Thornton Weekly report 25th Oct 2020

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Fishery Report: Week Ending: 25th October

Anglers are starting to pick up more fish down the arms as the fish start to move from the deeper water into the shallows and around the weed beds with DI3, DI5 and sink 7 lines with boobies, snakes and fry patterns generally working best

John Bebbington and Keith Coley fished the morning session on Monday picking up 10 trout as did S Windram and Phil Cross. Andy Dermot took advantage of the weather and a day off from working at the fisheries to catch 6 for his mornings visit on a minkie booby and pink snake with Carl Bond fishing an olive booby to catch his 4 trout

Tuesday most of the anglers fished the morning session with the forecast for increasing winds arriving in the afternoon and into Wednesday. P Cox caught 4 as did Alan Johnstone with Arthur Olding and Phil Mee catching 3 apiece

Wednesday only two rods ventured out with Dave Pritchard finding a standard black lure worked for him

Better weather on Thursday with all the boats out Richard Price and Ian Schofield boated 6 fish in their boat on minkie booby and white zonker, Pam Shuttelwood caught 3 for her visit as did Mick Huffer. Keith Cowen has had some good success during the past few trips fishing a silver and white humungus booby adding another 4 trout to his season tally. Top rod was R Dunster and P Wricley who boated 10 trout for their visit.

Friday good to see Elizabeth Astill back out fishing and been rewarded by a trout. Keith Coley and John Bebbington returned for their second visit of the week fishing a morning session and boating 10 trout. Chris Sayer and Mick Cross shared a boat fishing a white and silver humungus booby catching 17 trout with Clive Holt and Colin Chambers arriving to fish the afternoon session but on this occasion deciding to fish with snakes which helped them to boat 6 trout.

Quiet day on Saturday due to the forecast although all the rods caught fishing minkie boobies with Martin Clay boating 5 trout

Better weather on Sunday although the overnight heavy rain did put some colour in the water although visibility remained 2 to 3ft. Jason Harrison a newcomer to our sport continues to catch using a cats whisker with Mark Hunt fishing a washing line minkie booby and cruncher fished close to the banks and weed beds to catch his 4 trout

Rod average for the week 2.5  Water temperature 11c with clarity 3ft+

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