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PostPosted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:25 am    Post subject: EYEBROOK 2017 Reply with quote

Eyebrook Reservoir
Fishery Management(UK) has today added Eyebrook to the three fisheries it currently manages, Draycote water, Foremark and Thornton

The new Eyebrook season will open on the 23rd March with all current booking honoured

We will operate the same pricing structure as we do on our other fisheries including our popular loyalty card

The telephone number for Eyebrook remains the same 01536772930 with staff onsite from tomorrow (Thursday) to deal with any enquiries

Our new website Fly Fish Eyebrook - Leicestershire Trout Fishery | Unrivalled trout fly fishing in Leicestershire should go live today, please visit for fishery rules, prices etc
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Eyebrook Reservoir
Weekly report ending 26/03/17
Tel: 01536 772930
“What a way to start” opening day 2017 saw 89 anglers enjoy great sport at Eyebrook, catching a staggering1102 fish giving a rod average of 12.34!
Bob Margery was first in the queue waiting at the gate, after signing in he headed straight round to pollards jump where he was into fish all day on various fly patterns. Rob Hobson was fishing at Robbos cabin and took 4 quality rainbows for 12lb 8oz. Rob Inglis and Ian Reeves fished the willows for most of the day and both caught well into double figures on size 14 epoxy buzzers fished on a floating line. Steve Lawrence had his best start to a season for some years, fishing between Pollards and the Seat. Reports say he had a fish or a pull nearly every cast ! His best fish of the day was a superb brown trout of around 4lb 8oz which was safely returned. We ask all anglers to return all brown trout to maintain the wild stocks we have here at Eyebrook.
The boats fished equally well as the bank, John Eaton, Bill Presgrave, Arthur Sykes and Stuart Jackson anchored 50 yards out from robbos and caught frequently on their famous skinny buzzers.
The wind stayed the same north easterly over the weekend but temperatures rose, resulting in a tremendous buzzer hatch, anglers reported catching fish full of buzzers. Nick Board and Steve Orton thought they’d be optimistic and try the dries and consequently caught on a CDC shuttlecock and the ‘F’ fly. Jacob Gill aged 8 fished with his father Paul and caught four super rainbows. (See our Facebook page flyfishstore for pictures). Mal Green took the best rainbow of the opening few days, a great silvered over wintered fish with a pristine tail to match weighing in at 4lb 11oz. Eyebrook warden and England international, Lee Henfrey made the most of his morning off and went for a fish down stoke dry fishing a team of buzzers lee enjoyed good sport. Lee will be working at Eyebrook and Draycote and will be available for guiding.
We are allowing rudders & float tubers welcome.
Guiding available with England Internationals Lee Henfrey & Tom Bird.
Lodge will be open from 7.30am for bank anglers to book in with boats available from 8.30am
We will be operating the same pricing structure that we use at our other water with the permit loyalty card & boat loyalty card valid at all our waters
Please note until further notice & we get our broadband working, we can only accept cash or cheques
Access
Please note until further notice the “Alec Lane” gate entrance will remain locked this is to stop any unauthorised vehicles coming on site.
All access therefore is via the Eyebrook Estate main entrance located on the Great Easton Rd.
Bank anglers will still have full access around the reservoir with their cars.

Weekly Stats:
Number Rods: 148 Number Trout Taken: 440 Number Trout Released: 1611
Total Catch: 2051 Weekly Rod Average: 13.8

Current Fishing Time:
Bank: 07:30am till 18.30
Boat All Day: 08:30 to 18.45
Morning Boats: 08:30 until 2.00
Afternoon Boats: 2.00 until 18.45
Last 4 Hours from: 14.45 until 18.45(Tickets on sale from 2.45)
All anglers booked out at the lodge & off site by: 7.00pm

Until further notice (due to broadband issues) we can only accept cheque or cash as payment

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Saturday 29th April - Scierra Pairs www.scierrapairs.co.uk
Friday 23rd June – Saturday 24th June – John Horsey Anglers world fly fishing championship www.anglersworld.flyfishingchampionships.uk

Visit our new Eyebrook fishery website www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk

All our fishery reports & any daily updates can be found on our facebook page, Flyfishstore
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eyebrook Reservoir
Weekly report ending 09/04/2017

Tel: 01536 772930 Fishery Mobile: 07738 490667
We are still experiencing problems with our phone lines, if you struggle to get through on 01536 772930 please try the Fishery Mobile 07738 490667

Weather wise it’s been a changeable week but the fishing has been great with an overall Rod average of 7.73. Both boat and bank anglers have been catching well on predominantly nymphs fished high in the water. With the wind in the north west to start the week and south west to finish, the Leicester bank saw the majority of bank anglers. On warmer evenings, there has been an increasingly productive evening rise, giving anglers some great top of the sport! The Hawthorns to Sams dyke has fished particularly well as has the Cow Shed with fish feeding very close in the margins. The boats remain spread out with fish being caught all over the reservoir. Three trees to Robbos Cabin has been fishing well, as has Norris dyke and stoke dry. With the fish now being more spread out a few boats have chosen to drift the top shallows and have been rewarded with some excellent over wintered fish.
Monday saw John Dracup start his seasons fishing at Eyebrook. On arrival things looked daunting with the sun out and not a ripple on the water. John headed to one of his favourite spots in the middle of the damn wall and caught four good fish on his own black fritz lure. Mike Oliver fished from the bank and had a cracking day. Returning twenty plus fish including a lovely resident brown trout. He caught all his fish on buzzers, sizes 12 or 14 fished on a floating line.
The wind remained in the North west for Tuesday. Guy and Simon Nicholson fish in a boat aroundSams dyke where the temperature was a little warmer than other parts of the reservoir. The pair enjoyed great buzzer fishing and fished the ‘washing line’ technique, using a foam arsed blob or FAB as they are often referred too, to keep their buzzers high in the water.
Higham ferrers fly fishers enjoyed a mid-week outing, and some friending competition. Seven out of nine anglers caught their limit bags with Richard Webb and Kevin Hughes going on to return a further eight fish each.
Dave Scholefield took his grandson Calum for his first fishing trip. Calum netted 4 rainbows, with some help from granddad the best weighing 3lb 5oz.Draycote regular, Jude Tuffs had to come and see for herself how well the Eyebrook was fishing and enjoyed a good day on the bank netting 7 rainbows.
The weekend was extremely warm and bright, but this didn’t deter anglers or the fishing. Fish could still be seen taking emerging buzzers on the surface. Jamie Scott had his second visit in as many weeks to Eyebrook and made the most of the top of the water sport. Fishing a mix of CDC’s and Purple spiders had caught and returned 17 good fish.
The RAF Greylags enjoyed a day’s fishing on Eyebrook at the weekend. All 18 anglers caught fish with a few anglers losing count of how manyfish they had returned. Most of the boats fished the Woodside bank, drifting or anchoring around 70 yards from the bank. Most fished a floating line, others chose a midge tip and fished a team of dial bachs, red holographic or a redhead seemed to work best.
Fishery warden Jobe Burnham went to the ‘dark side’ and had his first trip on the rudder along with England international Lee Henfrey. The morning was a success despite a complete lack of wind, the tube pulling duo netted some super fish with browns to 3lb and had follows to the boat from fish of over 5 lbs.
Eyebrook will be holding the Scierra Pairs competition on Saturday 29th April. There are currently 6 pairs, and room for more. Please contact the fishing lodge on 07738490667 or Phil Dixon on 07584143482. Every angler gets a goody bag with a rrp of over £40!
We are allowing rudders & float tubers welcome.
Guiding available with England Internationals Lee Henfrey& Tom Bird.
Lodge will be open from 7.30am for bank anglers to book in with boats available from 8.30am
We will be operating the same pricing structure that we use at our other water with the permit loyalty card & boat loyalty card valid at all our waters
Please note until further notice & we get our broadband working, we can only accept cash or cheques
Access
Please note until further notice the “Alec Lane” gate entrance will remain locked this is to stop any unauthorised vehicles coming on site.
All access therefore is via the Eyebrook Estate main entrance located on the Great Easton Rd.
Bank anglers will still have full access around the reservoir with their cars.

Weekly Stats:
Number Rods: 232 Number Trout Taken:402 Number Trout Released: 1275
Total Catch: 1677 Weekly Rod Average: 7.2
Current Fishing Time:
Bank: 07:30am till 8.15
Boat All Day: 08:30 to 20.00
Morning Boats: 08:30 until 2.00
Afternoon Boats: 2.00 until 20.00
Last 4 Hours from: 16.00 until 20.00 (Tickets on sale from 3.30)
All anglers booked out at the lodge & off site by: 8.15pm
Until further notice (due to broadband issues) we can only accept cheque or cash as payment

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Saturday 29th April - Scierra Pairs www.scierrapairs.co.uk
Saturday 29th April – Troutmasters Fish Off contact the lodge to confirm your attendance
Friday 23rd June – Saturday 24th June – John HorseyAnglers world fly fishing championship www.anglersworld.flyfishingchampionships.uk
Visit our new Eyebrook fishery website www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eyebrook Reservoir
Weekly report ending 16/04/2017
Tel: 01536 772930 Fishery Mobile: 07738 490667
We continue to experience problems with our phone lines, the only landline number to be used to contact the lodge is 01536 772930 or try the fishery mobile 07738 490667
Eyebrook continues to produce some great sport with massive buzzers hatches in the shallower areas of the reservoir. Black and olive epoxy buzzers have both been doing the damage fished on the washing line, with an FAB to keep them up. Plenty of fish now showing on the surface, especially on warmer days resulting in dry flies starting to become more effective. The bank continues to fish very well with fish still feeding in the margins. The Island, Wallys bay and Cowshed proving most productive this week. Boats areas are much the same as the week previous. Cowshed to Stoke dry being a popular drift in a westerly wind.
Richard Watson and Bill Whittle got the week off to a good start, fishing from a boat between the chestnut tree and Norris Dyke with their own secret buzzer patterns. The pair caught well returning a dozen fish between them. Mark Hunt made the most of his evening and fished the bank netting seven super rainbows in less than three hours from around the Island.
Mr Tait and Mr Nicholson boat fished with Dial Bach’s fished high in the water, fishing the shallows at the north of the reservoir the pairs caught well, netting twenty plus fish each.
Trevor Ashby had his best day at Eyebrook in recent years, even in the unfavourable strong winds. He paired up with Dick Spicer had a good day out mid-week. Taking shelter in Norris Dyke, both anglers caught plenty of fish on various nymphs fished high in the water. Clive Moore also had a very successful trip, catching and returning twenty plus fish mainly to nymphs and a hairs ear CDC. Casting to fish all day Clive was thrilled with his day. Bill Clark had the best fish of the week. An over wintered rainbow of around four and half pounds took Bills cats whisker as he fished at RobbosCabin.
Dave Chadwick spotted fish feeding on the huge shoals of roach fry around the boats. Dave sprang into action and fished a minkie on a floating line and was rewarded with a hard fighting three pound brown trout and four very silvered rainbows.
Season ticket holder Pete Line and J Brittan boat fished on Saturday and were met with cold conditions. A steady westerly and bright conditions during the afternoon the pair had to change their tactics throughout the day. They started with a washing line, crunchers and hare’s ears. As the sun rose higher in the sky and cloud cover reduced the fish went down in the water level. Pete changed to fishing buzzers straight from a flouting line and continued to catch extremely well. The pair boated forty plus hard fighting fish.
Darren Blackshaw took the wardens advice and set up a washing line outfit. Instead of a FAB or booby on the point, he used a floating fry pattern which later proved a wise move after all four of his fish took it. Darren fished in Sam’s’ Dyke and Wally’s bay.
A reminder that the Scierra Pairs will be held on Saturday 29th April, there is still time to enter for this competition. Please call the lodge on 07738490667 or Phil Dixon on 07584642242. There’s great prizes to be won!
The Trout masters 2016 badge winners fish off is to be held at Eyebrook on Saturday 29th April. If you entered the trout masters at Eyebrook during the 2016 season and wish to fish the Eyebrook heat please get in contact with the fishing lodge. The final will be held at Draycote on Monday 9th October.
Float tubers welcome.
We are allowing rudders, double or single hooks only if using tube flies.
Guiding available with England Internationals Lee Henfrey& Tom Bird.
Lodge will be open from 7.30am for bank anglers to book in with boats available from 8.30am
We will be operating the same pricing structure that we use at our other three waters Draycote, Foremark and Thornton with the permit loyalty card & boat loyalty card valid at all our waters
Please note until further notice & we get our broadband working, we can only accept cash or cheques
Access
Please note until further notice the “Alec Lane” gate entrance will remain locked this is to stop any unauthorised vehicles coming on site.
All access therefore is via the Eyebrook Estate main entrance located on the Great Easton Rd.
Bank anglers will still have full access around the reservoir with their cars.

Weekly Stats:
Number Rods: 185 Number Trout Taken:313Number Trout Released: 914
Total Catch: 1227 Weekly Rod Average; 6.6
Current Fishing Time:
Bank: 07:30am till 8.15
Boat All Day: 08:30 to 20.15
Morning Boats: 08:30 until 2.00
Afternoon Boats: 2.00 until 20.15
Last 4 Hours from: 16.15 until 20.15 (Tickets on sale from 3.45)
All anglers booked out at the lodge & off site by: 8.30 pm
Until further notice (due to broadband issues) we can only accept cheque or cash as payment

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Saturday 29th April - Scierra Pairs www.scierrapairs.co.uk
Friday 23rd June – Saturday 24th June – John HorseyAnglers world fly fishing championship www.anglersworld.flyfishingchampionships.uk
Visit our new Eyebrook fishery website www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk
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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eyebrook Reservoir
Weekly report ending 30/4/17
Tel: 01536 772930 Fishery Mobile: 07738 490667
Weekly Stats:
Number Rods: 232 Number Trout Taken: 516 Number Trout Released:618 Total Catch: 1134
Weekly Rod Average; 4.89
‘Challenging’ conditions this week at Eyebrook. Strong northerly winds, hail storms, snow and heavy rain didn’t help matters! With sharp frosts at night mid-week the water temperature has fallen to 12.4c resulting in more moderate buzzer hatches and less fly life on the water. The rod average this week remained at a healthy 4.88 fish per rod however. Wind permitting the Chestnut tree, Cowshed through to the turn rafts have proved the best areas for the boats, drifting or anchored nymphs fished high in the water are still taking the majority of fish. Crunchers, Diawl bachs, and buzzers, preferably tied with a small amount of red seem to be doing better, fished with a booby or FAB on the point. Bank anglers haven’t been able to be too fussy where they fish due to the unfavourable winds. Most have fished the Island into Sams Dyke or Stoke dry where most have found fish. Similar tactics, floating lines with nymphs or emerger patterns.
The week started well, Monday saw highs of 14c with a steady north westerly wind, fish could be seen feeding up wind. Mr Knapp enjoyed a good days fishing to celebrate his birthday, boating 18 good fish on black buzzers and a booby fished on the point. Mr Couldrick and Mr Mitchel enjoyed the last day of their 3 day visit. Netting over twenty fish they drifted the cowshed to chestnut tree and caught well on nymphs. Mr J Bale went against the standard practice of ‘Matching the hatch’ and fished a dry daddy. The method seamed mad but it worked! Fishing from the bank he netted 7 very nice fish and had many other offers.
Winter returned on Tuesday. Strong north winds brought almost blizzard like conditions. Gerry Horner fished with his son Richard. Gerry caught 5 fish on buzzers and Richard had just the one. They found when the wind did drop slightly the fish would come up in the water to feed on buzzers. Wednesday was much the same with only a hand full of boat anglers braving the conditions.
Conditions were much improved on Thursday and the rod average reflected this, averaging just under four fish a rod. Gerry and Richard Horner were a float again, making the most of their weeks’ holiday. Between them they boated 8 fish including two very nice silvered rainbows of 3lb 2 and 3lb 6. Regular Roy Swinfield was on the bank once again, fishing crunchers and hog lice patterns he got stuck in and netted over twenty fish from around the Island. Horace Wood had a morning boat fishing, anchoring at Norris Dyke he fished a team on buzzers and caught steadily throughout the morning. He commented on just how well the fish fight.
Friday was an extremely busy day at the Brook. Bill Stewart was first on the bank, bright and early. He fished a washing line consisting of a black buzzer, cruncher and a FAB on the point. He caught 10 fish on a mixture of all three flies. Graham Clark fished the bank using a similar washing line technique. Graham added a gold ribbed hares ear to his cast and caught over twenty fish once again on all three of his chosen flies. Peter Nesbit had his second outing of the week, fishing straight lined buzzers he caught 12 good fish from a boat at the Cowshed. David Moddy had a good day, fishing small black dry flies he boated 5 extremely nice fish. Mr Rowson and Mr Cowan drifted all day and covered the water, finding fish feeding just under the surface on buzzers the pair caught constantly on drifts between the chestnut and the turn raft.
Saturday saw The Scierra pairs return to the Eyebrook, 7 pairs battled it out for a place in the final to be held at LlynBrenig. First back to the pontoon were Phil Longstaff and Gary Owen at 11.45, returning with 16 fish for a weight of 27lb 13oz they looked to be in a strong position. They were quickly followed by Belgium pair Geert Jansseens and Christian Jadouille the pair weighed in 16 fish for 34 lb 1oz which gave them a clear lead. Geert and Christian had worked out during practise that nymphs were picking up the better fish so they opted to fish a floating line and crunchers. The Belgium’s went on to win the heat in style. Riccardo Saccone and Martin took second place leaving the first boat back in taking third. Dixie and Rich took the best fish weighing 3lb 10 oz and won a trip down to the Golden Grove Fishery.
Eyebrook also held its heat of the Trout Masters qualifier on Saturday which was won by Mark Hunt. He caught his 4 fish within three hours for a total weight of 8lb 4 oz. Mark fished the Island with nymphs on a floating line.
Conditions changed again on Sunday making the fish hard to find. With 30 mph gusts anchors struggled to hold in the rougher water and most boats opted to fish the more sheltered wood side bank. 30 anglers fished the friendly competition ‘Bennetts Bash’which was won by Nick Findlay and Grant McMurry. Regulars Dave Chadwick, Bob Margery and Steve Lawrence bank fished together at Stoke dry road. All three of which caught plenty of fish, mainly falling to blobs and a good old cats’ whisker on the point.
The forecast is looking much improved for the week ahead, overcast with winds up to 15mph, we hope to see more fish feeding on the surface.
Various boat competitions & club events are booked at the Brook during the next few weeks call the Lodge for latest updates, telephone 01536 772 930 or fishery mobile 07738490 667
We are allowing rudders & float tubers welcome.
Guiding available with England Internationals Lee Henfrey& Tom Bird.
Lodge will be open from 7.30am for bank anglers to book in with boats available from 8.30am
We will be operating the same pricing structure that we use at our other waters, Draycote, Foremark & Thornton with the permit loyalty card & boat loyalty card valid at all our waters
Please note until further notice & we get our broadband working, we can only accept cash or cheques
Access
‘Alec Lane ‘ gate now has a combination lock on. Please remember to check the code with the wardens as it will change regularly
Current Fishing Time:
Bank: 07:30am until 20.45
Boat All Day: 08:30 to 20.45
Morning Boats: 08:30 until 14.30
Afternoon Boats: 2.30 until 20.45
Last 4 Hours from: 16.45 until 20.45 (Tickets on sale from 16.30)
All anglers booked out at the lodge & off site by: 21.00 pm
Until further notice (due to broadband issues) we can only accept cheque or cash as payment
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Friday 23rd June – Saturday 24th June – John HorseyAnglers world fly fishing championship www.anglersworld.flyfishingchampionships.uk
Visit our new Eyebrook fishery website www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk
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Eyebrook Reservoir
Weekly report ending 7/5/2017
Tel: 01536 772930 Fishery Mobile: 07738 490667
It’s been a cold and windy week at Eyebrook. North winds prevailed making it cold to be on the water. Returns remained respectable with a weekly average of 3.69 fish per rod with a wide variety of flies and methods working. Most fish still being taken on nymphs, black buzzers or red holographic dial bachs taking fish on sizes 12 or 14 fished within a few inches of the surface. There are still fish showing on the surface particularly on warmer days and out of the wind. Hawthorn fly and pollen beetles are both being blown on to the water so various small black dry flies also taking a few fish. The bank continues to fish well, with no weed growth as of yet and fish feeding close to the margins, stoke dry road and the willows have produced the best sport. Boats have found fish in the more shelter areas of the reservoir, the Willows to the turn raft being most successful, most anglers choosing to anchor to avoid being blown on a fast drift into rougher water.
Dave Etty bank fished at stoke dry road on Monday, he caught well on nymphs, mainly sizes 14 fished high in the water. PeterSkillen boat fished, taking 6 fish and returned 3 he fished bloods dyke from a anchored boat. His fish all took size 12 and 14 buzzers.
The Island fished well earlier in the week but has since coloured up due to the rough water. Mr I Shobbrook fished the Island and caught thirteen fish of which he returned twelve on dials bachs fished on a washing line.
On Wednesday Eyebrook help the East Midlands regional qualifier with 28 anglers competing from 5 police forces. The wind blew hard from the north making it a rough journey to the willows and stoke dry where most had found the fish during practise. First place went to Chad Crithchley. He killed his first four fish for a weight of 8lb 7oz and caught and released his required 8 fish after that and had the job wrapped up by 2.45. Second place went to his boat partner and event organiser Julian Laybourn from Derbyshire Police who had caught his 12 fish before 4.00. Chad and Julian had tried fishing closer the turn rafts than they had during practise. Water clarity had improved greatly overnight and the fish were feeding, the pair found the fish within 75 yards of the bank and had been making short drifts covering the water. Julian caught his first few fish on blobs before changing to black buzzers. Well done to all competitors.
‘Fishing for fun’ enjoyed a good couple of days’ boat fishing and hospitably at the Eyebrook. 14 anglers caught 121 fish over the days giving the club a healthy return of 4.3 fish per rod over the two days. Most boats chose to find shelter at the willows to bloods dyke. Fishing from anchor most fishing buzzers either straight through or on a washing line.
J smith and K Haken boat fished and caught a dozen fish on a size 14 black hoppers. The fish mistaking it for a hawthorn fly. There have also been large numbers of pollen beetles on the water around the willows and pollards jump, blown on the wind from the Oil seed rape fields to the North East of the reservoir. Plenty of fish can be seen on the edge of the ripple, gorging on these butwith such large numbers, the pollen beetle being small and hard to imitate catching these fish is far from easy. Fishery warden Jobe took to the challenge and spent his afternoon off trying to tempt one of the freely rise trout to take his fly. He fished with many small dries, going as small as a black spider on a 16, but found the fish were so pre-occupied on the ‘beetle soup’ even a perfectly covered fish wouldn’t be fouled. Jobe did however manage 5 fish, 2 to a small foam beetle, including one brown trout of close to 3lb. A first for Jobe, after 4 years at the fishery he hadn’t yet caught a brown trout on the dry fly. The other 3 fish fell to a size 16 hawthorn imitation.
It was a busy weekend at the ‘Brook’ Saturday saw Dave Carter hold his annual event at Eyebrook. A friendlycompetition with the aim of raising money for charity. 24 anglers took to the water to the water of which 9 caught their limit bag of 6 fish. The competition was won byRuss Martin and Darren Pickering with 12 fish for 25lb 4oz. Archie Maquire won the Junior competition with a lovely 2lb 90z Rainbow, well done Archie, ‘Top angling’!! Thank you too Stuart at Eyebrook Tackle Shop for his kind donation of prizes along with boat vouchers provided by us. The event raised £200 well done all!
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King Fisher fly fishers held their annual boat match at Eyebrook on Sunday. Conditions weren’t bad, winds had dropped off slightly from the days previous and were looking good! 13 boats set sail and headed straight for the northern end of the reservoir, I think mainly due to fishery warden David Davis’s advice. ‘It’s fishing its head off up there”. Most anglers caught, mainly on buzzers with a few on dries and emerger patterns such as an olive quill CDC and black hoppers. The day was won by Chris Channing and Dave Depear for their bag of 9 fish for 16lb 110 oz. Best fish of the day was a 2lb 9oz rainbow which was caught by event organiser Dave Allen.
All abilities friendly fly fisher’s outings, a group with the aim of getting disabled and less bodied anglers onto the water made the most of our two disabled boats. 6 anglers had a pleasurable and relaxed day at Eyebrook and all caught fish. Mark had 10 fish on small black dries and a mini damsel and Trevor Ashby had 6 on his own black buzzers. If you are interested in joining or helping with English disabled or all abilities friendly fly fishers please speak to Mark Goodge – 07801 835043.
Please book boats well in advance as we have limited availability for the next few weeks. Lodge telephone 01536 772 930 or 07738490 667

We are allowing rudders & float tubers welcome.
Guiding available with England Internationals Lee Henfrey& Tom Bird.
Lodge will be open from 7.30am for bank anglers to book in with boats available from 8.30am
We will be operating the same pricing structure that we use at our other water with the permit loyalty card & boat loyalty card valid at all our waters
Please note until further notice & we get our broadband working, we can only accept cash or cheques
Access‘Alec Lane ‘ gate now has a combination lock on. Please remember to check the code with the wardens as it will change regularly

Weekly Stats:
Number Rods: 260 Number Trout Taken:343 Number Trout Released: 617
Total Catch: 960 Weekly Rod Average; 3.69

Current Fishing Time:
Bank: 07:30am until 9.00pm
Boat All Day: 08:30 to 9.00pm
Morning Boats: 08:30 until 2.45pm
Afternoon Boats: 2.45 until 9.00pm
Last 4 Hours from: 5.00pm until 9.00pm (Tickets on sale from 4.30pm)
All anglers booked out at the lodge & off site by: 9.15pm

Until further notice (due to broadband issues) we can only accept cheque or cash as payment

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Friday 23rd June – Saturday 24th June – John HorseyAnglers world fly fishing championship www.anglersworld.flyfishingchampionships.uk
Visit our new Eyebrook fishery website www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk
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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eyebrook Reservoir
Weekly report ending 14th May 2017
Tel: 01536 772930 Fishery Mobile: 07738 490667

Warmer days and South westerly winds have meant conditions have been much improved on weeks previous at Eyebrook and so has the fishing. Water temperature is now at 13c. Massive buzzer hatches, olives, damsels and sedge are plentiful on the water, fish are well up in the water level once again and are certainly catchable on a dry fly. Many anglers however still fishing nymphs or buzzers high in the water to great success. The bank is still producing good sport, certainly on a warm overcast evening but can be more challenging on a bright day as the fish are now dispersing into the deeper water. Boats are still catching well in the shallows, cowshed, stoke dry and mucky bay all still holding a lot of fish. Dries including, CDC’s, shipman’s buzzer, crippled midge and black hoppers are all taking fish particularly on drifts from the Chestnut tree to Stoke dry. Red holographic diawl bachs, black buzzer and crunchers fished high in the water are doing well. I’d recommend a booby damsel on the point as damsel nymphs are starting to appear. The Leicester bank is now being most productive from the bank, cowshed, Hawthorns and dam wall are all producing fish.
The week got off to a good start with Phillips Electrical competition. This competition has been going since, I believe 1997. It is attended by ex-employees of the Philips UK group of Companies, many of these Companies no longer exist. Unfortunately numbers have been slowly decreasing as the entrants get older and the group could do with some new younger members, in 1998 there were 62 entrants at Rutland Water. If you are an ex Phillips Electrical employee and would like to take part in these friendly competitions please email David James - david.james150@virgin.net
This year's competition was attended by 14 anglers in 7 boats fishing to the rules of the reservoir. The winner of the competition was David James and David Edwards formerly of Origin UK, the IT arm of Philips. They boated 12 fish for a total weight of 21 lb 4 oz, second was James Vasey and Geof Curry with 10 fish for 19 lb 5 oz, third was John Middleton and Nigel Vincent-Piper with 7 fish for 16 lb 2 oz. The total catch was 44 fish giving a rod average of 3.14..
Mr Christie and Mr Rennick enjoyed a good day on Tuesday, fishing a balloon caddis and suspender buzzer the pair netted over twenty fish each from the top shallows. Eyebrook veterans Norman Blake and Dennis enjoyed a day afloat. 6 fish between them and loosing many more in play. On Dial bachs and buzzers fishing at Stoke dry.
Eyebrook held the annual HMRC/civil service match. Conditions had changed greatly from practise days. Anglers were met with flat calm conditions, bright and all round ‘Challenging’. 37 anglers took part catching 185 fish between them. The day was won by Fraser McConnell. He caught his limit and went on the C+R giving him a total bag weight with bonuses of 48lb 8. The winning team went to Scotland South with a total team bag weight of 99lb 14oz. Well done to all competitors.
Saturday was a productive day for both bank anglers and boats. The whole fleet were out, most boats fished the chestnut and mucky bay where there have been lots of fish showing and many being caught well over 3lb. Dave Etty bank fished nymphs in mucky bay, hardly having to wade he caught well throughout the day. Andy Gallacher and John Punt had there usually Saturday boat. Both had a dozen or so fish on buzzers from various areas around the reservoir.
Conditions weren’t the best on Sunday, strong westerly winds and bright spells the fish were very much ‘up and down’ in the water level. There were very few bank anglers, the few that did turn out fished the island with mixed results. Most fish were coming to nymph’s. buzzers or dial bachs fished on a washing line. The boats had more success, many fishing over deeper water but still fishing the top few feet. W Cram and R Wilson had a good day, boating twenty plus fish on a dial bachs, buzzers size 12 fished with an FAB on the point.
Please book boats well in advance as we have limited availability for the next few weeks. Lodge telephone 01536 772 930 or 07738490 667

We are allowing rudders & float tubers welcome.
Guiding available with England Internationals Lee Henfrey& Tom Bird.
Lodge will be open from 7.30am for bank anglers to book in with boats available from 8.30am
We will be operating the same pricing structure that we use at our other water with the permit loyalty card & boat loyalty card valid at all our waters
Please note until further notice & we get our broadband working, we can only accept cash or cheques
Access
‘Alec Lane ‘ gate now has a combination lock on. Please remember to check the code with the wardens as it will change regularly

Weekly Stats:
Number Rods: 298Number Trout Taken:402Number Trout Released:763Total Catch: 1165 Weekly Rod Average; 3.9
Current Fishing Time:
Bank: 07:30am until 9.00pm
Boat All Day: 08:30 to 9.00pm
Morning Boats: 08:30 until 2.45pm
Afternoon Boats: 2.45 until 9.00pm
Last 4 Hours from: 5.00pm until 9.00pm (Tickets on sale from 4.30)
All anglers booked out at the lodge & off site by: 9.15 pm
Until further notice (due to broadband issues) we can only accept cheque or cash as payment
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Friday 23rd June – Saturday 24th June – John HorseyAnglers world fly fishing championship www.anglersworld.flyfishingchampionships.uk
Visit our new Eyebrook fishery website www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk
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Eyebrook Reservoir
Weekly report ending 28th May 2017
Tel: 01536 772930 Fishery Mobile: 07738 490667
Weekly Stats:
Number Rods: 186 Number Trout Taken: 229 Number Trout Released: 450 Total Catch: 679
Weekly Rod Average; 3.65
Our weekly stockings continue, to date we have stocked 14,425 trout
It has been a very mixed week at Eyebrook. Every method has worked in every location at some point throughout the week, although the deeper water in front
The hot bright conditions put the fish down at times, but as soon as the cloud cover returned the fish were back on top. Most anglers are still fishing buzzers at various depths. Brighter days buzzers fished between 15 and 20 feet down was the successful method, on the more over cast days a washing line with a damsel booby on the point. Size 10 buzzers when fished at depth, a red and black or black buzzer size 10 or 12 doing well. Smaller nymphs are working best closer to the surface size 14 or 16s. At times dries have been working, with the mass of natural hatches, small dries work best. Size 14 or 16 shipman’s, crippled midge, yellow Owl or a claret hopper all taking their share of the fish. The dam wall has fished extremely well all week, with many anglers having red letter days anchored over the deep water, many catching well into double figures. The Belle, Hawthorns and Mucky bay have fished well when conditions have been favourable particularly for the bank anglers.
On more over cast days and into the evenings a few anglers have chosen to drift the open water between the chestnut tree and willows and have been rewarded with some great fish. Well grown on fish of 3 to 31/2 lbs are being caught regularly. Best Brown trout of the week was caught by Kevin Hobson whilst fishing the East Yorkshire fly dressers friendly match on Saturday. The super fish of around 8lbs took a damsel fished on a sunk line off the tower and put up one hell of a fight before being safely returned to the water.
The week started well with Monday and Tuesday were bright at times with a south westerly wind but the water temperature remained at around 14.5c. Richard Watson and Bill Whittle boat fish caught a dozen fish between them from mucky bay and The Pens, fishing crunchers high in the water. MR Hobson fished the Island from the bank and caught 4 fish on a CDC averaging nearly 3lb. Parker and White fished mucky bay and the Island from a drifting boat and caught a dozen fish a piece on a blue flash damsel, red holographic Dial Bachs and Crunchers fished on a floating line.
Wednesday temperatures soared, and extremely bright with little and at times no ripple on the water, pushing the fish down in the water level. Tim Grove had an exceptionally good day despite the conditions boating 15 nice fish, fishing buzzers on a midge tip. As did Mr Kelly and Mr Mclean boating over 20 fish throughout the day. A Joyce and D Bolton fished the Deepwater water in front of the dam and tower using Di5s or Di7 lines with blobs, boobies and damsel. The pair continuously caught throughout the day.
Saturday was extremely busy with nearly every boat out and 14 float tubers on the water. Scottish anglers Mr Borthwick, Mr Mclean, Mr Malcolm, Mr Mackie, and Mr Kelly got it right from the start. Fishing buzzers at 15 – 20 feet on floating or midge tip lines they couldn’t help but continuously catch fish returning over 100 fish to the 3 boats.
The British float tube association held their annual Eyebrook match, 14 float tubers took to the water. The competition average was 4.72 and was won by Tony Parker killing his first 4 fish for a weight of 8lb 12. Carl Ward caught a brown trout of 4lb which was safely returned.
East Yorkshire Fly dressers guild held a friendly match on Saturday. 6 pairs of angler’s boat fished and had a commendable day. Tom O’Donnell won with his bag of 8 fish for 16lb 3 oz closely followed by his father Pete with 8 fish for 15lb 11oz. Tom also returned a pike weighing well into double figures. The pair fished with sinking lines in the deep water using damsels and a steady retrieve. Pete was presented with the Peter Cook Memorial Cup for second place. The trophy is awarded to the runner up as Peter ‘always came second’ Well done to all anglers and thank you from the Eyebrook team for being so well organised.
Conditions were not the best on Sunday, overcast with the occasional sunny spell and a north westerly ripple which unfortunately went to being flat calm at times. J Gamble bank fished at the Belle and caught 5 fish on a damsel. Tim and Tina Kirk fished the Belle and Dogwood bay catching 3 quality fish on a bibio hopper. D Graham and P Bowler caught 14 fish, fishing with pale epoxy buzzers at around 15 feet in the main basin.
Pike fly fishing is permitted at Eyebrook as of the 16th of June. Please see our website www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk for further information and rules. You can fly fish for pike on a C/R trout permit. For guiding please speak to Jobe Burnham at the fishing lodge on 01536 772 930.
We are allowing rudders & float tubers welcome, single or double hooks only
Guiding available with England Internationals Lee Henfrey& Tom Bird.
Lodge will be open from 7.30am for bank anglers to book in with boats available from 8.30am
We will be operating the same pricing structure that we use at our other water with the permit loyalty card & boat loyalty card valid at all our waters
Please note until further notice & we get our broadband working, we can only accept cash or cheques
Access
‘Alec Lane ‘ gate now has a combination lock on. Please remember to check the code with the wardens as it will change regularly
Current Fishing Time:

Bank: 07:30am until 9.45pm
Boat All Day: 08:30am to 9.45pm
Morning Boats: 08:30am until 3.00pm
Afternoon Boats: 3.00pm until 9.45pm
Last 4 Hours from: 5.45pm until 9.45pm (Tickets on sale from 5.30pm)
All anglers booked out & off site by: 10.00pm

Until further notice (due to broadband issues) we can only accept cheque or cash as payment

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Friday 23rd June – Saturday 24th June – John HorseyAnglers world fly fishing championship www.anglersworld.flyfishingchampionships.uk
Visit our new Eyebrook fishery website www.flyfisheyebrook.co.uk
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