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Grassholme August Report

12 August 2018

by Trout Fishing UK
Fishery: Grassholme Reservoir
Size: 140 acres (57h), Max Depth 120 feet (38m)

Sat Nav: DL12 0PW

Weekending: 12 August 2018

Total number of fish caught to date:

Number of anglers - week 159
Number of trout taken - week 473
Number of trout returned - week 7
Total number of trout caught - week 480
Rod average - week 3
Best trout - week 5lb
Number of fish re-stocked this week 500
Total number of anglers to date
Total number of fish caught to date 9,739
Number of tagged fish caught to date 7
Largest trout of the season so far 12lb 6oz
Seasonal rod average 3.3
Catch of the week:
Mr. K Simpson had an excellent visit Saturday taking his catch limit which included the biggest fish of the week weighing in at 5lb, all taken whilst spinning.
Memorable Moment of the week:
Keith Rose only took up fishing recently and during his visit Friday was rewarded with his first fish... and what a first fish!

Weighing in at 4lb 10oz was a cracking bar of silver caught close to the Witch’s Hat using clear/white Powerbait eggs on a ledger rig.
Best areas and flies:
Fish are starting to return to the margins and anglers are starting to catch well in areas which have struggled in recent weeks, like the Witch’s Hat and the bay above the platform. Rain through the week has brought some good early evening hatches with a few daddies starting to appear.
Best areas and baits / lures:
The west end car park has again been the most productive spot with ledgered tactics the best method. White Powerbait eggs and Mice-tails have been the go to baits, bringing plenty of fish to the net.
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