Posts Categorized: Fishery News

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 »

June 2016 Report

Fishing has been really good during May with plenty of fish moving to surface fly, Rosies has fished very well throughout the month with most fish coming from the trench along the northern bank. Birch has remained gin clear which has made for excellent stalking, the shoal of big Char have been driving people mad… Read more »

May 2016 Report

Well, it looks like Summer is finally on its way – its been a lovely week to help you forget the long Winter. The last month has seen some excellent fishing with the fish mainly feeding on Buzzer, this has meant the best patterns have been Black and Green Buzzer, with the ever reliable Blue… Read more »

Martins April Report

Well March turned out to be a month with very varied weather with temperatures on the whole being fairly low. It was ironic after the warm weather before and after Christmas when we thought that Spring would come early. We have as a result had the longest run of Daffodils we have ever seen here,… Read more »