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Date: Wednesday 16th October

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'A' Team · Round 5

Location: Draycote
Date: Saturday 21st September
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Location: Draycote
Date: Saturday 21st September
Organiser: Army

Tuesday's Weather

Max: 20°C (68°F)
Min: 7°C (45°F)
Wind: Westerly
Wind Speed: 12mph
Pressure: 1023mb
Sunrise: 05:52 BST
Sunset: 20:11 BST

BBC Weather Forecast

Fishing Report for Week Ending Tuesday 2nd July

The last six days have proved the hardest of the season so far. With high atmospheric pressure and soaring temperatures to 32°C, it was hardly surprising to learn the Trout dropped to a thermal layer that suited them. Just before the sharp rise of water temperature, which may have topped 23°C on Saturday, several anglers found some fish in the main bowl and around the towers

A static or 'twitched' orange blob was effective for some, but it was lure angling that offered the best sport. One boat, with three any method anglers enjoying an afternoons fishing, recorded 22 very plump fish in a little over four hours, whilst others were struggling to get a tug!

Lure anglers have found our range of Berti spoons most effective. Not unlike the Swedish ABU Toby in design, these Romanian lures are very light and available in a multitude of colours for every eventuality. Available at £4.60 in the lodge

In addition, we are expecting a delivery of SV lures from the Ukraine shortly

Whilst bank fly fishing may be testing at present, you cannot beat an early morning session for the peace and solitude that Bewl provides. Alternatively, an evening catch and release bank ticket for two fish is available from 5pm onwards. For either option, simply call the lodge on 01892 890 000

Earlier this spring, we installed a number of solar powered devices to alleviate the problem of Blue Green Algae and thankfully, according to the latest Southern Water report, suggested that little, or no Blue Green Algae is at present on Bewl Water

Don't forget to sign up to our loyalty scheme next time you are in the lodge - hire 8 boats get one free

We are relying on your catch returns to provide as accurate data as possible on the fishing conditions, don't forget that each month we will choose one return to win a free boat on a return visit, there are several ways to submit your return:

  • By filling out your permit and posting it in the box by the lodge or passing it to one of the team
  • By emailing
  • By filling out our online catch return form on
  • By giving us a call on 01892 890 352

Our new Boat House Café is open on Saturday and Sundays from 8am serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and bacon rolls. Help us keep this facility open by popping in on your next visit

Totals From 30 Returns

Fish Rainbows Blues Browns
133 133 0 0

Weekly Averages

Rod Average Fish Weight
4.43 2lbs 2ozs

Best Rainbow Trout

Weight Caught By
4lbs 0ozs  Unknown Angler

Water Temperature & Level

Temperature Level
19°C 91%
* The content of the fishing report is provided by Bewl Water Fishery Lamberhurst

Safety Reminders

Please remember that if fishing in the Main Bowl boats are to keep 100 metres clear of the draw-off tower, the overflow tower and the Dam Wall. Tying boats to the towers is dangerous and may cause damage both to boats and Southern Water's operational equipment

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