Annual Trip – Eyebrook and Rutland, 6 – 8 June 2017

The annual trip for 2017 was organised for fishing Eyebrook and Rutland reservoirs. Unfortunately an unplanned for spell of high wind (upto 40 mph) and heavy rain (2ins/h) arrived which ensured that no boats were permitted to venture out.

After a hearty breakfast at the Holiday Inn, Corby, we all arrived at Eyebrook Reservoir and took the opportunity for some retail therapy at the excellent, predominantly fly tying material, shop in the lodge. Whilst the majority of our party decided to return home directly and cancel the trip, Keith Allison [...]

June 8th, 2017|

Ray Bull Trophy Competition and Annual BBQ, 27 May 2017

The annual competition for the Ray Bull Trophy (heaviest bag) was held at Farmoor 2 on 27 May 2017. The day also included the annual BBQ providing a brief interlude from fishing.

A total of twelve fishermen entered the competition and departed from the marina at 8.30am in six boats to try their luck. The weather was cooler than on previous days and there was a strong breeze from the south. Most boats headed initially for the south bank, which offered some shelter from the breeze, or the south-east or [...]

June 5th, 2017|