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Kielder Water Report

31 March 2019

by Trout Fishing UK
Northumbrian Water Go Fishing
Ranger’s Weekly Fishing Review

Fishery: Kielder Water
Size: 2,700 acres (1,093h), Max Depth 178 feet (55m)

Sat Nav: NE48 1BT

Weekending: 31st March 2019

Number of anglers - week 43
Number of trout taken - week 97
Number of trout returned - week 11
Total number of trout caught -week 108
Rod average - week 2.6
Best trout - week 2lb 0oz
Number of fish re-stocked this week - 525
Total number of anglers to date - 88
Total number of fish caught to date - 224
Number of tagged fish caught to date - 0
Largest trout of the season so far- 2lb 0oz
Seasonal rod average 2.6

Catch of the week:
Ian and Faye Brown both recorded 8 fish limit catches including fish up to 2lbs in weight from Hawkhope on Worm.

Memorable Moment of the week:
Lodge guest Richard Wood enjoyed a great session over the weekend fly fishing catching 8 fish in a fantastic 2 hours session on Saturday. Richard went out again on Sunday and caught 3 more fish from Stockie Bay on an intermediate line with a White Snake.
  • Best areas and Flies - Hawkhope, Stockie Bay and Tower Knowe using fast and medium sinking lines with bright lures Top patterns include Orange and Black Fritz, Cats Whisker Dawson’s Olive, Orange Blob and various coloured Snakes.
  • Best areas and baits / lures:Stockie Bay, Hawkhope and Tower Knowe with ledgered PowerBait in various colours including must have Green or Orange paste or Eggs. On calmer days a bubble float with a suspended Worm has also taken good numbers of fish.
Special Message:Boats are to back on the jetty by 5pm, Bank fishing permits available from 6.00am from Reception Kielder Waterside and now from Tower Knowe Visitor Centre 9am until 5pm.
More fish are planned to be stocked this week please check out our Facebook page for details.

Ranger office: 01434 251000

For more information, images and video visit our Facebook Page:

Ranger: Emily Charlton

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