October 2012 week ending 20/12/2012

The weather has been a bit mixed up with plenty of showers and one or two chilly nights, one of the worst things to happen out here is rain when everybody is trying to get to their swims on a Saturday morning and that’s exactly what happened this...

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October 2012 week ending13/10/2012

A wet and cold week as slowed the fishing up quite considerably, I’ve also noticed how cold it’s got in the last week , so i think it’s time to ease up a bit with bait and bring your fleeces. The changeover was hampered by rain so please...

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October 2012 week ending 6/10/2012

The weather was a bit wet this week with rain on most days and some very heavy downpours keeping many of the anglers confined to their bivvies. On a brighter note it didn’t stop the fish from feeding with most of the anglers having some very good...

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September 2012 week ending 29/9/2012

The weather has been a bit wet this week with showers virtually every day, on the up side there are plenty of big fish to report on. If we didn’t get your pictures please email them to sales@cretelakes.com and we will put them on here. I will...

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September 2012 week ending 22/9/2012

The weather was nice and settled with warn sunny days and a little bit chilly during the night, we did have a little bit of rain on the Friday for a few hours but overall it was pleasant. The fishing was a little slow at times this week but i think...

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September 2012 week ending 15/9/2012

It was a week of two halves with the weather and the fishing, the first halve was warm and settled and the fishing was pretty good, the second halve turned cold with some rain and the fishing slowed down, just goes to show how much the fishing is influenced...

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September 2012 week ending 8/9/2012

Another nice settled week on the weather front with warm days and nice gentle breezes making it very pleasant indeed. Best haul of the week fell to the rods of Paul Edwards with 31 fish to 44-06, top angling well done Paul. Biggest fish of the week...

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September 2012 week ending 1/9/2012

Another settled week with warm temperatures around the low 20s and a gentle breeze made the fishing conditions very pleasant. A very productive week with plenty of big fish gracing the anglers nets, I will start with the biggest fish of the week that...

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August 2012 week ending 25/8/2012

The weather played a major part this week with extremely hot sunshine, temperatures were hitting 39 degrees for the first halve of the week but they did fall to around the mid 20s witch was much more comfortable for everyone. A couple of anglers asked...

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August 2012 week ending 18/8/2012

It’s been very warm and sunny and as i type this update the temperatures are in the mid 30s! not the most comfortable fishing conditions but great for a sun tan. During hot conditions it’s important not to over feed your swim and give your...

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August 2012 week ending 11/8/2012

The weather was settled with just a couple of showers to report, I’ve been waiting ages to say that, its seems to be much more settled now with warm days and nice evenings. I will start with the best catch of the week that fell to the rods of...

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August 2012 week ending 4/8/2012

The weather is getting more settled with warm days and warm evenings, there were still a few rouge showers but overall the weather is much better. The fishing this week started a bit slow and got better as the week progressed, I will start with the biggest...

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July 2012 week ending 28/7/2012

The days were mostly warm and sunny but we did have a couple of days that were a bit showery. High pressure was dominating and making the fishing a bit difficult with one of the slowest weeks this season, Anglers often ask me when the fishing is going...

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July 2012 week ending 21/7/2012

The weather seems to be settling down now; the problem is we are now basking in 30 degrees so we have gone from one extreme to another, still it’s better to be warm and sunny than wet and windy. Not a great deal to report on its still a bit quite,...

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July 2012 week ending 14/7/2012

The weather is still unsettled with some heavy showers and even a bit of hail. I’ve got the forecast for the coming week and it looks dry and warm, hooray!, about time, and it looks a pretty good for the foreseeable future, now that’s what...

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July 2012 week ending 7/72012

The weather is still a bit unsettled with showers and sunny intervals and the wind direction has been changeable. When will the weather sort its self out, well I got a long range forecast and it says that the unsettled showers and swirling winds are around...

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June 2012 week ending 30/6/12

Not much change with the weather it’s still changeable with the winds turning around almost on a daily basis and still sunny intervals with some rain. This weather is highly unusual for this time of year, I think most of us are expecting shorts...

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June 2012 week ending 23/6/2012

The weather is still unsettled for this time of year with almost all the seasons putting in an appearance throughout the week. We live in hope that it will settle down and become warm and sunny and I’m told that it’s going to get better so...

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June 2012 week ending 16/6/2012

A mixed bag with the weather always seems to produce a tricky week with the fishing; the weather was up and down for most of the week with heavy showers and some glimpses of sunlight, it even got a bit blustery at times. In June we would normally expect...

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June 2012 week ending 9/6/2012

The weather was up and down this week with a couple of hot sticky days and a bit of rain with some big winds, not the expected settled June weather. The fishing was pretty good though with a couple of Cretelake records having to be re written, I will...

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June 2012 week ending 2/6/2012

The weather was warm and sunny for most of the week with temperatures around the mid 20s; the fishing started off a little slow and got better as the week progressed. I will start with the biggest haul of the week that fell to the rods of Tony Bray with...

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May 2012 week ending 26/5/2012

The weather has been warm, sunny and settled, it’s been a long time coming but Europe is now sunbathing in temperatures around the mid 20s. The carp seem to have spawned and are starting to get back to normal feeding patterns with a pretty good...

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May 2012 week ending 19/5/2012

The weather seems to be getting better with a little rain and a couple of cold nights but nothing like the unsettled weather of the last six weeks or so. The fishing was still a little slow but its defiantly getting better with plenty of the 30s and 40s...

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May 2012 week ending 12/5/2012

The weather has finally settled down with only a couple of days of rain, and that was early on so as the week progressed the days become more settled and this did trigger some of fish to go into spawn mode. Lake 4 in particular had a very quite week but...

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May 2012 week ending 5/5/2012

The extreme weather that is over northern Europe is obviously having a major affect on the fishing; the conditions are unreal with rain virtually every day for the past 5 weeks. The water temperatures are well down with the constant rain so I think we...

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Apri 2012 week ending 28/4/2012

Yet another week of very wet conditions with heavy and prolonged rain virtually every day. The wind also played a factor with heavy southerly westerly’s and northerly’s swirling around all week. This left some anglers holding on to their bivvys...

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April 2012 week ending 21/04/2012

I don’t know what’s happened to the weather but we have had one morning at minus 6 and enough rain to fill a lake, I can’t recall such wet and cold weather in April for many years and this has slowed the fishing a little bit with many...

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April 2012 week ending 14/4/2012

The weather was a major factor for the anglers this week with all four seasons passing us at some point during the week. Rain, Hale, Sun, Cloud, Fog, and the temperature going down to minus 5 one morning! All this made it a little uncomfortable at times,...

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April 2012 week ending 7/4/2012

Yet another week with many anglers having very good results with several of them having multiple captures of 30lb plus fish. The biggest haul of the week fell to Terence Eke who had a 42 fish haul from lake 3 that included seventeen fish over 30lb with...

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March 2012 week ending 31/3/2012

Another week with warm sunny days and chilly evenings, the weather is a lot warmer than one would expect for this time of year so the fishing has been quite consistent with lots of anglers having pretty good results. Because of the warmer conditions many...

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March 2012 week ending 24/3/2012

I will start with a weather report for the week, The days were remarkably warm and calm with a few chilly nights., with the warm day time temperatures the fishing was above average for the time of year. I will start with the biggest haul of the week...

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