Yearly Archives:: 2014

Thornton weekly report 2nd November

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report ending 2nd November 84 rods recorded 85 trout for the week for a rod average 1 Water clarity is excellent, gin clear. In the main fry patterns, minkie, cats whisker, bunny leach, minkie booby are the patterns taking fish although some are still using & catching on buzzer & nymph… Read more »




Thornton Weekly report week ending 26th October 2014

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Thornton    01530 230807   Weekly Report ending 26th October 75 rods recorded 81 trout for the week for a rod average 1.1 Water clarity is excellent, gin clear. The weed beds along the Thornton arm fished best this past week with Bob Obrien & Russ Martin donning waders to catch a few off the bank… Read more »




Thornton Report week ending 19th October

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report ending 19th October 86 rods recorded 103 trout for the week for a rod average 1.2 A bit of an improvement for us with the bit of rain last week at last helping to freshen the water, although our water clarity is gin clear. A good numbers of browns have… Read more »




Weekly report week ending 12th October 14

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report ending 12th October 77 rods recorded 75 trout for the week for a rod average 0.9 With no rain to speak of since July we were hoping for some substantial rainfall to introduce some fresh water into the reservoir & at long last that has occurred during the last couple… Read more »




Thornton weekly report week ending 5th October

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report ending 5th October 87 rods recorded 89 trout for the week for a rod average 0.9 Similar returns as last week, anglers again reported seeing trout move but proved difficult to tempt  On Saturday when the wind freshened fish were prepared to chase a surface fly pulled through the wave,… Read more »




Weekly fishing report week ending 28th September

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report ending 28th September 87 rods recorded 92 trout for the week for a rod average 1.0 Anglers reported all week they could see fish feeding but were difficult to temp. Corner of the stones into Green Bay anglers reported a good number of fish moving all week with fish caught… Read more »




Thornton Weekly Report week ending 21st September 2014

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report ending 21st September Please Note This Week Thursday 25th & Friday 26th September anglers one they have unloaded their tackle at the lodge will need to take their cars to the main car park due to maintenance work been carried out in the anglers car park 126 rods recorded 187… Read more »




Weekly Fishing Report Week Ending 14th September

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report ending 14th September 114 rods recorded 187 trout for the week for a rod average 1.6 The great weather were enjoying this September has had the unlikely impact of gently pushing the water temperature back up slightly with the surface temperature this past week between 18 & 19 degrees. Normally… Read more »




Thornton weekly report week ending 7th September 2014

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Thornton    01530 230807   Weekly Report ending 7th September 2014 128 rods recorded 268 trout for the week for a rod average 2.1 Floating line was all that was required for most of the week with the near perfect weather conditions, light breeze with overcast spells ensured the trout fed off the surface with dries,… Read more »