News Archive 2016

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, December 9, 2017

December 2016

For the week-ending December 9 the 39 rods caught 117 trout for a rod average of three.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, weekending 30th November 2016

December 2016

The final week of the 2016 season saw a change in wind direction which brought in cold weather and made fishing more challenging for anglers that have braved the frosty mornings.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Hury reservoir report, week-ending 30th November 2016

December 2016

With snow-covered Pennines as a backdrop you could not ask for a more picturesque place to fish than Hury this week.
News from: Hury

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 30th November 2016

December 2016

Constantly changing conditions with varied temperatures, frosty mornings and a rapid rise in the water level have kept the fish mostly in the deep waters with a reluctance to feed.

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 30th November 2016

December 2016

The cold snap dictated a quiet end to another great season.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme reservoir report, week-ending 30th November 2016

December 2016

Grassholme offered some excellent sport considering the time of year as mild conditions kept fish close to the banks.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 25th November

November 2016

For the week the 33 rods caught 99 trout for a rod average of exactly three.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Avington Trout Fishery report, November 2016 Avington Trout Fishery report, November 2016

November 2016

The fishing has really improved this month and a couple of hard frosts seems to have kick started the fishing.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 30th November 2016

November 2016

All eyes were on the end of season competition which took place on Sunday.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 20 November 2016

November 2016

As wintery conditions continue, a few anglers braved the conditions, trying every bait and technique in their armouries but to no avail.

Hury Reservoir report, week-ending 20 November 2016

November 2016

With freezing condition’s this last week Hury anglers have had to work hard to find a tempting bait or lure for the lethargic fish.
News from: Hury

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 20 November 2016

November 2016

Freezing conditions this week have made sport a bit tougher with bait seemingly having to land on the trout’s nose for them to take it.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 20 November 2016

November 2016

The rod average remains strong at Derwent despite snow melt entering the reservoir via the feeder streams which has meant the best catches have been areas away from cold water.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 20 November 2016

November 2016

As we move into the last 10 days of the season the weather conditions seem to be getting more wintery.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water Reservoir report, week-ending 20 November 2016

November 2016

Kielder is now closed for the season.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 20 November 2016

November 2016

Water levels have continued to rise slowly as winter sets in, bringing crisp clear days and a significant return to form.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery, Lincolnshire

November 2016

For the week-ending 18th November the 48 rods caught 145 trout for a rod average of 3.02.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 13th November 2016

November 2016

Water levels continued to rise steadily from overnight rainfall whilst days have remained mild and calm for the time of year.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 13th November 2016

November 2016

Despite the first snow of the season and falling water temperatures fish have still been found in good numbers across the water.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 13th November 2016

November 2016

It was not until Thursday that we started to see good numbers of fish coming to the net at Grassholme.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Hury Reservoir report, week-ending 13th November 2016

November 2016

Excellent returns continue to be posted at Hury with a number of anglers taking the increased limit of 10 fish.
News from: Hury

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 13th November 2016

November 2016

As we move into the last few weeks of the season much colder winds and the first heavy rains have finally arrived.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 13th November 2016

November 2016

With a dusting of snow on Monday and temperature just above freezing for most of the week only the hardy few ventured out.
News from: Kielder Water

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 13th November 2016

November 2016

The biggest setback for the week was strong bitter cold, although the worst of the wintry conditions thankfully passed us by.

Kielder Water report, week-ending 6th November 2016

November 2016

Despite the cold conditions anglers have still been rewarded with some excellent sport with a respectable rod average of 2.4 fish per angler at this late stage in the season.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 6th November 2016

November 2016

The autumnal weather made its presence felt throughout the week with unsettled conditions providing a daily challenge to both fly and bait anglers.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 6th November 2016

November 2016

Ray Whaley has had a red letter week, taking a double winter limit on Thursday for a total of 20 fish to 2lb 8oz. Ray then returned Friday, netting a further 16 fish.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme reservoir report, week-ending 6th November 2016

November 2016

A quiet week at Grassholme saw our regular anglers taking advantage of the extra bank space to take some very nice catches indeed.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Hury reservoir report, week-ending 6th November 2016

November 2016

An excellent week on Hury as anglers made the most of our decision to open it to ‘Any Method’ tactics from 1 November with the rod average rocketing to over five fish per angler!
News from: Hury

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 6th November 2016

November 2016

Strong wind, rain and hail hampered fishing this week for anglers who braved conditions.

Toft Newton Trout Fishery, week-ending 4th November 2016

November 2016

For the week 75 rods caught 326 trout for a rod average of 4.3.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 6th November 2016

November 2016

As winter arrives and a strong northerly wind brings a chill across the reservoir, anglers continue to make the most of fishing from the boats as we lead up to the end of the 2016 fishing season.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery October 2016 Report Avington Trout Fishery October 2016 Report

November 2016

After what seems to have been an endless summer the signs of winter are finally starting to show, and the fishing has picked up considerably this month.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 30th October 2016

November 2016

Colder nights have seen a drop in water temperatures across the reservoir helping to increase the number of bites for anglers that have been able to get out on the boats.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 30th October 2016 Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 30th October 2016

November 2016

An indifferent week of weather saw mixed fortunes for both fly and bait anglers.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending 30th October 2016

November 2016

It was another productive week as colder weather pushed fish deeper and into the mouths of incoming streams and becks.
News from: Kielder Water

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 30th October 2016

November 2016

The weather served up some brilliant late season sport with anglers impressed with the number of fish still available despite the late stage of the season.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 28th October 2016 Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 28th October 2016

November 2016

For the week the 85 anglers caught 302 fish for a rod average of 3.6.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 23 October, 2016

October 2016

Cold nights have seen the inevitable fall in the water temperatures, helping to increase the number of bites for anglers out on the boats.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 21st October, 2016

October 2016

For the week the 97 anglers caught 356 fish rod average of 3.7.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 14th October, 2016

October 2016

Another good week at Toft with the rod average down a little but this was more down to shorter sessions rather than a slow down in the fishing.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 16 October 2016

October 2016

Despite wet and windy weather the reservoir continues to provide some excellent sport.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 16 October 2016

October 2016

A cooler, wetter week made fishing challenging but the more experienced angler adapted to these conditions, changing tactics to suit the feeding patterns of the trout.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Avington report, September 2016 Avington report, September 2016

October 2016

September is always a favourite month here at Avington though due to the conditions this year it started off as August left off... tricky.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 16 October 2016

October 2016

The colder temperatures that we are now experiencing overnight and early mornings are steadily bringing the water temperature down which in turn is seeing an increase in action for boat anglers.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 16 October 2016

October 2016

Bank anglers have been the most successful with anglers fishing the peninsular of Stockie Bay or just outside Mathew`s Linn having the best sport.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 16 October 2016

October 2016

Water levels at the reservoir have dropped exposing large areas of dangerous soft ground making the banks unsafe for fishing.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 25th September, 2016

September 2016

High temperatures during the day and cooler nights continue to influence sport as water levels remain low due to the lack of rain.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 25th September, 2016 Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 25th September, 2016

September 2016

As water levels continue to fall, legering tactics and long casts prove to be most productive.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 18th September 2016

September 2016

Unexpected hot weather gave visitors an Indian summer for three days early in the week with temperatures at near record levels for September.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 18th September 2016

September 2016

The majority of anglers over the past week have been guests staying in the cabins and taking advantage of the special ‘cabin guest permits’ available as well as the stunning scenery!
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 18th September 2016

September 2016

Water levels continued to fall steadily with bright sunshine and flat calm water making conditions challenging for many anglers.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 18th September 2016

September 2016

At last some stable weather and the reservoir is back on top form.

Hury reservoir report, week-ending 18th September 2016

September 2016

With water levels back to top mark, more terrestrial insect and flies are being blown onto the water attracting many fish to feed from the surface.
News from: Hury

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 18th September 2016

September 2016

The unusually warm September has held up water temperatures through the day. However, with the cooler nights chilling the margins, fish are not always in the expected areas.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending 18th September 2016

September 2016

The west end of the reservoir has performed exceptionally well this week with some very nice limit catches coming from this area.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 9th September, 2016

September 2016

Some cooler breezy weather should serve to liven things up at Toft, cooler evenings and cloudier days are needed and this should hopefully kick start some feeding activity.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 11th September, 2016

September 2016

Weather conditions improved with light winds and cooler temperatures.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery report, August 2016 Avington Trout Fishery report, August 2016

September 2016

Despite the difficult hot conditions, some fabulous specimens graced the bank this month.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending September 4th, 2016

September 2016

Sport has been consistent this week with anglers posting some impressive returns.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending September 4th, 2016

September 2016

After some heavy rain anglers have taken advantage of high water levels as the flooded grass areas have attracted small fry that the trout have been keen to feed on.
News from: Kielder Water

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending August 26, 2016

August 2016

Whilst last week's rod average doesn't make for great reading (46 rods caught 94 fish average 2.04), sport has improved dramatically over the last couple of days (these figures won't be included until the next newsletter).
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 28th August 2016

August 2016

As the warm weather retreated we started to see the catch rate increase as the fish began to venture from hideaway holes in search of feed.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 28th August, 2016 Scaling Dam report, week-ending 28th August, 2016

August 2016

In complete contrast to last week the week began with strong winds and heavy rain but soon improved for Tuesday.

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 19th August, 2016

August 2016

For the week the 54 rods caught 93 trout for a rod average of 1.72.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 14th August, 2016 Scaling Dam report, week-ending 14th August, 2016

August 2016

Strong gusting westerly winds and heavy showers played a major part in this week’s proceedings and anglers were severely challenged at times.

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 21st August, 2016

August 2016

Unseasonal high winds continued to disrupt fishing for most of the week with boats remaining on the jetty once again for two days.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 7th August, 2016

August 2016

Hanningfield continued to experience changeable weather conditions during the week with warm sunny periods and high winds mooring boats for the safety of our anglers.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 5th August 2016

August 2016

A slight increase in the rod average this week, hardly noticeable but at least it's heading in the right direction! The 74 rods caught 142 trout for a rod average of 1.92.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 31st July, 2016

August 2016

Light westerly winds and humid conditions greeted visitors during the week as fishing along the dam wall gradually improved.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 31st July, 2016

August 2016

The rod average at Kielder increased markedly this week as cooler condition swept in from the west helping the rod average to over three fish per angler.
News from: Kielder Water

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 31st July, 2016 Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 31st July, 2016

August 2016

With the weather showing signs of summer the trout continued to stay in deeper water.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery, July 2016 Report

August 2016

As is to be expected, July has been a fairly tricky month on the fishing front. With high temperatures, and low oxygen levels in the water, the fish have been particularly lethargic, more so later in the day.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 31st July, 2016

August 2016

This year’s Northumberland County Blind Association competition was a huge success with 72 rods challenging for glory whilst supporting the invaluable work carried out by the NCBA throughout our region.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending 24th July, 2016

July 2016

The changeable weather conditions over the last week have seen water levels gradually rising to the highest level for a number of months.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 24th July, 2016

July 2016

With a high pressure system in place from the beginning of the week, hot sunny days and high humidity saw fish keep to deeper, cooler water.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 24th July, 2016

July 2016

Finally summer arrived as extremely hot humid weather conditions greeted visitors every day during the week, making fishing challenging in the bright sunshine.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 24th July, 2016 Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 24th July, 2016

July 2016

The weather has been mainly warm and sunny this week with temperatures exceeding 30°C on Tuesday followed by the inevitable thunderstorms the following day.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 22nd July, 2016

July 2016

A very hot week, spells of soaring water temperatures and much reduced fish activity sum up last week when the 50 rods caught 81 fish for a 1.62 rod average.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 17th July, 2016

July 2016

Over many weeks the Lodge Bay area has continued to attract rainbows in greater numbers, with plenty of anglers experiencing fantastic sport from both bank and boats.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 17th July, 2016

July 2016

Recent heavy rainfall combined with rising water levels has brought fish to the margins eagerly feeding on the abundance of natural feed.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 17th July, 2016

July 2016

A week of mainly light cloud cover and gentle westerly winds accompanied by the occasional shower helped to supply some good evening hatches of terrestrials.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 17th July, 2016

July 2016

What a week for the Abbott family. Son Lee landed an 8lb 4oz rainbow from the spillway on the North bank on Thursday using a Damsel Nymph pattern.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 15th July, 2016 Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 15th July, 2016

July 2016

For the week the 74 rods caught 199 trout for a rod average of 2.69.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 8th July, 2016

July 2016

A better turnout at Toft this week with dry flies still the standout method.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 10th July, 2016

July 2016

Water levels remain very high for July with weed growth limited for this time of year.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 10th July, 2016 Scaling Dam report, week-ending 10th July, 2016

July 2016

Even with the mixed weather conditions anglers have still enjoyed catching lots of eight fish limits.

Kielder Water report, week-ending 10th July, 2016

July 2016

The final of the Kielder Water Aid Boat Pairs was held on Sunday 11 July.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 10th July, 2016

July 2016

Changeable weather conditions forced anglers to vary their tactics to obtain best results this week.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 1st July, 2016

July 2016

Another week of mixed weather led to variable sport with no real pattern to proceedings.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 3rd June, 2016 Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 3rd June, 2016

July 2016

Barry Wilson stole the show this week, switching from bait to fly to suit some changeable conditions, eventually recording a staggering 47 fish across two superb sessions.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Avington Trout Fishery, June 2016 Report Avington Trout Fishery, June 2016 Report

July 2016

With the big changes in weather the fishing became noticeably more difficult, with the trout seeming very lethargic and reluctant to take flies.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 3th July, 2016

July 2016

A wet month resulted in above average rainfall almost every day and the reservoir gained considerable volume to near maximum levels.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 26th June, 2016

June 2016

The third heat of the Kielder Water Aid Boat Pairs Competition was held Sunday 26 June.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 26th June, 2016 Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 26th June, 2016

June 2016

More settled weather midweek saw the most productive days signified by rod average topping five fish per angler before strong winds and heavy rain took their toll as the weekend commenced.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 26th June, 2016

June 2016

Hanningfield saw mixed results this week as the conditions switched between hot sun and severe thunderstorms.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, June 24th, 2016 Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, June 24th, 2016

June 2016

For the week-ending June 24 the 80 anglers caught 255 fish for a rod average of 3.2.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 12th June, 2016

June 2016

With poor weather conditions forecasted, the fishery was braced for a week of high winds, rain and thunder.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending June 12th, 2016 Derwent reservoir report, week-ending June 12th, 2016

June 2016

Sport continued at a brisk pace throughout the week with many catch limits recorded which helped sustain the rod average for the season so far at around four fish per angler.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 5th June, 2016

June 2016

With the banks of Kielder more like the Caribbean this weekend, anglers caught the sun along with plenty of fish with another brilliant rod average of almost four fish per angler.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 5th June, 2016 Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 5th June, 2016

June 2016

Another week of improved weather and equally impressive sport with Fontburn-reared specimens once again stealing the headlines.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 5th June, 2016

June 2016

Extremely strong northerly winds of over 40 mph battered the reservoir Monday to Friday giving four days excluded boat activity for the safety of our anglers.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Avington Trout Fishery report, May 2016 Avington Trout Fishery report, May 2016

June 2016

May is a fantastic month for fishing the lakes here and this year has proven no different with plenty of big fish caught and full bags for the majority.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 27th May, 2016

June 2016

For the week the 78 rods caught 348 fish for an average of 4.5.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 29th May, 2016

June 2016

A week of ever changing weather conditions saw a mixed bag of results for anglers on the boats and the bank.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 29th May, 2016 Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 29th May, 2016

June 2016

A trio of awesome specimens stole the show at Fontburn as the fishery approached Bank Holiday Monday.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 15th May, 2016

May 2016

A steady catch return for many of our visitors from both the bank and boats as warmer weather continues to stimulate rainbows into feeding well on most days.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Scaling Dam Fishery report, week-ending 15th May, 2016 Scaling Dam Fishery report, week-ending 15th May, 2016

May 2016

Cold mornings and warm afternoons throughout the week kept anglers on their toes searching for the shoals as they appeared in different areas.

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 13th May 2016

May 2016

For the week the 100 rods caught 342 fish for a rod average of 3.4.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 8th May 2016

May 2016

The week began with high winds but fortunately the banks produced good numbers of fish.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 6th May, 2016

May 2016

For the week the 87 rods caught 484 trout for a rod average of 5.56.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 8th May 2016 Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 8th May 2016

May 2016

Summer arrived to the shores of Derwent reservoir and anglers were greeted with some of the best sport of the season so far.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 1st May, 2016

May 2016

Ever changing weather conditions meant anglers needed to be reactive to the conditions and change tactics along with the weather.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 1st May, 2016

May 2016

As the weather continues to revert back to wintery conditions it’s been a tough week for anglers although those who persevered were rewarded for their efforts.

Kielder Water report, week-ending 1st May, 2016

May 2016

With unseasonal snow and sleet topped off with a deluge of rain and wind, it was a fairly quiet affair this week at Kielder with only a few hardy souls braving the conditions.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 1st May, 2016

May 2016

A week where the four winds blew and bought snow, hail, rain and some sunshine along with the most extreme and challenging sport of the season thus far.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Burrator Lake report, April 2016

May 2016

The banks around Longstone Point have produced the best and most consistent fishing at Burrator this month.

Stithians Reservoir report, April 2016

May 2016

The fish continue to be well spread out, with a number of locations producing good sport.
News from: Stithians Lake

Drift Reservoir report, April 2016

May 2016

North Bank and Badger Bank continue to fish well, with anglers averaging 2.1 fish per rod.

Wistlandpound Reservoir report, April 2016

May 2016

The Front Beach and Top End has produced the best bank fishing.
News from: Wistlandpound

Roadford Lake report, April 2016

May 2016

While there have been notable hatches of flies all over the lake, and a few surface-feeding fish in Shop Inlet, it is sub-surface patterns that are catching fish.
News from: Roadford Lake

Toft Newton Trout Fishery, week-ending 29th April

May 2016

Last week’s colder wintry weather kept the vast majority at home although those that ventured out put in some good catch returns, helping to improve on last week’s rod average.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Avington Trout Fishery, April Report Avington Trout Fishery, April Report

May 2016

The bright sunshine has made for some excellent stalking conditions over the month and that has certainly been reflected in the catch returns with a brilliant number of “doubles” gracing the bank.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending April 24th, 2016 Grassholme Reservoir report, week-ending April 24th, 2016

April 2016

Another week of exceptional sport was on offer at Grassholme with a very respectable rod average of 3.8 fish per angler which with the cold snaps is exceptional.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Kielder Water Report, week-ending April 24th, 2016

April 2016

The first heat of the WaterAid Pairs competition started off cool for the competitors but soon became a glorious day with bright sunshine and light winds.
News from: Kielder Water

Kennick Reservoir report, April 2016

April 2016

Rods averaged 3.4 fish per angler over the month, with catch rates improving toward the end of the month.
News from: Kennick Reservoir

Siblyback Lake report, April 2016

April 2016

The North Shore, Marshes and Stocky Bay continued to be the most popular and productive locations, particularly from the banks.
News from: Siblyback Lake

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending April 24th, 2016

April 2016

After years of paying into the tagged fish sweep loyal patron and avid bait angler Peter Garbutt from Blyth finally got his reward.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending April 24th, 2016

April 2016

Some of the best weather of the spring graced the north east and sport at Derwent responded with one of the best weeks of the season so far.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Wimbleball Lake report, Aprl 2016

April 2016

Wimbleball continued to produce some excellent catches with boat anglers averaging 6 fish per rod and bank anglers averaging 3.5 fish.
News from: Wimbleball Lake

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending April 24th, 2016

April 2016

A mix of bright, warm spring weather conditions were dramatically interrupted by cold northerly winds over the weekend.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending April 23, 2016

April 2016

For the week 93 rods caught 279 trout for a rod average of exactly three.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending April 17th, 2016

April 2016

After a spell of windy cool weather, conditions improved throughout the week with lighter winds and warm sunshine triggering excellent buzzer hatches in Lodge Bay and Middlemead.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending April 17th, 2016 Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending April 17th, 2016

April 2016

Another week, another superb overall rod average of just under four fish per angler along with more specimen fish weighed in.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending April 17th, 2016

April 2016

With the week ending in snow, anglers faced every weather event this week as the unpredictable spring weather continues.
News from: Kielder Water

Exe Valley Trout Fishery report, week-ending April 17th, 2016 Exe Valley Trout Fishery report, week-ending April 17th, 2016

April 2016

Lots of excitement last week as the fishery record brown trout weighing 14lb 10oz has finally been caught.
News from: Exe Valley Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 14th April, 2016

April 2016

Last week's tremendous rod average was always going to be hard to live up to and as predicted the anglers fishing small nymphs and dries enjoyed the best sport this week.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Derwent reservoir report, week-ending 10th April, 2016

April 2016

Despite miserable weather conditions anglers have continued to frequent the site in large numbers with many good catches reported.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 10th April, 2016

April 2016

Wind and rain hampered most of the week but with sunny spells on the afternoons anglers have been rewarded with some nice catches.

Kielder Water report, week-ending 10th April, 2016

April 2016

Multi-bait anglers recorded the best catches at Kielder this week with the weather remaining cold.
News from: Kielder Water

Fontburn reservoir report, week-ending 10th April, 2016

April 2016

Bait angler Gary Hewitt from Morpeth had a day to remember on a testing and blustery Tuesday, weighing in the weeks best fish; a fully-finned 8lb 10oz rainbow trout.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 10th April, 2016

April 2016

April continues to bring mixed weather conditions with high winds on Wednesday resulting in some boats remaining on the jetty.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery, Lincolnshire

April 2016

For the week-ending April 8 the 76 rods caught 562 trout for a rod average of 7.39.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Grassholme reservoir report, week-ending 10th April, 2016 Grassholme reservoir report, week-ending 10th April, 2016

April 2016

Grassholme continued where it left off last week with rod averages creeping past the five fish per angler mark.
News from: Grassholme Fishery

Hury reservoir report, week-ending 10th April, 2016

April 2016

Anglers continue to enjoy excellent sport from the banks of Hury and with many fish being returned on the popular Catch and Release ticket.
News from: Hury

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 3rd April, 2016 Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending 3rd April, 2016

April 2016

The McLaughlin family from Durham simply stole the show throughout Easter week with the performance of the season thus far.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending 3rd April, 2016

April 2016

With cooler and windier conditions testing anglers resolve, those who persisted had some good results.
News from: Kielder Water

Kennick Reservoir report, March 2016

April 2016

Rods averaged over 4 fish per angler over the opening weekend, with a couple of fish over 6lb caught.
News from: Kennick Reservoir

Siblyback Lake report, March 2016

April 2016

The North Shore, Marshes and Stocky Bay have produced the best fishing in the opening month, with bank anglers generally enjoying most success.
News from: Siblyback Lake

Drift Reservoir report, March 2016

April 2016

Fish have been nearer the surface at Drift, with floating and intermediate lines fishing well.

Hanningfield Trout Fishery report, week-ending April 3rd, 2016

April 2016

Monday saw the arrival of storm Katie which, for the first time ever at Hanningfield, saw all fishing suspended for the day.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending March 27th, 2016 Fontburn Reservoir report, week-ending March 27th, 2016

March 2016

Blustery winds and frequent showers brought in by storm Katie made some areas of the reservoir feel rather exposed and many anglers headed into sheltered bays to avoid the wind-chill.
News from: Fontburn Fishery

Kielder Water report, week-ending March 27th, 2016

March 2016

The cooler Easter weekend didn’t deter anglers who were rewarded with some great sport.
News from: Kielder Water

Scaling Dam report, week-ending March 27th, 2016

March 2016

Both ends of the Dam Wall and the east end bay have given anglers first class sport all week with Thursday’s massive stocking continuing to maintain a very high rod average over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending March 27th, 2016

March 2016

The excellent start to the season continued, especially from midweek onwards with many anglers taking their eight fish limit and fly anglers enjoying sport on catch and release permits.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending March 25th, 2016

March 2016

A super week at Toft with great weather, lots of anglers, lots of fish and a good rod average.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Avington Trout Fishery, March 2016 report Avington Trout Fishery, March 2016 report

March 2016

March has been an excellent month here at Avington. Almost every angler has caught their bag and the average weights have been really impressive.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 20th March, 2016 Derwent Reservoir report, week-ending 20th March, 2016

March 2016

Derwent started the season with one of the best opening days for years with over 170 anglers taking a staggering 780 fish home.
News from: Derwent Reservoir

Kielder Water report, week-ending 20th March, 2016

March 2016

A busy start to the season despite changeable weather conditions which failed to dampen anglers spirit and enthusiasm for the new season.
News from: Kielder Water

Scaling Dam report, week-ending 20th March, 2016 Scaling Dam report, week-ending 20th March, 2016

March 2016

What a tremendous start to the season! Anglers enjoyed some fantastic sport with the majority catching their full limits in all areas around the reservoir using a good variety of baits and flies.

Successful Wistlandpound Open Day Successful Wistlandpound Open Day

March 2016

Over 30 people braved the cold north-easterly wind to attend the Wistlandpound open day on Saturday (19 March) with 21 anglers fishing on the day, some from as far afield as Bristol.
News from: Wistlandpound

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 20th March, 2016

March 2016

Warmer weather and much lighter winds helped improve catch rates with plenty of rods bending from both bank and boat.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 13th March, 2016

March 2016

Another busy period over the weekend with all boats booked and calmer, warmer weather conditions helping visitors enjoy their sport.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 11th March, 2016

March 2016

A definite change in feel to the weather towards the end of the week led to a surge in fish feeding activity.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Hanningfield Reservoir report, week-ending 6th March, 2016

March 2016

Hanningfield fishery opened for the new season on Saturday with the arrival of very strong northerly winds and arctic temperatures.
News from: Hanningfield Reservoir

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 26th February, 2016

March 2016

For the week the 76 rods caught 259 trout for a rod average of 4.97.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Avington Trout Fishery report, February 2016 Avington Trout Fishery report, February 2016

March 2016

The fishing this month has been nothing short of fantastic, the fish are really active and we have received a lot of positive comments from anglers about the fighting power and the quality of the fish.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week ending 12th February, 2016

February 2016

Still a decent rod average despite the drop from last week. This week’s 46 rods caught 165 trout for a rod average of 3.59.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, week-ending 5th February, 2016

February 2016

Toft's new season got off to quite a flyer boasting a fantastic rod average in the opening week. For the week the 65 rods caught 422 trout for a rod average 6.49.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, February 3, 2016

February 2016

The fishery got underway on Saturday and although the weather was far from kind, a brave few ventured out on the banks and were well rewarded.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Avington Trout Fishery, January Report 2016

February 2016

The fishing this month has been really productive to those who have braved the wet and windy weather.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery, January 2015

January 2016

This is just a quick reminder of the two more remaining weekends of any method fishing at Toft.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery

Avington Trout Fishery report, December 2015

January 2016

December proved to be a very good month with most visitors catching their limit.
News from: Avington Trout Fishery

Toft Newton Trout Fishery report, December 2015

January 2016

The final day’s fishing of 2015 at Toft Newton saw the annual Fur & Feather competition and 18 devout anglers turned up to take part.
News from: Toft Newton Trout Fishery