Posts Categorized: Fishery News

January Report 2016

Happy New Year Maybe the scaremongers were right all those years ago warning of dire consequences of global warming – as we can see form this incredibly warm Winter continue. The lakes have now been at a constant temperature since October, having only 2 frosts. The grass has never stopped growing although conditions would suit… Read more »

Martins Early December Report

Sitting here with the sun shining and 14 degrees on the thermometer, you have to pinch yourself that it’s early December. The last month has seen very high temperatures both during the day and at night, which has been very unusual, so far this Winter we have only had 2 hard frosts, this has meant… Read more »

Martins Early November Report

October turned out to be one of the warmest Autumn months on record which had an effect on the lakes, at the beginning of the month the water temperatures were dropping with frosty nights and everything appeared normal, however since the second week of October we have had abnormal warm days and nights, all of… Read more »

Martins Early October Report

September was a strange month with lovely weather towards the end, in actual fact it was the most settled period of weather that we have had since June, all the sun kept the fish deep during the day with some good evening rises particularly to Dry Daddy, small flies were the order of the day… Read more »

Martins Early September Report

August turned out to be a typical British Summer month, with fairly inclement weather, which resulted in fairly consistent fishing for the month. Water temperatures hardly dropped which meant that fish were slow to feed – again typically for the month the best methods have been sunk lines with small patterns, the best flies were… Read more »

Martins Early August Report

July ended up as a typical hot month with warm day and night temperatures, the water temperatures shot up at the beginning of the month and then held at around 23 degrees for most of the month, this obviously slowed the fishing up with the fish sinking into the depths and going off the feed…. Read more »

July Report

We are now well into the Summer – hot weather with Wednesday being the hottest July day on record, as you can imagine the water temperatures are now shooting up, this sort of weather with hot nights gives no respite for the lakes with resulting high water temperatures, this means that we are now running… Read more »

March Report

February turned out to be quite a nasty month weather wise with lots of cold windy wet days – the sort of days that you prove you are either a very keen angler or slightly mad… Despite the poor weather, it was a great month for fishing, with all the lakes fishing well, interestingly the… Read more »

February Report

It has been a very successful Winters fishing with excellent sport on all the lakes, the weather hasn’t been too bad, with a number of beautiful crisp sunny days in between the usual wet, cold, damp days. It has been a busy Winter with anglers enjoying hard fighting fish, the Arctic Char have proved a… Read more »

First Artic Charr Caught!

Mr Derek Sansom caught our first Arctic Charr from Birch Lake on 15th October. It went like a torpedo apparently. Duncton Mill Fishery will be stocking these great fish right through the winter.