Drayton Reservoir - Fishing Venue - Coarse / Carp in Daventry (Northamptonshire, East Midlands), England

Venue Details - Drayton Reservoir

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Venue name

England flagDrayton Reservoir

British Waterways proudly says that Drayton Reservoir is arguably one of the best easy specimen carp and match fisheries of its type in England.

Type:

Fishing Venue - Coarse / Carp

Location:

Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 0SG, England. (Scroll down for map)

Permits:

Day tickets on the bank

Hours:

7.00am until dusk - night fishing by advance booking

Cost:

Day Tickets: £6.00 (one rod) or £10.00 (two rods) for adults.
£4.00 (one rod) or £10.00 (two rods) for OAP, disabled and junior anglers.

Evening Tickets (after 5.00pm): £4.00

Match Pegs: £6.00

Pike permit (from October 15 to March 31): £6.00 (one rod) or £10.00 (two rods)

Contact:

Drayton Reservoir, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 0SG, England.

Phone:

01132 816895

About the fish:

Reported to www.fishcaptures.com:
NoSpeciesFromToAverageBest Bait (Categories)Best Bait (Brands)
2Common Carp10lbs 0oz17lbs 11oz14lbs 14oz 8drOther boilies (2 captures).Starmer (1 capture),
undisclosed (1 capture).
1Mirror7lbs 0oz21lbs 3oznaUnknown (7 captures).( No Wait On Bait ) Tangy Fruit X Bottom Bait / Appretite Pop Up (2 captures).
48Mirror Carp7lbs 0oz21lbs 3oz15lbs 16oz 10drHi attract pop up boilies (17 captures),
Fresh / frozen boilies (17 captures),
Unknown (6 captures),
Shelf life boilies (5 captures),
Spam (2 captures),
Dog biscuit (1 capture),
Other boilies (1 capture).
undisclosed (7 captures),
Mainline Grange CSL (6 captures),
Richworth Tutti Frutti (5 captures),
HBS pineapple (4 captures),
Quest Pineapple Crush (4 captures),
( No Wait On Bait ) Fizz Bottom Bait / Appretite Pop Up (3 captures),
Solar Club Mix (Squid & Octopus, Stimulin and Anchovy) (3 captures),
Solar dairy cream (3 captures),
Dynamite Banana and Nut Crunch Pop Up (2 captures),
Fishing Wizard (2 captures).
1Mirror Carp (Fully Scaled)18lbs 0oz18lbs 0oznaShelf life boilies (1 capture).Mainline Tutti Frutti 10mm (1 capture).
1Perch4oz4oznaMaggot (red) (1 capture).undisclosed (1 capture).
1Rudd4oz4oznaMaggot (red) (1 capture).undisclosed (1 capture).

NOTE: Statistics and reports are based on captures added to the Fish Captures database realtive to publicity settings.

Best fishing conditions (according to the Fish Captures database) for Drayton Reservoir :

  • air temp
    56.3% (9 in 16) captures with a value show : 12°C (53.6°F) and the average overall is 10.8°C (51.44°F)
    12°C
    (56.3%)
    10.8°C avg
  • water temp
    100% (3 in 3) captures with a value show : 2°C (35.6°F) and the average overall is 2°C (35.6°F)
    2°C
    (100%)
    2°C avg
  • water depth
    41.7% (5 in 12) captures with a value show : 8ft (2.44m) and the average overall is 8.2ft (2.5m)
    8ft
    (41.7%)
    8.2 ft avg
  • water clarity
    Water clarity unknown
    Unknown
  • wind speed
    33.3% (12 in 54) captures with a value show : Beaufort 5 / 20 knots / 30-39kph / 19-24mph. (Small trees with leaves begin to sway; flags ripple) and the average overall is Fresh Breeze
    Fresh Breeze
    (33.3%)
  • wind dir
    Wind direction unknown or not applicable
    Unknown
  • weather
    68.5% (37 in 54) captures with a value show : Sunny intervals (Clouds obscure around 40% of the sky)
    Sunny intervals
    (68.5%)
  • air pressure
    100% (5 in 5) captures with a value show : Air pressure: 999 mbar (29.50 inches, 749 mm) Steady. Outlook - Rain
    999 mbar Steady
    (100%)
  • moon phase
    18.5% (10 in 54) captures with a value show : Quarter Moon
    Quarter Moon
    (18.5%)

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