Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Angling: HOOKED - by George - the Fishings Not Bad! FRESHWATER ANGLING

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Angling: HOOKED - by George - the Fishings Not Bad! FRESHWATER ANGLING

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Byline: By DAVID CARRICK

GEORGE BARKER took advantage of the better sport on the Bywell Syndicate beat to reel in a 17lb sea-lice d beauty.

Also among the fish was John Little who landed a brace of eight pounders, while George Nicholson Senior from Wallsend caught a 10lb salmon on fly, as did Kevin Parker from Spennymoor.

George Nicholson Jnr also reeled in a brace of 8lb beauties at the weekend using fly.

Stanley angler Paul Machiarelli and Brian Lowther caught salmon in the Hexham area, weighing 16lb 8oz and 9lb and 16lb. These fish fell to a Flying C and a Rapala.

Fishing the Northumbrian Anglers Federation waters at Ovingham, Nigel Robinson landed a grilse of 6lb on fly and at Ovingham, Robin Shellard, a visiting rod from Somerset, caught his first Tyne salmon - a grilse of 6lb 8oz landed on the Federation stretch of water at Ovingham on fly.

Tony Rogers was successful on the NERAC waters landing a cracking 22lb clean-run cock salmon while fishing near Haydon Bridge on the South Tyne. …

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