PACKINGTON TROUT FISHERY
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FISHING REPORT – WEEK ENDING 15/2/15
Last week there were 56 rods who caught 179 fish for an average of 3.19.
After starting this week covered in ice, the fishing improved as the week went on. The quality of the fish coming out has been excellent with lots of fish in the 3 – 6lb bracket and a few larger samples.
The best fish of the week was a 13lb 10oz rainbow caught by Jack Preston who is 14 years old and this was the biggest he has ever caught. This fish came to a Cats Whisker fished on a floating line and he fished from a boat with his father Jonathan. Kevin Burgess of Birmingham caught a 12lb rainbow whilst fishing from a boat on Cocks Close and it also came to a Cats Whisker fished on an intermediate line.
Mr C White of Northampton returned a fish around the 9lb mark and this was the best of an eight fish catch from the bank of Cocks Close and these came to a variety of Lures including Appetizers and pink Lures.
On the Great Pool, Derek Bevan of Birmingham fished from a boat and caught six fish to 6lb on black and green Fritz Lures fished on a sinking line.
The best areas have been the road bank and old boat jetty corner on Cocks Close and the Great Pool has been best towards the shallow water down to the left of the boat jetty.
Top flies have been Cats Whisker, Minkies, black Tadpole, Fritz Lures, Bloodworm, Diawl Bach and Gold Head Damsels.
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