SW LAKES WEEKLY TROUT FISHERY ROUND UP – Week ending 7 June 2020

SW LAKES WEEKLY TROUT FISHERY ROUND UP

Week ending 7 June 2020

Superb fishing

Some cracking sport was had last week around the waters!

Stand out Rainbow water was Burrator with a rod average which was higher than the daily bag limit!!!! Fantastic stuff! Kennick was also superb with rod average over 4 fish per person with a third of anglers catching a full bag.

Fernworthy was on fire for our Brown trout anglers with over 60% of anglers catching at least 4 fish or more.

John Rumbold with his 4lb Siblyback Rainbow from last week

Kennick

Kennick was superb last week with some great fishing had. Boat fishing was by far the best and boats are bookable here.

Rod Average: 4.04 fish per person
Best Locations: Laplloyds, Clampitts, Forest bay
Best Flies: coch-y-bondhu, damsels, diawl bachs, Montana
Best Fish: 5lb 1oz Kevin primmer
Best Bag: 28 Fish for Andy Birkett by boat

Check out the Kennick fishing map here.

The Kennick fishing guide is here.

Siblyback

Siblyback was great again last week – there were some beetles around providing Paul Ackland with a 12 fish catch on dries!

Rod Average: 3.26 fish per person
Best Fish: John Rumbnold 4lb Rainbow
Best Locations: all areas
Best Flies: Coch-y-bondhu, damsels, red tag, cats whisker, montana
Best Bag: 12 fish for Paul Ackland (6 Browns, 3 Blues and 3 Rainbows)

Read our guide to fishing at Siblyback here.

Check out our Siblyback fishing map here.

Burrator

Burrator was awesome again last week – the rod average was higher than the daily bag limit!

Rod Average: 5.3 fish per person
Best Locations: Longstone, Lowery point, Sheepstor
Best Flies: damsels, diawl bach, buzzers, montanas
Best Bag: Kevin Sellar 14 fish

Read our guide to fishing at Burrator here.

Check out our Burrator fishing map here.

Stithians

Stithians anglers commented on plenty of rising fish last week – they were not taking the dry offerings presented but it provided plenty of challenge.

Rod Average: 1.6 fish per person
Best Locations: sailing club bay, pipe bay, Goonlaze
Best Flies: diawl bach, buzzer, sedge, B&P spider

Read our guide to fishing at Stithians here.

Check out our Stithians fishing map here.

Colliford

Colliford produced some good fishing last week with a few fish caught on dries and wets giving a good mix.

Rod Average: 1.5 fish per person
Best Locations: Dam, the Kilns, Fishery hut bay
Best Flies: Black Gnat, Hoppers, diawl bach, bibio
Best Fish: 20cm for Phil Messenger-Rogers

Read our guide to fishing at Colliford here.

Check out our Colliford fishing map here.

Fernworthy

Superb fishing at Fernworthy last week – loads of fish from 1-2lbs caught!

Rod Average: 4.64 fish per person
Best Locations: North Shore
Best Flies: beetles, sedgehog, kate Mclaren, B&P spider
Best Fish: 2lb A Fulcher
Best Bag: Kevin Primmer 11 fish to 42cm

Check out our Fernworthy fishing map here. 

Read our guide to fishing at Fernworthy here.

Roadford

Only the one return from Roadford last week which was Nil

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.

Here is the link to my pre-season trout newsletter with all our changes for 2020! Details on lots more fish stocking and the work we have been doing.

All the best for the week ahead.

Ben Smeeth – Head of Angling