Thornton 01530 230807
Weekly Report ending 6th July
94 rods recorded 98 trout for the week for a rod average 1.0
A difficult weeks fishing at Thornton with the morning generally fishing best with the cooler deeper water in front of the main dam and orange buoys the area to be. Water does have a slight algae bloom
A Freer fished a yellow tadpole on an intermediate to take his 4 fish with Jim Foxall visiting the fishery for his first visit of the year catching his 4 fish limit on buzzers fished 10ft down taking fish to 3lb. Russ Martin picked one of the cooler evenings and caught 3 on dries with David Pritchard recording his 4 fish on a yellow tailed damsel. Gary Drew also visited Thornton for his first visit of the year following the advice from the lodge fished the morning session to take his 4 fish limit. Mark Hunt used his quill crunchers to take another 4 fish for his mornings visit with R Dayman also fishing a morning visit to record his catch of 5 trout.
Simon Giles who only took up fly fishing a few months ago and has started tying his own flies took out a boat for the first time on Sunday morning catching 2 trout on his own tied damsel pattern, well done.
Main Gate, Lodge & Bank Fishing open 7.30am
Boats Available from 8.30am
Part Day Boats 8.30 – 3.00pm / 3.00pm – 10.00pm
All Anglers offsite by 10.15pm
For more up to date information and to book a boat call the lodge on 01530 230807
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