Fishing Reports

  • Fishing Report

    13th May 2024

    Fishing Report We have seen a large hatch of Hawthorn flies hatching this week, anglers have found a lot of success with small black Dry flies. Other anglers have reported a washing line has also brought a lot of success too. Towards the back end of the week there was a lot of sedges hatching on the lake. The lakes will now be open until 8pm, but Monday and Saturday will stil..

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  • Fishing Report

    6th May 2024

    Fishing Report We were pleased to host the last qualifying heat of The Uk Big One Championship. Anglers fished 8 different pegs throughout the day to catch fish. 1st Davy Parker 20 points 14 fish, 2nd Peter Appleby 19 points 13 fish, 3rd Lee Abbbot 16 points 10 fish, 4th Tony Rowley 13 points 9 fish, 5th Daniel Wilkinson 10 points 7 fish, 6th Keith Foster 10 points 5 fish, 7..

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  • Fishing Report

    22nd Apr 2024

    Fishing Report We were glad to host the third heat of The Uk Big One fly fishing open championship yesterday, Anglers fished different tactics throughout the day to land fish mixing Dries and Buzzers and some also fishing an indicator. 159 fish caught with a rod average of 8.4, 1st place Jed Armstrong with 25 points 18 fish, 2nd place Carl Nixon 22 points 15 fish, 3rd place..

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  • Fishing Report

    15th Apr 2024

    Fishing Report As the weather settles anglers have had some brilliant top of the water sport fishing dries and buzzers. We were delighted to host 18 anglers from the Royal British Legion on Sunday all fishing a kill ticket. Most anglers bagged up with some heavy bag totals. Anglers are still reporting that fish are in the first 3ft of water. · Mark Weddel fished Fabs and ..

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  • Fishing Report

    8th Apr 2024

    Fishing Report Another week of unsettled weather has not put the fish off feeding, towards the back end of the week the wind picked right up reaching gusts of 40 to 50 mph. On Sunday we held the first heat of the Uk Big One Fly Fishing Championship, although the wind was strong anglers consistently caught fish throughout the competition. There was a rod average of 5.2 with 94..

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  • Fishing Report

    1st Apr 2024

    Fishing Report With the weather constantly changing this week the fish have been feeding on a mix of flies. Anglers have chopped and changed flies finding the right fly and colour for the day. · D. Milligan fished various flies on Long Crag to safely net 7 fish · R. Hill also fished a mix of flies off different platforms on Long Crag landing 8 fish · Geoff Huscroft us..

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  • Fishing Report

    25th Mar 2024

    Fishing Report As flies are slowly starting to hatch anglers are having to keep swapping flies to tempt fish mixing between Dries and Buzzers. Some anglers are still pulling Lures and fishing under the bung with great success. The fish are still estimated to be in the first 3ft of water. · Ali Tait fished his float tube on Long Crag fishing a mix of Dries and Lures to net..

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  • Fishing Report

    17th Mar 2024

    FISHING REPORT W/E 17/3/24 We have had a busy week at the fishery, welcoming many new enthusiastic anglers which is always good to see. With the warmer weather conditions there has been some productive ‘top of the water’ action with some prolific buzzer hatches making for some great sport. Fish have been feeding off the top as well as sub surface and many larger fish are..

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  • Fishing Report

    11th Mar 2024

    Fishing Report This week at Thrunton we have seen a mix of weather with a lot of rain. Anglers have reported some amazing catches with some giant fish caught. Other anglers have reported that fish are still in the first 4ft of water. · Eliot Guthrie fished an Egg fly on Coe Crag landing 7 fish · Matty Devine fished the Assassin on Long Crag fishing off multiple pegs sa..

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  • Fishing Report

    4th Mar 2024

    Fishing Report Although the temperature has been up and down anglers have reported that the fish aren’t deep and only in the first 4ft of water. Anglers have used a mix of flies to catch fish · Davy Parker fished Dries and Worms to land 20 fish on Long Crag · Gareth Tilley fished a team of Buzzers over both lakes returning 5 fish · T. Barclay fished off his float ..

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  • Fishing Report

    26th Feb 2024

    Fishing Report This week at Thrunton the fish have been feeding on a mix of flies, earlier in the week the fish were feeding on Buzzers and Dries. But as the temperature dropped later in the week anglers reported they were catching on lures and Bloodworms. · Dave Bolard fished a black Minkie over both lakes safely returning 7 fish · Mike Blackwood also fished a Minkie o..

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  • Fishing Report

    19th Feb 2024

    Fishing Report Anglers have reported that the fish are feeding on Buzzers and Dries. With the weather warming we are starting to get fly hatches on the lakes. Anglers have still been catching on various flies and methods as the fish are about 4ft deep. · Matty Devine fished a Dancer and Assassin on Long Crag to land 14 fish · Trevor Wadds landed 5 fish on Long Crag ..

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  • Fishing Report

    12th Feb 2024

    Fishing Report This week at Thrunton we have had some great reports, with some big fish caught some anglers have bagged up to the limit. Although the weather has been wet and cold anglers stuck at it and landed fish. Anglers have reported Lures and Bloodworms have been very productive. · Paul Mallaburn landed 10 fish over a couple of visits fishing Coe Crag · Matty De..

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  • Fishing Report

    5th Feb 2024

    Fishing Report This week at Thrunton we have seen some very strong winds making it hard for some anglers to cast. As the anglers have adjusted to the wind and found a suitable peg they have landed fish. Reports from some anglers that the fish still be found at 3/4ft. · Josh Piper fished Long Crag mixing and matching flies to safely net 20 fish · Alec Harvey pulled L..

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  • Fishing Report

    29th Jan 2024

    Fishing Report This week at Thrunton we have some unexpected wind although the wind was strong anglers still adapted to the weather to pull fish to the net. Anglers reported that the fish weren’t deep, at a depth of about 3 and a half foot and are feeding on numerous flies. · Ken Glenton fished both lakes with a mix of flies mainly landing fish on a Diawl Bach catchi..

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  • Fishing Report

    22nd Jan 2024

    Fishing Report This week the lakes have seen freezing temperatures. With the aerators doing a great job keeping the ice at bay. Although it was -5oc some anglers stuck at it and fished the cold weather. By the weekend the lakes had warmed up and ice was gone. · Matty Devine fished a yellow Dancer and pink Bloodworm and caught 25 fish also getting a double hook up to the..

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  • Fishing Report

    15th Jan 2024

    Fishing Report As the temperature began to drop anglers had to adapt to the conditions swapping and changing flies to tempt fish, anglers have switched between floating lines and slow sinking lines this week. Some anglers have reported success of a depth of 4ft. Although anglers have had to work hard they found their fly and landed fish. · Ross Calder landed 7 fish on th..

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  • Fishing Report

    8th Jan 2024

    Fishing Report Anglers have had a very successful week, with some great catch rates although the temperatures have been mixed anglers have adapted to the conditions and have found the right patterns. · Matty Devine fished Long Crag using the Assassin and a BloodWorm to catch and release 25 fish · Ian Santos also fished Long Crag using a Shammy to catch 5 fish · Rodn..

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  • Fishing Report

    4th Jan 2024

    Fishing Report HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our anglers new and old hope you have all had a great Christmas and we wish you all the very best in 2024. The weather hasbeen pretty unsettled over the festive period but anglers have reported having some great sport, we hada visit from the Ashington Kingfisher’s just after Christmas with all the guys enjoying their day despite the we..

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  • Fishing Report

    18th Dec 2023

    Fishing Report Festive opening hours: We will be open at usual until 4pm with the exception of the following dates. We are closed on 24th, 25th, 26th December and 31st December and 1st January. We'd like to wish all of our customers a very MerryChristmas & a Happy New year!! An angler has reported over the weekend that white buzzers fished very well. He landed 17 in..

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  • Fishing Report

    11th Dec 2023

    Fishing Report As the temperature warmed up from the previous week the fish have been feeding hard. Anglers have reported some strong confident takes, some also reporting some big catches. · Gary Knox pulled a mix of Apps Worms on Coe Crag and safely netted 11 fish · David Jordan pulled a Lure on Long Crag and landed 7 fish · Brian Burdis fished multiple pegs on..

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  • Fishing Report

    4th Dec 2023

    Fishing Report At Thrunton this week the temperature dropped massively causing anglers to have to hunt for fish. Some anglers have found their tactics and managed to land some fish. · D. Wilkes landed 3 fish on Coe Crag and safely returned 3 fish using various flies · Josh Piper landed 8 fish over both lakes also fishing various flies · J. Williams fished numer..

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  • Fishing Report

    27th Nov 2023

    Fishing Report This week anglers have had to hunt the fish finding depths and patterns, once anglers have found their fly they’ve been hitting fish. Anglers have reported over the weekend they’ve been fishing deep with sinking lines. · Josh Piper fished Lures and Apps Worms over two sessions and safely landed 33 fish · Barry Nicholson also fished Apps Worms on ..

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  • Fishing Report

    20th Nov 2023

    Fishing Report This week at Thrunton anglers have had to hunt fish around the lakes mixing tactics and patterns to catch fish. When anglers have found a method they’ve pulled fish to the net. We have also seen a few 6lb + fish pulled out the lakes. · John Angus landed 4 fish over both lakes using various flies · J. Jervis also landed 4 fish on Long Crag fi..

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  • Fishing Report

    13th Nov 2023

    Fishing Report Anglers this week have had to go deep to tempt the fish, but haven’t had to cast far. We have seen a lot of the fish hooked just off the banks around both lakes. There was a cracking 12Lb brown trout netted on Coe Crag using a sinking line and Hatching Olive, with a drop count of 5 before starting to retrieve. •D. Murray fishe..

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  • Fishing Report

    7th Nov 2023

    Fishing Report A fantastic weekend of angling at Thrunton and Chatton for the final of The UK Greys Bank Championship. It attracted the top anglers from all over the North of England to create an extremely close final. Tony Fox was the eventual winner with the best aggregate score over two days. There was a 3 way tie for second which was only split by fish caught and count ..

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  • Fishing Report

    30th Oct 2023

    Fishing Report The fishing at Thrunton this week has mainly been subsurface sport, with anglers catching on various wet flies. We have seen a lot of fresh water running into the lakes causing the fish to feed hard. This week we are getting ready to host ‘The UK Big One’ Final Competition which will be held here on Saturday the 4th November. All 30 anglers will be fishin..

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  • Fishing Report

    23rd Oct 2023

    Anglers have reported a slow start to the week taking them longer to find a depth to catch fish. Then the fishing was disturbed by strong winds and heavy rain, as the storm passed, Anglers giving great feedback netting some strong fighting fish. Steve Fish safely landed 5 fish over both lakes using the Nomad fly N. Foster fished a mix of Buzzer patterns on Coe Crag to bag..

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  • Fishing Report

    16th Oct 2023

    Fishing Report This week at Thrunton we have seen a massive difference in temperature, having very cool starts causing fish to hit hard and chase tempting feed. Other anglers have reported straight lining Buzzers have worked a treat too. · M. Brown fished a mix of Buzzers and Lures to land 9 fish on Long Crag 1 of the fish weighing 6lb · John Pringle also fished Lo..

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  • Fishing Report

    9th Oct 2023

    Fishing Report This week at Thrunton anglers have reported a mix of epic top of the water and subsurface sport, with fish feeding on various patterns. Some anglers having excellent returns from all 4 points of the compass with others still producing a good bag. · P. Regan fished a white Egg under the bung to land 7 fish on Coe Crag · John Barnes fished a mix of Fabs ..

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  • Fishing Report

    2nd Oct 2023

    Fishing Report Anglers have reported some great catch returns this week. There has been some fantastic subsurface hatches, providing some exiting ‘buzzer sport’ for many anglers. This week we have seen 2 double figure fish come out the lakes, both being strong fighting Brown Trout. · J. Jarvin fished a Daddy Long Legs on Long Crag lake to safely return 6 fish · S..

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  • Fishing Report

    25th Sep 2023

    Fishing Report As the cool weather continues anglers catch reports are improving, with the fish hitting hard. Anglers have caught on various flies once finding their depth, and others very successful finding the right Dry Fly to tempt the fish. · John Barnes fished a mix of flies under the bung to land 15 fish on Long Crag fishing of numerous pegs · Davy Parker fishe..

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  • Fishing Report

    18th Sep 2023

    Fishing Report As the temperature lowered over the last week the fishing has improved, with anglers bagging up. Anglers have found a fly to tempt the fish and the fish have hit it hard. · John Barnes fished various flies over both lakes to safely return 15 fish · Ken Glenton also fished a mix of flies on various pegs to land 19 fish over both lakes · D. Atkinson fi..

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  • Fishing Report

    11th Sep 2023

    Fishing Report Although we haven’t had the best conditions, they haven’t been perfect, anglers have had to go deep to catch fish. They have had to constantly chop and change to find the right pattern to tempt the fish. · D. Harrison fished a Spider and a nymph to land 2 fish on Long Crag · Adam Calvin fished a kill ticket on Coe Crag to also land 2 fish · Jim Cal..

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  • Fishing Report

    4th Sep 2023

    Fishing Report Here at Thrunton this week we have seen some difficult conditions making anglers mix and match there angling to suit the conditions. We were glad to host the 2023 Breast Cancer Now Charity Fundraiser and we would like to thank all anglers for donating money, and prizes and taking part in such a great day. 1st place Jaime scott, 2nd place Joel Eliss, 3rd place..

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  • Fishing Report

    28th Aug 2023

    Fishing Report This week at Thrunton we have seen some top angling in varying conditions. There has been some bright sun and the lakes have been flat calm, to then see some wind and heavy showers. The anglers have to adapt to these changeable weather conditions. · Paul Mallaburn landed 7 fish on a mix of flies over both lakes in a couple of sessions · Derek Todd fis..

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  • Fishing Report

    21st Aug 2023

    Fishing Report Here at Thrunton this week we had a mix of weather with sun and a breeze to a down pore of rain to then change again later in the week to a strong wind. Later in the week we had The Aqua Contractor in cutting weed, and are very thank full for the great work they’ve done. · Tommy Marks fished dries to land 16 fish over both lakes · Mick Hall fished Lo..

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  • Fishing Report

    14th Aug 2023

    With the weather staying a little cool overnight this week, the fish have been hitting hard. With angler mix and matching tactics to catch some big numbers. · Ian Santos pulled lures and apps worms to land 10 fish on Long Crag · Ken Glenton used a mix of buzzer patterns to catch and release 11 fish · Scott Hasloch landed 10 fish using nymphs over both lakes and to also ..

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  • Fishing Report

    7th Aug 2023

    Fishing Report This week we were honoured to host the Junior and Youth Troutmasters competition, with competitors coming from as far as Devon, South Wales and Central Scotland. We were delighted that Thrunton angler, Zac Coates, won the Youth section. Zac got off to a cracking start in the morning and ended up with 7 fish to win a very close competition. In the Junior sect..

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  • Fishing Report

    31st Jul 2023

    Fishing Report Here at Thrunton this week we have seen some top angling from our anglers, catching some belting fish. At the start of the week anglers were pulling fish into nets. As the temperature and pressure rose the fish stopped feeding to adjust to the conditions, causing anglers to chop and change to find the fish. Coe Crag Lake will be closed on Friday 4th August a..

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  • Fishing Report

    17th Jul 2023

    Fishing Report Challenging conditions this week have meant our anglers have had to chop and change their tactics, varying depths to hunt out the fish. It was great to see some refreshing rain at the end of the week bringing the fish on. · Ken Glenton fished Coe Crag lake and safely returned 14 fish on dries · C. Price fished Long Crag using an emerging buzzer..

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  • Fishing Report

    3rd Jul 2023

    Fishing Report Here at Thrunton this week we have seen a mix of weather. Towards the start of the week we saw some rainfall, with some fresh water going into the lakes. Then heading towards the end of the week we saw some bright sun and strong winds. · P. Thompson fished both lakes on a morning session to safely return 8 fish · M. Thompson fished d ries on Long Crag..

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  • Fishing Report

    26th Jun 2023

    Fishing report Although we’ve had a mix of weather the fish have seen a few days of rain, and some warm hot sun. The warm weather hasn’t stopped the fish feeding. · T. Jones landed 5 fish casting off multiple pegs on Long Crag · Les Dinsmore fished Dries on Coe Crag Lake to net 11 fish · Rob Hall fished a Beetle to safely return 5 fish over both lakes · G...

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  • Fishing Report

    19th Jun 2023

    Fishing Report The conditions this week have pushed the fish down. The warm weather and bright sun has made anglers vary their tactics. Despite the tough conditions we’ve have had some good catches. · Ray Percy fished a CDC on Long Crag to land 5 fish on multiple pegs. · John Barnes fished a black Buzzer to land 11 fish over both lakes · Ron McDonald caught ..

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  • Fishing Report

    12th Jun 2023

    Fishing report The weather this week here at Thrunton has been a mix between sunny and warm to cool and overcast towards the back end of the week, with the wind coming from the east. Although there has been a change in weather plenty fish have been caught. · Alec Harvey landed 18 fish on Long Crag fishing the Nothing Fly over a couple of visits[TTF1] · J. Cowell safel..

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  • Fishing Report

    5th Jun 2023

    This week at Thrunton we have saw some warm weather with the lakes mainly being flat calm. Although there have been some tuff conditions. There has been some excellent angling. There has been some big fish caught this week from anglers. · Ali Tait pulled mixed lures to land himself 17 fish on his float tube · Bill Bones safely released 6 fish on Long Crag Lake using b..

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  • Fishing Report

    29th May 2023

    Fishing Report The weather this week here at Thrunton has been warm with a slight breeze. Later through the week we saw calmer wind. There has been some great sport from anglers this week. · Steve mole landed 35 fish on Long Crag fishing buzzers over a few of visits · Brian Mallace netted 12 fish over both lakes using various flies · Trevor Wadds returned 8 fish usi..

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  • Fishing Report

    22nd May 2023

    Fishing Report The weather this week has been a mix of conditions, we’ve had some sunny warm days to then change to cloud with a slight breeze and a little of bit rain. Towards the end of the week we saw some warmer weather and there has been some big hatches. · M. Devine landed 35 fish on numerous points fishing lures and dries on Long Crag Lake over two visits · I. ..

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  • Fishing Report

    14th May 2023

    Fishing Report The weather this week here at Thrunton has been very calm to then change at the end of the week to a little wind and rain. We have seen some very good fishing from anglers, with some big catches. The ponds this week have been very lively with some productive hatches bringing the fish up to the top for some cracking top of the water sport. · A. Mulgrew landed ..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 14/05/23

    1st Jan 1970

    Fishing Report The weather this week here at Thrunton has been very calm to then change at the end of the week to a little wind and rain. We have seen some very good fishing from anglers, with some big catches. The ponds this week have been very lively with some productive hatches bringing the fish up to the top for some cracking top of the water sport. · A. Mulgrew landed ..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 07/05/23

    7th May 2023

    The weather this week has been quite cold for the anglers, the winds made the fish a ‘little picky’. Although the weather has been cold there has been some top angling here at Thrunton. Towards the end of the week we saw some brilliant top of the water sport. · Ken Glenton fished dries and buzzers to land 16 fish on Long Crag · J. Jarvis netted 5 using top hats on..

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  • fishing report W/E 30/4/23

    30th Apr 2023

    We’ve had a mix of weather this week here at Thrunton. Mixing between a slight wind with grey clouds to sunny blue skies with a slight breeze and the odd shower. Although the weather hasn’t been the best there has been plenty fish rising. We’ve seen some massive doubles come out this week too! · Steven Mole netted 24fish over two visits on Long Crag · P. Thompson a..

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  • fishing report W/E 23.4.23

    24th Apr 2023

    More settled weather this week and with water temperatures rising fish are feeding hard on the surface and Anglers are reporting some great top of the water sport with Small Dries in Both Black and Olive. To Many to mention this week Apologies if I missed anyone. · Peter Peutherer returned 7 to Long Crag using Small Black Flies. · A Scott returned 10 to Long Crag using Drie..

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  • fishing report W/E 16-4-23

    17th Apr 2023

    Another week of unsettled weather has not put the fish off feeding though it wold be fair to say that some days have been better than others, things improved at the end of the week and the forecast looks promising for the week to come. On Saturday we held our final heat of the UK fly fishing Championship it was a close run contest with 3 of the top 6 on 20 points. A 179 fish we..

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  • fishing report W/E 9/4/23

    10th Apr 2023

    A cold wind and frosty mornings at the beginning of the week put the fish down a bit but buzzers proved effective for some anglers and as the week warmed up there was plenty top of the water action to be had. Ali Tait from Morpeth had a good day on his float tube and netted a fin perfect 14lb Rainbow. Jim Brown returned 5 using Emergers and Eggtsacy worms on Coe Crag Ross C..

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  • fishing report W/E 2.4.23

    3rd Apr 2023

    Despite the changeable weather and cooler winds blowing in from the East, plenty of fish are still being landed from both lakes with small buzzers and dries being the most successful. Although some lures fished deeper worked well when the conditions changed and the buzzers weren’t hatching off. On Sunday we Held Heat 4 of the UK Flyfishing Championship. 1st place was David Pa..

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  • fishing report W/E 19/3/23

    20th Mar 2023

    Weather wise it was a cold wet and breezy start to the week with anglers having to work hard for their fish, but as we neared the weekend we seen a vast improvement in temperature and conditions triggering some good hatches and plenty fish moving in the surface, on Sunday we held round 2 of the UK Trout Fishing Open competition with 15 anglers looking to Qualify for the Grand f..

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  • fishing report W/E 12/3/23

    13th Mar 2023

    Winter returned this week and anglers who braved the cold and snow have sometimes had to work hard for their fish, fish have still been fairly high in the water despite the bitter northerlies and Top Hats have been working well accounting for some good bags and a cracking 10lb + rainbow for Tony Irving. The Hoy and Hope fishing club visited this weekend with plenty fish caught..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 5/3/23

    6th Mar 2023

    Anglers had to work hard for their fish at the beginning of the week with the cold northerly breeze and showers putting fish a bit deeper. By Thursday the wind had dropped and although still cold there was a good hatch around lunch time with both lakes seeing plenty fish on the surface top hats were the order of the day and many anglers who adopted this method had some cracking..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 26/2/23

    27th Feb 2023

    A few wet and windy ones this week though the milder days at the beginning of the week had plenty fish moving near the top of the water most methods have been working from washing lines to sinking lines and some cracking fish have been coming to the net Matty Devine landing 2 doubles in one session. This weekend we hosted an angling trust England qualifier many thanks to Lee Ca..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 19/2/23

    20th Feb 2023

    Some nice fish been netted this week with many anglers commenting on the size and Quality of our stocked Rainbows and Browns. Fish are still fairly high in the water and the washing line has proved productive for some anglers all though its fair to say that most methods are still producing takes. PEASE NOTE: THIS SUNDAY WE ARE HOLDING A TEFF QUALIFIER. 26th FEBRUARY. SORRY FOR ..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 12/2/23

    13th Feb 2023

    More settled weather at the beginning of the week has given anglers some good sport with fish still fairly high in the water anglers have found most methods productive. PLEASE Note LONG CRAG LAKE WILL BE CLOSED FOR A TEFF COMPETITION ON SUNDAY 26th FEBRUARY. sorry for any inconvenience caused. This Sunday we hosted the puddle pairs competition run by Lee Cartmail 167 fish were ..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 05/2/23

    6th Feb 2023

    Strong winds have again been the story of the week. Although the bad forcast for Wednesday was nowhere near as bad as predicted. Anglers who ventured out have again had some great sport with lots of big fish coming to the net. Richard Dickinson had one at 10lb on a cormorant. PLEASE NOTE; Long Crag Lake is closed on Sunday February 12th for the puddle pairs and Sunday February ..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 28/1/23

    30th Jan 2023

    Some milder conditions this week all though still unsettled some lovely fish have been coming to the net for anglers several into double figures. PLEASE NOTE: Long Crag lake is fully booked for FEBRUARY 12th for the puddle pairs, Coe Crag lake is open as normal, · Ian Fairgrieve landed 6 on Long Crag and 5 on Coe Crag using Cormorants. · Tony Irving returned 5 on Long Cra..

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  • fishing report W/E 22/1/23

    23rd Jan 2023

    A Quiet week at the fishery this week due to the icy conditions, we have managed to stay open and until Saturday we were ice free. Most anglers who braved the cold have managed to land fish this week eventhough some the days were quite challenging. · Matty Devine. Netted 5 fish on Long Crag using Lures. · A Potts. Landed 2 and kept 3 on Long Crag using Buzzers. · Jimmy ..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 15/1/23

    16th Jan 2023

    As we move on into the new year the weather has carried on as it was in the old one which is very unsettled, hopefully things will begin to improve in the near future. All methods have been working this week with anglers using floating sinking intermediate and sink tips all to good effect. With some good bags taken on Dries as well as lures. · Steven Mole Returned 9 to Long..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 8/1/23

    9th Jan 2023

    HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our anglers new and old hope you have all had a great Christmas and we wish you all the very best in 2023. The weather has been pretty unsettled over the festive period but anglers have reported having some great sport, We had a visit from the Ashington king fisher’s just after Christmas with all the guys enjoying their day despite the weather. · Josh ..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 23/12/22

    23rd Dec 2022

    A slow start to the week after freezing conditions eased and the ice began to melt on the lakes , anglers that braved the cold had some good sport and a stocking from Kinsley park should liven things up for the Christmas break. Please note we are closed 24th 25th and 26th of December also new year’s eve 31st and new year’s day1st wishing you all a merry Christmas and tight ..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 18/12/22

    19th Dec 2022

    Festive Closures. Christmass Eve, Christmass Day and Boxing Day, CLOSED. New Years Eve and New Years Day, CLOSED. WISHING ALL OUR CUSTOMERS OLD AND NEW A VERRY MERRY CHRISTMASS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR. A week of below freezing temperatures and frozen lakes has left us with little to report this week although Matty Devine did manage 19 over both lakes using lures and Bloodworms. t..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 11/12/22

    12th Dec 2022

    A cold week here at Thrunton as winter arrived here in the north east, some cold frosty mornings with a couple of snow showers thrown in couldn’t stop our die hard anglers from netting some decent bags, some anglers still having some good sport on dries despite the weather. Many thanks to the anglers who have braved the icy conditions this week your custom is much apprecia..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 4.12.22

    5th Dec 2022

    Calmer conditions this week but anglers have still been challenged with mist fog hard frosts and some days bright sunshine and flat calms, even so some anglers have had some good sport on various methods ranging from Lures on Sinking lines to dry flies and everything in between. · David Jordan returned 5 to Long Crag using various Flies’. · Jeff Jordan returned 7 fish..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 27.11.22

    28th Nov 2022

    Lures and nymphs have taken the majority of fish this week and during the calmer days there has been plenty fish on top of the water giving some anglers some challenging dry fly sport, Griffiths gnats and Daddies proving productive for some. Anglers netting some big fish this week are…. Colin Smith, 8lb 8oz Rainbow. Jim Forster, 10lb Rainbow. Matty Devine, 12lb Rainbow. John ..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 20.11.22

    21st Nov 2022

    The inclement weather has kept a few anglers at home this week but those brave enough to face the wind and rain have had some cracking sport with two of the worst days fishing very well. · Matty Devine netted 20 fish over both lakes using Lures and Buzzers. · Ian Santos landed 2 on Long Crag and 7 on Coe Crag using Lures and Blood Worms. · Ken Glenton returned6 to Long Cr..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 13.11.22

    14th Nov 2022

    A blustery week has led to some challenging conditions for some anglers this week but lots of anglers are commenting on the size and quality of the fish, matty devine this week landed a lovely full finned Blue trout weighing in at just under 12lb. and a couple of anglers reported losing doubles right at the net. · Bill McCarroll returned 3 to Long Crag and 2 to Coe Crag using..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 5.11.22

    7th Nov 2022

    As the days are progressively getting cooler fish have been feeding at all depths this week with anglers having success on floating sinking and intermediate lines. Some good fish being landed and lost many fish in the 4lb to 12lb . please note we are now closed at 4.00 all week. · Ken Glenton returned 6 fish this week using various flies on Long Crag. · Matty Devine returne..

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  • Fishing report W/E 30/10/22

    31st Oct 2022

    Another bag of mostly unsettled weather hasn’t put anglers off this week with both lakes delivering some great fishing, quite a few fish in the 4 to 8lb have been landed and a few anglers reported returning fish 10lb Plus. With the clocks going back this weekend we will now be closing at 5.00pm. · M Mckenzie. Returned 9 over both lakes using white lures and Klink Hammers...

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  • Fishing report W/E 23.10.22

    24th Oct 2022

    This week young Joe Dewhurst departed Thrunton to go and work in Bonnie Scotland, we wish Joe all the very best in his new job, Joe has been a very valued part of the team and will be missed by us and the many anglers he has met over the last 6years. The weather has been very changeable this week but anglers have still managed some good returns. · J Forman returned 6 · to ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 16th October 2022

    16th Oct 2022

    As we have moved into the middle of October, we have noticed a real improvement in the catches this week. Fish are still feeding high in the water column, so mainly Nymphs, Buzzers and Lures fished in the top 4 feet of water have been accounting for the better bag numbers this week. Anglers have been reporting some good fish in the region of 5 to 8lb, and some anglers manging t..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 9th October 2022

    9th Oct 2022

    Please Note: On Wednesday 12thOctober, Northern Powergrid have a planned power cut schedule from 9am to 1.30pm. For this reason, we will be unable to serve refreshments, and would like to politely ask any anglers who are planning a session between the times above to bring cash with them for payment. Many ThanksAnglers have had some great sport this week, on both the smaller fli..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 2nd October 2022

    2nd Oct 2022

    Anglers have experienced some great sport this week, with Black Beetles, Diawl Bach's and Buzzers taking the better bag numbers. The majority of the fish are still being caught in the top few feet of water, which is a welcome surprise considering some of the weather this week. Some of our resident double figured fish have started to make an appearance this week, but angler..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 25th September 2022

    25th Sep 2022

    Anglers have had to change methods this week, to suit the changing conditions. Lures have become more prolific in the catch returns this week; however Daddies, Hoppers and Black Beetles have also produced some impressive bag numbers. The fish are still being caught high in the water, even when fishing lures and Nymphs. As a result of the cooling water temperature, anglers have ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 18th September 2022

    18th Sep 2022

    Conditions continue to become more favourable for the fishing as we move further into September. Daddies, CDC's and Diawl Bach's have taken some good numbers of fish; however lures are also starting to become more prolific as the water temperature cools. We held our annual charity competition in aid of Breast Cancer on Sunday, it was great to see so many anglers tu..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 11th September

    11th Sep 2022

    LAKE CLOSURE - Long Crag lake will be closed for a charity competition on Sunday 18th September. Coe Crag lake will remain open as usual, and Long Crag will reopen after 1:30pm. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. As we move into the middle of September, the weather conditions become more favourable for the fishing. Towards the end of the week, we have really seen a dras..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 28th August 2022

    28th Aug 2022

    As the water temperature continues to cool, the catch rates are slowly starting to improve. Daddies and Small Nymphs have fished well this week, we've also seen some good sedge hatches during the evening sessions.Its been great to see so many children and parents using our Bait Lake, Top rods on the bait lake this week were, Noah & Luke who landed 13 fish between them. Gre..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 21st August 2022

    22nd Aug 2022

    A slight improvement in the weather this week has helped the catches, we've seen passing rain showers and north/ north easterly winds which is slowly cooling the water temperature down. Anglers have seen some impressive numbers of fish rising, especially during the late evening with sedges and daddies being productive. Buzzers and Diawl Bach's have also taken some goo..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 7th August 2022

    7th Aug 2022

    Summer 2022 Junior Fishing Sessions:Weare holding a number of two hour fly fishing sessions for juniors of all abilities over the school holidays. Sessions will run from 11am to 1pm. The cost is £20 per session, and all equipment can be provided within this price, if needed. Dates are:Wednesday 10thAugust, Wednesday 17thAugust and Wednesday 24thAugust. Booking is essential, pl..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 31st July 2022

    31st Jul 2022

    Summer 2022 Junior Fishing Sessions:We are holding a number of two hour fly fishing sessions for juniors of all abilities over the school holidays. Sessions will run from 11am to 1pm. The cost is £20 per session, and all equipment can be provided within this price, if needed. Dates are: Wednesday 3rdAugust, Wednesday 10thAugust, Wednesday 17thAugust and Wednesday 24thAugust. B..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 24th July 2022

    24th Jul 2022

    This weekend we held the Junior and Youth Troutmasters Finals, the two day event seen young anglers and their parents travelling from as far south as Cardiff and Devon and as far north as Aberdeen. The weather conditions over the weekend were unfortunately against us, especially after the heatwave that hit at the middle of the week, however it was great to see pure determinatio..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 17th July 2022

    17th Jul 2022

    LAKE CLOSURE - Coe Crag (Top Lake) will be closed from 20thto the 24thJuly for the Junior & Youth TroutMasters Final. Long Crag (Bottom Lake) will remain open as usual. We will also be closing at 6pm on Sunday 24thJuly.Apologies for any inconvenience caused.EARLY BIRD SESSION - Saturday 30thJuly 2022We are holding an early bird session where anglers can fish a ticket of their c..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 10th July 2022

    10th Jul 2022

    LAKE CLOSURE - Coe Crag (Top Lake) will be closed from 20thto the 24thJuly for the Junior & Youth TroutMasters Final. Long Crag (Bottom Lake) will remain open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.EARLY BIRD SESSION - Saturday 30thJuly 2022We are holding an early bird session where anglers can fish a ticket of their choice from 4.00am on Saturday 30thJuly. Please con..

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  • fishing report W/E 3/7/22

    4th Jul 2022

    Lake closure: Coe Crag Lake (top lake) will be closed from Wednesday 20th July and reopen on Monday 25th July. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Both lakes have been producing fish this week anglers have found moving around the lakes and targeting moving fish productive, most fish caught on or just under the surface. The Cramlington Renegades paid a visit on Saturday an..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 26th June 2022

    26th Jun 2022

    Considering the bright and hot weather anglers have experienced this week, they have still managed to achieve some good sport and decent bag numbers. Emergers and CDC's have been the most productive flies this week, with Olive being a particular favourite. The fish are still putting up some excellent fights before making their way to the net, and anglers have reported some..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 19th June 2022

    19th Jun 2022

    Small Dries and Buzzers have been the most productive flies again this week, the smaller the better, with anglers scaling down to size 18's to achieve consistent sport. The 'Washing line' method has also proved successful on the brighter days, with the fish feeding sub surface as opposed to on the surface. Despite the hot and bright weather conditions, the fish a..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 12th June 2022

    12th Jun 2022

    Eastly winds have dominated the first part of the week, which similar to last week did make fishing conditions a little tougher. Towards the end of the week, the weather improved drastically and anglers enjoyed some great buzzer and dry fly action. Black and Olive have been the most productive colours this week, and mainly in the smaller size's like 14, 16 and 18. Bar..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 5th June 2022

    5th Jun 2022

    Anglers have had to persevere against some cool North and Eastly winds this week, which has reduced some of the surface action this week. Buzzers and Small nymphs fished on the washing line have proved successful.We have seen some impressive hatches of caenis this week during late evenings, which although isn't great for the anglers, the fish have given us some impressive ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 29th May 2022

    29th May 2022

    A mixed week weatherwise hasn't put the fishing off, Dries, Buzzers and Nymphs have been the most productive flies again this week. Anglers have been landing some excellent fully finned fish between the 5-8lb mark this week, which have been putting up[ some excellent battles before coming to the net.Special mention to Junior angler, Joe Camsell landed 6 fish between both l..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 22nd May 2022

    22nd May 2022

    Another great week of Dry fly sport here at Thrunton, with some great success on Hawthorn patterns. The fish have been feeding heavily in the top few feet of water, so small Buzzers and Emergers have also taken some great numbers. It was great to see some of the veterans from Fishing for Heroes at the fishery this week, for an annual get together. All veterans caught fish, ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 15th May 2022

    15th May 2022

    A great week weatherwise has given the anglers a great opportunity for some top of the water action as well as some good Buzzer and Nymph fishing. Anglers have landed fish well into the double figures this week, Rob Hall safely returned a superb fish that was weighing in the net at 13lb 4oz. Its been great to anglers making bets use of the boat again this week, it really can pr..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 8th May 2022

    8th May 2022

    LAKE CLOSURE: Please not the full fishery will be closed on the 13th, 14th& 15thMay for a private function. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.Another action-packed week here at the fishery, with anglers enjoying some exceptional Dry fly and Buzzer fishing. Great to see the more elusive Tiger Trout being landed this week, with Steve Noble safely returning the lar..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 1st May 2022

    1st May 2022

    LAKE CLOSURE: The full fishery will also be closed on Friday 13th, Saturday 14thand Sunday 15thMay for a private function. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.Another great week at Thrunton, with plenty of action on Dries, Top Hats and Buzzers.It's been great to see a few new anglers investing in float tubes, and having great success while using them on Long ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 24th April 2022

    24th Apr 2022

    Lake Closures:Please note, Coe Crag Lake (top lake) will be closed on Saturday 30thApril for our Troutmasters fish off. Long Crag lake (bottom lake) will remainopen as normal. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. The full fishery will also be closed on Friday 13th, Saturday 14thand Sunday 15thMay for a private function. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. ..

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  • fishing report W/E 17-4-22

    18th Apr 2022

    Following another week of improving weather conditions, anglers have continued to record excellent bag numbers while having some superb Dry Fly, Buzzer and Nymph fishing. Fish have been recorded into the double figures with Rob Hall landing a fully finned Brownie at over 12lb. This week the Chopwell Chancers visited the fishery for their annual Darren McNestry memorial friendl..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 10th April 2022

    10th Apr 2022

    Buzzers, Emergers and Dries have been the favourite for this week, even during the cold and windy days the fish have still being getting caught in the top foot of water. Alot of anglers have again been commenting on the quality of the fish, and the aggressive takes and battles they have been putting up. It was great to see two of the local fishing club's visit this weeken..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 3rd April 2022

    3rd Apr 2022

    Another fantastic week of catches by our anglers, similar to last week, majority of the fish have been taken high in the water on Buzzers, Dries and Suspender Buzzers. The mixture of weather this week didn't seem to affect the fishing, whether it was mild and bright or cold with passing snow showers, the fish were still been taken very high in the water column. Alot of ang..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 27th March 2022

    27th Mar 2022

    Anglers have experienced some superb dry fly and buzzer action this week. The mild weather has really brought the fish to the top few inches in the water column, and in return has provided some near perfect conditions all week long. Anglers have also reported fish into the double figures along with good numbers of fish in the 6-8lb region, a few lucky anglers have even managed ..

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  • fishing report W/E 20-3-22

    20th Mar 2022

    Warmer conditions have created some cracking sport for anglers this week with buzzers proving to be very effective. Fish are still high up in the water and we have seen some good hatches with fish feeding on or just under the surface. Plenty of the bigger fish starting to show with anglers reporting fish between 5 and 12lb some lovely browns have also been caught this week with..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 6th March 2022

    6th Mar 2022

    A massive improvement in the weather this week has really brought the fish up in the water column. Anglers have achieved some excellent sport on Buzzers and Dries, with some reporting 'savage buzzer takes' and 'superb dry fly action'. Another decent forecast for the week ahead, should continue to allow for some superb sport. It was good to see members from T..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 27th February 2022

    27th Feb 2022

    As we progressed through the last week of February, we have finally seen an improve in the weather conditions. The strong winds began to settle down on Thursday evening, and with 'spring-like' conditions on Friday; anglers certainly made the most of it. Buzzers, Cormorants, Lures and Bloodworms have all taken some great numbers of fish this week.We held a very success..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 20th February 2022

    20th Feb 2022

    Following a very unsettled week weather wise, with 3 storms over the past 5 days anglers have had to pick the slightly calmer and more settled days for fishing. Saturday afternoon anglers were plesantly suprised by the mild and calm weather, and they were certainly rewarded with some great sport to go with it. Nymphs and Lures have again taken the better bag numbers; however a ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 13th February 2022

    13th Feb 2022

    JUNIOR FLY TYING SESSION - Wednesday 23rdFebruary We are holding a junior fly tying session on Wednesday 23rdFebruary for juniors of all abilities. The cost is £10 per person, and will start at 10am till 12pm. BOOKING IS ESSENTAIL - please contact the fishery to book your place on 01665 574400 or email info@thruntontroutfishery.co.uk Following another week of cloudy and wi..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 6th February 2022

    6th Feb 2022

    LAKE CLOSURE: Please note that Long Crag lake will be closed on Sunday 13th February for a Competition. Coe Crag Lake will remain open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience caused to our anglers.JUNIOR FLY TYING SESSION - Wednesday 23rdFebruaryWe are holding a junior fly tying session on Wednesday 23rdFebruary for juniors of all abilities. The cost is £10 per person, and w..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 30th January 2021

    30th Jan 2022

    LAKE CLOSURE - Please note Long Crag lake will be closed on Sunday 13th February all day for a competition. Coe Crag lake will remain open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. JUNIOR FLY TYING SESSION - Wednesday 23rdFebruaryWe are holding a junior fly tying session on Wednesday 23rdFebruary for juniors of all abilities. The cost is £10 per person, and will start..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 23rd January 2021

    23rd Jan 2022

    Fish have continued to be caught in the top layers of water, with the 'washing line' method proving successful. Lures and Bloodworms have also taken some great bag numbers; however they have still been fished relatively high in the water column, with midge tip lines being a good choice.JUNIOR FLY TYING SESSION - Wednesday 23rdFebruaryWe are holding a junior fly tying ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 16th January 2021

    16th Jan 2022

    Following a more settled week weather wise, we've still seen the fish being caught in the top 5 feet of water, and some consistent Dry Fly action. Cormorants fished in the top foot of water have also proved to be very successful. Flies fished under the indicator static have also taken some good numbers of fish this week, fish being taken around 3-4ft under the indicator.So..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 9th January 2022

    9th Jan 2022

    As a freezing blast of weather hit at the beginning part of the week, anglers found the conditions rather perishing. Fish have still been getting caught in the top 6ft of water, and when the conditions allowed at the end of the week anglers were given the option of some dry fly sport, though nymphs and Lures fished sub surface have taken the majority of the fish. It was good to..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 2nd January 2022

    2nd Jan 2022

    We'd like to wish all of our anglers the very best for 2022, and thank you for the ongoing support over the past year.Mild and windy weather has dominated this week, which has kept the fish relatively high in the water considering the time of year. On the odd occasion the wind dropped off, anglers had the option of some good dry fly sport, not what most were expecting as w..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 19-12-21

    20th Dec 2021

    MERRY CHRISTMASS TO ALL OUR CUTOMERS> A breezy start to the week and anglers were still reporting some excelent fishing using various methods, David Williams had two short sessions at the beginning of the week and netted a total of 9 fish on dries, (grifiths gnats) Bright sunshine and flatcalm frosty days proved challenging later in the week but finding the right method and mov..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 12th December 2021

    12th Dec 2021

    Festive opening hours: We will be open at usual until 4pm with the exception of the following dates.We are closed on 24th, 25th, 26th December and 31st December and 1st January.We'd like to wish all of our customers a very MerryChristmas & a happy new year!!The typical December weather at the beginning part of the week may have deterred a few anglers, however following an ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 5th December 2021

    5th Dec 2021

    The aftermath of storm Arwen, resulted in the fishery being closed for a few days due to no electricity or water. However, we reopened on Wednesday and although the weather was been relatively rough, anglers have had some really good sport this week. The bigger fish have made a real appearance this week, with around 6 or 7 fish in the region of 9-12lb being landed. Nine-Year-ol..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 21st November 2021

    21st Nov 2021

    Lures and Nymphs have taken the majority of the fish this week, however some of the anglers who persevered with Dries and Top Hat Buzzers have still have some good sport considering the time of year.The weather conditions have changed from day to day this week, which has made the fishing slightly tougher due to the changing air pressures. A cooler and more settled week isforeca..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 14th November 2021

    14th Nov 2021

    Anglers have continued to enjoy sport on both of our lakes this week, and it's great to see some superb fish getting caught. A. Foggin landed a 12-13lb Brownie, Terry Toner landed a 10lb Rainbow, Tony Rowley landed a 7lb Tiger and Gary Surtees landed a 9lb Brown. Again, a mixture of flies have been working, towards the end of the week, the majority of the fish were taken o..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 7-11-21

    8th Nov 2021

    Ever changing conditions from day to day has given a real mixture of productive flies this week. Top hat buzzers and Dries have taken some very good bag numbers, when the conditions were right, but bloodworms and Lures have also taken some decent numbers during the cooler and windy weather. Guy Nicholson landed two cracking Brownies this week using Amber Bloodworms on Long Crag..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 31st October 2021

    31st Oct 2021

    A mixture of weather conditions making it feel like we are well into Autumn, has allowed anglers to practice a variety of methods this week. Despite the wet and windy weather, Dries and Emergers have still been taking some remarkable bag numbers. Lures and Bloodworms have also taken some excellent numbers. The big fish in both of our lakes, are continuing to show themselves dur..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 24/10/21

    25th Oct 2021

    Lots of fish still feeding on or near the surface this week with the majority taken in the top 2 to 3 feet, a lot of larger fish have been recorded by anglers and some stunning brown trout also coming to the net one at 10.6 for Geoff Huscroft. · Dave Millican had 3 visits this week returning 39 fish to Long Crag using Fabs Eggs and Dries. · Dave Rylatt returned 5 to Long Cr..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 17th October 2021

    17th Oct 2021

    It's been decent fishing conditions this week with cool settled weather, and the catch returns show this. Great to see some of the bigger Browns on the move again, as well as the big Rainbows. Best fish landed this week was by Colin Stoddart, who landed a Rainbow at 17lb+.We've still been seeing some good amounts of surface action, fish feeding heavily on sedges at th..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 10th October 2021

    10th Oct 2021

    Please Note: Coe Crag is fully booked on Saturday 16th October for a group visit. Long Crag lake will remain open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience caused to our anglers. It was great to see a good amount of fresh water hit the lakes over Monday night and into Tuesday, it gave all of the lakes a good boost, and both of the fly lakes still have excellent clarity.Fis..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 3rd October 2021

    3rd Oct 2021

    LAKE CLOSURE - Please Note Coe Crag lake (top lake) will be closed on Sunday 10th October for our Troutmasters Fish-off. Long Crag lake (bottom lake) will remain open as usual. Apologies for anyinconvenience caused.As we move into October, we continue to see the water cooling down and the fish beginning to feed aggressively on fry imitations. Anglers have reported the fish putt..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 26.9.21

    27th Sep 2021

    · Cooling waters and darker evenings are beginning to trigger the trout’s natural instinct to feed before the onset of winter. This week has seen some good bags and also some of the larger fish have been coming to the net with quite a few between 6 and 15lb been recorded by anglers. · A. Foggin returned 16 fish over both lakes using Buzzers. · J. Avery returned 9 to Co..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 19th September 2021

    19th Sep 2021

    Another week with a mixture of weather, has given a mixture of catches this week, with fish coming to a variety of methods. A water temperature that is continuing to fall, has resulted in some anglers having success 'pulling' Lures and Bloodworms, others still taking fish on the surface.Two confirmed double figured fish have been landed this week, one by Jed Armstrong..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 12th September 2021

    12th Sep 2021

    A mixture of methods and flies have been productive this week, Lures fished in the top few feet of water have taken some decent numbers, however Daddy's, Hoppers and Buzzers have still been working throughout this week.On Sunday we held our Annual fundraiser in aid of Breast Cancer now. As a rough count currently, we have raised over £850 however we still have some items ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 5th September 2021

    5th Sep 2021

    LAKE CLOSURE - Please notethat Long Crag lake will be closed on Sunday 12th September from opening until 1.30pm. Coe Crag Lake will remain open as usual, and Long Crag will re-open after 1.30pm. Apologies for anyinconvenience caused. Both lakes continue to provide some great sport for the anglers this week, Buzzers and Diawl Bach's fished on the washing line proving to ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 29th August 2021

    29th Aug 2021

    LAKE CLOSURE - Please note, Long Crag lake will be closed on Sunday 12th September from 8.30am to 1.30pm. Coe Crag Lake will remain open as usaul, and Long Crag will re open after 1.30pm. Apologies for any inconvenience casued to our anglers.The fishing conditions have continued to improve throughout this week, and the catch returns give a good representation of this. Anglers h..

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  • Fishing report W/E 22/8/21

    23rd Aug 2021

    With the weather continuing to cool fishing is improving on both lakes with buzzers and dries still working well, daddies and black Buzzers in particular. Anyone interested in our early bird 5.00am start on Saturday 28th August please get in touch to book your place, everyone welcome. D. Dodds landed 9 fish from Long Crag using CDC Bibios and Buzzers7 Lee Rankin used Di..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 15th August 2021

    15th Aug 2021

    The fishing conditions and bag numbers have continued to improve throughout this week, with a cooler water temperature the fish have been on the move and hunting for food. Buzzers, Nymphs and Dries have taken the majority of the fish this week. Anglers have reported landing fish up to the 8lb Region, with Rob Hall landing an 8lb 9oz Tiger Trout from Long Crag Lake. Matty..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 8th August 2021

    8th Aug 2021

    Some small amounts of fresh water throughout this week has definitely helped the fishing this week. Dries, Buzzers and Nymphs have taken the better bag numbers.The Eyewater angling club visited this weekend, a mixture of bag numbers during the friendly club competition; some anglers into double figures others finding the conditions a little more challenging. Fergus Aitchison ha..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 1st August 2021

    1st Aug 2021

    Small Dries, emergers and Buzzers have fished well this week. The cooler and cloudy days have definitely been more productive. It's been great to see some of our Tiger trout feeding in the margins and some vibrant Blue trout being caught throughout this week. We had the 2019 Junior TroutMaster winner visiting this weekend, Sam Shepard managed to land a stunning Blue Trout ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 25th July 2021

    26th Jul 2021

    The weather conditions this week, with bright sunshine and air temperatures into the mid twenty's; has made the fishing tough at times. Dries and Lures took some of the better bag numbers this week.According to the forecast, we are to expect soke rain over the next few days, which should provide all of the lakes with some cooler water. All 5 of our aerators are running day..

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  • Fishing Report 18th July 2021

    18th Jul 2021

    Following another week of hot and bright conditions, anglers have been surprised with amount of dry fly action they have received. Small CDC's shuttlecocks and Shipmans have fished very well. Large amounts of damsels are hatching at the moment, so small damsel nymphs have also taken some good bag numbers.We had a few families on Crag End bait lake this weekend, who all enj..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 11th July 2021

    11th Jul 2021

    Dries and Emergers have again taken most of the better bag numbers this week, Nymphs also proving successful when the fish have been feeding just subsurface. With large numbers of damsels hatching, hatching olive nymph patterns have taken some decent bag numbers.Kev Dunn and Lee Mooney enjoyed some great sport on their float tubes, while fishing the Early Bird session on Saturd..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 4th July 2021

    4th Jul 2021

    EARLY BIRD SESSION - Saturday 10th JulyWe still have spaces available for our early bird session on Saturday 10th July. Anglers can arrive at 4am to fish a ticket of their choice. Booking is essential, so please contact the fishery to book a place.We've still being seeing some impressive sport and decent bag numbers considering the bright and hot conditions throughout this..

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  • Fishing report W/E 27-6-21

    28th Jun 2021

    After some very changeable weather this week some days have been tougher than others, cooler mornings have fished well and even though the rises have been sporadic there has still been some good top of the water sport throughout day. Also well done to Ken Ward for landing and safely returning a cracking 16lb rainbow to Long Crag. Anyone wishing to give our EARLY BIRD 4am open a..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 20th June 2021

    20th Jun 2021

    EARLY BIRD SESSION - SATURDAY 10th JULYWe still have spaces available for our Early Brid Session on Saturday 10th July. Anglers can arrive at 4am to fish a ticket of their choice. Booking is essential, so please contact the fishery to book a place.Bright and hot conditions have made the fishing slightly tougher at times, with sinking lines and Lures proving successful. However,..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 13th June 2021

    13th Jun 2021

    EARLY BIRD SESSION - SATURDAY 10th JULYWe still have spaces available for our Early Brid Session on Saturday 10th July. Booking is essential, so please contact the fishery to book a place.A mixture of weather this week, has meant some days have been tougher than others. However, those anglers who regularly moved location and changed the depth at which they were fishing have bee..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 6th june 2021

    7th Jun 2021

    Bright and Hot weather throughout the majority of this week, has forced anglers to fish deeper in the water column to find the fish. However, on the more overcast days, small dries and Buzzers have fished very well. The 'Washing line' method has proved successful again this week, and anglers reporting some "savage takes!" on Buzzers. Great to see juniors enjoying spo..

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  • Fishing Report W/E 30th May 2021

    30th May 2021

    Dries, Nymphs and Buzzers have again been the top flies for this week. As we moved towards the weekend, with the bright and hot conditions the evening sessions proved to be successful with some good evening rises.Great to see more new faces on Crag End Bait Lake this week. We are now offering children's parties, with our newly designed hut. We are taking bookings for after..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 23rd May 2021

    23rd May 2021

    PLEASE NOTE: Coe Crag Lake will be closed on Monday 31st May for a Club Event. Long Crag lake will remain open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. We've seen some very changeable weather again this week, and not exactly what you'd expect for the middle of May, However it hasn't deterred the anglers and they have been rewarded with some great sport ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 16th May 2021

    16th May 2021

    Another week with Natural patterns fished on the surface or in the top few feet of water, proving to be very successful. Small Griffiths Gnats and CDC’s being the top Dry Flies, however Diawl Bach’s fished subsurface at various speeds accounted for some decent bag numbers when the conditions didn’t favour Dry Flies. A big well done goes to Paul Wilkie who landed his firs..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 9th May 2021

    9th May 2021

    EARLY BIRD SESSION - 10th JULY 2021We will be holding another early bird session on Saturday 10th July, where anglers can arrive at 4am to fish a ticket of their choice. Booking is essential, so please contact the fishery to book your place.Buzzers, Dries and Emergers have fished very consistently this week, with the fish being in the top few feet of water. We have seen two dou..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 2nd May 2021

    2nd May 2021

    Some more excellent catch returns this week despite the mixture of weather. The majority of the fish have been taken on natural patterns, like Buzzers, Diawl Bach's, GRHE, PTN's and various Dries. The 'washing line' method has taken some good numbers this week, when the fish have been feeding in the top couple feet of water.Ladykirk & Norham Angling Club vis..

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  • fishing report W/E 25-4-21

    26th Apr 2021

    A great week weather wise has really given the anglers some great sport on Buzzers, Dries and Diawl Bach's, generally fished in the top 3 feet of water. Anglers have witnessed some good evening sport on CDC Emergers and Black Beetle patterns. John Clark returned 7 fish to Long Crag using Buzzers and Diawl Bach's Matty Devine netted 14 fish from Long Crag using B..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 18th April 2021

    18th Apr 2021

    Frosty mornings followed by warmer conditions through the day into the evenings have given the anglers some exceptional sport on Buzzers and Nymphs in the top few feet of water. Wicked White Buzzers and Quill Buzzers with orange cheeks have taken some of the better bag numbers. Despite the fairly bright weather through the day, anglers have also manged fish on various Dries, in..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 11th April 2021

    11th Apr 2021

    Another week with a mixture of weather has given the anglers the opportunity to fish a huge variety of flies and still have some good success. Buzzers, Dries, Small PTN's and Damsels have taken some good bag numbers this week. A milder week of weather is forecast, so we should continue to see some good numbers of fish on the surface during the milder spells.The Chopwell Ch..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 4th April 2021

    4th Apr 2021

    PLEASE NOTE- The fishery is fully booked on Saturday 10th April for a club booking, and therefore the fishery is closed all day. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to our anglers. We will be open as usual on Sunday.Some excellent catch returns have been recorded this week, despite the very changeable weather. The beginning part of the week brought some warm weather, and ..

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  • Fishing Report w/e 3rd January 2021

    3rd Jan 2021

    It was great to see everyone back at the fishery, after being closed over Christmas and New Year, and even better to see anglers of all ages and abilities 'christening' their new fishing equipment. Black Lures, Apps Bloodworms and Diawl Bach's have taken the majority of the fish, however when the conditions allowed, some respectable bag numbers were taken using D..

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