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Temple Trout Fishery

April / May 2022 Fishing Report

April and now into May has had many prolific hatches of insects with plenty of trout surface feeding especially on the warm overcast days.
In bright conditions trout have been caught deeper in the lake.

Mr Wilton, of Holsworthy, landed a good brace for 5lb 12oz fishing dry flies. The largest rainbow tipped the scales at 4lb.
Mr Jewel, of Launceston landed a good eight fish bag for 15lb fishing an orange Cat's Whisker.
Mr White, of Liskeard, landed a five fish bag for 10lb on a Damsel Nymph.

The largest rainbow weighed in at 4lb (pictured below)

March / April 2022 Fishing Report

On the warm overcast days large amounts of trout have been surface feeding on buzzers with plenty of trout caught on buzzers, nymphs and dry flies.
In cooler conditions trout have been deeper in the lake. 

Mr Girling, of Mount Hawke, landed eleven rainbows for 18lb 8oz and released a 35cm brown fishing nymphs and Cat's Whisker lure.
Mr Twine, of Liskeard, landed a good seven fish bag for 15lb 9oz fishing dry flies, buzzers and a Cat's Whisker. The largest rainbow tipped the scales at 3lb 2oz.
Mr Hosken, of Broadwoodwidger, landed the largest rainbow this month at 5lb which was caught on a Montana Nymph. 

February / March 2022 Fishing Report

On the warmer days plenty of trout have been surface feeding on good hatches of buzzers.
In cooler conditions trout have been caught deeper in the lake with boobies, mini lures and nymphs fished with sinking and intermediate lines.

Mr Elphick, of Lostwithiel, landed five good rainbows for 10lb 11oz. The largest trout tipped the scales at 3lb 3oz. The bag was taken on a Black Booby.

Mr Twine, of Liskeard, landed four good rainbows for 8lb 8oz fishing a Cat's Whisker.  

January / February 2022 Fishing Report

Anglers braving the harsh wintery conditions have been justly rewarded.

On some of the warmer days trout have been surface feeding.

Mr Twine, of Liskeard, landed five good rainbows for 10lb 14oz fishing a Cat's Whisker, Dawsons Olive and a Montana.
Mr Twine's largest rainbow tipped the scales at 3lb 7oz and was taken on a dawsons olive.

December 2021 / January 2022 Fishing Report

On the warmer days plenty of trout have been surface feeding with trout being caught on dries, nymphs and buzzers.

Mr Elphick, of Lostwithiel, landed four rainbows for 8lb on a white Fritz.
Mr, Wheel, of Cawsand, landed a good brace for 5lb 4oz - The largest rainbow tipped the scales at 3lb 8oz. The brace was taken on a Black and Silver Humungus. 

November / December 2021 - Fishing Reports

Those anglers braving the wintery conditions have been rewarded.

On warmer days fish have been surface feeding.

Mr Grieve, of Liskeard, landed a good six fish bag for 11lb fishing emergers.

Mr Thomas, of Newquay, landed a super brace for 10lb on a Cormorant mini lure with the largest rainbow of the brace tipping the scales at 8lb.

October / November 2021 Fishing Report

On the warm overcast days plenty of trout have been surface feeding.
Floating lines fished with buzzers, nymphs and mini lures have been most productive.

Mr Loader, of Bude, landed the best rainbow so far this month at 4lb 10oz which was taken on a Black Fritz Hothead. Mr Loader also landed a 2lb 12oz rainbow on a Mini Cat.

Mr Twine, of Liskeard, landed a good five fish bag for 10lb 13oz fishing buzzers, a Dawsons Olive and a Stimulator dry fly.

September / October 2021 Fishing Report

Good sport has been had by all anglers visiting the fishery.

Trout have been feeding close to or on the surface and therefore floating lines have been most productive fished with a variety of flies.

The largest rainbow this month was taken by Mr McGibbon, of Warwickshire, who landed a good 3lb 8oz rainbow fishing a black fry pattern. Mr McGibbon also took a second rainbow for a brace weighing 5lb 8oz.

Mr Elphick, of Lostwithiel, landed eight good rainbows for 16lb fishing a white booby just below the surface.

Also, weighing in a good eight fish bag was Mr Jewell, of Launceston. The eight fish bag tipped the scales at 16lb 4oz and was taken on an olive humongous.  

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.