Larkwood yields 10lb cracker

Blackdyke trout fishery: The colder mornings this week have seen the fish starting off deeper, taking lures in the mornings such as cat whiskers, montanas, damsels and yellow dancer.

Blackdyke trout fishery: The colder mornings this week have seen the fish starting off deeper, taking lures in the mornings such as cat whiskers, montanas, damsels and yellow dancer. By lunchtime, when the water has warmed, fish are up in the water and buzzers, emergers and the occasional dry does the trick. Blackdyke will be holding more lessons on Sunday with Tim Gaunt Baker - ring 07525 730447 to book your place.

Willow trout fishery: It has been a good week, with the recent restocking certainly livening things up. All anglers are taking their limits. Just about any fly will take fish at the moment. Fish can be seen rising to hatches during the day. The lake is in tip top condition.

Larkwood trout fishery: The rod average has risen to 5.7 fish per angler. Frank Rayner took the biggest fish of the week, a cracker of 10lb 2oz. Season ticket holder Maurice Peck caught and released 29 fish in a session last week. Just about any black fly will take fish at the moment. The fish are just under the surface.

South Elmham trout fishery: The fishing lodge is undergoing a refurbishment at present with toilets, running water and electricity being installed. Regular Steve Cootes took a bag limit and released a 6lb plus rainbow and a 5lb brownie as well. The cold mornings have pushed the fish deep but they are coming up during the day as the water warms up. Good hatches are occurring late afternoon.


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Rocklands mere: Buzzers cdc buzzers, shipmans buzzers and small caddis and small dries have been the best flies. Early mornings and late evenings have been the best time to fish over the past week, the last two hours of daylight have seen some fantastic rises. Michael Parker took nine fish during a session on a size 14 black buzzer fished just under the surface. Chris Efstratiou caught and released 13 rainbows, the biggest estimated at over 5lb. The rod average was 3.8.

Narborough trout lakes: The fishing has picked up with most anglers taking limit bags. All three lakes have produced good quality fish over the past week. Hares ears, pheasant tails cats whiskers and montanas have all taken fish. The fish are starting off deeper in the mornings but moving up during the day. Hatches are occuring during the day and evenings.

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