Archive for April, 2006

Kennick Reservoir

Monday, April 17th, 2006

Kennick Reservoir in Devon is one of the largest fisheries in the area with almost 50 acres of surface water to choose from. Rainbow Trout of around seven pounds are the norm rather than the exception which is one of the reasons for the popularity of this established fly fishing venue. Some of the favoured […]

Press Manor Fishery

Monday, April 17th, 2006

Press Manor Fishery in Derbyshire boasts abundant natural insect life around the periphery of the 5 acres or so. The fishery is regularly stocked with Rainbow Trout and they respond well to Black Buzzers fished almost static. Other patterns recommended when fly fishing in Derbyshire at Press Manor Fishery are the Bloodworm, Damsels and Daddies.

Bigland Trout Fishery

Monday, April 17th, 2006

Bigland Trout Fishery in Cumbria offers good sport to trout anglers. With local Cumbrian anglers Buzzer’s, CDC’s, Damsels and Sedges often prove successful, particularly during the warmer summer months. Fly fishing in Cumbria at Bigland Trout Fishery is a pleasure, with excellent facilities and a warm welcome for fisherman on their first trip to this […]

Witton Castle

Monday, April 17th, 2006

Witton Castle fishery in Durham is one of my favourite venues, particularly in spring and autumn. The hard fighting Rainbow Trout often reach up to 18lb in weight and I am yet to experience another fishery with such robust fighters. The Hare’s Ear is usually the fishing fly I turn to first when fly fishing […]

Jubilee Fishery

Sunday, April 9th, 2006

Jubilee Fishery in Durham is often the scene for an excellent days fishing. Rainbow Trout above 15lb are far from rare and this makes for a great day fly fishing in Durham. Favourite flies include Hoppers, Buzzers, Shipman’s or Bloodworms. The Cat’s Whisker is popular here as is the case at most fisheries in the […]