Eyebrook weekly fishing report for w/e 25th September 2016

Date Added: 26/09/2016

Daddies and Green Diawl Bach fishing well at Eyebrook

Picture right - The 'infamous' Blob 'like them or loathe them'...

Eyebrook Trout Fishery Report 2016
                                                          Week ending 25th September 2016
Trout Taken 317(7127) Catch and Release 240(11180) Rod Returns 153(3489) Fish per rod 3.64(5.24)                     
Season’s totals in brackets

Jim Deacon of Leicester fished from the bank at the Hawthorns and caught five decent rainbows on orange daddies fished on a floating line, Jim also lost several other fish. Woods and Munro from Edinburgh enjoyed their recent visit to the fishery and caught a total of forty-seven rainbows on dry sedge patterns, daddies and hoppers. Season ticket holder Dave Shaer of Peterborough boat fished recently and enjoyed a red-letter day catching eleven fish on a combination of diawl bach, buzzers, blobs and green and white tadpoles. Graham Emms recently caught ten rainbows while boat fishing on green diawl bach. Members representing Hertfordshire Fly Dressers Guild enjoyed their boat outing to the Eyebrook and caught some hard fighting rainbows on both daddies and nymphs.
After a pretty reasonable sort of summer it’s that time of the season and the water now cooling and  weed beds slowly but surely dying back, the resident trout are being more frequently caught on daddies and floating fry patterns.
Eyebrook’s Blue Trout Trophy Boat Competition was well attended with 27 anglers participating, a big thank you to all who made the effort and supported the English Disabled Fly Fishers Association. and what a turn out... 27 competitors fishing with a brisk westerly breeze but fine conditions...match on! Stewart Hume and Jim Watts representing EDFFA were back on the landing stage by midday with limit bags apiece and both enjoyed a well deserved brew. Despite a few limit bags achieved by the EDFFA it turned out to be glorious for the Eyebrook regulars who weighed in fish to a total of 79lb 2oz opposed to the EDFFA with 60lb 7oz . Individual winners were with the heaviest bag Mark Hunt (ER) with six fish for 11lb 11oz, runner up Stewart Hume (EDFFA) with six fish for 11lb 10oz and the heaviest fish a rainbow of 2lb 9oz for Jim Watts (EDFFA) Many thanks to all who participated and donations for the 2016 Blue Trout Trophy Competition The score now stands at 4-2 to the EDFFA, until this time next year!..
‘Catch me if you can’, Tagged Trout Competition Along with the usual top quality rainbows the Eyebrook Trout Fishery have been stocking for the 2016 season a number of tagged fish have also been introduced into the fishery. To qualify for entry into the 'Catch me if you can' Competition and your chance to win vouchers to the value of £100 that can be redeemed at the fishery for permits, boats, tuition or even toward payment on season tickets. To qualify as a winner you must have first registered your details with fishery staff at the Eyebrook fishing lodge, entry fee £5.00, the competition runs until the end of fishing 2016... and good luck!

For your Chance to Win a Day Motorboat at Eyebrook Trout Fishery simply register your details at Eyebrook fishing lodge or at our on-line booking facility and send in your name and contact details including your email address and we will enter you into our weekly prize draw for a day motorboat at Eyebrook. Normal day permits will still applicable. And this week’s lucky winner is Larry Hawkes. 

Welcome to Eyebrook Pike Trials 2016 - The fishery will once again be introducing pike fishing on the 1st October 2016 using lures and sea dead baits only. A number of boats have been allocated on each day throughout October for pike fishing. We do hope that all trout anglers give respect to the pike fishermen and vice versa, and that these trials may once again prove beneficial and of interest to all parties. For more information and rules regarding predator fishing at Eyebrook go to www.eyebrook.com and click on the predator motif.
General Boat Bookings are now being taken so to reserve boats or any other general fishery information call 01536 772930 alternatively boats can be booked online at www.eyebrook.com
And catch up with the Eyebrook Fishery Website at www.eyebrook.com absolutely full to the brim with fishing tips and all your fly-fishing related questions answered at ‘Millers Tails’ And for those of you who tweet, you can now follow us on Twitter @theEyebrook, if you’re on Facebook like our page at www.facebook.com/eyebrook

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