Thornton 2015 Opening Day Report

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Thornton    01530 230807

 Weekly Report  The 2015 season at Thornton opened on the 1st February.

The weather forecast had a number of people cancel their booking but on the day we eventually had far better weather than expected, although cold the winds were notably less than expected.

The snow melt during the middle of the week did put some colour into the water visibility is still good for fishing.

As usual the shallows along the Thornton arm opposite the lodge and down off the wood bank corner was the area to fish with the trout running close along the margins.

Intermediate or sinking lines was the way to go with orange booby, black & green tadpole or the Apps bloodworm taking the majority of the trout.

Clive Wilkins was top rod on the bank catching 14 trout including one brown while season permit holders Mark Hunt & Brian Sibley were the top boat anglers catching 10 apiece

Opening day rod average 3.7

Main Gate, Lodge & Bank Fishing open 7.30am

Boats Available from 8.30am – 4.30pm

Part Day Boats 8.30 – 12.30pm  /   12.30pm – 4.30pm

All Anglers offsite by 5.00pm

For more up to date information and to book a boat call the lodge on 01530 230807

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