Posts Categorized: Fishery News

June 2017 Report

Well, May ended with a very warm spell which certainly got the water temperature rising sharply. Fishing was very good during most of May with conditions in the heat at the end of the month slowing things down. With water temperatures now higher it pays to fish deep during the day with the trench on… Read more »

Martins May 2017 Report

Fishing has been very good across all lakes with Rosies and Coot being the most productive, Rosies has fished particularly well in marquee bay and in the trench along the northern bank – best method has been floating line, long leader and weighted fly. The fish are now starting to show themselves with small rises… Read more »

April 2017 Report

Fishing has been excellent over the past month, with all lakes fishing well, members have been enjoying the glorious sunshine over the past few weeks, great fishing, together with coffee and cake in the yard, what more could you ask for? The usual flys have been doing the damage with Blue Damsel and Black Buzzer… Read more »

Martins Early March Report 2017

Fishing has been excellent during February with the fish now starting to move up in the water column – this has meant that sink tip and floating lines are beginning to work, the best flies are Blue Damsel Montana Black Buzzer and Bloodworm. We have been getting some excellent levels of rain which is getting… Read more »

Free Coaching Dates!

We will be running free coaching days when Ian Hoper will be around all day to offer advice and techniques, Ian is an excellent instructor and knows the water like the back of his hand so please come along if you need any help, however, small or large, Ian will be around the lakes all… Read more »

February 2017 Report

Well January turned out to be a typical Winter month with a real cold spell in the middle – this resulted with the main lakes freezing up for a week and a half – the back end of the month has seen some proper rain, although this is unpleasant at the time it is good… Read more »

December 2016 Update

November finally saw the arrival of normal weather for the time of year with some heavy frosts dropping to -6 degrees ! Resulting the the main lakes freezing a couple of times, this has all resulted in the water temperatures coming down which has made for good fishing, with fish being much more aggressive to… Read more »

Martins November 2016 Report

Well the Indian Summer rolled on with the very un – seasonal weather continuing right through October, the warm days and nights have meant that the water temperatures have only just dropped – they have now been at 16 degrees for the past few weeks, we really need a change to normal Winter conditions with… Read more »

September – October Report 2016

August ended up a hot month with some very high temperatures during the day and night, all of which meant tat the water temperatures in the lakes stayed above 21 degrees, this resulted in very hard fishing on Rosies and Coot, fish were caught, by members using very small patterns particularly Buzzer deep in the… Read more »

Martins July – August Report

Well it’s been a strange Summer so far, it’s been a tale of warm wet weather, with no real settled periods of warm dry sunshine – we have seen warm days and nights which have pushed the water temperatures right up – as several members have commented when you catch one they appear ready cooked!… Read more »