Posts Categorized: Monthly Update

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 »

March Report

February turned out to be a bit of a colder month, with even some ice on the lakes at the beginning of the month, it was good last week to have some lovely frosty mornings, with the sun on your face. Fishing has been really good with Rosies fishing particularly well, with some large bags… Read more »

February Update

Well January turned out to be a tale of two parts – firstly the rain and wet continued for most of the month, which was then followed by a sudden cold spell – we hit minus 6 degrees for a couple of nights which resulted in Rosies, Coot and Alder being completely frozen over, coming… Read more »

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 »

June Report

May was an interesting month with quite unseasonable weather – temperatures have stayed pretty constant with many days having quite a cold wind, all of this has resulted that in the four weeks of May the water temperatures only rose 1.5 degrees from start t finish. This is quite unusual for May, but this will… Read more »