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Last Week of the 2018 Season

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 18th November Tel 01530 230807 That’s the 2018 season drawn to a close. During our last week of the season fry patterns caught the majority of the catch especially mini snakes although a few rods who persevered with buzzers enjoyed some success Tuesday John Simpson fished his bunny patterns to… Read more »




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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 11th November Tel 01530 230807 Since the 1st October we have enjoyed one of our best autumnal sport for a number of years with the fishery rod average over these past 6 weeks 2.9 As we enter our last week of the season, closing date 18th November, the weather forecast… Read more »




Thornton Week ending 4th November 2018

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 4th November Tel 01530 230807 Rod average of 2.5 Another steady week at Thornton with a 2.5 rod average. The main areas producing are the corner of the wood, green bay and car park with floating, intermediate or slow sinker best. A mixture of patterns are taking fish from buzzers,… Read more »




Thornton Weekly Report 28th October 2018

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 28th October   Tel 01530 230807   Rod average of 2.8   Thornton is enjoying one of its best October fishing for a long time with last week’s rod average 2.8   Bob Menhams fished a Monday morning session using a soldier palmer to catch 5 trout. Tuesday and the… Read more »




Weekly Report week ending 21st October

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 21st October Tel 01530 230807 Rod average of 3.4 Thornton is enjoying an excellent months fishing, and for me it’s a relief to see a large part of the catch are the resident stock, some looking a bit thin, but at least they survived the heatwave. Fish continue to run… Read more »




Thornton weekly report 14th October

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 14th October   Tel 01530 230807 Rod average of 2.6 With two full days lost to the storm last week and with Sunday very wet & breezy we didn’t have that many rods for the week. The rods who did venture out are still finding fish in the very shallow… Read more »




Weekly Fishing report 7th October

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 7th October Tel 01530 230807 Rod average of 5.5 At long last the fishing at Thornton has picked up with an excellent rod average 5.5 for the week The best area has been the shallows in front of the corner of the wood down towards the lonesome pine with trout… Read more »




Fishing report 30th September

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 30th September Tel 01530 230807 Rod average of 1.2 A mixed weeks fishing with some rods catching well while other struggled with any evening rise more of a miss than a hit. With the reservoir down 7ft any amount of wind does churn up the fine silt & therefore the… Read more »




Thornton fishing report week ending 16 |September

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 16th September Tel 01530 230807 Rod average of 2.1 At last an improvement to the fishing at Thornton, with the fishing improving Friday onwards with the morning fishing best. Friday morning C Sayer & M Cross caught 8 fishing buzzers and booby drifting from the main basin down into Markfield… Read more »




Fishing report 11th September

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Thornton Weekly Report Week ending 11th September   Tel 01530 230807   With improving conditions, air & water temperatures we were able to stock Thornton today with River Gwash fish farm trout, photos on our facebook page   Our record indicate over 4,000 trout in the reservoir, we would hope this introduction of fresh stock… Read more »