41 rods caught 108 trout for a rod average of 2.63. Its fair to say that its been still a tad on the breezy side following on from the storms of the week previous and I’m pretty sure that if more boats has been able to go out then we would have seen a lot more fish c aught – those that accessed the deeper water certainly faired better.
Fishing during the cooler months of the year needs to be enjoyable, by being prepared for your day you’ll have a better experience. A few simple pointers can help you make the most of your day:
- Dress appropriately – if you get cold you’ll never fish very well.
- Take a hot drink to help keep you warmed up – it’s good for morale!
- Go equipped – take a range of lines to cover different fish holding depths.
- always ask in the lodge for the latest info on tactics and areas.
- Keep swapping areas and tactics until you find success.
Certainly anglers had to keep ringing the changes over the last week to stay in touch with the fish, those that did best used darker/duller flies with less bright colours than we sometimes see. Either fast intermediate lines with lures such as Olive bead head fritz or Black/Green taddies seemed good as did faster sinking lines with booby patterns in similar colours.
We’ve added another stocking of 300 rainbows this morning 28/2/2022 and the video shows just a few of them making their way down the slide and into Toft.
As always day tickets can either be purchased online in advance or by visiting the tackle shop onsite.
See you soon folks