After an extremely quiet previous week Witton Castle Lakes welcomed 12 dedicated anglers this last week who braved the cold temperatures to fish the lakes. With the going very hard they saw limited success with bag numbers kept into single figures.
The temperatures certainly dropped off towards the end of the week at Witton Castle Lakes making it feel like Winter isn’t too far off. In the last full month of the 2016 season we welcomed 18 dedicated anglers who fished the lakes and enjoyed more success than of late.
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We had a quiet start to the week at Witton Castle Lakes but as the latter part of the week warmed up so did the visiting numbers pick up. The fish also began moving in the warmer temperatures and the sporting action was much improved for anglers from Wednesday onwards.