April 2009

There was very little rain during the month of April with few fish moving.

River levels were consistently low all month, with the lowest being 0 8″

The following fishermen have said some things to note:
Mr Harding from Cramlington stayed for a week in the Orchard Cottage, and he had a thoroughly enjoyable sporting week catching  dozens of brownies , and grayling- all returned.

Mr Nicholson from Preston also stayed the following week, and he had some excellent sport catching some salmon par- all 5-6inches long all returned.

Mr Currie – a day rod visitor, also some challenging , and “fun ” fishing catching a total of 10 salmon par, brown trout , and sea trout  (finnocks) Caught with silver stoat and butcher.