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  • Fishing report – 18 June 2018

    Sutton Bingham reservoir

    Number of fish caught: 150
    Rod average: 1.7
    Best fish:  Mr Ivor Gay - 4lbs
    Best bag: Mr Woods - 12lbs 4oz (five fish)

    The fishing has started to drop off a little due to the increase in the water temperature at 20 degrees. The boats are catching the best at the moment - fishing over the distrait line using floating lines with either Cats Whisker or Green Montana’s, letting the flies sink and the bubbles work the flies have produced the most fish.

    West Pond

    Due to the high-water temperature there were no fish taken this week - 13 rods fished without any success, this is expected at this time of the year when temperatures rise.

    Clatworthy reservoir

    Number of fish caught: 267
    Rod average: 2.7
    Best fish: Mr Andrew Wilson - 11lb rainbow

    Anglers are recommended to try: Dry fly - Coch-y-Bonddu beetle, CDC emergers, black/ claret hoppers; Wet Fly - Black & Peacock spider, Diawl Bachs, PTN, Montana, Black Buzzers; Lures - Booby, wooly bugger, hothead damsels, cats whisker, blob and lines - floating, midge tip and intermediate.
    The best areas for bank fishing are Westcott Bay, Rowes End and Dudderidge, the best areas for boat fishing are Dudderidge, Westcott, front of the lodge, Dam.

    Hawkridge reservoir

    Number of fish caught: 86 (one blue)
    Rod average: 1.6
    Best fish: Mr B Dingle - 7lb 8oz rainbow
    Best bag: Mr Dave Key - 15lb (five fish)

    What to try – floating and/or intermediate lines with black and green montana, blue flash damsel, suspended hoppers are the most common flies used at the moment.

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