La villa Lodge Fishing Report Week 9

 

The fishing was very good, great quality of fish, 120 fish were landed, 42 fish over 15 pounds, 10 over 20, Average weight 12 pounds, the best average in the season so far.

We were using very small nymphs tying in circle hooks, didn’t lose strikes, the fish were hooked for their own. The flies were always in the scissors, almost don’t lose fish. Swinging this flies with sink tips as a proper fishing style, starting the session with floating lines and flies, like sunray tubes, green machine.

Top rod of the week was Micheal graham with 30 fish on the net, the biggest 24 pounds.

Michael graham landed the biggest fish with 24 pounds.

 

Water Conditions

Water color and visibility: Very clear water.

Water temperature: 6c to 11c .

Water level: really low, even bellow Menéndez river.

 

Weather Conditions

Wind speed ranges through the week:the wind blows northwest as usual the first 3 days, it wasn’t. Second part of the week wind blows from notheast.

Air temperature ranges through the week: -1c to 14c.

Wheather observations (sun, rain, fog, etc.): frosts in the morning, and some fog.

Fishing Conditions

Flies that are working the best: Nymphs: emb, wonder bug, ruber legs nymphs. Different sizes of sunray shadows. Big flies for the last hour: big tube flies, intruder, leeches.

Fly lines (tips, heads, lengths, densities, etc) that are producing the best: Skagit heads with different lengths of T-17,14, 11, scandi with polyleaders .

Length and strength of tippet and leaders: 9 to 14 feet. 15 to 20 pounds.

Some deep and small holes we used nymph fishing upstream.

Small size nymph were the best, with yellow legs, some perdigones.

Most of the fish were in the middle part, upper part is getting good, but not many fresh fish.

 

 

Fish catch statistics

Number of anglers for the week: 6.

Total number of fish landed for the week: 120

Weight of the biggest fish landed for the week: 24 pounds .

Number of fish landed over 15 pounds: 42.

Number of fish landed over 20 pounds:10.

Average weight: 12 pounds.

Notable catches: Michael a Bruce made 7 double hooked in 1 session.