Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Drop in Temperature Brings in the Big Fish

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Drop in Temperature Brings in the Big Fish

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THE big fish are coming on the take at Sharpley Springs after the cooling weather of late.

The drop in temperature has brought a response from the leviathans with Consett angler Barry Henderson landing a huge 19lb 8oz rainbow and also another double-figure rainbow of 10lb 8oz using an Amber Bloodworm and an Orange Snake.

The largest trout reported for the week came from Naworth Trout Fishery near Brampton weighing 23lb and was caught on worm by A Stevenson. Several other hefty rainbows came to the net in an eventful Big Fish Week at the popular Cumbrian trout fishery.

Fish Counter Data concerning migratory fish runs on our local rivers for October were as follows: River Tyne saw 7,156 upstream counts giving a total for the season of 30,907. The River Wear saw 2,730 upstream counts with a total of 12,915 for the season. The River Tees runs in October were a paltry 42 giving a very poor count of 380 for the season. Figures are not available for the River Coquet for October. …

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