The last couple of weeks have seen some good hatches of Mayfly on the water and trout have been turning their attention to these tasty treats. That being said many members have had more success using size 18 duns and nymph fishing. There has been some really impressive returns reported with anglers matching the hatch and returning up to 30 fish in a session. The windy conditions over the bank holiday didn’t do the casting or mayfly hatches any favours and many members reverted to searching the deeper holes for the biggies than tend to put in an appearance at this time of year. One member to do just that was Stephen Blood who is having a cracking first season with the club. He used a GRHE to land this superbly condition wild fish:
The club is busy planning a number of coaching and taster sessions over the summer holidays so keep checking the website and Facebook page for further details. Prospects for June look good although anglers may need to wait until that sun begins to set before seeing the best of the dry fly action.