Yearly Archives:: 2019

Thornton weekly fishing report 12th May 2019

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 12th May 2019 Tel 01530 230807 This current spell of weather, showery with cooler air temperatures are ideal for the midland reservoirs keeping the water temperatures to were they should be for the time of year 12c – 13c perfect for the type of fishing we expect, buzzer, surface activity… Read more »

Thornton weekly report 5th May 2019

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 5th May 2019 Tel 01530 230807 This weeks special offer at our online store www.flyfishstore.co.uk/offers/ The cuckoo is the last of our summer visitors still to arrive, the swifts arrived midweek and is a always a sign that spring will in a few short weeks turn into summer With another steady… Read more »

Thornton weekly report 28th April

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 28th April 2019 Tel 01530 230807 Another steady week for Thornton with bank and boat anglers catching with the area opposite the lodge, corner of the wood and lonesome pine best for bank anglers with boats fishing corner of the wood, stones and in the evening drifting across the main… Read more »

Weekly fishing report 21st April

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 21st April 2019 Tel 01530 230807 Buzzers, it seems to have taken a while to get our buzzer sport going but this was the week when the trout seemed to click onto the buzzer with a good evening rise to be had towards the end of the week. With the… Read more »

Weekly fishing report week ending 14th April

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 14th April 2019 Tel 01530 230807 Despite the cold easterly winds we enjoyed a rod average of 4.0 last week with the majority of fish taken on floating, midge tip or intermediate lines. On the colder days a Sink3 or fast sinking line did work best, it was a case… Read more »

Week ending 7th April

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 7th April 2019   Tel 01530 230807   The first week of April and it had us all pulling on an extra layer of clothing with the strong cold North Easterly. Not surprising therefore rod numbers were low for the week.   Despite the cold wind we had good buzzer… Read more »

Week ending 31st March

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 31st March 2019 Tel 01530 230807 A very mixed weeks fishing at Thornton with anglers reporting seen fish feeding on the improving buzzer hatches along the stones & in the evening from the corner of the wood. Anglers found the fish they could see moving difficult to temp with some… Read more »

Fishing report week ending 17th March

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 17th March 2019 Tel 01530 230807 A week of unusually constant strong winds which has kept the boats off the water & anglers off the bank for most of last week. We desperately needed the rain to fill the reservoirs after a dry winter, that was the only good point… Read more »

Fishing Report Week ending 11th March

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 11th March 2019 Tel 01530 230807 Strong winds at times last week kept the boats on the pontoon and made bank fishing near impossible, however on the better days we enjoyed excellent spring sport with the rod average for the week a respectable 5.9 Tuesday All Water Members Paul Havard… Read more »

Thornton weekly report 3rd March

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 3rd March 2019 Tel 01530 230807 An excellent weeks fishing with the February weather being kind for us, with bank and boat anglers enjoying the excellent early season sport with a 6.7 rod average The area opposite the lodge continues to produce but it was noticeable this week that the… Read more »