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Grassholme Reservoir, Northumbrian Water, 2015

Grassholme Fishery

14 Oct 2018

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

Sat Nav: DL12 0PW

Weekending: 14 Oct 2018

Total number of fish caught to date:

Number of anglers - week 44
Number of trout taken - week 92
Number of trout returned - week 3
Total number of trout caught - week 95
Rod average - week 2.1
Best trout - week 3lb
Number of fish re-stocked this week 250
Total number of anglers to date
Total number of fish caught to date 13,338
Number of tagged fish caught to date 10
Largest trout of the season so far 12lb 6oz
Seasonal rod average 3.3
Catch of the week:
Ernie Butterfield catching his eight fish limit in two hours on a blustery day fishing the bay in front of the lodge. Ernie was switching between blue/mango Powerbait paste and rainbow paste on a ledger, catching six rainbow and two blue trout.
Memorable Moment of the week:
Chris Pickard and his son were fishing Grassholme for the first time and caught four fish on a credit cruncher in gale force conditions. They were using yellow and orange Mice-tails on a ledger rig near the boat jetty.
Best areas and flies / lures:
The Witch’s Hat and in front of the lodge have been consistent all week with strong westerly winds shoaling the fish up in this area. Most anglers have been having success using various Powerbait pastes and Mice-tails.
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Thanks from the Teesdale ranger team

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