6 Derwent Salmon shown below were all caught on fly and were all safely returned to the water.
Length 38", Girth 19", Weight 18lbs. Caught by John Smith on 22/08/2012 at Iron Bridge on Spinner. River height 2' 7"
18 lb, caught on Cockermouth's Guest Water, Ladyboat Pool, by Pete Williams, being a guest of John Moses, in October 2011. This Cock Fish was returned to the water unharmed.
14 lbs. Caught in June 2017 on Stoddart Pot by Neil Barcock.