Archive for May, 2006

Stocks Reservoir

Monday, May 29th, 2006

Stocks Reservoir is surrounded by the forest of Bowland near to the village of Slaidburn in Lancashire. The 360 acre reservoir boasts beautiful scenery and is stocked twice each week. One of the reasons for the popularity of this fly fishery in Lancashire is the specimen Rainbow Trout. With Brown Trout and Blue Trout also […]

Hollies Trout Farm

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

Hollies Trout Farm in Devon fishes particularly well in the evening and just after opening in the morning. The venue is regularly stocked with Rainbow Trout of up to fifteen pounds in weight. This makes for an entertaining day’s angling in a scenic location. Fly fishing in Devon at Hollies Trout Farm is very popular. […]

Foremark Reservoir

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

Foremark Reservoir in Derbyshire can fish well on anything from a Boobie to dry flies, according to Trout Fisherman magazine at least. In my opinion, opt for the Orange Fritz if fishing from the boat or a traditional wet or dry fly if opting for the bank. Example patterns that are popular with regular patrons […]

Farleton View Fishery

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

Farleton View Fishery in Cumbria is at its best in the summer months with a natural evening hatch to rival any venue. Once described by Trout Fisherman magazine as having ‘clouds of damselflies’ the water is very popular with those anglers preferring the Dry Fly approach to trout fishing. Fly fishing in Cumbria at Farleton […]

Siblyback Reservoir

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

Siblyback Reservoir in Cornwall offers almost 140 acres for trout fisherman to explore. Buzzer’s, Black Gnat’s, Dark Hopper’s and Diawl Bachs are favourites here.

Derwent Reservoir

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

Derwent Reservoir in Durham is one of the larger stillwaters in the north of England and attracts thousands of anglers in a season. Everything from small dry flies to larger less beautiful patterns like the Ornage Fritz can produce great results at this 1000 acre fishery. As one of the most popular venues to go […]

Knitsley Mill Fishery

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

Knitsley Mill Fishery in Durham is stocked regularly with good fighting Rainbow Trout. This draws anglers from the North East of England and beyond. Knitsley Mill is a very popular spot for fly fishing in Durham. With a healthy population of natural insect life popular flies include small dry flies and Black Buzzer’s.

Aldin Grange Fishery

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

Aldin Grange fishery in Durham often fishes well with dry flies like the Black Gnat, CDC and Emergers. In warmer weather or when Rainbow Trout can be found at a greater depth it is recommended to try a cat’s Whisker, Dawson’s Olive or a Damsel. If you want to try an alternative venue to go […]

Westlow Mere Fishery

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

Westlow Mere fishery in Cheshire is associated with good fly fishing in Cheshire. The average bag is rarely below five, especially in the summer months when a range of fishing flies can lead to angling bliss. Lures, Buzzers, Damsel’s and Montanas are strong favourites.

Meadow Fishery

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

Meadow Fishery in Cheshire is renowned for consistent catch returns of hard fighting Rainbow Trout in the region of 5 to 6 lb. Popular patterns for fly fisherman include the Black Gnat and various Emergers. This water responds particularly well to Buzzer Fishing Fly tactics. To catch your first Rainbow Trout try fly fishing in […]