A Grand Day Out on Draycote Water

Keith Allison and Stuart Foulds, after hearing about John Goldie’s and John Poote’s spectacular session at Draycote Water the previous week, decided to try their luck on Wednesday, 8th August.

The previous day’s fishing log showed the fishing to be very difficult with numerous single fish or nil returns. So with some trepidation, they set off to Rainbow corner. The weather forecast for the day looked good – overcast sky and moderate south westerly wind. Initially the boat was anchored in Rainbow Corner followed by drifting to A buoy. With [...]

August 14th, 2018|

Spectacular Day on Draycote Reservoir

John Goldie and John Poote fished Draycote reservoir on Thursday, 2nd August, 2018.

The weather started comfortably warm in the morning, became hotter in the late afternoon but with some cloud cover and sunny spells. There was a nice breeze most of the time coupled with a good ripple.

The fishing started with a drift from A buoy to B buoy with John Poote fishing dries and soon catching on a fiery brown shipmans buzzer. John Goldie fished a floating line with diawl bachs and buzzers.

During a period which John Poote [...]

August 3rd, 2018|