Stocks Fly Fishery report August 31st-September 7th

Stocks Fly Fishery report August 31st-September 7th
Rod average: 1.9
Best bag: 5 fish for Andy Hargreaves washing lining with a snatcher booby and olive crunchers. Andy caught in Hollins bay and along Ben’s beach.
Best boat areas:
Northern shallows
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Newclose Bay
Hollins bay
Best bank areas:
Bell point
Holins bay
Two trees

5 flies to try:
Cat booby
Humoungus
Black snake
Foam daddy long legs
Green holographic Diawl Bach

Top methods this week have been washing lining and pulling lures close in. we’ve seen good numbers of rising fish when conditions have suited but they have proved tricky to tempt. Bank anglers casting down the bank and close in have seen good results as have boat anglers doing the same. The fish are quite well spread but Hollins, Grindys and Willow island are all holding fish.

On a personal note I’d like to congratulate the Stocks Falcons on their win this weekend on Blagdon and Chew for the Cortland Team Championships. A brilliant performance from our own Ben Dobson, Iain Gaskell, Shaun Gaskell, Liam Gaskell, Bob Fitzpatrick and Tom Bird.
Good angling chaps!

Don’t forget:
Blind Pairs Stocks Reservoir Sunday 13th September 2020
A friendly comp with some fantastic tackle prizes!
Details:
£80 per pair
10am-6pm
2 fish kill then unlimited catch and release
Fished to fishery rules from drifting boats
You can either tell us the angler that you would like to share a boat with, or we can draw your boat partner for you randomly. (Due to Covid, some people may prefer to fish with their regular partner) Just let us know.

Look forward to seeing you up here soon.

Tight lines!

Foxy


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