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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.