Patterns: Hare's Ear
, foamback Beetle, Black Hopper, Cat's Whisker.
Lockwood: Dawson's Olive, Hare's Ear
nymph, Emergers, cat's Whisker, Olive Zonker, Buzzers, Cormorants, Nomads, Orange Blob, various small dry flies.
Bank angler Frazer McCartney caught an 11lb 8oz rainbow on a Hare's Ear
Nymph from the culvert.
At Caistron, Bill Anderson had the best fish of the week with a 12lb 8oz rainbow while Roy Dixon had 10 to 8lb 8oz on Buzzers and Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear
and Stuart Robson returned nine in a four-hour session on Zonkers.
Witton Castle: Hare's Ear
, Coral Blob, Damsel Nymph, CdC Shuttlecock, Wicked White Buzzers.
Phil Stewart caught 20 over two days from the bank on Dawson's Olive and Hare's Ear
Sharpley: Olive Shipman's Buzzer, Black Palomino, Hare's Ear
Emerger, Daddies/Hoppers, Damsel Nymph, CdC Sedge, Stimulator, Zonkers, Yellow Dancer/Blobs, Buzzers.
B Lawless caught 12, with these anglers catching on Buzzers and Hare's Ear
DAVE Cardwell from Darlington caught a 13lb 7oz rainbow at SHARPLEY SPRINGS, where a range of patterns are catching, especially Damsel, Black Buzzer and Hare's Ear
A few days before the competition, Dave Howells fished on the lower River Taff and used a hare's ear
nymph to catch and return a 10.
Top patterns are Bloodworm, Cats Whisker, Nomads, Minkies, Appetizer, Viva, black or red Buzzer and Hare's Ear
It could have been a Zug Bug, a Mosquito Larvae, a San Juan Worm, or a Hare's Ear
, the key was to provide a choice.