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Temple Trout Fishery

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.  

April / May 2019 Fishing Report

On the warm overcast days trout have been surface feeding on a variety of hatching insects.
The fishery has had some amazing hatches of buzzers and hawthorn flies are also showing.

In bright conditions fish have been caught deeper in the lake.

Mr. J Twine, of Liskeard, landed a good five fish bag for 10lb 14oz. The largest rainbow of the bag tipped the scales at 3lb 11oz and the bag was taken on black buzzers.
Mr. S Newman, of London, landed four rainbows for 9lb 6oz fishing a bloodworm type pattern and a green and white lure.
Professor Harrop, of Looe, landed the largest rainbow so far this month at 4lb 2oz which was tempted by a dry daddy. Professor Harrop also landed two other rainbows on a Diawl Bach to give a three fish bag of 7lb 10oz.

March / April 2019 Fishing Report

On the warm overcast days an abundance of hatching insects have lured plenty of trout to surface feed
In these conditions dry flies, buzzers and small nymphs have been most productive

Mr. Parsons, of Newquay, has landed the best five fish bag so far this month weighing 11lb 8oz taken on a Dawsons Olive and a Blue Flash Damsel. The best rainbow of the bag weighed 3lb 3oz
Mr. Vallence, of Holsworthy, landed five rainbows for 10lb 5oz fishing a Hothead Damsel
Mr. Twine, of Liskeard, landed four fish for 8lb on buzzers. Mr. Jawoski, of Launceston, landed a good three fish bag for 7lb on a Damsel Nymph and then went on to release sixteen rainbow trout on Teal Lake.