Yearly Archives:: 2015

Thornton weekly report week ending 8th November 2015

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report Week ending 8th November 2015 The weather kept the boats off the water a couple of days last week, let’s hope this week, our last week of the 2015 season the weather is a little kinder. Generally lures and fry patterns are producing best although a few fish continue to… Read more »




Thornton weekly report week ending 1 November 2015

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report Week ending 1st November 2015 Another mixed weeks fishing due to the variants of the weather, we’ve had heavy rain, fog, touch of frost, cold evenings and sunny warm days. Looking back through the weeks returns it mimics the weather, no fixed pattern, just about everything caught, from a dry… Read more »




Thornton weekly fishing report week ending 25th October 2015

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Thornton    01530 230807   Weekly Report Week ending 25th October 2015 Third week in October and it should be all about the fry patterns, but it isn’t with some anglers still catching on diawl bach, buzzers and daddies! Fish are feeding off the surface along the stones into green bay with Matt Cairns picking up… Read more »




Thornton Weekly Fishing report week ending 18th October

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report Week ending 18th October 2015 With the shortening daylight hours our surface water temperature has dropped to 12.5 degrees resulting with the trout starting to move from the deeper water to the weed beds along the wood bank and both the arms after the fry. Although a few fish were… Read more »




Thornton Fishing Report w/e Sunday 11th October 2015

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Thornton Fishing Report w/e Sunday 11th October 2015 last week 91 rods caught 134 fish, returning 56  for weekly  rod av of 1.5. first half of week fished better with rod av of about 2.5 some good fish coming out as follows Mr Cattell on Mon 5th rainbow of 5.5lb Mr Peggy on 7th took… Read more »




Thornton weekly report week ending 4th October

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report Week ending 4th October 2015 As we move into October fry patterns are taking more and more fish, however don’t pack those emergers and dry flies away yet, as this mild October continues to give us good buzzer hatches. Russ Martin won the Thornton Fly Fishers pensioners match using a… Read more »

Thornton weekly report week ending 27th Sept 2015

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Thornton    01530 230807  Weekly Report Week ending 27th September 2015 Again this week a lot of fish to be seeing feeding but at times preoccupied on feeding on one specific fly, size & colour. Shipmans buzzer black in a size 14 worked well as did size 14 & 16 dries, however when we had a… Read more »

Thornton week ending 13th September 2015

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Thornton    01530 230807 Weekly Report Week ending 13th September 2015 With the cooler temperatures water clarity improved as the week went on with anglers reporting plenty of trout feeding on the surface although at times proved difficult to tempt, with fish either drowning the fly or coming short, they seemed preoccupied on the smaller buzzer… Read more »




Thornton weekly report week ending 6th September 2015

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Thornton    01530 230807   Weekly Report Week ending 6th September 2015 Algae persisted off and on all week but with a light breeze most of the week it ensured we had plenty of algae free water to fish. Water temperature by the weekend was a fishing friendly 16.5 degrees West Mids Police enjoyed their annual… Read more »




Thornton Weekly Report week ending 30th August

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Thornton    01530 230807   Weekly Report Week ending 30th August  2015 First half of the week fished best with an algae bloom from mid week onwards seemingly slowing the fishing, despite anglers coming in and reporting good numbers of trout feeding especially along the length of the Markfield arm, off the stones and main basin…. Read more »