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: 01 July 2018
Number of anglers - week 114
Number of trout taken - week 307
Number of trout returned - week 21
Total number of trout caught -week 328
Rod average - week 2.8
Best trout - week 5lb 8oz
Number of fish re-stocked this week - 0
Total number of anglers to date - 1,327
Total number of fish caught to date -3,521
Number of tagged fish caught to date -1
Largest trout of the season so far- 5lb 8oz
Seasonal rod average 2.6
Catch of the week:
Raymond Whaley managed to catch the largest fish of the season with his 5lb 8oz rainbow trout. The fish fell to a 10g Toby spinner whilst fished from the boat. Mr. Whaley managed another six fish, three were taken at Matthew’s Linn with the rest caught from the Quarry along the shore to Hawkhope. All were taken on the same Toby Lure.
Memorable Moment of the week:
Julek Kowalski from Galasheilds had previously fished without success but undeterred, was trying his hand for a second time at Tower Knowe where a large shoal of fish were present and Mr Kowalski managed to land his eight fish in just half an hour!
He decided to then purchase a catch and release ticket and caught another three fish through the remainder of the day.