Monday, 21 March 2016 15:22

Carsington Fishing Report

Our first full week of fishing could not have gone any better! Several fishermen have been landing 30+ fish to the boat and the rod average has increased! Orange blobs, Pink snakes and Black & Green Lures have been used to great effect.

The water levels are continuing to rise which should help the fishing areas even more!

Rod Average -

The rod average for this week was 10.67 with 694 fish caught by 65 anglers..

Best Rainbow/Brown -

The heaviest Rainbow was 4lb caught by Mr S Wilson

The heaviest Brown was 3lb caught by David Ramsay

Top Spot -

Popular areas this week have been Half Moon, Tower Bank, Sheepwash, Fishtail Creek and Stitch Plantation.

Methods & Flies -

The most successful patterns were Orange Blob, Black and Green fritz, Cat's Whiskers, Cormorant and Pink Snakes.

Sinking and intermediate lines have seen the best results.

Casting Lessons for beginners -

An Introduction to fishing with a fly.

An opportunity to learn the basics of fly fishing, the course covers basic casting, knots and entomology. Our qualified instructor will provide all equipment for the course - you are welcome to bring your own. The sessions start at 10am and will last for approx 2 hours.

Keep an eye out for dates!

Carsington Open Competition -

The Carsington Spring Open Competition will be held on Saturday 9th April 2016. Bookings are available online here

Catch Returns -

Please help us by completing your catch return with as much information as possible. It's great to hear about the methods you are using, flies which have caught and the areas that you have fished. New anglers will be very grateful for this information.

Booking Online -

It is now possible to book your days fishing online 24/7. It’s a great way of making a booking out of hours and checking the availability of boats.

Fishing Reports -

Our weekly fishing reports will be emailed out to those on our mailing list and will be available to view on our website:-

http://www.carsingtonwater.com/Fishing-Reports.html .

If you would like to be on our email mailing list then please let us have your details.


You can also help us with our reports by filling in the fishing catch return forms and putting them in the returns box by the warden’s office, plus any pictures are always useful.

We look forward to seeing you throughout the 2016 season.

Don’t forget to book your boat in advance to avoid disappointment.

Boats can leave the jetty from 8.30am

All boats are back to the jetty by 6.00pm

Please allow sufficient time to return from your fishing spot

Please note that Carsington is a boat fishing water only. It is advisable that boat bookings are made in advance to avoid disappointment. Discounts are available for bookings of 5 or more boats.

TFF 770 x 210 subs ban

TFF 770 x 210 subs ban

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