How's it fishing? Latest fishing reports

Fish continue to come out inspite of the very warm weather. The considerable quantity of rain this week has helped freshen things but I've been pleasantly surprised how well the lakes have been fishing.

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The weather has been a mixed bag with alot of rain causing some coloured water this week. However we have been busy with some good catches - just bring the right clothes!

Having had some colder nights at the fishery the warm water has definately gone! All lakes are fishing well and it is especially good to see the Specimen lake producing consistently.

The second heat of the Bellbrook Cup took place at the end of May and a challenging day’s fishing it was too. The weather was cloudy at first but still warm although there was one very heavy down pour - nothing these anglers couldnt handle!

Tom West of Chudleigh caught this 13-2 monster on a Bloodworm. Tom was part of a family competition and won the day catching this with the last cast of the day!!!

We had a group of anglers from the charity Fishing for Heroes today - and what a day they had. The best fish was 11- 13 going to John Ratcliffe of Exeter - see photo below. This was a personal record for John who has only been fishing for two

Ian Connabeer from Totnes caught this cracking 11-13 Rainbow on a Blue Damsel on the Specimen lake at the weekend. He was chuffed as it's his biggest ever! It's been entered for TroutMasters but we know there is a bigger fish in there somewhere

As it pours with rain this morning it is nice to remember that only Monday the fishing was perfect - see Phil Clinch enjoying the winter sun and hard fighting fish. This was a 5 lber but it took 10 mins to land.

Cracking days fishing for Darren Bucknell from South Molton landing his three fish for 18-8 using his brand new Orvis rod (Christmas present!). Best fly was a Montana and best fish was 8-8 as pictured below. It will be entered in Tout Masters so

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