Stocks: sunday 25th July

Date:    Sunday 25th July
Report Author:    Pete
Best Catch:    9 fish for Lee Cowking
Heaviest Bag:    5 fish weighing 10lb 40z by Peter Kasminski
Best Rainbow:    3lb 8oz by Ian Shaw
Best Brownie:    Several at 2lb
Bank Rod Av:    2.25 trout per angler
Boat Rod Av:    2.93 trout per angler
Sport: It looks like the fish are definitely back on the feed with several good returns today. Peter Kasminski led the way on the bank with 7 fish and a 5 fish limit of 10lb 4oz. peter found all his fish on Bell Point and used a black Booby to tempt the majority of them. Also on the bank was Ian Shaw who tempted 5 fish including a stunning 3lb 8oz rainbow from Hollins bay, again the Booby did the trick but this time it was the cat booby.  Out on the boats the fishing was a little better with several anglers with good catches. Paul Banister came up far and an afternoon session and had 5 fish all on dries from the east bank and Newclose bay with a Wickhams fancy fished dry as his top pattern. Top Honours though go to Lee Cowking who struggled this morning but was really on fire this afternoon landing 9 fish in a but a couple of hours all his fish came from the east bank and the majority were taken on a UV  Straggle Cat. Lee commented that the fish all seemed to be at the end of calm lanes and were popping their heads up everywhere. This definitely bodes well for the following days. See you in the lodge Pete.