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Grassholme Reservoir, Northumbrian Water, 2015

Grassholme Reservoir Latest

31 March 2019

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

Sat Nav: DL12 0PW

Weekending: 31 March 2019

Total number of fish caught to date:

Number of anglers - week 165
Number of trout taken - week 619
Number of trout returned - week 0
Total number of trout caught - week 619
Rod average - week 3.8
Best trout - week 12lb 12oz
Number of fish re-stocked this week 600
Total number of anglers to date
Total number of fish caught to date 1,205
Number of tagged fish caught to date 1
Largest trout of the season so far 12lb 12oz
Seasonal rod average 3.6
Catch of the week:
Young angler Mark Aidworth from Bishop Auckland was delighted when he landed a life time best superb fully finned rainbow weighing in at 12lb 12oz using ledgered White Mice Tails in front of the lodge.
Memorable Moment of the week:
Mr C.Rodwick recorded a double 8 fish limit catch of 2lb plus rainbow trout from the Witches Hat on a mixture PowerBait paste with a swim feeder. Paul King fishing with his son were both delighted with there 7 fish catch especially when 1 trout was a tagged fish worth £200.
Best areas and flies:
Fly anglers are still having their best results using brightly coloured lures on slow sinking lines fishing along the North Shore with a very slow retrieve. Top patterns include Cats Whisker, Dawson’s Olive and Orange Blobs.

Best areas and baits / lures:Witches Hat, West End, Easter Bay have all fished well with ledgered Yellow and Orange Eggs or various coloured Mice Tails proving to be very effective .while the old faithful float fished worm has had some really good results when fished when there is a slight breeze.
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Thanks from the Teesdale ranger team

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