Friday, 11th March, Draycote Water, Stuart Foulds.

I arrived at Draycote Lodge at 7.45am for a days fishing from the bank. The morning mist hung over the lake and I could just make out “D buoy” from the bank at Dunns Bay. The water was almost flat calm with a slight breeze blowing towards the bank. I set up a slow intermediate with a black and green lure (similar to the ones we have tied recently).

On the first cast I landed a 2lb rainbow. On the second cast I lost [...]