PACKINGTON TROUT FISHERY
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FISHING REPORT – WEEK ENDING 1/12/13
Last week 66 rods caught 217 for an average of 3.15 per rod.
The Day Ticket water Cocks Close has been in great form throughout the week with the boats doing particularly well. The high bank and old boat jetty corner have been the hotspots with the fish not shoaling as tight as a few weeks ago.
Lots of different flies are catching fish such as Cats Whisker, black and green Tadpole, olive Tadpole, black or red Buzzers, Bloodworm, white Fritz Lures and Gold Head Damsel fished on floating or intermediate lines have all accounted for a few fish this week.
13 year old Jack Preston of Solihull shared a boat on Cocks Close with his dad Jonathan and they caught six fish between them with Jack claiming the biggest at 5lb which fell to a Gold Head Damsel Nymph. Rod Lacey of Nuneaton fished catch and release from a boat on Cocks Close and caught a 5½lb rainbow in an eight fish catch, all taken on black Buzzer fished on a floating line. James Taylor of Birmingham also fished from a boat on Cocks Close and caught six fish to 4lb 8oz using small Buzzers. On the bank, Steve Gowan of Knowle had a five fish limit to 3lb fishing orange Lure on an intermediate line.
On the members’ water Park Meadow, Alan Bowen of Birmingham caught seven fish on a combination of Nymphs and Buzzers fishing on floating line. On the Great Pool, Andrew Moulder of Dorridge used a black and green Cats Whisker to catch eight fish including a 4lb brown and 4lb rainbow.
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