Elinor Fishery, April 13th, 2017

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    April 3rd – 9th

    205 anglers caught 1357 fish of which 1056 were returned.

    Best Fish
    7lb 4oz Mike Creamer, Oakley, green nymph
    6lb 2oz Steve Lane, Holbeach, black buzzer, boat
    5lb 8oz Clive Trundle, Towcester, boat
    5lb 3oz Ken Nicholls, Farcet, black/green lure, boat
    5lb 2oz Derek Benamore, Finedon
    5lb 1oz Steve Parker, Burton Latimer, green buzzer, boat
    5lb 0oz Steve Lane, Holbeach, black buzzer, boat

    Best Areas
    Bank – All areas producing fish depending on wind direction.
    Boat – west arm, gravel bar, boat bay, dam

    Best Patterns
    black or olive buzzer, small damsel, diawl bach, tequila blob/booby, white/green or black/green lures.

    A superb week for boat anglers using buzzer imitations either straight lined, washing line or with a bung.
    Good bags were taken all over the lake with boats well spread on most days.
    Anglers have mainly been using assorted variations of black buzzers although over the last three days there have been big hatches of olive buzzers.
    Bank anglers have been more dependant on weather conditions with good catches on cloudy days or when there is not too much wind.
    The evening rise is happening most nights especially along the lodge bank after 7.30pm with fish coming up to hatching and adult midges. Not easy fishing but great fun.

    Next Stocking
    April 14th & 19th

    May 21st Tommy Wood Memorial buzzer match (bank, free entry, open to all))
    June 4th Scierra Pairs heat (boat)
    November 12th Dave Hughes Memorial Fur & Feather (bank & boat)

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