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Distant members

it is always pleasing to hear from members new and old about how accommodating local members are when meeting members from far afield on the river banks of our different fisheries. We have members travel to our Durham and Northumberland fishing from as far away as London, Northampton, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Wales and Scotland to mention some of the areas. When these members visit they generally have to book accommodation for several days to say a week at a time. With this in mind we are looking to see if any local member/s may have some form of holiday let they may wish to utilise through the club, free of charge, for members that live out with of the area. Whilst this idea is in its early plans we hope that members appreciate the thought process behind the idea. Any agreement would be between the two members concerned. If you have a potential holiday let then please contact us through the website. 

Membership vacancies

We head into the new season and we do have some vacancies available at the moment. We offer lengthy beats on the rivers Wear, Coquet, Tyne and Till. Most of the parking is safe and secure and current members are also pleased to help and assist new members on the waters. The river wear offers  some lovely glides, deep holding pools that encourage the fly, spinning and if your preference worm or the shrimp. The Coquet is mainly a fly fishing beat with some beautiful glides and streams and very secure parking. The Tyne offers a lot of fly fishing water over nearly five miles of fishing with parking on most beats right next to the river, OK, ten or fifteen yards away On some beats. On the river Till , we as a club, have four seperate beats all within close proximity of each other, which is more than any other club or syndicate has access to. So if one beat is not fishing, have a ten minute drive to another beat, or if the tide is right pop down to our beat on the Tweed. Then if the rivers are not in fine fettle you have the choice of three Stillwater fisheries offering rainbow trout and brown trout fishing. Do you have a junior person also into fishing? Then if you join they are legible for free junior membership up to the age of 16. Think your fishing technique is not up to standard to join a club. We have a very good, competent, able and very patient qualified instructor more than happy to give one to one tuition at a fee agreed between both parties. So, there you go, 15 miles of river fishing on the best rivers in the north east, very friendly membership, three still waters, free junior membership all for £36 per month. Take the chance whilst you can.

River Tweed

2019 Revised Angling Codes

Members are advised to read the revised 2019, advisary, codes for 2019.

Latest Newsletter

With the last newsletter members were issued with three new pages for the members handbook. Please note that the telephone number for Jim Irving is sligtly incorrect and should start 0191 and not 0797, please amend.

Thornton Steward Reservoir

We are pleased to advise that this venue is now open for the 2019 season for day tickets.

Did you

Move home

We are sending out the latest newsletter in a couple of days. In order that you receive your 2019 membership sticker and details of our new water please ensure that we have your correct contact details.

Coming your Way

This Week

Members should receive our first newletter of the year by the end of the week. It has the main items from our AGM, your 2019 membership sticker or stickers if you have a junior member/s under your wing and also three pages to replace in your membership handbook. Numbers 1, and 48 and 49 which are details of our new water on the Till at Castle Heaton. We do not have any previous catch return figures for this beat as it was only fished by an individual angler over the past few years.

Thornton Steward Reservoir

News for day tickets that used to obtain their day tickets fron Craikhall Filling Station. The owners have advised that they are now switching to fully automatic petrol pumps and will no longer be available to sell day tickets to the general public. We have however accquired another outlet for the purchase of day tickets and this is The Weighouse, 8A Market Place, Bedale, DL8 1FQ. Like a couple of our other outlets they will not be open on a Sunday.

Latest Fishing News

It took a while but the first salmon have been caught on the main Tyne. The Coquet has yet to provide a lucky angler with the first fish of  the season. The rivers were high following storm Erik but are now in fine fettle, just need the fish to co-operate and of course the weather as it is very mild and dry for February.

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