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Derwent News

30 Sept 2018

by Trout Fishing UK
Fishery: Derwent Reservoir Size: 1,000 acres (405h), Max Depth 100 feet (31m)

Sat Nav: DH8 9TT

Weekending: 30 Sept 2018

Number of anglers - week 182
Number of trout taken - week 366
Number of trout returned - week 17
Total number of trout caught - week 383
Rod average - week 2.1
Best trout - week 3lb 7oz
Number of fish re-stocked this week 350
Total number of anglers to date 5,660
Total number of fish caught to date 15,588
Number of tagged fish caught to date 15
Largest trout of the season so far 10lb3oz
Seasonal rod average 2.75
Catch of the week:
Mr. D. N. Potts recorded this week’s best fish a superb fin perfect 3lb 7oz rainbow on a ledger rig.

Memorable Moment of the week:
It’s good to see our angler’s visiting all of our sites and with Fontburn currently closed it was couple of Fontburn regular’s, Sid Barnes and John Summerbell, who had an exceptional midweek session. Both anglers were delighted to weigh in 8 fish limits taken on fly and bait tactics.
  • Best areas and flies: Millshield Point has produced the best sport on the fly with Daddies, White Muddler and Black Fritz all taking fish.
  • Best areas and baits / lures:The First fence on the south side and Pow Hill continue to be the best areas with ledgered Orange PowerBait Eggs and small Mepps spinner’s catching well.
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