Thornton Weekly Report 12th July

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Fishery Report: Week Ending: 12th July 2020

Very Windy start to the week with only two rods out on Monday, bit of an improvement on Tuesday but still gusty at times with rain later on in the day. Jamie Scott fished a long leader and single dries to take his 7 trout fishing cdc patterns from the dam across to the stones, Mr Ingley and partner caught 7 for their mornings visit. The morning session fished best with a rod average 2.7 for the day.

Wednesday and the breezy conditions continued R Price went for a fast sinking line and minkie booby for his morning visit to catch 4 with Howard Davies tying a green and black snatcher to catch his 3 fish again during the morning session.

Thursday and an improvement to the weather, P Cross & S Windram fished a morning session with sinking lines and orange boobies to catch 12.

By Friday it was clear sinking lines had the edge with anglers starting to find good numbers of trout in the Thornton arm in front of the lodge with John Bebbington & Keith Cowley catching 7 for their short 4 hour visit. M Cross went across and fished the stones and green bay area catching 3 for his visit. A Stewart fished traditional wet flies o catch his 4 trout with All Water member P Walker catching 6 on diawls

Saturday and following the reports of fish in the Thornton Arm P Mee and A Lilley concentrated in this area fishing sinking lines with boobies catching 10 with Mr Perkins also taking 5 trout from the same area.

Sunday, bright day with little wind the warmest day of the week. A Stone took our advice and concentrated his fishing to the Thornton arm drifting past the lodge, his sinking line and booby caught 4 fish for his morning session and others missed! Adam Gunby also caught 4 for his mornings visit.

A more difficult week than late with a rod average 2.0  Little bit of algae about on Sunday but any breeze soon moved it

Mornings are still the best time to fish, back drifting although not everyone’s preferred method has been the consistent catching method this week with sinking lines, boobies & snakes.

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