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February & Early March 2015 Fishing Report

With the arrival of Spring fishing conditions have been more favorable at the fishery.

On the warmer days fish have been active in the lake with floating, intermediate and sink tip lines fished with mini lures, nymphs and buzzers being most productive.

Dave Richardson, of North Hill, landed a good 4 fish bag for 12lb 5oz fishing a White Minkey. Dave's largest rainbow tipped the scales at 5lb 13oz.
Graham Jenner, of Seven Oaks Kent, landed a good 8 fish bag for 20lb fishing pink and olive buzzers.

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January / February 2015 Fishing Report

Poor weather has restricted fishing throughout January and into February. In freezing conditions the lake has been frozen over. 

On the days when conditions have been favourable anglers have ventured out to fish and have been rewarded.
Chris Tippett, of Whiddon Down, landed a 5 fish bag for 10lb 2oz fishing a black and red fritz.
Alan Thomson, of Roche, landed a good 4lb 12oz rainbow fishing a black and green fritz. Alan landed 3 rainbows for 8lb 8oz.

December 2014 / January 2015 Fishing Report

December and now into January fishing has been productive depending on weather conditions.

On the warmer settled days fishing has proved more prolific with trout being caught close to the surface on intermediate and floating lines fished with nymphs and mini lures.

David Snell, of Bovey Tracey, landed a good 7 fish bag for 17lb 8oz fishing a Montana Nymph with a white thorax. David's best rainbow weighed in at 4lb 15oz.
Richard Lister, of Penryn, landed a good 3lb brown trout fishing a yellow tadpole. 

November / December 2014 Fishing Report

November and December have produced some good sport at the fishery.
On mild overcast days fishing has been good throughout the day with floating and intermediate lines fished with mini lures and nymphs being most effective.
On the cooler days fishing can be slower to get going but usually improves as the day progresses.

Mick Ward, of Mevagissey, landed a super 7lb brown trout and a 2lb rainbow fishing an Orange Booby.
Graham Johns, of St Dennis, landed a good 3lb 15oz rainbow on a Dawson's Olive. Graham's 2 fish bag weighed 5lb 15oz.
David Snell, of Bovey Tracey, landed a good 6 fish bag for 12lb 8oz fishing a White Montana.

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

October / November 2014 Fishing Report

On the settled days fishing has been good.
Floating and intermediate lines fished with mini lures, nymphs and dries have been most productive.
After heavy rainfall bright lures, such as the Cat's Whisker, have been most successful

Dave Richardson, of Launceston, landed a good 6 fish bag for 12lb 6oz fishing a Cat's Whisker and a Montana nymph.
Kevin Hooper, of St. Austell, landed a good 3 fish bag for 7lb 8oz fishing a Dawson's Olive and a Black Lure. Kevin's largest rainbow tipped the scales at 3lb 11oz.

September / October 2014 Fishing Report

Cooler water temperatures have produced some good sport at the fishery.
On the cooler overcast days some excellent sport has been had fishing floating lines with dries, buzzers, nymphs and mini lures.
On the bright warmer days fish have been deeper in the lake with sinking, intermediate and sink-tip lines being most effective.

Dave Perks, of Indian Queens, landed the best rainbow of the month at 3lb 11oz fishing a Pink Fritz. Dave's 4 fish bag weighed 9lb 7oz.
Chris Short, of Illminster, had an excellent days sport at the fishery after landing 12 rainbows for 25lb 7oz. Chris caught his bag fishing lures, nymphs and blobs.
Richard Green, of Wotton-Under-Edge, landed a good 2lb 8oz tagged brown on a Damsel Nymph netting Richard a good cash prize.

August 2014 Fishing Report

August month and now into September have been fishing reasonably well and with water temperatures dropping there is a good chance of catching some good bags of trout.

In bright conditions trout have been deeper in the lake. When overcast plenty of trout have been surface feeding.

Richard Lister, of Penryn, landed a 3lb rainbow on a pink buzzer.
Christine Harris, of Penryn, landed a good 5 fish bag for 10lb 10oz fishing nymphs.

July 2014 Fishing Report

Warm overcast days have seen plenty of trout surface feeding. On these days floating lines fished with buzzers, dries, mini lures and nymphs have been most productive.
In poor weather conditions sinking lines fished with lures, nymphs and boobies have caught trout.

Graham Johns, of St Dennis, landed a good 5 fish bag weighing 11lb fishing lures.
Paul Cogdell, of Wadebridge, landed a good 3lb 15oz rainbow on a blue flash damsel nymph.

In the Temple v Kennick match anglers braved harsh windy conditions.
9 Temple anglers caught 19 trout. Keith Hoskin, of Bodmin, landed the best Temple bag of 5 fish for 8lb 9oz fishing a cat's whisker booby.
9 Kennick anglers landed 23 trout with the best 5 fish bag caught by Andy Gooding at 9lb 2oz on a white booby.

June 2014 Fishing Report

In hot bright conditions trout have been deep in the lake with sinking and intermediate lines being most effective.
Overcast days have seen plenty of surface feeding trout when floating lines fished with buzzers have been most effective.

Gareth Parks, of Dobwalls, landed a super conditioned 4lb 11oz brown trout fishing a Cat's Whisker. Gareth's 2 fish bag weighed in at 6 lb 11oz.
Bob Taylor, of Looe, landed a fine 4lb 5oz rainbow also on a Cat's Whisker. Bob's 2 fish bag weighed in at 6 lb 8oz.
John Twine, of Liskeard, landed a good 5 fish bag for 12lb 2oz fishing buzzers and boobies. 

May 2014 Fishing Report

May month has seen some excellent sport at the fishery, especially on the warm overcast days.

Austin King, of Liskeard, landed the largest rainbow of the month at 4 lb 6oz which took a Hothead Damsel nymph.
Nigel Harrington, of Liskeard, landed a good 6 fish bag for 12lb 8oz fishing a Dawson's Olive and a Montana nymph.
John Pearce, of Bodmin, landed 4 rainbows for 9lb 6oz fishing a mini lure.