Angel of the North Fishing Lakes

Sunday 16th May 2010 Lookout open/league

Conditions:-  Fine start then rain and showers, ambient temp 11 deg, wind NNE 6 mph, barometer 1012.9 mb, moon phase waning crescent,  water temp 10.2 , DO 7.1 ppm, PH 8.25, MV 35

1st Peter Cairns 62lb 12oz peg 1 Tip to aerator fished conker all carp

2nd Chris Gowling 57lb 4oz peg 31  mostly silvers

3rd Derek Fox 54lb 10oz peg 42

4th Paul Jackson 51lb 2oz  peg 37

Section 1 Tommy Marshall 40lb 5oz peg 6

Section 2 John Foster 41lb 15oz peg 14

Section 3 Graham Skirrey 45lb 13oz peg 32

 

Summer Match time table this week to August.

Sundays open 9 am draw,

Wed eve 5 pm draw,

Frid afternoon 1pm draw

Please phone for names to go down

 

Wed 12th May open Lookout

Conditions:-  Frost overnight, Partly Cloudy, ambient temp rose to 9 deg, humidity 58%, wind calm then ENE 12 mph,  barometer rose to 1018 mb, Moon phase waning crescent, water temp 9.1 deg, DO 7.85, PH 7.80, mv 35.

 

1st John Foster 65lb 14oz peg 4 mostly silvers

2nd Graham Skirrey 57lb 15oz peg 1 silvers

3rd Ray Wallace 37lb 1 oz peg 15

4th Dave Jackson 29lb 8oz peg 2

5th Alan Mc Guire 27lb 15oz peg 12

6th Ricky Bennett 24lb peg 6

John fished maggot on pole 5 meters out past 1st shelf.

 

General

After a week of frosts and even some hailstones and a drop in water temperature, which now is thankfully behind us, with promisis of 20 degs this week ahead (at last),  the fishing has actually been very good, loads of quality silvers, tench, carp, all feeding getting ready for spawning.

We go into summer with new times for mid week matches Wed now 5 pm draw, Friday 1pm draw,

And some good carp now being caught, Graham Fawcett from Pelton had a 18lb 8 common and a 19lb 4oz mirror both on chopped worm, as well as many carp under this.weight.

 

Bassetts

Some stunning catches have come of this pond, Norman Eaden on his half day visit  caught 107 fish 102 being carp  he could not get through carp to target silvers. Norman caught all his fish on garlic flavoured pellet and fed pellet. Tight in the margins. Pellet, maggot, chopped worm and punched luncheon meat all catching well.

 

Bowes

Some good carp now being caught both up to 5lb in numbers as well as some specimin ones, silvers also in good sizes being caught, Big Bream being caught on chopped worm and caster cocktails, Graham Fawcett from Pelton had a 18lb 8 common and a 19lb 4oz mirror both on chopped worm, as well as many carp under this.weight. hook baits worm, caster, punched luncheon meat, maggot, pellet  paste and conker werking well, and warmer water temperatures look like for the week at last.

 

Lookout

Massive numbers of silvers being caught all through the day and night, as well as carp tench, crucians all in good numbers, dusk and dawn still superb for all fishing but especially for carp. Some excellent bream has been caught as well as tench to 9lb 10oz, best carp was 13lb 2oz, hook baits worm, caster, punched luncheon meat, maggot, pellet  paste and conker working well.