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Kielder Water September Review

30 Sept 2018

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: 30 Sept 2018

Number of anglers - week 115
Number of trout taken - week 201
Number of trout returned - week 5
Total number of trout caught -week 206
Rod average - week 1.8
Best trout - week 3lb 2oz
Number of fish re-stocked this week - 370
Total number of anglers to date - 2,198
Total number of fish caught to date - 5,177
Number of tagged fish caught to date -1
Largest trout of the season so far- 5lb 8oz
Seasonal rod average 2.3

Catch of the week:
The Gretter family held their friendly family bank fishing competition this week. Mr Brian Gretter caught the largest fish of the week and another 5 rainbow to take first place on the day. Later in the week Mrs Sarah Gretter caught her 8 fish limit to claim overall first place. The family of 6 caught the majority of their fish from Kielder Waterside on Powerbait, and Tower Knowe on Worm and Powerbait.
  • Best areas and Flies - Belling Inlet and Stockie Bay have proved the most productive boat areas. Blobs, Muddlers and Fry Patterns have taken the most fish.
  • Best areas and baits / lures: Tower Knowe, Matthews Linn and Kielder Waterside have been the most productive spots for bait anglers. Powerbait, worm and spinners have produced the best results.
Please Note: As we will be hosting the Kielder Marathon event there will be no fishing from boat or banks this weekend Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October.

Ranger office and boat bookings : 01434 251000

Ranger: Emily Charlton

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Ranger: Lee Hollings

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