Posts Categorized: Monthly Update

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 »

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 »