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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.

April 2014 Fishing Report

Warm overcast days have seen some good hatches of buzzers with plenty of trout surface feeding. On these days trout can be taken using a floating line fished with buzzers nymphs and mini lures. Dave Richardson, of Launceston, landed a good 5 fish bag for 13 lb 11 oz fishing an Appetizer. Dave's largest trout was a 5 lb brown in super condition.

Nick Thorne, of Stratton, also landed a good brown for 4 lb 10 oz which was tagged netting Nick a cash prize. Nick's brown was taken on a white buzzer. Pete Wesson, of Hereford, landed a good 4 lb 8 oz rainbow. Pete's 3 fish bag weighed 8 lb 4 oz and was taken fishing buzzers.

March 2014 Fishing Report

On the milder days plenty of fish have been surface feeding on buzzers. On these days fish have been taken on or close to the surface fishing buzzers, nymphs and mini lures.

Richard Colsell, of Newquay, landed a good 7 fish bag for 18lb 8oz on an olive nymph.
Dave Richardson, of Northhill, landed a good 6 fish bag for 13lb 15oz fishing a Cat's Whisker and Black Pea.
Les Brown, of Ilminster, landed a super 11lb 13oz tagged brown trout on a black and silver Humongous netting Les a cash prize.
Christine Harris, of Penryn, landed a good 3lb 12oz rainbow fishing buzzers.
Dave Parsons, of Beeston, won the Troutmasters heat at the fishery with 5 rainbows for 11lb 3oz. Dave's largest rainbow weighed in at 4lb 5oz and the bag was taken on an orange lure.