The Secretary’s Plate (Largest Fish) 2018 competition was held at Draycote Reservoir on 21st July in some of the hottest conditions ever experienced for this competition.

Six brave souls set out in 3 boats intent on capturing the single biggest trout in order to win the Secretary’s Plate. Armed with Di 5, 6 and 7 sinking lines seemed to be the only way according to recent catch information. Everyone took advice from the Draycote staff and headed out across the water to try their luck and test the advice that they [...]