I was fishing relatively deep in the pool I was fishing with a 2" copper tube.....I'm down Saturday for my first trip of the year, if everything works out. Watch out Winkton!
How deep are these fish being taken and on what size flies?
Water was at over 11c a few days ago.
Just checked and it's down to 8.2 today and this cold Northerly wind is with us for the weekend. 20-30mph Saturday.
Challenging for the fly!
Thanks Peter.Fish run a lot higher up river than Fordingbridge, a lot of fish do take up residence lower down, just a lottery really. I do not hear much talked about above Bickton, but that is my circle of friends. The Longford estate, well above Fordingbridge get a decent number of fish, so got to be worth fishing!
Thanks again, what sort of depth was the pool?Line was a shooting head sink3/sink7....a Vision head I think (was using my friends rod when I caught mine)! He was thinking of getting the rod I was using (an RJC rod), so we swapped over!
I had a Rio Gamechanger (F/I/S3) with a sink 5/6/7 MOW tip on my rod.
20-30 mph Northerly winds forecast ,Winkton.Could be hairyWent out for a couple of hours this evening......hooked something in lower cabbage, but it came to the top, thrashed around and then the hook pinged out....looked silvery too
Wasn't too bad an evening....wind dropped off and felt very fishy!
Good luck to those venturing out tomorrow....
I think we Avon anglers all have to have the mindset that the "norm" is nothing and that just makes the successes when they do come that much greater! Tight lines all, surely most who can will be out at the weekend...Fished somerley today lots of rods out but no luck for me again today!!