SW LAKES WEEKLY TROUT FISHERY ROUND UP – Week ending 4th October 2020

SW LAKES WEEKLY TROUT FISHERY ROUND UP

Week ending 4th October 2020

Only one week left for the brown trout waters – we finish on the 12th. The sport has been superb recently at Colliford and Roadford! A great time to get out and have a go before the season ends.

Highlights of last week were:

  • Colliford sport on the Daddy’s and Hoppers…..
  • Dean Boucher 41 Browns in two visits to Roadford! (31 and 10)


Dean Boucher’s 1lb 8oz Roadford brown

We have put a double stocking into Kennick this morning (5th October):

BOATS

We have 4 boats available at Kennick, 2 at Siblyback and 2 at Roadford. Two people are now permitted per boat

BOATS ARE BACK AND 2 PEOPLE PER BOAT PERMITTED

Great news for boat anglers – boats are now bookable for Roadford and Siblyback. Here are the links to book a boat which can only be done online or by calling our office on 01566 771930.

Roadford Boat Bookings
Siblyback Boat Bookings
Kennick Boat Bookings: Kennick has 4 boats available and they have been fishing superb!

Kennick

We have put a double stocking into Kennick this morning 5th October. Another large load of Rainbows! Get your permit here.

Rod average: 1.77 fish per person
Best locations: Clampitts, central water
Best Flies: damsel nymphs, orange tadpole, boobies
Best Bag: M Ure 6 Rainbows and one brown by boat

Check out the Kennick fishing map here.
The Kennick fishing guide is here.

Siblyback

Only a couple of fish recorded last week at Siblyback.

Rod average: 0.20 fish per person
Best locations: none noted
Best Flies: white lure, scarlet butcher
Best fish: 1lb 12oz rainbow for Andy Jones

Read our guide to fishing at Siblyback here.
Check out our Siblyback fishing map here.

Burrator

The fish seem to be in deeper water so find some bank where you can cast to deeper areas. Do not discount fish feeding on Daddy’s on top or just under the surface as there seems to be a huge number of Daddy’s around at the moment across the lakes.

Rod average: 1 fish per person
Best locations: anywhere with deep water
Best Flies: hackled nymph, boobies, cats whisker

Read our guide to fishing at Burrator here.
Check out our Burrator fishing map here.

Stithians

We stocked recently with just under 600 Rainbows. Those fish should start showing now and we hope to see some on the returns next week.

Rod average: 0.6 fish per person
Best Flies: Orange Hopper

Read our guide to fishing at Stithians here.
Check out our Stithians fishing map here.

Colliford

Cracking fishing at Colliford last week mainly with dries as there were lots of Daddy’s being blown onto the lake. Only one week left to get to Colliford!

Rod average: 2.33 fish per person
Best locations: North Bank, East bank, fishery hut, miuddle car park
Best Flies: Daddy’s, hoppers
Best Catch: Roy Smith 6 fish to 1lb 8oz
Best Fish: P Messenger-Rogers 1lb 8oz, Roy Smith 1lb 8oz, Chris Rainford 1lb 8oz

Read our guide to fishing at Colliford here.
Check out our Colliford fishing map here.

Fernworthy

Only one week to get to Fernworthy before we close!

Rod average: 1 fish per person
Best locations: Lowton Bay
Best Flies: Black Gnat
Best Fish: Mr Gilles 1lb

Check out our Fernworthy fishing map here.
Read our guide to fishing at Fernworthy here.

Roadford

Wow – say no more! Amazing fishing again!

Rod average: 7.66 fish per person
Best locations: Grinnacombe, Big Oaks, North Shop, North Goodacre
Best Flies: Tadpole, zulu, bibio, Klinkhammer, soldier palmer
Best Catch: 20 fish in two visits for Dean Boucher
Best Fish: 2lb for Dean Boucher, Mark Mcilwaine, Andy Birkett

Here is our guide to fishing at Roadford.
Here is our new fishing map for Roadford.

NEWS…….all the prices and season dates for all the lakes are located on our website here

All the best for the week ahead.

Ben Smeeth – Head of Angling