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Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery
www.hawksheadtrout.com
Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery Report - 29/8/12
The unsettled weather that we have experienced lately is disrupting the fishing some what, however despite this fact there has been some good sport at times, especially from the boats, as the fish do there late summer disappearing act, into deeper water. Fishing from the boats has been far more productive than the bank fishing as anglers afloat have far more access to the deeper stretches of the lake. The most productive areas have been the cages area and strickland bay in the south basin and the weather buoys, grubhole and the area in front of the boathouse stretch in the north basin. Hatches of sedges and buzzer, as well as damsels have provided a window of opportunity in the evenings for the top of the water anglers. However during the daytime most of the fish have stayed deep and gorged themselves on daphnia. When conditions have been right the fish have been up in the water and hitting the fry with gusto. Advice to anglers is to go out, in a boat if you can and assess the conditions on the day of your visit. Autumn is approaching and the bulk of the fish will be back up in the water before long. If you are planning a visit soon and are not accustomed to boat fishing then try the boathouse stretch on the eastern bank or grubhole if you are flyfishing, to experience the best results!
One angler that latched into some fry feeding Brown Trout was England Youth ace John Macintosh, who fished from the boats and took his limit bag of brownies, the best fish tipping the scales at a satisfying 6lb+. All John?s fish were taken on a Di-5 sweep line in conjunction with humungus fry patterns!
Also fishing the same tactics and flies from the boats was Steven Jones from St Ives. Steve fished around the weather buoys and took 2 brownies and a rainbow to complete a successful session.
Meanwhile another fly angler, Peter Ashurst from Peterborough fished a damsel from the boats to record a nice brace of Brown Trout to 7lb+.
Best tactic of late however is worm fished deep and there has been any number of fish caught and reported to this method. Indeed Todd Marsh from Stratford on Avon fished worm 20 feet down in the middle of the north basin to record 6 rainbows and 2 brownies to 2lb+.
Daniel Pearce aged 14 from St Helens also employed this tactic and took a nice brace of rainbows, again by fishing deep at 20 feet down from the boats.
Visiting anglers from Italy Sandro Iafrancesco and Pier Marino experienced a hectic session fishing worm from the boats. The pair landed 3 rainbows and 3 browns to 2lb+, fishing only 7 feet down.
There have been one or two fish out to spinning tactics, not suprising with the number of fry there are in the lake at present. Charles Williams from Chester took a fine brace of Brown Trout to 2lb+.
As we head into September, prospects will significantly improve and the fish should come to the surface in numbers as the water cools. For up to date information please telephone on 015394 36541 , alternately please follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery Report - 9/8/12
There has been a marked improvement in the fishing recently with anglers reporting good sport from both boat and bank, although the boats have been experiencing the best of the sport. Reports of good sport are also coming from anglers using all methods employed including worm and spinning tactics, as well as fly fishing. The fry feeding is well under way and as water temperatures are not as high as they normally are at this time of year, they are getting a pounding from the trout in the shallow areas of the lake. Hatches of buzzers are still good and sedges as well as damsels are featuring heavily on the trout?s menu. There are still fish out in the deeper water marks around where the cages used to be and the weather buoys up in the north basin and these fish have favoured the nutrient rich daphnia to feed upon. The best fishing is still to be had first thing in the mornings and the evenings have fished the best, over recent days!
Best recent sport was experienced by Hawkshead Angling Club member Shaun Whitaker from Peterborough who fished 2 days from the boats and employed various fry patterns on a floating line, including cats whisker, jack frost and appetisers to take 22 rainbows and browns. The majority of Shaun?s fish where taken from strickland bay, the weather buoys and the wooded section in front of the boathouse on the eastern bank.
Another fly angler who has been doing well is season ticket angler Jim Miller from Keswick. Jim has taken 18 trout in 3 visits to the fishery, all from the boats and all on a combination of fry patterns and nymphs fished on intermediate and slow sink lines.
Another season rod that had a good session last week was Bill Shortall from Southport. Bill took 5 trout from the boats on a combination of worm and spinning tactics.
Phillip Woods from Liverpool caught the best recent fish of 6lb 11oz, which was a rainbow fishing 25 feet down with worm around the weather buoys from a boat and was Phillips only fish of the day!
Meanwhile Jamie Burns from London fished spinner from the boat to take 4 nice trout to 3lb+, again from the boats. Bob Brennan from Oldham also employed spinner and took a nice brace of trout, also from the boats.
Best areas from the bank include the point opposite the ticket office, the boathouse stretch on the eastern shore and the grubhole.
Prospects for the forthcoming weeks looks very good, as the water starts to cool and the fry feeding becomes more intense, fish will congregate nearer the surface and the fishing should remain good well into the autumn!
For up to the minute information please contact the fishery on 015394 36541. Also you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook!

Grahams Pond Huntingdon
www.grahamspond.com
26/08/2012
I would like to announce my retirement from Grahams Pond. Over the last 15 years, i have made a lot of friends at the pond, and i am shore that i will make many more. May i take this opportunity to thank the EA along with Stan Jay sports for there support over the years. I would also like to wish Ian and his team every success into fishery management in the years ahead.

Simply Fishing Tackle
www.simplyfishingtackle.co.uk
Save, Save Save!
Believe it or not we got a full days fishing in last week without having to use a brolly!!! It appears that the Olympics is bringing the sun with it. And about time too!
Remember when you buy anything fro us online we will apply "Reward Points" to your account - these can be cashed in on your next purchase to save you even more money!
As always we've discounted loads more tackle and added it to our Clearance Tackle section this week, so if you need a marker rod, spod rod, new boots or just some new clobber to look good on the bank have a look here first coz when it's gone - it's gone!
Marukyu Nori JPZ have arrived!
We've got the latest Marukyu JPZ in stock now, don't hang about though we don't expect to ahve them for long!
Marukyu Boilies as low as �5.99 for 900g
Marukyu Groundbait with up to 255 off!!
Soft hooker JPZ pellets - 10mm and 6mm at up to 15% off!
Buy 4 get the 5th FREE!
Special Offers from the best tackle brands around!
We have currently got special offers on tackle from the following tackle and bait suppliers. Hurry coz when it's gone, it's gone...
Browning Special Offers, 30Plus Special Offers, Daiwa Special Offers, Maver Special Offers, Middy Special Offers, Maver Carp Special Offers, Sensas Special Offers, Dynamite Baits Special Offers, Gardner Tackle Special Offers, Marukyu Special Offers, TF Gear Special Offers
Look the part!
Whether you're Bob Nudd or a complete novice you need to look good on the bank.
We stock a wide range of T-Shirts, Polo Shirts, Hoodies, Fleeces,Bib & Braces, Waterproof Suits, Boots, Caps, Hats and Visors.
Massive choice of Nisa Feeders and baggin' wagglers!
We stock the largest range of Nisa Feeders products on the net!
We stock a wide range of cage feeders, block end feeders, pellet feeders and open ended feeders. We also have various feeder floats and baggin' wagglers perfect for commercials.
Buy 4 get the 5th FREE!
Sensas Crazy Bait Big Bag Groundbait Stimul-8 Green
Ground Koi pellet & fishmeal groundbait for carp, F1s & all commercial fish.
This ground pellet based recipe mixes easily to give a fine, soft, fluff y mix that gives of an attractive green cloud with a quick breakdown. Made from high quality Koi pellets & a high level of attractive stimulates makes it very palatable. It is ideal for all commercial fishery fish.
Uses : Feeder, Method & Cupping
Buy 4 get the 5th FREE!
Available in 2Kg bags!
Sensas Crazy Bait Big Bag Groundbait White Explosion
Highly attractive white fish pellet feed for carp, f1s & all commercial fish.
Following the proven success of our light Carp pellets, we have designed this fine cloud mix. On impact the bait gives off a white attractive cloud of oily fishmeal which quickly pulls fish into the swim, eager to feed. The perfect Carp & F1 pellet based groundbait.
Uses : Feeder, Method & Cupping
Buy 4 get the 5th FREE!
Available in 2Kg bags.
Sensas Big Bag Groundbait Halibut & Hemp Mix
Rich, dark, oily aromatic mix the perfect barbel and big carp blend.
This powerful mix is a blend of premium Marine Halibut pellets & highly attractive crushed hemp seed. Halibut pellets are full of special attractants, like soluble fish proteins, which activate fish to feed over long periods. Oily hemp seed is also a proven fish attractor. Triggering aggressive feeding from those larger specimens.
Uses : Feeder, Method & Spod & Stick mix.
Buy 4 get the 5th FREE!
Sold in 2Kg bags.
Sensas River 3000 Natural Groundbait 1kg
Another popular Sensas mix.
Can be mixed heavy to go straight to the bottom of fast rivers.
Full of feed, with medium sized particles.
Great for chub, Bream, Roach and Dace.
Buy 4 get the 5th FREE!
Sensas IM5 Groundbait Amino Red
Mixes to a light and fluffy texture giving off a brilliant irresistible cloud for the method feeder. Adding a little Crazy Bait Gold will give you the perfect mix for balling and potting.
Buy 4 get the 5th FREE!
Sold in 1kg bags.
Stock Clearance at Simply Fishing Tackle...
We put all types of tackle in our Clearance section - have a look and see if anything takes your fancy. There's everything from Carp Rods, Marker Rods, Spod Rods to T-Shirts and boots!
Don't forget the discount code below which you can use to get even more money off when you order online or call us on 01204 557579 to place an order.
SFT Summer Discount: We strive to bring you discount fishing tackle with cheap delivery costs and to make it even easier on your pocket you can get even more money off by using the discount code below. Just enter this code SFT-SUMMER-2012 when checking out and we'll give you an extra 5% discount on our already discounted prices. Offer Expires: 31/08/2012
Tight lines,
Andy, Daz & Steve
Simply Fishing Tackle Ltd

Carp Baits Online Limited
www.carpbaitsonline.co.uk
Carp Baits Online Newsletter | Money Off Voucher | Sticky Baits Deals
Welcome to our second newsletter for August
Daz has been busy adding products by Chapel Baits, Gardner Tackle, Mistral Baits and Guru. These aren't available just yet but will be very soon.
Make your own bait or fancy giving it a try?
We have one of the most comprehensive ranges of bait making products available to buy online. Visit our bait making section to see our full range.
Like to buy boilies in bulk?
Have a look at our bulk boilies section.
Not placed an order yet?
Get 10% off your first order - just enter the code 1STCBO at the checkout stage.
Or share this newsletter with a friend and they can take advantage of this offer.
What's New?
Thinking Anglers Products
Looking for quality terminal tackle but don't won't to pay a fortune? Choose Thinking Anglers
Thinking Anglers Chod Swivels - 20 in a packet
A swivel with one ring on either end, this gives the swivel more movement from all angles. Great when used on stiff links or chod rigs. �3.99.
Thinking Anglers Rig Putty - Green
Three colour variations of heavy putty for pop-ups, balancing baits or for pinning things down. �3.99.
Thinking Anglers Shocker Booms - Green
As the name suggest this product acts as a 2" shocker great for using with a chod rig set up acting as a shock absorber for the rig once a fish is hooked, stopping the the rig traveling down to the lead. Available in Green and Brown. �2.99.
Gardner
Continental Mugga Hooks
Continental Mugga hooks feature an extra strong wire, combining the original Mugga's amazing hooking power with the strength required for extreme fishing situations.
Barbed Size 4 �4.25.
Barbed Size 6 �4.25.
Cygnet Buzzer Bars
Lightweight, ultra-durable and covert, Cygnet buzzer bars offer no-nonsense performance with our range of banksticks and are sized to suit any reels.
2 Rod Fixed Buzzer Bar 10 Inch �5.99.
2 Rod Fixed Buzzer Bar 8 Inch �5.99.
3 Rod Snugs Buzzer Bar 8.5 Inch �8.99.
3 Rod Snugs Buzzer Bar 9 Inch �8.99.
Trakker EQ Landing Net
Our best ever selling landing net!
EQ stands for Equilibrium. The EQ Landing nets are engineered using carbon handles with machined stainless steel head blocks enabling the net frame to be slotted in either side giving a lightweight, perfectly balanced landing net that is strong and robust. The net has reinforced top corners and a tighter weave to the base for optimum fish care whilst having a larger weave to the sides allowing maximum water flow.
Only one left! �74.99.
This month's offers
Sticky Baits Bulk Boilie Deals
At �7.50 a kilo! With FREE UK Mainland delivery
The original and best bloodworm bait out there bar none! It is a true testament to this awesome bait that so many other companies have tried to copy it and failed. You may be wondering what makes Sticky's version so special and unique? Well it harnesses the attractive properties of one of the carp's natural food sources, by incorporating synthetic chemical signals, which replicate the natural feeding triggers produced by bloodworm.
Bloodworm 16mm Freezer 20kg Now �149.99.
Bloodworm 20mm Freezer 20kg Now �149.99.
Bloodworm 16mm Shelf Life 20kg Now �149.99.
Bloodworm 20mm Shelf Life 20kg Now �149.99.
Vortex 16mm Freezer 20kg Now �149.99.
Vortex 20mm Freezer 20kg Now �149.99.
Vortex 16mm Shelf Life 20kg Now �149.99.
Vortex 20mm Shelf Life 20kg Now �149.99.
Why not join our fishing community and take part in the conversation on Facebook? That way you will be able to ask us questions directly, find out about our latest offers first and take part in our competitions.
Until next time, Tight Lines!
Andy, Dan, Daz and Aydan.
Carp Baits Online Newsletter | Money Off Voucher | Choose What We Stock Next
Welcome to our first newsletter for August.
Daz has been busy adding the rest of the range by Rod Hutchinson baits.
He's also been adding Frank Warwick Baits. Neither of these are available just yet but will be very soon.
Make your own bait or fancy giving it a try?
We have one of the most comprehensive ranges of bait making products available to buy online. Visit our bait making section to see our full range.
Like to buy boilies in bulk?
Have a look at our bulk boilies section.
Not placed an order yet?
Get 10% off your first order - just enter the code 1STCBO at the checkout stage.
Or share this newsletter with a friend and they can take advantage of this offer.
Don't forget to use your �5 Money Off Voucher
Scroll to the bottom of this newsletter for the voucher code.
Tight Lines!
(Or slack if you prefer)
Andy, Dan, Daz and Aydan.
What's New?
Hooked On Foods Ready Meals
Are you tired of carrying heavy tins or spending ages cooking meals on the banks side? With the delicious range by Hooked on Foods you can have a tasty meal in less than 8 minutes! As the packets are super-sealed you can even use lake water to boil the packet. Meaning that you needn't carry extra water for cooking the Hooked on Foods range.
All Day Breakfast �3.99
Beef Stew and Dumplings �3.99
Chicken Tikka Masala �3.99
Lancashire Hot Pot �3.99
Korda Kutters
The Korda Kutter
The Korda Kutter makes the production of perfect chopped boilies easy.
Simply pop up to six boilies into the Kutter, push them through with the Kompressor and the internal blade produces perfectly halved baits.
The Korda Kutter is available in three sizes to suit boilies of 16mm, 20mm and 25mm.
14mm to 16mm �9.99
18mm to 20mm �9.99
22mm to 25mm �9.99
This month's offers
15mm Boilies and pop ups by Marukyu
Marukyu ABR boilies
Marukyu has developed what it believes is the world's first environmentally friendly fish safe pop up boilie.
The pop-up, a simple concept - a boilie that floats, has been on the market for years. But Marukyu's, as you would expect, are different.
These are different - they are real food.
As these are real baits that taste and smell just like our other baits. They attract fish from large distances. You don't need a highly visual bait when the fish want to eat it anyway.
Nori (Seaweed and Marine) Pop Ups Now �3.99
Nori (Seaweed and Marine) Boilies 900g Now �5.99
Nori (Seaweed and Marine) Boilies 4.5kg Now �33.99
Sanagi (Silkworm Chrysalis) Pop Ups Now �3.99
Sanagi (Silkworm Chrysalis) Boilies 900g Now �5.99
Sanagi (Silkworm Chrysalis) Boilies 4.5kg Now �33.99
Ichigo (Strawberry & Milk) Pop Ups Now �3.99
Ichigo (Strawberry & Milk) Boilies 900g Now �5.99
Ichigo (Strawberry & Milk) Boilies 4.5kg Now �33.99
Kani (Marine and Crab) Boilies 900g Now �5.99
Kani (Marine and Crab) Boilies 4.5kg Now �33.99
Marukyu JPZ Soft Hooking Pellets 6mm
Initially the jpz bait has been launched in 6mm size, but they can be cut to a size to suit the hook size and the application. The first product is known as EBI, a naturally salty, pink formulation that is composed from multiple ingredients, including huge numbers of minute, marine crustaceans that are highly attractive to fish.
EBI jpz bait is packaged in resealable pots to ensure that they can be used economically and have long-life effectiveness.
Now �4.99
This month's fastest sellers
Cell Freezer Baits by Mainline
A TOTALLY NEW CONCEPT IN BAIT FORMULATION.
We at Mainline pride ourselves on our forward thinking and unique ability to stay ahead of the pack...
The Cell is a completely different type of bait to everything that has gone before it.
Cell Freezer Baits 10mm 1kg �13.60
Cell Freezer Baits 15mm 1kg �11.25
Cell Freezer Baits 18mm 1kg �11.25
Cell Freezer Baits 18mm 5kg �54.99
Cell Pellets by Mainline
A superb attractor method to induce any carp into a feeding response, as the pellets slowly dissolve, releasing high levels of taste and attractors into the direct area in and around your Hookbait.
The Response Pellets are designed to be used in conjunction with boilies to create the ideal feeding.




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