Richard Wood from Belsay returned a 10lb rainbow taken on a Black Hopper, Dan Muse from Great Park returned an 11lb rainbow on an Olive Damsel
Gary Parmley from Ashington returned 18 trout while Jimmy Cranston caught 23 trout on Damsels
FLY BOX Chatton: Mini lures, Damsels
, Yellow Dancers, Montanas, Nomads, Buzzers, Diawl Bachs, Nymphs.
Encased in a dark wood, the aquarium is 5 feet in diameter, with some 40 tiny blue damsels
swimming in it as "test" fish to determine when it is ready to add more tropicals, such as wrasses, puffers and triggers.
Chatton: Buzzers are working extremely well, drifting at approximately 3ft to 4ft in depth, also working well are Bloodworms, Diawl Bachs, Cat's Whiskers, Yellow Dancers, Dawson's Olives, Damsels
are still active and fish are taking them a metre or two down.
ANGLERS opting to fish Buzzers and Damsels
have enjoyed good sport this week at Caistron Lakes where the crystal clear waters have produced quality trout.
Jubilee: Dries, especially Daddies and Hoppers, tiny Gold Bead Pheasant Tail Nymphs, Buzzers, Diawl Bachs, Damsels
, Dawson's Olive, Olive Zonker.
Top rod this week was Chris Turner who, over two visits, landed 16 trout including fish of 9lb 8oz and 8lb 8oz on Damsels
Spennymoor rod Geoff Wharton safely returned 24 taken on small imitative patterns, Brad Hill of Bishop Auckland had 17, mostly on damsel
nymph patterns while Stewart Hambleton of Spennymoor, also fishing damsels
, put back 14, the best an brown trout of about 5lb.
Shipman's, CDC Olives, Adult Damsels
, Caenis nymph/dun/spinners, Brown Sedge, Wickham's Fancy.
uk FLY BOX Caistron: Buzzers, Sedges, Damsels
, Daddies, Hawthorns.
and black or white lures have been extremely productive although Daddies, wet or dry, have produced the most consistent results.
JUBILEE: Hoppers, Daddies, Buzzers, Cat's Whisker, black and green lures, Olive Zonker, Damsels
, Sunburst/Orange Blob, Bloodworm.
Olive Zonkers or Damsels
were also taking trout on both lakes.