Thornton Weekly Fishing report week ending 18th October

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Weekly Report Week ending 18th October 2015

With the shortening daylight hours our surface water temperature has dropped to 12.5 degrees resulting with the trout starting to move from the deeper water to the weed beds along the wood bank and both the arms after the fry.

Although a few fish were taken on the buzzer the cats whisker, snake and damsel pattern worked best with the intermediate line.

On Saturday 17th we held the Steve Parton memorial competition, float tubers fishing against anglers in boats, 20 anglers competed catching 70 trout for a math rod average 3.5 with the float tubers being victorious, Rick Dunnet took the best bag for a float tuber 4 fish for 10lb 6oz while John Everitt taking the best bag for a boat angler with 4 fish for 9lb2oz, best fish 5lb12oz

Matt Cairns fished a snake to take 4lb7oz rainbow, Roger Jones and Mick Adkin both weighed in rainbows weighing 3lb with Keith Coley taking a 4lb8oz rainbow

Rod average for the week was 2.1

Main Gate, Lodge & Bank Fishing open 7.00am

Boats Available from 8.30am – 6.00pm

Part Day Boats 8.30 – 1.00pm  /   1.00pm – 6.00pm

Last 4 Hour 2.00pm – 6.00pm

All Anglers offsite by 6.45pm

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

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ALASKA FISHING TRIP, this Wednesday night 21st October at the Thornton Working Mens club Dave Leavesley & Mark Hunt will be giving a talk on their recent visit  to fish the Kanektok with Dave Duncan & Sons in Alaska.

A small charge will be made for non members. Meeting to start 7.30pm