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Derwent Reservoir Update

31 March 2019

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

Sat Nav: DH8 9TT

Weekending: 31 March 2019

Number of anglers - week 201
Number of trout taken - week 638
Number of trout returned - week 114
Total number of trout caught - week 752
Rod average - week 3.7
Best trout - week 9lb 5oz
Number of fish re-stocked this week 550
Total number of anglers to date 441
Total number of fish caught to date 1,538
Number of tagged fish caught to date 0
Largest trout of the season so far 9lb 5oz
Seasonal rod average 3.5
Catch of the week:
Eddie Johnson was delighted to land the biggest fish of the season so far a stunning rainbow weighing in at 9lb 5oz taken on ledgered PowerBait Eggs.

Memorable Moment of the week:
Anglers have been delighted with the number and quality of the fish caught this week. Lots of 8 fish limit catches have been recorded with total weights of 16lbs and over. Fly anglers fishing on a catch and release permit have returned well into double figures this week with Mr S Mole best of the week with 20.
Best areas and flies:
The shallows from Pow Hill to Hunter house on the South Shore and Cronkley on the North shore. Top patterns Dawson’s Olive, Beamish Killer, Nomads and Cut Throat Cats cast on floating and slow intermediate lines.
Best areas and baits / lures:
The stream west to the Second Fence, with Pow Hill a close second and West of the sailing club on the new North shore section. Ledgering various PowerBait using a Swim Feeder filled with Magic Dust and short casts and spinning with Toby type lures.
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