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Grassholme Reservoir Report May 2018

May 2018

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

Sat Nav: DL12 0PW

Weekending: 6 May 2018

Total number of fish caught to date:

Number of anglers - week 165
Number of trout taken - week 509
Number of trout returned - week 3
Total number of trout caught - week 512
Rod average - week 3.1
Best trout - week 9.5lb
Number of fish re-stocked this week 500
Total number of anglers to date
Total number of fish caught to date 3,372
Number of tagged fish caught to date 2
Largest trout of the season so far 12lb 2oz
Seasonal rod average 4.0
Catch of the week:
Kevin Maughan from Bishop Auckland caught the second tagged fish of the season netting £200. Kevin caught the fish just above the disabled platform on a red and yellow Mice-tail.

Memorable Moment Of The Week

Piotr Perkuszewski landed a beautiful 9lb 8oz rainbow trout on a Rapala spinner. Piotr caught six fish on various spinners on his first visit to Grassholme.
Best areas and flies:
The north bank and Easter Bay has been a successful area’s for fly anglers, small shuttlecocks and a Black Hopper have been taking fish from the surface.
Best areas and baits / lures:
The white post has produced a number of eight fish limits with anglers using various Powerbait. Also, the bay just above the platform has been holding a lot fish. Anglers using spinners have had some great sport as fish have became more active with rising water temperatures and are starting to chase lures.
More tagged fish to be introduced in this weeks’ stocking
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Ranger office: 01833 641121

Ranger: Trevor Wright

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