WEST HOUSE FISHING REPORT 28/1/14
Hardy anglers braved the cold wet weather this week and were rewarded with some good catches. Most anglers caught fish on lures. Intermediate lines with gold head damsels (gold fritz body) or fire dancers (yellow / red / orange maribou) taking fish with a slow retrieve . Although Mill lake was coloured black patterns still caught plenty of fish. Some excellent fish in the 4-5lb range in catches this week
John Johnstone of Durham managed a couple of good fish in Mill the pair weighing 14lb between them. The Williams family enjoyed a good day and managed over 20 fish between them all caught on a variety of lures. Wesrt House regular Dave Watson has been consistently catching between 6 and 10 fish on his visits. Thomas Crawford of Consett landed 7 rainbows on a damsel his best fish estimated at 8lb. John Stephenson of Tudhoe caught a lovely rainbow of 12lb on a black buzzer.
Flies of the week: Rabbit Lure Montana Blobs Black Buzzer Black Zonker