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It was a very cold and frosty morning as we set off to Fylde Trout Fishery last Sunday. With more layers on than a polar explorer and flasks of hot coffee and soup we arrived about an hour after dawn to thankfully find the lake had not frozen solid although as soon as we got out of the car our fingers did good impersonations of icicles. After reading the reports from the previous few days we both elected to start at the far end of the lake with Cats Whisker…

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As the sea fishing has been so grim over the past few weeks and giving Dave a ring at Fylde Trout Fishery to make sure the lake was free of ice we spent a very pleasant, if cold, Sunday morning doing our best to tempt Rainbow Trout out of the depths of the very cold water. Our initial plan was me to fish an intermediate line with lures to search the depths while Wendy fished a floating line, also with lures, higher up in the water – hopefully covering all…

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What a truly brilliant weekend! I’ll start at the end just to be different as we’re still buzzing about Wendy catching our first fly caught Rainbow Trout. We arrived at Fylde Trout Fishery around lunch time and had a chat with a few guys who were just leaving, the news wasn’t good “it’s a bit tough today” were the sorts of comments being made. Looking at the previous days report it seemed like the trout weren’t being quite as crazy as we’d hoped so after a quick sandwich we made our…

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We’ve not done much sea fishing recently due to one thing or another but last weekend we visited a new (to us) fly fishing venue, Fylde Trout Fishery, after I’d chatted about it to John at Ted Carter Fishing Tackle last week. We agreed to meet up with Dave, the fishery manager, to get a few pointers as we’re still very new to this fly fishing game and he informed us that the fishing at the moment was very hard but to try a few lures such as ‘Cat’s Whisker’,…

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