Week ending 31st March

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Thornton Weekly Report

Week ending 31st March 2019

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A very mixed weeks fishing at Thornton with anglers reporting seen fish feeding on the improving buzzer hatches along the stones & in the evening from the corner of the wood.

Anglers found the fish they could see moving difficult to temp with some finding blobs & boobies easier to tempt fish, although the fish when spooned were full of buzzer


Areas that have produced are Stones, down past the lonesome pine & corner of the wood with the morning session fishing best.


As we move into April we normally expect to find increasing numbers of fish down the farm bank & with the increasing hatches of buzzer & the arrival of the sand martins it shouldn’t be too long before were out on the evening rise.


The next two stockings from the River Gwash are due Wednesday 3rd & Wednesday 10th


Reservoir is currently 3ft down if your coming to fish the bank wellingtons or waders are recommended.


Water clarity is excellent


Our rod average was 1.1


Main gate, lodge & bank fishing open 7.30am

Full Day Boats 8.30am – 7.30pm

Morning Boat 8.30am – 2.00pm   Afternoon Boat 2.00pm – 7.30pm

Last 4 hour 3.30pm – 7.30pm

All anglers offsite by 7.45pm

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At Draycote on Sunday 14th April FREE opportunity to try a RIO fly line or SAGE rod of your choice fishing with one of our guides. We have Simon Gawesworth of RIO & Jim Fearn of SAGE who are available to advice & demonstrate casting for Trout, Salmon & Salt water

This day is free, booking essential call the Draycote lodge 01788812018