Yearly Archives:: 2012

Thornton fishing report week ending 11/11/2012

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Thornton weekly report week ending 11th November 2012 During the past week 66 rods caught 121 trout for 1.8 rod average. Water clarity is excellent. Fry patterns are the order of the day with minkie, zonker & minkie booby patterns fished on sinking lines along the wood bank, Thornton arm & farm bank producing best… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 05/11/2012

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Thornton weekly report week ending 04/11/2012 Fry patterns, minkie, minkie booby, zonker, cats whisker were the order or the week as 70 rods caught 131 trout for rod average 1.9 The shallows of the wood bank, farm bank & opposite the lodge were the main productive areas with sinking lines taking the majority of the… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 28/10/2012

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Thornton weekly report week ending 28th October 88 rods caught 193 trout last week for a rod average 2.1 These last few weeks of the season is when you expect to catch the better grown on fish, Paul Martindale recorded 8 fish for over 22lb with a further 21 fish over 3lb & 3 fish… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 21/01/2012

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Thornton weekly report week ending 21/10/12 91 rods caught 220 trout for a rod average of 2.4, our water clarity is excellent and our levels are full. The condition of the trout been caught is excellent with 20% of the trout caught weighing over 3lb, these last few weeks of the season always produce our… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 14/10/2012

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Thornton weekly report week ending 14th Oct 2012 Not a bad weeks fishing for us with 121 rods catching 279 trout for a rod average 2.3 Autumn is well & truly with us & our fishing is on the change as well as the trout move off the buzzer & start looking for the autumn… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 23/09/2012

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Thornton weekly report week ending 24/09/2012 A better week for us with the rod average at 2.0 as 109 rods caught 219 trout for the week Harold Chapman won the Thornton Fly Fishers senior competition fished during the morning session, Harold caught 4 fish on a floating line and buzzers. Brian Fox is the man… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 16/09/2012

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Thornton weekly report week ending 16/09/12 During the past week 107 rods caught 189 trout for rod average 1.8 Keith Cowan enjoyed another successful visit using buzzers to take his 8 fish including 5lb rainbow, B Finch fished a morning session and caught 5 trout to 5lb, B Fox recorded 9 fish to 3lb8oz for… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 09/09/2012

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Thornton weekly update week ending 09/09/12 It was great to feel a bit of sun on your back last week after all the wet weather, but we paid a price with the glorious weather not helping the fishing. Last week 132 rods caught 169 trout for 1.3 rod average. During the early part of the… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 02/09/2012

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Thornton Weekly report week ending 02/09/12 Last week 110 rods caught 198 trout for rod average 1.8 with the morning continuing to fish best. During the past week the area fishing best has altered from being in front of the lodge Thornton arm to the main dam into green bay & the large orange buoy… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 13/08/2012

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Thornton Weekly report ending 13/08/12 The hottest spell of weather for a few weeks & I expected the fishing at Thornton to become hard, how wrong I was, a few days mid week it wasn’t that easy but over the weekend the fishing was as good as it gets for August During the week 113… Read more »