…Bacon Sandwich! Don’t be put off by the cold weather that often accompanies the opening day of the trout season in the North East – one of the newest and most dynamic angling clubs in the region has the perfect antidote. Allen Valley Angling and Conservation, based at Allendale in south west Northumberland, are holding [...]
On the 14th of May the Environment Agency is hosting an open day at Kielder as part of the Living North Sea ‘Fish Migration Day’. The day is an open invitation to all who may be interested in learning more about the Kielder Smolt Trap and the Living North Sea project in general. The event [...]
All the latest sea fishing reports from the region’s piers, beaches and estuary marks, plus top game angling tips in readiness for the first weekend of the trout fishing season up on Northumbrian Water’s reservoirs. The Chronicle’s Sam Harris & David Carrick report: Sea Fishing Game Fishing
All this week’s angling news from around the region courtesy of the Evening Chronicle: Game Angling Sea Angling
Two Scottish anglers are to take part in a legal test case over cross-border fishing rights, reports the BBC. The men are being prosecuted for fishing on a tributary of the River Esk without an Environment Agency rod licence. Much of the River Esk is in Scotland, but the English agency is responsible for administering [...]
The results of the second year’s study tracking salmon and sea trout migration through the Tees Barrage has confirmed anglers’ long-held belief that the barrage is a major factor hindering the recovery of migratory fish stocks in the River Tees, which are lagging far behind those in the neighbouring Rivers Tyne and Wear. Of 72 [...]
Record numbers of salmon have been recorded in the River Tyne, according to a report on BBC Tyne, making it the best river for the species in England and Wales. The full article can be read here.