Stocks Fly Fishery Report:
2nd-8th of June 2020
The fish have remained high in the water here at Stocks with a vast majority being taken in the top 3ft of the water. The fish have also spread well across the lake with several areas producing.
We have a toilet open
2 people (regardless of household) are allowed in a boat
Theres no need to book on for bank fishing.
We recommend booking a boat to avoid disappointment.
If you would like to pay over the phone that is fine but we are taking payments at the front of the Fishery lodge (cash or card)
Rod average: 4.1
Best bag: several double figure scores including 16 from the bank for Matt Turner. Kieth Ogden landed 17 from the boats as well.
Heaviest 5 fish bag: 13lb + for Matt Turner, Keith Ogden, Martin Roderick.
Heaviest rainbow: 10lb for Derek Moore
Heaviest brown: loads of wild fish up 1lb
Heaviest blue: 3lb
Best bank areas:
Along the East Bank
Best boat areas:
Open water around gull island
Open water down the Dam arm
5 flies to try:
Foam daddy long legs
Green holographic diawl Bach
Cats whisker booby
Methods to try:
Washing linning with cats boobys or foam daddy’s on the point with diawl bachs and cormorants up the droppers.
Dries: foam daddies and black hoppers being favourites
Pulling blobs and boobys high in the water or doing the same with hothead damsels.
Hope to see you up here soon,