Maggot and swim feeder have accounted for a lot of fish but anglers fishing worm
and Powerbait cocktail are having less trouble with the roach and are catching some nice fish.
Frank Thompson, fishing worm
and sweet corn from Bull Crag had the fish of the week, a 5lb 4oz rainbow, at Kielder Water where H Lowes had rainbows of 3lb 4oz and 3lb from the grass bank below Beeches Walk at Leaplish and Davy Bibby had seven rainbows on worm north of the Reivers' Rest.
The grass bank at Leaplish Waterside Park continues to produce fish for fly and bait anglers at Kielder Water where Davy Bibby, fishing worm
from the shore north of the Reivers' Rest caught seven rainbows for 15lb 4oz.
Hull angler J Busfield, fishing worm
under a bubble float on the reservoir's north shore, landed the week's heaviest rainbow at 9lb 2oz.
Paul White, fishing worm
at Hawkhope slipway, had a bag of 15lb including fish of 3lb 7oz and 3lb 4oz.
Keith Wright, fishing worm
at Tower Knowe, landed a rainbow of 5lb which was this week's heaviest fish at Kielder Water.
A J Healey from Skelton, fishing worm
off the eastern end of the south shore took a fine rainbow of 9lb 5oz, Middlesbrough angler J Marshall had one of 7lb 3oz and 20 limitbags were recorded with more than a dozen falling just short of the eight-fish limit.
There have been reports of good catches of brown trout at Kielder Water with Hugh Thomas, fishing worm
from the bank at Matthew's Linn near the road bridge, bringing one of 3lb 4oz to the net.
Harold Pender, fishing worm
off Hawkhope Slipway, had the week's heaviest eight-fish limit bag at 22lb 4oz while Ernie Iveson and Ernie Morris landed 14 on the fly.
Middlesbrough angler Colin Greenwell, fishing worm
close to the Dog leg, had the heaviest fish of the week at Scaling Dam with a 7lb 12oz rainbow.
First-time Kielder angler Mark Bell, fishing worm
and bubble float at The Belling, brought a well-conditioned over wintered rainbow of 4lb to the net.
William Ransom, fishing worm
at Matthew's Linn, equalled the best fish to date with a fine rainbow of 5lb 2oz.
Best fish of the week was a fine over wintered rainbow of 6lb caught by 15-year-old Ben Hubbard from Marske fishing worm
and Powerbait cocktail in deep water off the high mark on the south shore.
At Kielder, Andrew Rowell, fishing worm
and sweetcorn at Little Whickhope, had the week's best fish at 6lb 2oz while Morpeth angler Christopher Fairbrother, fishing the north shore below Falstone Pit, had the heaviest bag at 22lb 7oz.
Jack Corbett had the best fish taken on worm with a fine rainbow of 7lb 8oz while S Murray, also fishing worm
, had four for 14lb.