Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Cracking Silvers Are Found at the Angel

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Cracking Silvers Are Found at the Angel

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GOOD sport continues to be had on The Angel complex where some cracking silver fish have been out this week as illustrated by Tony Watson's 1lb 8oz roach from Lookout Lake on Bowes, bream out to 8lb 14oz have been landed, as well as carp, ide, orfe, rudd, tench and perch.

There are still loads of carp getting caught on Bassetts too, as well as crucians, but anglers are being reminded that no groundbaiting is allowed on this pond.

Once again pleasure anglers on Whittle Dene have enjoyed some good sport this week with some quality roach and perch featuring in the nets where the Northern and Lower Lakes are the most productive.

In addition, there has been some tremendous catches of roach taken at Fontburn reservoir this week, following the introduction of a pounds 10 per day roach fishing permit, which will be available until the end of November.

The Environment Agency's third and final Three Rivers survey match was fished on the Tees on Sunday, and former EA employee Giles Allcock won the match from Barwick Farm, below Yarm, with 26lb of bream. Runner up was Darlington angler Bob Walker with 24lb from Over Dinsdale. Bob went on to win the overall title and with his second place picked up over pounds 1,600 for his troubles!

Thirty four anglers raised over pounds 100 for the Great North Air Ambulance during WACAC's Roy Hebden Charity match on Sunday. Winner was Ian Hunter with 3lb 14oz.

CADCAC's first Winter League match at Crofton Lake was won by Ian Nevitt with 11lb 10oz of skimmers, while Sunday's match on Lookout was won by Tony Watson with 34lb 10oz.

Ricky had won the Saturday match on Bowes with a splendid return of 57lb.

The staff of the Environment Agency held a pike match around Loch Maben where John Burns who opted to fish Castle Loch, won by catching eight pike, the best just under 8lb. …

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