SW LAKES WEEKLY TROUT FISHERY ROUND UP- Week ending 29 September 2019

Rainbow and Brown waters

Fishing was improved last week. Kennick hosted the Best of the Best final and congratulations to Andy Gooding on winning the £1000 top prize! Andy caught nearly 30 fish in his three days fishing (including practice and the comp), mostly to damsel nymphs fished on a floating line and 20 foot leader and only a couple of foot below the surface.

Siblyback rod average was over 3 fish per person and Kennick 2.5 fish per person.

Dean Boucher’s 2lb 4oz Brown from Colliford caught on a black spider.


Rod average: 2.52 fish per person

Best flies: Daddies, Damsel, Boobies, Cats Whisker

Best locations: Clampitts, poplar bay area

Best Bag: 12 fish for Andy Gooding

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Rod average: 1 fish per person

Best Flies: Damsel, boobies

Best Locations: West Bank, Longstone, Sheepstor


Rod average: 0.9 fish per person

Best Flies: Claret hopper, small nymph

Best Locations: Pub bay, sailing club


Rod average: 3.25 fish per person

Best Flies: Popper hopper, big red, shipmans

Best Fish: No big fish but plenty showing

Best Location: Stocky bay

Brown Trout

Dean Bouchers 2lb 4oz fish from Colliford was the highlight of the week. Picture above.


Rod average: 3 fish per person

Best Locations: Grinnacombe and daveys

Best Flies: Soldier palmer, black tadpole, zulu

Best fish: 12oz for Dean Boucher


Rod average: 2.22 fish per person

Best locations: North Bank

Best flies: Daddies, bibio, coachmans

Best fish: 1lb 8oz Mr Murphy


Catch more fish at Colliford with this guide.

Rod Average: 1 fish per person

Best locations: Redhill flats

Best flies: Black spider

Best fish: 2lb 4oz Dean Boucher

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

BREAKING NEWS……..Our trout angling strategy and major changes for 2019 can be viewed 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.