South West Lakes Trout Fisheries Report (June 2016)

General: The weather has generally been fine and warm with some very humid days and the occasional heavy downpour – ideal conditions for hatches and terrestrials in the air, with dry patterns performing well on calmer days. Water temperatures are around 17-18 ºc and rising and levels are still full or fairly high. Fishing: Kennick…

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30th June 2016

Barry Ware wins Peninsula Classic for a second time!

The 25th Peninsula Classic was held at Kennick reservoir on 12 June 2016. The bank event, sponsored by Fly Fishing Tackle of Crediton was well supported with 22 anglers turning out all hoping for the top prize of a 2017 season ticket at a lake of their choice. Conditions looked very favourable with cloud cover and…

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13th June 2016
kennick fly fishing

South West Lakes Trout Fisheries Report (May 2016)

Both air and water temperatures rose steadily throughout the month, with a noticeable increase in insect activity and surface feeding fish, with hatching buzzers and Hawthorns drawing fish up to feed. Water temperatures are now around 16-17ºc, and rising, and water levels are between 80 and 100% full, depending on site. Prospects are good for…

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3rd June 2016
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Snowbee Open Float Tube Competition.

The 10th Snowbee Open Float Tube fly fishing competition was recently held at Drift Reservoir, Penzance. Fine weather and light winds welcomed the 13 tubers who came from as far afield as Oxford, Trowbridge, Torbay & Plymouth. This competition is open to experienced & novice tubers & 2 tubers made their maiden voyage with varying…

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24th May 2016
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Stithians Provides Terrific Dry Fly Sport for CAST Club’s Competition

CAST fishing club had a fantastic dry fly competition at Stithians Reservoir on Sunday 15 May. 18 anglers took part catching 77 fish with those being a combination of both Rainbow and Blue Trout. Lots of Brown Trout were also returned. There were 12 full bags of 5 fish and not a single angler blanked!…

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19th May 2016