Elinor Fishery May 30th, 2018

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        Welcome to the Elinor Fishing Report

        Good numbers of fishing rising during the day to buzzers, damsels and mayfly

        May 21st – 27th

        183 anglers caught 808 fish of which 592 were returned

        Best Fish
        6lb 0oz Walter Kemp, Chatteris, black/green lure, boat
        5lb 4oz Bob Walmsley, Desborough, damsel
        5lb 3oz Finbarr McSweeney, Rushden, damsel
        5lb 2oz Trevor Partridge, Corby, red cdc, boat
        5lb 1oz Trevor Partridge, Corby, red cdc, boat
        5lb 0oz Colin Ashworth, Great Linford, boat

        Best Areas
        Bank – dam, boat bay, gravel bar, east arm
        Boat – all areas producing well

        Best Patterns
        damsel nymph, black or olive buzzers, wet or dry daddy, olive or hares ear suspender, orange or tequila blob

        Boat anglers are enjoying good sport on most days whatever the conditions. Plenty of fish rising during the day although they have been harder to tempt whereas anglers fishing deep buzzers have had the bigger bags. One angler to buck the trend was Matt Harris who took a boat out on Friday and used dries and emergers to take 40 fish in a mammoth 13 hour session! Matt’s best fly was a s12 hares ear suspender buzzer.
        Bank anglers also also had a decent week as lng as there wasn’t a combination of sun and wind. The damsel hatch is keeping fish feeding all day and in the afternoon/early evening there has been a prolific mayfly hatch along the brookside and east arm. Fish have been taking them as they struggle to emerge in the flat calm. A daddy has been the best pattern to tempt them.
        The cool NE wind of last week meant that the late evening rise was sporadic.

        Next Stocking
        June 1st

        Elinor Trout Fishery
        Lowick Road, Aldwincle, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 3EE.
        Telephone: 01832 720786 | Email: [email protected]

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