By Dave Hutchinson
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Fishery Derwent Reservoir: Size 1000 acres (405h) Max Depth 100 feet (31m)
Grid Reference: NZ29 518 (For Internet Satellite Viewing.
Weekending 6th December 2009.
Number of Anglers- week 46
Number of trout taken- week 41
Number of trout returned Zero
Total number of trout caught- week 41
Rod average- week 0.9
Best trout- week 5lb 2oz
Number of fish re-stocked-week 0
Total number of anglers to date 14,711
Total number of fish caught to date 44,053
Largest trout of season so far 13lb
Season rod average 3
Mr Green hit all the right notes when he had an excellent days sport on Sunday. He was fishing on the North Bank and at Cronkley and took four fish, one of which was a fine 5lb 2oz rainbow and another was a fine 2lb brown trout, all taken on a White Fritz. The last week of the season promises some better weather so "hopefully" we will see an excellent climax to what has been a superb seaso
Best Flies: Cat’s Whisker, Black Fritz, Dawson’s Olive.
Best Baits: Yellow floating Powerbait eggs tipped with worm.
Best areas: Fly: The North bank over to Cronkley.
Best areas: Multibait: Hunter House.
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