Wednesday, 16 November 2016 09:45

Thornton weekly report week ending 13th November 2016

Tel: 01530 230807

70 acre

Fry patterns generally were the order of the day last week although the diawl bach, hares ear and buzzer continue to take some fish.

The trout are moving into the margins and both the arms with our advice to keep on the move until you find feeding fish paying dividends.

Trevor Pegg found the fish feeding on the fry from the corner of the wood all the way down the Markfield arm eventually boating 6 fish to 3lb6oz on a silver 'Humungus', Mike Cupitt caught 5 to 5lb6oz with Dave Pritchard taking 4 for his short morning session on a stick fly. Mark Hunt fished the weed beds opposite the lodge using a yellow dancer, damsel & cruncher to catch 14 with Adam Gunby using a variety of fry patterns to boat his 6 fish

As Thornton enters its last full week of the season and with a rod average of nearly 2.0 with a reasonable forecast were looking forward to a reasonable weeks fishing

Overall average for the week was 1.9

Thornton 2016 Closing date is Sunday 20th November

Car Park, Lodge and bank fishing open 7.30am

Full Day Boats 8.30am – 4.15pm

Part Day Boats 8.30am – 12.30pm  /  12.30pm – 4.15pm

During this period with shorter days our part day boat session, morning & afternoon will be charged at the last 4 hour rate.

All anglers off site by 4.30pm

TFF 770 x 210 subs ban

TFF 770 x 210 subs ban

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