ESTHWAITE WATER TROUT FISHERY REPORT - 05/02/2016
With all the recent disruption of the floods, numbers of
Trout anglers have been thin on the ground. However one or two anglers have
fished off the car park swim in recent weeks and had a few over wintered fish to
4lb on legered worm!
Just to let you all know the lake will receive its first
stocking on Thursday March 3rd!
PIKE AND COARSE FISHING
Despite the recent wet weather the Pike and the coarse
fishing has been spectacular! Water temperature have remained high for the time
of year and plenty of anglers have had their string pulled as a result!
Gaz Hodgson from the Wirral fished static deadbait from the
boats and landed a cracking 22lb 8oz fish. Dave Bleese from Southport also
fished deadbait and landed Pike of 15 pound and 21 pound respectively.
Meanwhile Andrew Dennet from Preston landed a personal best
20lb 30z Pike on a lure with one of the Esthwaite guides. Danny Stott also
caught a 15lb 4oz fish which fell to static deadbait.
Terry Kenyon bank fished off the popular car park swim and
landed a 20lb 8oz fish on a float fished Herring. Also fishing off the car park
swim Dave Black fished Lamprey section and took a personal best 28lb 4oz lunker!
Hawkshead Angling club members Roger Byron and Harry Poxon
fished the boathouse stretch on the Eastern bank and landed fish of 21lb and
22lb respectively! These boys used a bait boat to access very deep water and
took both their twenties on static Mackerel deadbaits!
Also getting in on the action was Mathew Wright from
Warrington. He landed a 12 and a 15 pounder. One on a lure and the other on
deadbait! Darren Ward fished from the car park banking and took a nice double of
Meanwhile Ian Driscoll from Wigan fished from a boat with one
of the Esthwaite guides and landed a 15 pounder on a lure and another of 19lb
8oz on a trolled deadbait!
Don?t forget our Pike season finishes on 31st March and we
offer a guiding service until then. If you would like to book a day with one of
our professional guides then this must be done in advance by telephoning Dave or
Alex on 015394 36541. Or alternatively you can email us on
The mild weather and overcast conditions has produced
fantastic bags of 30lb+, of Roach, Rudd, Perch and Bream, to long range feeder
tactics. The point opposite the ticket office and the boathouse stretch on the
Eastern bank have both fished consistently well and don?t forget we are now open
all year for for general coarse fishing!
For up to the minute information on the fishing or if you want to fish from a boat or book your boat during the busy school holiday period, please phone
Dave or Alex on 015394 36541 to make your booking
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