South West Lakes Trout Fisheries Report (May 2018)

Click here to download the May 2018 newsletter A couple of very warm spells brought a welcome rise in water temperatures over the month (now up to 19ºc at the surface), along with a corresponding increase in insect activity and success with floating lines and surface-fished fly patterns. Water levels at some fisheries have now…

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5th June 2018

England International and Snowbee’s Simon Kidd gives his top tips to Fish our Waters

As the days lengthen and the sun warms everything up at this time of year. The spring blossom is starting to descend from the trees, like warm snow after the long cold and wet winter and the fly life on all our waters starts to come alive. This is May time and although the waters…

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3rd May 2018

Spring Has Sprung – Early Season Tips and Advice

This month we join Russ Symons for some early season tips and advice when fishing on all of our waters. Russ is a local, well renowned fly tyer, photographer and journalist within the fly fishing industry and greatly respected angler. The green buds are just starting to show and primroses are brightening the hedgerows, a…

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16th April 2018

Kennick A Retain Title after Alec’s 12lb 15oz Rainbow at Siblyback’s 4 Man Team Event

Some beautiful weather last week made way for a really miserable day at Siblyback yesterday (15 April) for the Snowbee Team event. Mist, rain, strong winds and cold conditions greeted five teams of anglers for the annual event, generously sponsored by Snowbee. The fishing had been superb in the days leading up to the competition…

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16th April 2018

South West Lakes Trout Fisheries Report (March 2018)

Click here to download the March newsletter Another cold snap, ‘The Beast From The East’, bringing thick snow across the region in the middle of the month, meant that water and air temperatures have stayed low (water temperatures not much higher than 4ºc) and there has been little insect activity, meaning that the fish have…

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6th April 2018