Derwent Reservoir Fishing Report
By Dave Hutchinson
Wednesday 09 Dec 2009 10:31:00
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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


Ranger Review:


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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