Monthly Archives: December 2015


Lake Trout on a Dry Fly

Lake trout caught and returned on a dry fly from the K.A.A Derwent fishing below Portinscale. It was spotted taking very small flies on the edge of a back eddy on a bright June day. First drift under the overhanging tree, nose came up and... this was the result. Photo supplied by Eric Hope, Hemmingways [...]

Wild Brown Trout caught by Chris Bakker

A fabulous wild brown trout from Derwentwater early one July morning for Chris Bakker. This was on his second cast and gave a right old run around fight. It was followed by one of those memorable days when we had loads of perch to just under three pounds, and all before lunchtime. Just good fishing. [...]

  • Ellie Perch

Ellie Beckett with Perch

Ellie Beckett with a typical good perch from Derwentwater caught on a worm on Eric Hopes trundle rig. The perch fishing on the lake can be fantastic and is a great way to introduce young anglers into the sport. Photo supplied by Eric Hope, Hemmingways fishing