Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Sharpley Springs Trout Fishery
How's it fishing
The incredibly warm weather certainly subdued sport during the heat of the day though damsel flies took full advantage to mate.
The Biggest fish was caught by John Sherma from Peterlee using a buzzer fetching to the net a 11lb 2oz Rainbow from a bag of 10 fish.. Ant Meadows from Chopwell returned the best bag at 20 trout despite challenging conditions in the heat. Andy Creighton from Sunderland used an Olive buzzer and a damsel Nymph, netting 12 trout also Rory Kernan from Seaham netted 12 . Gary Mulholland from Gatershead 14.
Michael Bollards from Durham Took one fish and returned a further 16 as did David Todd from Gateshead using a black buzzer .
The incredibly warm weather certainly subdued sport during the heat of the day though damsel flies took full advantage to mate.Evenings though,as things cooled a little,provided good angling in the hatches of olive midges and sedge.Small,light green shuttlecock and Shipmans buzzers imitated the emergent midge whilst CDC and deer hair sedge patterns fooled the natural sedge feeders. The thunder storms were not conducive to subtle angling!
The small olive midge are the main food item at the moment and an upwind presentation is the key to success if not fishing the flat water.
Green shuttlecock/shipman's buzzer
Waddam's hares ear
G and h sedge
Hope you all have been enjoying this great weather.