Thornton weekly report week ending 28th October
88 rods caught 193 trout last week for a rod average 2.1
These last few weeks of the season is when you expect to catch the better grown on fish, Paul Martindale recorded 8 fish for over 22lb with a further 21 fish over 3lb & 3 fish over 5lb recorded for the week
Fry patterns are the order of the day with minkie, zonker, minkie booby, cats whisker all catching fish. As you would expect the trout are moving out of the deeper water towards the shallows after the fry with the wood bank, Thornton arm & farm bank all areas worth trying.
In the main the best lines have been a DI3 or fast sinking line.
Thornton`s season draws to a close on Sunday 18th November.
Main gate open from 7.30am with boat available from 8.30am
Full Day Boats 8.30am – 5.00pm
Part Day Boats 8.30am – 12.30pm – 12.30pm – 5.00pm