Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Anglers Banking on Holiday Sport; Freshwater Angling

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Anglers Banking on Holiday Sport; Freshwater Angling

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Byline: DAVID CARRICK

LOCAL fisheries and Northumbrian Water Reservoirs are gearing up for the Bank Holiday weekend with bumper stocking of trout.

After the very poor recent weather, anglers will be hoping for a decent weekend.

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Sport is there for the taking as most fisheries are well stocked with fish.

Don't get caught out, though, as some of the smaller fisheries may well be booked - so make sure you book before travellins g.

Northumbrian Water's Derwent Reservoirs are having a double stocking for the weekend, including extra tagged fish and double-figure rainbows.

Heavy hatches of buzzer have been reported from almost all our local fisheries.

Good catches have been reported on black, olive, green and even Red Buzzers fished slowly on the drift and allowed to sink.

Surface activity has been evident on calmer days with CdC's and various dries taking fish.

Even Daddies have been used to take rising trout.

Watch out for falls of Hawthorn Fly as a rise in temperature could well produce a hatch. …

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