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Author Topic: Eyebrook September 5th  (Read 117 times)
andre
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« on: August 27, 2020, 09:48:29 AM »

Ifor has requested tickets be purchased in advance to help speed up the booking and people handling situation in the lodge. Should you be unable to attend after purchase a full refund or a roll over of your ticket will be organised for you.

Eyebrook is fishing very well at the moment, lots of fish moving.

Andre.
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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2020, 06:40:35 PM »

Quick report on the meet up today:

Nine tubers fished the Eyebrook & all caught, better than the boats who seemed to choose the correct drifts but didn't pick up the fish.

The main sport was on the top of the water right from the off with the exception of Gary H who picked up his first three fish or so on Diawl Bachs on a DI3. The rest of us started on floaters and/or midge tips. Buzzers, Cormorants, Blobs and Damsel Nymphs in various colours and fished as a team seemed to be the best option for the day. Conditions were not too challenging, a very good breeze with alternating bright clear sky and overcast. Water temperature was 15 degrees. Most of us fished the dam and main basin area, one or two ventured slightly further afield.

I left the water around 4.00pm and at this point the following fish had been landed:

Andre.        9
Steve F       9
Gary H        9
Ric             8 (still fishing when I left)
Steve A.     5
Carl.          4
Terry.         4
Mike.         2

Terry reported that this was his first fly fishing trip for 12 months & so he was well pleased with his effort for the day. I question though if his joy could not have been a little more controlled as throwing yourself in the lake seems a little excessive for a celebration !

Gary H discovered that if you unload your tube whilst it is on the waters edge the wind will push it out into the basin and wading out up to your armpits to retrieve did look a little strange to say the least !

So good to be back out with friends & being able to report / take the p**s.

Andre.
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2020, 10:18:16 AM »

Well done lads great fishery sorry couldn't make it still in lockdown
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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2020, 08:37:13 AM »

Seems like a good day was had by all who attended. Where are all these myriad of 'new' BFTA members who appear on Facebook who could have been there? I would have expected a bigger group of fishermen - surely not all are geriatric types frightened of the plague.

Like Dave C. I'm still a slightly nervous Boris prisoner with occasional outside parole trips allowed. Terry is a brave man going out and mixing with potential Leicester Covid carriers!?

Keep up the good work lads.
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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2020, 04:37:39 PM »

So that's why Terry threw himself in the lake then ! Why bother with expensive vaccines if untreated reservoir water will do the trick Huh?

Andre.
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