SW LAKES WEEKLY TROUT FISHERY ROUND UP Week ending 21th July 2019

SW LAKES WEEKLY TROUT FISHERY ROUND UP Week ending 21th July 2019

Boats finish at Fernworthy this weekend – don’t miss out! Bookings can be made on 01566 771930 – don’t delay though as the spaces will be gone!

Rainbow and Brown waters

Fishing conditions are tough at the moment. Go early in the morning or late evenings to have the best chance of results. Stithians is fishing the best so well worth a trip with Rainbows being caught on dries.

Did you know – at Burrator at Stithians we do a 3 hour anytime ticket which is

£13 and you can fish any 3 hours of the day you wish. Something to bear in mind if time is limited and you don’t want to fish when its tough in the middle of the day. We are extending this offer to Kennick and Siblyback for August and September!! Tickets and details available here:

Kennick

Rod average: 0.8 fish per person

Best flies: Damsel, Montana, Tadpoles, cats whisker, Boobies

Best locations: Boat bay, Boat bank, Dam, central water

Book a boat 01647 252898

Burrator

Rod average: 0.3 fish per person

Best locations: Longstone, West Bank, sheepstor

Best flies: Kate Mclaren, buzzers, boobies, tadpoles

Top Tip for this week: try the 3 hour anytime ticket for £10 and fish very early morning or last thing in the evening

Stithians

Rod average: 1.6 fish per person

Best locations: Chapel and pub bay

Best Flies: Brown sedge, brown hopper, red tag, gold ribbed hare’s ear, soldier palmer

Siblyback

Rod average: 0 fish per person

Best locations to try are North shore, two meadows, Crylla and West Bank

Best Flies to try: bibo, diawl bach, cats whisker

Browns only

Roadford was the pick of the brown trout fishing last week with a rod average of 4 fish per person. Plenty of action with two anglers recording 6 fish each. Fernoworthy boat fishing was a mix of success but there were some fish caught over the deep water.

Roadford

Rod average: 4 fish per person

Best locations: by bank daveys, shop inlet, the bog oaks

Best Flies: PTN, spiders, Tadpoles

Best Fish: 1lb for Dean Boucher

Fernworthy

Rod average: 1.35 fish per person

Best locations: none in particular. Boat fishing was good over deeper water

Best flies: buzzers, claret bumble, bibio, spiders

Best fish: 1lb 6oz for Mr Merigan

Colliford

Catch more fish at Coliford with this guide: 

Rod Average: 0.5 fish per person

Best locations: dam area

Best flies: PTN

Best fish: 8oz Mr R Wevill

Fernworthy boats from the Commonwealth championships in 2014 – this fishing was superb! Book now 01566 771930

3lb 2oz Brown caught from Burrator (part of an 8 fish catch) two weeks for Stuart McCullough

Don’t forget permits are available online  www.swlakesfishing.co.uk or from permit rooms on site (not Colliford or Wistlandpound). You can also fill in a catch return online here:

Key dates 2019:

        Fernworthy boats 15th to 26th July

        Best of the Best Final at Kennick 29th September

£2000 in prize money to be won! Details here on how to enter:

https://trout.swlakesfishing.co.uk/competitions/

BREAKING NEWS……..Our trout angling strategy and major changes for 2019 are viewable here:

BREAKING 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.