, taking three decent fish from the boat jetty on a very
Hopefully this week we will get some milder weather bringing the fish back
into the margins to feed ready for the fishery’s end of season competition on Sunday (November 29), with £50 added
to the pot for the heaviest fish.
Best flies: Dawson’s Olive, Cat’s Whisker, Orange
Best Baits: Mepps, Chartreuse PowerBait Eggs.
Best areas: Witch’s Hat, boat jetty.
Report updated November 23.