Yearly Archives:: 2013

Thornton Weekly Report 17th November

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Thornton 2013 Season has drawn to a close. We would like to thank you for your support during 2013 If your interested in a season permit for 2014 contact the lodge asap 01530 230807 Good news for 2014 Day Permits & Season Permits to remain the same “No Price Increase”




Thornton weekly report week ending 10/11/13

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Thornton Weekly update week ending 10th November Thornton enters its last week of the season with our closing date falling on Sunday 17th November This past week has been a mixed affair with the weather, strong winds at time & heavy rain not helping. Despite the rain our water clarity remains good. Fry patterns fished… Read more »




Thornton weekly report week ending 03/11/13

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Thornton Weekly update week ending 4th November Its not surprising at this time of year to pick your days around the weather, and this last week again when the weather was good our anglers were rewarded by catching some quality trout with over 30 trout recorded over 3lb with the best 6lb8oz caught by Richard… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 27/10/2013

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Thornton Weekly update week ending 27th October   Despite the wind and rain our water clarity remains good.   The weed beds are the areas to concentrate on with the area in front of the wood currently producing best to floating lines and fry patterns although some anglers are catching on hare`s ear, diwal bach… Read more »




Thornton weekly fishing report week ending 20/10/13

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Thornton Weekly update week ending 20h October Typical autumn weather kept rods away some days of last week, but when the weather allowed there were some great catches mainly taken from the weed beds using floating lines with fry patterns. We had 23 trout over 5lb recorded last week with Clive Cattell taking 8 fish… Read more »




Thornton weekly report week ending 13th October 2013

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Thornton Weekly update week ending 13th October The weather this past week was not ideal with strong winds and heavy rain at times. Despite the rain our water clarity remains good The weed beds along the Thornton arm, wood bank and down towards the lonesome pine are holding increasing numbers of trout as the trout… Read more »




Thornton Weekly Report week ending 06/10/2013

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Thornton Weekly update week ending 6th October This past week we held the Steve Parton Memorial match, 14 float tubers up against 14 boat anglers, the eventual winners is unimportant suffice to say the tubers trounced the boat angler, Jeanna Parton and family attended to hand out the winners trophy, this will become an annual… Read more »




Thornton weekly report week ending 29/09/2013

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Thornton Weekly update week ending 30th September A change in the fishing this week, daddies were the fly of choice at the start of the week but towards the end of the week and the cooler east winds more and more trout started falling to fry patterns and blobs With a rod average of 2.5… Read more »




Thornton Weekly report week ending 22/09/2013

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Thornton Weekly update week ending 22nd September A great end to the week, glorious weather, lots of daddies, buzzer and sedge on the water providing great dry fly sport. We are experiencing some of the best daddy fishing in years Mark Goode who does a great deal of work supporting the Leicestershire Disabled angling club… Read more »




Thornton weekly report 15/09/2013

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Thornton Weekly update week ending 15th September It has that autumn feel about it, cooler morning & evenings but great fishing weather with the majority of the trout caught this past week on floating lines with dries especially the daddy, suspender buzzer & muddlers with the fishery rod average 2.7 The orange buoy to the… Read more »