When the wind dropped, the fishing at Caistron Lakes was steady with fish being taken off the top, although Bloodworms
fished subsurface have also worked well.
Top flies include various Bloodworm
, Cats Whisker, Black Zonkers, Buzzers, Cormorants and various Black Lures.
Witton Castle: Hare's Ear CdC, Black Zonkers, Orange and Green Blobs, small black Shuttlecock Buzzers, Pink Bloodworm
JUBILEE TROUT LAKES 01388772611 / SatNav DL22UH The grip of winter has affected attendances recently but once conditions improve Black Buzzers, Bloodworm
, Diawl Bach, Damsel Nymphs, Zonkers and various black lures fished slowly should take plenty trout.
FLY BOX Chatton: Buzzers, Diawl Bachs, Bloodworms
, Cat''s Whisker, Fritz patterns.
Fontburn: Gold Head Dawson's Olive, Green Zonker, Black Fritz, Gold Head Daddy Higham: Bloodworm
, Cat's Whisker, Buzzers.
Those anglers fishing have enjoyed the usual great sport with quality trout being landed, standard patterns have been the order of the day of late with the likes of Cats Whiskers, Olive Bloodworm
and Zonkers all catching well.
Brian Sunderland from Darlington took a nice trout of around 4lb on a bloodworm
and there were some good trout caught and released.
JUBILEE TROUT LAKES 01388 772611 / DL2 2UH Trout have been chasing fry, and anglers have been catching on Snakes, Bunny Leech, Bloodworm
James Campion from Bishop Auckland was glad he ventured out when he took 14 trout in four hours, using bloodworm
An apps bloodworm
was Ricky Smith's choice of fly as he reached the 10 fish catch and release limit; Roger Williams hooked 10 on a red spider pattern fly while a red buzzer and a bloodworm
nymph were used by Hughie Wilson as he reached his limit.
Certain I'd uncovered a key predator-prey connection, I went to several other trophy panfish lakes and searched basin areas with an Aqua-Vu Micro cam in 20 to 35 feet of water for the densest colonies of bloodworm