~fishing report for week ending 17/8/17
Newcomer to bigwell this week was Stewart Coghlan from Bristol who caught 5 rainbow on catch and release, on various flies including small black suspended buzzer, olive hopper and green egg fly.
Carl Hughes from Swansea caught a 3lb tiger trout on a black buzzer which he returned then went on to catch and realease his bag limit of 10, on hoppers, buzzers and diawl bach.
Tuesday was a very hot day but this didn't deter our Angler's who came out in full force over the course of the day, Dan Lewis caught a 4lb plus rainbow in the gin pool on a floating line with 6lb Leader, on a green damsel released successfully, Richard Aubrey Hooked 4 on catch and release on hoppers, Derek Evans from Bargoed using a floating line with a 5lb leader caught a 5lb 6oz rainbow on a diawl Bach from the lower lodge pool. Sam Jeavons and his wife Theresa paid us a visit from Gloucester, this was Sams first fly fishing experience he hired one of our rods and with gary's Guidance caught a rainbow On a small yellow buzzer , Harry Webb from Cheltenham Caught a 3lb 5oz rainbow from the lower lodge pool on a green fritz. David Glover landed 3 all taken on a green zonker using a midge tip floating line.
Fishing has been challenging this week for our anglers but bag limits have been taken from all ponds, our waters continue to maintain a steady temperature of 54 degrees. We are open 7 days a week 7.30 am till dusk.