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November Fishing Report

December 11, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

November; the month in which the mixed autumnal colours that clothe the bank-side trees begin to fall and layer the ground. With the truly unsettled weather this month, the process seemed hurried and within a blink, the majority of the deciduous trees had decided to shed their weight. Although this may look very pretty for […]

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October Fishing Report

November 18, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

October brings in a season that many anglers overlook, yet are really missing out on; the grayling fishing. These awesome fish, dubbed the ‘lady of the stream’, are an incredible fish to capture. Granted, the best of the grayling fishing appears once a couple of frosts have graced the ground; but don’t let the cold […]

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September Fishing Report

October 10, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

After yet another dry summer, September is when we start to expect more frequent rainfall to help top up the aquifers and rivers. Mid-September lived up to expectations and provided numerous days of prolonged rainfall which were very welcome. We also had a big appearance of crane flies; however, the heavy rainfall did suppress them […]

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August Fishing Report

September 9, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

  As most people think towards August in earnest with the warm evening temperatures enticing a late evening rise or relaxing in a beer garden with a glass of  their go-to tipple in there hand, I for one do not.  No, because every year for me, it is the unfortunate time of the year where […]

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July Fishing Report

August 1, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

July brought with it some changeable weather, from 33°C temperatures and high humidity to heavy downpours of rain and sheet lighting thunderstorms!. That’s the British weather for you, and i think most fisheries and fish farm around the UK are welcoming any rain they can get! This month, the fishery experienced some great sport from […]

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June Fishing Report

July 9, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

Although the majority of the mayfly have come and gone, we still have the pleasure of seeing the zig zag flight of a few who remain. Mayfly nymphs and dry fly still graced the leader of many anglers, hoping to fool that wary brown trout lingering underneath the willow tree. The fishery saw some really […]

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May Fishing Report

June 19, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

The month of May brings in a period in the trout fishing calendar that most anglers in the south  are itching for;  duffers fortnight and the window of opportunity that this frenzy of emerging mayfly provides. This year did not disappoint, and the last two weeks of May gave us one of the greatest mayfly […]

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April Fishing Report

May 15, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

The beginning of April started off busy, bringing in many past customers who were revisiting the sport and a few of the younger generation who wanted to try it. Therefor, a fair amount of our time has been spent  guiding and advancing these anglers skills, catching some fish and seeing them progress into regulars of […]

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March Fishing Report

April 9, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

March saw the beginning of spring, and throughout the month the buds and blooms have started to entice the hedgerows and Manor lake  islands into colour. The intermittent clouds of buzzers have been appearing on the warmer days and the kingfishers have been zipping around actively. We held the Troutmasters fish off competition here on […]

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February Fishing Report

March 27, 2019 by Manningford Fishery

Following on from the colder weather in January, February started off just as cold with a good amount of snow settling around Wiltshire, and we here certainly appreciated the benefits of the lodge log fire! However many keen anglers braved the cold spell in the first few weeks of February and had some good winter […]

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