Stones cruises to victory

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Dale Stones put together an excellent winning weight of 133lb 12oz to win Oakham Angling Club’s most recent match.

Stones fished led the field by an impressive margin at Decoy Lakes.

Michael Daymond claimed his first ever top three finish with 89lb 2oz to secure second spot. Just a few pounds behind was third-placed Bob Burton with 83lb 11oz.

Section winners were Paul Daymond and Ian Bullimore.

l Almost 1,100 trout were caught at Eyebrook last week with the best a superb 10lb 1oz rainbow caught by Brian Lodge of Somerset.

He used a Damsel pattern in the Norris Dyke area to land his fish.

Anglers are reporting excellent nymph fishing at Eyebrook currently where the top fly patterns include Black Buzzers, Diawl Bach, Black Crunchers and Bloodworm Imitations.

Eyebrook Trout Fishery will run a regional heat for Fishing For Heroes on June 1. To take part call Eyebrook Fishing Lodge on 01536 772930.

Eyebrook Fly Fishers Club will hold their next meeting on June 5 at the lodge.