Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Lockwood Turns Up Good Sport; GAME ANGLING

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Lockwood Turns Up Good Sport; GAME ANGLING

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BANK anglers enjoyed good sport at Lockwood Beck, with Damian Hubbard landing 19 to 6lb, Les Davison netting 10 to 6lb 4oz and John Nutsford bringing eight to 8lb 4oz to the net.

Michael Kilvington kept three, including one at 5lb, for 11lb 12oz and returned three more; W Vandy caught six, keeping four for 11lb, Brian Gardiner caught five, Graham Hill caught five to 5lb 8oz and K Kelsey caught five to 3lb 4oz.

Boat anglers were also among the fish, with Shawn Thomas catching 24 to 5lb; Peter Crowe and Ernie Craster had 29 between, Peter caught 15 to 12lb, while Ernie caught 14 to 9lb. Each returned a number of fish between 3lb to 6lb.

Paul Blight and Colin Brown caught 19 between them, with Paul landing 11 to 3lb and Colin eight to 6lb; John McGarrell caught 14, keeping four for 14lb; and Peter McLean caught eight.

Richard Baker and R Sangster caught nine between them, keeping six for 17lb; Mrs Olive Murray caught six to 3lb; and Chris Kirkby caught five, keeping two for 6lb 8oz, the best at 3lb 8oz.

Chatton Lakes produced two superb, double-figure brown trout on the same day this week, with Nigel Turner from The Black Swan in Belford landing one of 12lb from Chatton Lake and Scott Robertson from Hawick netting an 11-pounder.

Trevor Bryant from Newcastle had the fish of the week - a lovely 17lb rainbow from Ross Lake - and father and son Malcolm and Fred Eungblut, from Belford and Whittingham respectively, had a good session, with Malcolm weighing in two fish at 11lb from Ross Lake and Fred taking two for 10lb from Dunnydeer Lake.

Peter Bell from Spittal landed a 5lb 4oz rainbow from Ross Lake.

All three lakes have been fishing well producing good quality sport. On some days fish have been feeding on the surface and taking CdC patterns, but lures fished deep have produced the best catches.

Chatton Lake is fully booked on Saturday for the Fritz and Flies Festive Competition, but Dunnydeer and Ross Lake will be open as normal, and the Chatton Ladies' (www. …

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