Seighford Lakes, Staffordshire, Fishery Report

Trout Fishing

*A Stocking of fish will be going into both lakes on Tuesday 23rd November*

With the stocking of fish going in at the beginning of the week, top sport has been had from the off. Trout up to 14lb have been stocked in to both lakes so the chance of catching a fish of a life time is certainly on the cards. Local hot rod 'Jock' has shown the way this week. Tuesday he caught 4 fish in 40 minutes, landing two cracking fish out of the Railway Pool, the first weighed in at 8lb 6oz and the second weighed 12lb 2oz. He then returned on Sunday morning adding another 10 fish to his bag, best fish on the Sunday was just shy of 7lb. Jock took all his fish using a white and Green Lure on a floating line. His fishing partner Kevin Faulkner also had one his best sessions this year taking 8 fish on the peg next to Jock. Kev took Trout up to 8lb 9oz using the same method. Chris Ector from Stoke caught 16 fish on Friday. Chris caught from both lakes using an Olive Lure on a floating line. Jimmy Johnson took the best Brown Trout this week, weighing 8lb 1oz. Jim to! ok the fish along with 7 other fish from the Railway Pool. He caught on a variety of different coloured Lures using a floating line. Best flies this week have been White and Green Lures, Apps Bloodworm and Olive Lures.

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Coarse Fishing

Fishing on the Old Pool has been up and down this week. With the weather being unpredictable, so has the fishing. Jim Lawton hasn't failed to catch again having two double figure fish during the week, using meat on a method feeder. Jim caught fish on pegs 4 and 21, best Carp being 12lb 3oz. Hanly angler Lenny Cleeton had an enjoyable session on peg 5 this Sunday. Lenny fish a small method feeder to the island catching all his fish on soft hooker pellets, he finished his session on approx 30lb, landing Carp up to 5lb. Martin Trevakiss landed a cracking 9lb 2oz Common Carp off peg 20 during the week, he took the fish on a new spicy paste. Best pegs this week have been 1,2,4,5,16,21 and 22. Both method feeders and cage feeders have produced fish. Hook-baits have varied from maggots to meat.

Phil Dixon