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August / September 2021 Fishing Report

A variety of flies and techniques have been effective this month.

Generally the bright days have seen trout caught deeper in the lake with flies fished on sinking and intermediate lines.
On the warm overcast days the fishery has had good surface activity.

Mr Jewell, of Launceston, landed a cracking 6lb 7oz rainbow and a second fish for a total weight of 7lb 15oz. The brace was taken fishing a Damsel Nymph.
Mr Twine, of Liskeard, landed a good eight fish bag for 17lb 1oz fishing dries, boobies and buzzers. The largest trout in the bag tipped the scales at 4lb 7oz and fell to a Stimulator.

On another outing Mr Twine landed three rainbows for 7lb 12oz fishing a mini cat.

July / August 2021 Fishing Report

July and now into August have seen some exceptional days of sport.

Warm overcast days have seen good hatches of insects with plenty of trout surface feeding.
In bright conditions trout have been caught deeper in the lake.

The largest rainbow of the month was caught by Mr Jewel, of Launceston, landed a good brace containing a 5lb rainbow fishing a whiskey fly pattern.   

Mr Twine, of Liskeard had a lovely rainbow tipped the scales at 4lb 7oz. The trout was taken on a dry stimulator pattern.
Mr Twine's eight fish bag totalled 17lb 1oz. with other fish in the bag caught on boobies and buzzers.

Mr Girling, of Mount Hawke, had an exceptional day landing fifteen rainbows for 26lb 11oz caught on various flies including a dawsons olive, cat's whisker and a blue flash damsel.

During two visits to the fishery, Mr Elphick, of Lostwithiel, accompanied by Mr. Elphick senior, landed 15 rainbows weighing 29lb caught on a white booby fished slowly just below the surface of the lake. 

June / July 2021 Fishing Report

On the cooler overcast days plenty of trout have been surface feeding and floating lines fished with nymphs, buzzers and dry flies have been very effective.
When bright and hot, fish have been caught deeper in the lake with sinking lines fished with nymphs, mini lures and boobies.

Mr Girling, of Mount Hawke , landed ten rainbows for 18lb 6oz fishing a blue flash Damsel Nymph and a Dawsons Olive.

Mr Richardson, of Launceston, landed four rainbows which included the best rainbow of the month at 4lb 8oz. The four fish bag totalled 9lb 12oz and was taken on a Dawsons Olive.

May / June 2021 Fishing Report

Cool overcast days have seen plenty of trout surface feeding and in these conditions trout can be caught with floating lines fished with dry flies, buzzers and nymphs.
In warm bright conditions, trout have been deeper in the lake.

Mr. Dexter and Mr Harrington, of Liskeard, landed twelve rainbows for 26lb.
The largest rainbows each tipped the scales at 3 lb. The bag was taken on a Blue Flash Damsel.

Mr Munnery of Liskeard and Mr Parrott of Bodmin landed twenty three rainbows for 41lb fishing boobies and blobs in bright hot conditions.  

April / May 2021 Fishing Report

On the warm overcast days plenty of trout have been surface feeding on good hatches of buzzers.
In these conditions trout have been caught with floating lines fished with buzzers, small nymphs and dry flies.
In brighter conditions fish have been deeper and caught with sinking lines.

Mr Richardson, of Launceston, landed a good six fish bag for 13 lb 2 Oz. The largest rainbow tipped the scales at 3 lb 1 Oz and the bag was taken on a mini orange Cats whisker.

The largest rainbow of the month at 4 lb was taken by Mr Loader, of Bude, and caught on a black and green buzzer.

March / April 2021 Fishing Report

Warm overcast days have had some great hatches of buzzers with plenty of trout surface feeding.
Fish have been caught deeper in the lake in brighter conditions.

Mr Twine, of Liskeard, landed six rainbows for 11lb fishing buzzers.
Mr Barnicoat, of Bodmin, landed a good six fish bag for 12lb 8oz fishing a Dawsons Olive with the largest rainbow tipping the scales at 4lb 8oz.

June / July 2020 Fishing Report

July has been variable in conditions but anglers braving the elements have been rewarded.

On the cooler overcast days buzzers and dry flies have been productive.
On brighter hot days sinking or intermediate lines worked well fished with nymphs and mini lures.

 Mr. J. Twine, of Liskeard, landed a good brace of rainbows one of which was the largest rainbow of the month at 3lb 6oz. The brace was taken on a dry fly and weighed in at 5lb 10oz.
Mr. S. Cooper, of North Devon, landed a good five fish bag for 15lb fishing a Cat's Whisker.
Mr. A. Valence, of Holsworthy, landed a four fish bag for 9lb 15oz fishing a Viva and Brown Montana. 

April / May 2020 Fishing Report

The latter part of May has seen some great sport at the Fishery.

Policies put in place for these exceptional times have worked well.
A massive thank you to all the anglers who have supported the fishery and have adhered to government guidelines.

The largest rainbow of the month tipped the scales at 3lb 12oz and was caught by Mr Richardson, of Launceston, on a Cat's Whisker. Mr. Richardson total five fish bag weighed in at 16lb 8oz.
Mr. Reuben Girling, of Mount Hawke, landed nine rainbows for 21lb 13oz on a Cat's Whisker.
Mr. John Twine, of Liskeard, landed a good five fish bag for 13lb 13oz. Four of the five trout were taken on a Cat's Whisker and the largest rainbow of 3lb 10 oz was caught on a Black Buzzer.
Mr. Roger Prout, of Pensilva, landed four fish weighing in at 11lb 9oz the largest rainbow weight 3lb 2oz and the bag was taken on a Pink Tadpole.

In warm bright conditions sinking lines have been the most productive but when overcast trout have been surface feeding.  

September / October 2019 Fishing Report

Cooler conditions have improved numbers of trout feeding with plenty of fish surface feeding to emerging buzzers. Fresh water shrimp are also in abundance.
Floating lines with a lengthy leader fished with weighted nymphs or mini lures have been most effective.

Mr. M. Damerall, of St. Austell, landed a good six fish bag for 12lb 8oz with the largest rainbow tipping the scales at 3lb. The bag was caught on a Dawsons Olive.
Mr. R. Prout, of Pensilva, landed five rainbows for 9lb 5oz fishing with a Damsel Nimph.

June / July 2019 Fishing Report

On the warm bright days fish have been deeper in the lake with sinking lines fished with weighted nymphs, mini lures and boobies being most effective.
In the evenings and when overcast there has been good surface activity with floating lines fished with dries, small nymphs and buzzers being productive.

Mrs. Davies, of Grampound, caught two fish for 5lb 14oz one of which weight 3lb 14oz. Both were caught on a Caddis Nymph.
Mr. Prout, of Pensilva, caught eight fish for 15lb fishing an orange tadpole and a Black Booby.
Dr. Rolly, of Ashburton, landed five rainbows for 9lb 4oz fishing a mini cat booby.