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Season 2018 

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The lake is closed until 5pm Saturday 30th June due to a club booking!

Weekly report 18th /24th June 
 
Warm weather over the last week has pushed the fish in to deeper water.
A lot  of fish being caught on di3 or intermediate lines although a few small Dries have had a little bit of success 
 
Ant Meadows brought 20
to the boat on orange blobs.
Bill English brought 12 to the boat on Cats Whisker. 
Colin Hind brought 7 to the net on all sorts.  
P Oliver brought 6 to the boat on Throckley Bimbo.
Alan Kavanagh brought 5 to the boat on Eggstacy Worms. 
J Hartland brought 5 to the boat on Dirty Damsel.
D Parker brought 5 to the boat on Blobs. 
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to Bill English  with a cracking 7lb rainbow one of 12 on Cats Whisker.
 
Weekly report 28th/3rd June 
 
 
With a hot week providing  us with some good days and hard days fishing ...
Small Dries were the order of the day early in the week with a good rise to naturals but as the week progressed the fish were feeding subsurface on stonefly pupae ,diawl bachs and buzzers
With fresh fish on Thursday stirring things up more were caught on Blobs and lures .
 
Peter Pattinson brought 17 to the net on Dries Apps Buzzers and Blobs.
D Neilson brought 17 to the boat on all sorts. 
Rob Hall brought 10 to the net on All sorts.
Malcom Proudfoot brought 8 to the net on all sorts. 
M Carney brought 7 to the net on Dawson’s. 
P Snaith brought 7 to the net on all sorts.  
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to Ray Jackson with a cracking 71/2lb on a Mini Dawson’s
 
Weekly Report 20th/27th May
 
 
With bright sunshine and warm temperatures small Diawl Bach’s and size 14 dries landed most of the fish ... although a lot were rising they proved tricky to catch 
 
J Brant brought 15 to the net on Buzzers.
B smith brought 12 to the net on Buzzers.
D Crabtree brought 12 to the net.
Jack Hodgson brought 10 to the boat on Buzzers and Beatles. 
Colin Hind brought 10 to the net.
W Mackey brought 9 to the net on Hawthorn.
K Holliday brought 9 to the net on CDC and Buzzers. 
Peter Carr brought 9 t the boat on Hot Head Cats. 
Paul Coyle brought 8 to the boat on Wicked white Buzzers.    
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to Peter Carr with a 61/4lb rainbow which was 1 of 9 landed on Hot Head Cats.
 
 
The lake will be closed Tuesday evening 22nd May from 5pm for a private booking. Sorry for any inconvenience.
 
 
Weekly report 7th/13th May 
 
Finally a mayfly and hawthorn fly hatch has brought a lot of fish to the top with warmer days and light winds making for some good fishing ... diawl Bach’s and buzzers working very well just below the surface with either a yellow or orange blob as an attracter on the point . We held the annual junior competition on Saturday,  a great turn out. Well done to Elliot Guthrie who came 1st and has his name on the Kenneth hooper Trophy for 2018. 
 
Jack Hodgson brought 13 to the boat on Buzzers and Mitten.
Jim Lumsden brought 10 to the net on Various Lures. 
John Rae brought 8 to the net on Diawl Bach.
D & J Johnson brought 8 to the boat on Dawson’s Olive black Pennel and Black Nymph.
Elliot Guthrie brought 8 to the net on Dries Blobs and Nymphs.
Ken Moore brought 8 to the boat on Dries.
L Short brought 7 to the boat. 
N Hodgson brought 6 to the boat on Black Pennel Diawl Bach and Bloodworms.
D Hopper brought 7 to the boat on Buzzers. 
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to both Jack Hodgson with a 6lb rainbow on Buzzers also to Robson Green with a 6lb rainbow   on Yellow Dancer.
 
Weekly report 30th / 6th May 
 
A lot of fish on the surface this week although they have proven very difficult to catch with dries .
Most fish have been taken on small flies like buzzers ,Diawl Bach’s and Cormorants with the stockies taking lures of a wide variety of colours 
 
J Williams brought 19 to the boat on Cats Whisker and Diawl Bach.
James Carr brought 17 to the boat on Buzzers and Cormorants.
Gordon Swain brought 14 to the boat on Matty Devine Danger.
Bill English brought 12 to the boat. 
G W Jones brought 10 to the net on Black fritz. 
Kris Harvey brought 9 to the net on White Snake and Boobies.
D Duncan brought 9 to the boat on Cats and Diawl Bach.
T Wood brought 8 to the net on Mitten. 
E Guthrie brought 8 to the net on White Snake Blobs and Cormorants.
Robson Green brought 8 to the boat on Hares Ears.
James Stokoe brought 8 to the boat on Cormorants.
J Askel brought 8 to the net on Buzzers.
D Cookson brought 8 to the net on Cats Whisker.
C Gardner brought 8 to the boat on Lures. 
 
 Heaviest fish of the week went to G W Jones a cracking 7lb on the last cast of the day. It was 1 of 10 caught on Black Fitz.
 
We had the pleasure of hosting Hoy and Hope anglers today. Well done to Kris Harvey for coming 1st with 3 fish weighing 9lb 11oz.  
 
2nd was Elliot Guthrie with 3fish 8lb 14oz. 
Steve Elliot and Josh Piper came joint 3rd both with 3 fish 8lb 8oz.
Steve Cochrane 1 fish 3lb10oz
Paul Sherrington 2 fish 7lb 
Neil younger 3fish 8lb 4oz
Tommy Stephenson 3fish 8lb 6oz 
Terry Wood 3fish 8lb
 
weekly report 23rd/29th April 
 
 
With strong winds early in the week making fishing hard it was nice to see the weekend calmer and more productive with fish rising and taking a wide range of flies from small Buzzers and Diawl Bach’s up to Dawson’s .. fresh fish this week will stir up resident fish and a good forecast should lead to some good fishing ...
 
Phil Stone brought 7 to the net on Buzzers and klinkhamer.
James Stokoe brought 7 to the boat on Cormorant.
N Crozier brought 6 to the net on Black Booby.
Adam Calvin brought 5 to the boat.
J Calvin brought brought 5 to the boat. 
J A Calvin brought 5 to the boat.
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to Jeff Gaines with a lovely 41/2lb rainbow 1 of 3 brought to the net on Buzzers.
 
Weekly report 16th/22nd April 
 
Warmer days have meant more fly life and fish rising .. many fish taking Buzzers and emergers 
The evening rise has been really good when the wind has dropped off . 
 
Jack Hodgson brought 11 to the boat on Bloodworm and Dawson’s .
W Glendinning brought 8 to the net on Fritz. 
Ropper brought 7 to the net.
C Fisher brought 7 to the net on Buzzers.
K Morley brought 6 to the net on Hears Ear Beaded S/G.
D Middlemast brought 6 to the net on Nowts.
B Conaly brought 6 to the net on Buzzers.
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to D Middlemast with a cracking 6lb Rainbow which was one of 6 caught on Nowts.
 
Weekly report 9th/15th April
 
With the weather improving and fresh fish the weeks returns have been very good .. most fish have been taken on lures though Buzzers and Nymph are slowly proving useful hopefully the forecast warm spell will bring more fish to the top. 
 
M Proudfoot brought 27 to the boat.
D Middlemast brought 18 to the net on beamish  Killers.
T Cleary brought 18to the net on Beamish Killers. 
D Frame brought 18 to the net on Carmichael Fritz.
N Forster brought 14 to the boat .
B Wilkinson brought 9 to the net on Black Fritz. 
B Rowley brought 8 to the boat on Bloodworm and Olive Nymph. 
 
Heaviness fish of the week goes to M Proudfoot with a cracking 11 1/2lb Rainbow Trout.
 
Langley dams weekly report 2nd/8th April.   
 
With the weather warming up fish are starting to show on the surface and more fish are being caught on buzzers at about 2-3 ft down rather than on the bottom .
Bunny leach and bloodworms have caught quite a few fish with Kate mclaren taking a few just below the surface .
Stocking on Thursday coming and a few warm days will hopefully bring on some dry fly sport 
 
Jack Hodgson brought 20 to the boat on Bloodworms. 
Tony Barclay brought 7 to the float tube on Buzzers.
R Hedley brought 8 to the net on Bunny Leech. 
L Mcvittie brought 7 to the boat on Black Lures.
A Curry brought 7 to the net on Bunny Leech.
D Milburn brought 6 to the net on Dawsons. 
A Pick brought 6 to the boat on Diawl Bach Hares Ear and Black Nymph. 
R Noble brought 6 to the boat on Pheasant Tail Nymph and Damsel.
Peter Spoor brought 6 to the net. 
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to Jack Hodgson with a 7lb Rainbow which was 1 of 20 caught on Bloodworms.
 
Langley dams weekly report 26th March/ 1st April 
 
 
Some good weather brought on some good bags a lot of fish still caught on Bloodworm. Hopefully once this weather passes it will be the last and we can get on with a great season roll on Spring. 
 
Bob Rowley brought 32 to the boat on Gibby Gibson, Bloodworm, Competiton Cat, Olive Fritz and Damsel. 
D Thompson brought 12 to the net.
I Mcvittie brought 10 to the boat on Orange Bloodworm.
P Pratt brought 9 to the boat on Buzzers, Bloodworm and Lime Green Squirmy.
T Barclay brought 9 to the float tube on Pitsford Pea and Blobs.
J Flemming brought 9 to the net.
Jim Lumsden brought 8 to the net on Bloodworm and Olive Lure.
G W Jones brought 8 to the net on Black Fritz.
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to Martin Steel with 9lb 5oz Rainbow on Red Copper John. 
 
Langley fishing report March
 
As we all know the weather has not been to kind to us of late but what a cracking week of fishing this week has been with the warmer weather! Great to see  the fish rising and feeding again which has made for some full bags. Popular fly this week is the  Cats Whisker and the Damsel.
 
M Proudfoot brought 28 to the boat.
Neil Foster brought 18 to the boat.
Barry Keenan brought 11 to the boat on Cats. 
Andy Keenan brought 10 to the boat on Dam Destroyer. 
J Armstrong brought 10 to the net. 
Ian MacArthur brought 10 to the boat. 
Jim Tuck brought 10 to the boat. 
M Coulson brought 7 to the boat.
Jim Lumsden brought 7 to the net 2 of the 7 were tigers all on Cats.
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to Barry Keenan with a lovely 91/2 lb rainbow caught on Cats Whisker.
 
7th March 2018
 
unfortunatly the lake is still frozen, hopefully it will have thawed before the weekend !!
2nd March 2018
Due to adverse weather conditions the lake will remain closed over the weekend. We will update when there is any change.
 
weekly report 17th/25th Feb 
 
 
Mixed first week with some cracking bags ...
 
K Watson brought 24 to the boat on various flies. 
Matty Devine brought 15 to the net on Langley Assassins. 
N Forster brought 13 to the net. 
D Bell brought 10 to the boat on various blood worms. 
J Stokoe brought 7 to the boat on various flies 
J Loftus brought 5 to the net on Cats Whisker. 
N Hart brought 5 to the net on Dancers/ Shammy. 
 

Heaviest fish of the week went to K Watson with a cracking 101/2lb rainbow. Matty Devine also had a smashing 9lb 9oz Rainbow both safely returned!

 

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2015 Season reports
 
 
Weekly report 25th/2nd July 
 
With strong winds easing in the evenings quite a lot of fish taken on dries and emergers . cooler temperatures keeping the fish fighting fit and feeding readily. 
 
W Mackey brought 13 to the net on Sedgehogs.
Colin shine brought 10 to the net on CDC Emergers.
Andy Oliver brought 9 to the boat on Clan Chief and Bibio. 
Keith Watson brought 6 to the boat on Black and Green.
Eric Carmichael brought 5 to the boat on various flies. 
S Forster brought 5 to the net on Black Dries. 
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to Andy Oliver with a cracking 61/2lb rainbow.  
 
 
Weekly report 19th/24th June 
 
A very busy week on the lake has led to some good bags of fish . Early in the week warm water meant fish were being caught six foot down but a shower of rain has cooled things down and brought fish back to the surface .
We hosted haydon bridge first school midweek teaching the kids how to fish with great results . 20 kids caught over 300 perch in just over two hours and a lot of happy faces. We also hosted the Darren McNestry Memorial competition hosted by Anthony Meadows. Today we hosted Haltwhistle Junior Anglers who had a great day despite the wind. 
 
Tyne and Wear firemen brought 15 to the net on various flies. 
P Armstrong brought 7 to the net on olive 
Peter Carr brought 6 to the boat on Black Midge.
G Swain brought 6 to the net on various flies.
Tommy Lonney brought 5 to the boat on Shammy.
R Sarlpe brought 5 to the net on various flies.
D Nelson brought 5 to the net on various flies.
P Snaith brought 5 to the net on various flies.
Joe Keele brought 5 to the boat on Shammy White.
Gary Munro brought 5 to the net on Tinny White.
A Pick brought 5 to the net on various Flies.
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to Peter Carr with a cracking 61/2lb Blue Trout.
 
Weekly report 5th/11th June 
 
 
Difficult weather has made hard work for catching fish. Yellow Dancers and Black Green Montana's have proven well. Dries have also been catching rising fish when the wind has dropped. Freshly stocked this week .
 
W Mackey brought 10 to the net on Sedge.
T Adams brought 6 to the net on Shipman, F Fly and Hopper.
D Millican brought 6 to the net on White Fritz and olive Fritz. 
S Mole brought 6 to the boat on Border Nymph.
S Oliver also brought 6 to the boat on Border Nymph. 
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to Tom Blaylock with a cracking 11lb Rainbow.
 
Weekly report 29th May/4th June
 
 
With bright sunshine and hot days fishing has been hard although some have managed good returns usually when the odd clouds appears 
The Evening rise has been the best time for dries with the wind dropping and good hatches coming off . Buzzers have been most consistent taking fish all week 
 
M Proudfoot brought 19 and 13 to the net on two occasions.
N Foster brought 17 to the net.
Jack Hodgson brought 12 to the boat on Buzzers. 
B Smith brought 7 to the net.
T Jones brought 7 to the net on Brown/yellow Buzzers.
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to Mark Clayton with a cracking 61/2 lb rainbow.
 
 
Weekly report 22nd /28th May
 
 
What a week of amazing weather, another good hawthorn hatch again earlier in the week plenty of naturals It  proved hard going once the water temperature rose. Still some really good bags with fish being caught on size 15 and smaller Buzzers and nymphs. The lake was freshly stocked on Thursday morning.
 
P Armstrong brought 18 to the net. 
Dave Brown brought 16 to the net on Hot Head Damsels and Orange Blobs.
D Hopper brought 14 to the net on Buzzers. 
C Stoddart brought 12 to the boat on Green Pea, Hares Ear and Black Spider.
R Hopper brought 10 to the boat on Buzzers. 
Ropper brought 9 to the net on Bibio.
W Glendinning brought 9 to the net on Bibio. 
K Marshal brought 9 to the net on suspended Buzzers. 
A Pick brought 9 to the net. 
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to M Parker with a cracking 9lb 6oz rainbow.
 
Weekly report 15th/21st May 
 
 
With the weather improving and a good hatch of Hawthorns this week has lead to some great bags. Mixture of flies taking from Olive fritz to Black Montanan. 
 
M Proudfoot brought 14 to the net. 
Jack Hodgson brought 12 to the boat on Black and Green Lures and Pheasant Tail Nymph. 
D Wick brought 12 to the net on Black Pennel. 
R Rowley brought 11 to the boat on Diawl Bach and Kate McLaren.
S Oliver brought 12 to the boat on Border Dries. 
S Mole brought 11 to the boat also on Border Dries. 
Dave Millican brought 10 to the net on Dries and Lures.   
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to Jack Hodgson with a cracking 10lb Rainbow Trout.
 
 
Weekly report 8th/14th May 
 
Fantastic week fishing with a good hatch of hawthorn flies on Friday. Freshly stocked on Thursday. Some great weather produced some good bags with almost all catching. Buzzers Hawthorns Cats Whisker still proving  most popular. 
 
Anthony Pick brought 16 to the net on Black Dry Flies and Yellow Dancers.
Owen Burgess brought 14 to the net on Cats Whiskers.  
K Holliday brought 13 to the net on Cats Whisker CDC and Buzzers.
B Richardson brought 12 to the boat on Hawthorn CDC. 
A Henderson brought 10 to the net on Blobs. 
K Little brought 10 to the boat on Various Flies. 
B Lowery brought 10 to the boat on Various Flies. 
G Mavin brought 10 to the boat on Hawthorn and Buzzers.
A Cook brought 10 to the net on Buzzers.   
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to Mick Limer and Anthony Pick who both landed a cracking 6lb Tiger Trout.
 
Weekly report 1st/7th May 
 
Another busy week on the lake with bright sun and breezy days making it challenging but most anglers succeeded. Great evening rises with fish taking Hoppers of the top. Buzzers still proving popular. 
 
J Gibson brought 14 to the net on Buzzers.
J Williams brought 14 to the boat on black Pennell.
D Smailes brought 9 to the boat on Dawson Olive. 
K Holliday brought 7 to the net on Pheasant Tail Nymph and Black drys. 
Jim Smith brought 7 to the net on Black and Peacocks.
Dan Snowball brought 7 to the net.
W Mackey brought 7 to the net on Buzzers.
D Duncan brought 7 to the boat on Cats Whisker.
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to Ian from the Corbridge fishing club with a cracking 11lb rainbow today.
 
Weekly report 24th/30th April. 
 
 
 Busy week on the lake with some good bags. We hosted Jim Tucks annual competition with a good rod average of over 7 and again Buzzers proving most popular. We freshly stocked the lake this week with some cracking rainbows, tigers and blues.
 
Reminder.. 
The lake will be closed this coming Sunday 7th May until 5pm as we have an annual competition. 
 
D Morris brought 21 to the boat.
C Metcalfe brought 18 to the boat on Diawl Bach and Pheasant Tail Nymph. 
I Calvert brought 18 to the boat.
J Stokoe brought 12 to the boat on Buzzers and Orange Zonker.
I MacArthur brought 10 to the net.  
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to L Mcvittie with a canny 5lb 8oz rainbow.
 
Weekly report 17th/23rd April
 
Nice weather this week has made for some good fishing with more fish coming to the surface taking Dries 
Good hatched of Buzzers have also seen active fish being caught.
 
N Forster brought 21 to the net. 
M Proudfoot brought 17 to the net.
D Hopper brought 10 to the boat on Bloodworms.
Brad Mackey / Matty Darroch brought 10 to the boat on Buzzers and Dries. 
M Cathay brought 9 to the net on Buzzers. 
Tom Alexander brought 9 to the boat on Cats Whisker. 
M Thomson brought 8 to the net in Dries and Hoppers. 
P Pratt brought 8 to the boat on Allsorts. 
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to M Proudfoot with a cracking 12lb Rainbow.
 
Well done to all who fished the TroutMaster competition today it was hard going... 
 
Well Done to the winner Michael Cothay with the best bag of 12lb plus an additional 5lb time bonus.
 
Weekly report 10th/ 16th April
 
 
Brilliant weeks fishing despite the weather. Some great bags, Buzzers and Bloody Worms proven well. Nice to see the evening rise coming on with the lighter nights. 
 
Peter Pattinson brought 28 to the net on Yellow Apps and Black Zonker.
E Looney brought 23 to the boat on Mini Cats and Shammy.
T looney brought 15 to the boat. 
C Stobbart brought 14 to the boat on Yellow Dancers and Olive Yellow Cormorants
M Fullerton brought 11 to the boat on yellow Dancer/ Squirmmy. 
J Williams brought 10 to the boat on All Sorts
 
Weekly report 3rd / 9th April 
 
 
A great week with some good bags again this week. A lot more fish taking dries from the top with Buzzers doing well as always. Freshly stocked fish on Friday being readily caught over the weekend. 
 
James Carr brought 16 to the boat on Lures. 
A Clarke brought 15 to the boat on Damsels.
Ian Hughes brought 13 to the boat on Hoppers and Black Olives. 
Peter Carr brought 13 to the boat on Cats Whisker and Hoppers. 
D Mcintosh brought 13 to the net on Booby Cats Whisker Pheasants Tails. 
Steven Mole brought 11 to the net on Green Buzzers.
L Mcvittie brought 11 to the net Mixed Flies and CDC. 
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to P Armstrong a cracking 10lb rainbow on Yellow Dancer.
 
Weekly report 27th/2nd April
 
 
What a fantastic week on the lake with some cracking bags despite the wind! It was great to have Haltwhistle Community Campus back on the lake, this time Year 7 took to the water with some great catches. Nice to see some fish being caught off the top by the end of the week. Buzzers Cats and Damsels proving best.
 
Jack Hodgson brought 18 to the boat on Lime Cars & Dawsons . 
James Carr brought 11 to the boat on Buzzers Viva & Cats.
J Henderson brought 11 to the boat on Damsel & Stalking Bug.
J Williams brought 10 to the net. 
D Dun... brought 9 to the net on Damsel & Diawl Bach.
D Slack brought 8 to the net on Cats.
J Haughmad brought 8 to the net on Montana.  
 
Heaviest fish of the week goes to Brandon from Haltwhistle Community Campus with a cracking rainbow weighing just over 6lb.
 
Weekly report 20th/26th March 
 
4 seasons in one week from gale force winds, heavy snow, then glorious sunshine it's know wonder the fishing has been up
and down. The fishing towards the end of the week has been cracking with some great bags being filled. Cats Whiskers and Buzzers taking a fair share of the fish. 
 
Eric Carmichael brought 14 to the boat on Yellow Dancer and Badger.
Andrew Keenan brought 12 to the boat on Buzzers.
James Carr brought 11 to the boat on Black Damsel. 
Bill English brought 11 to the boat on Damsel. 
P Talbot brought 11 to the boat on Cats Whisker and Zonker. 
K Winsdale brought 11 to the net on Damsel Nymph and Tadpole.
Ian MacArthur brought 8 to the boat.   
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to Eric Carmichael with a cracking 10lb Rainbow.
 
 
Weekly report 13th/19th March 
 
With poor weather and strong winds it has been a hard week on the lake. With Lures including Cats Whisker and Buzzers being the main flies catching. Hopefully the weather will pick up for next week. 
 
Conor Metcalfe brought 9 to the boat on Cats and Buzzers. 
James Carr brought 9 to the boat on Cats Whisker. 
D Middlemast brought 6 to the net on Beamish Killers.
Ray Wilson brought 4 to the net on Buzzers.
D Hopper brought 4 to the net. 
A Bolton brought 4 to the net . 
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to D Hopper with a cracking 9lb Brown Trout.
 
Weekly report 6th/12th March 
 
 
What a fantastic week on the lake this week. We had the pleasure of welcoming Year 6 from Haltwhistle Community Campus to fish the lake many for the first time with some great results. 
We also had a fresh stocking on Friday. Again Cats Whisker Damsel and Buzzers have proven most popular this week ..
 
Keith Watson brought 17 to the boat on Devine Dancer.
M Proudfoot brought 15 to the net.
Jim Lumsden brought 12 to the net on Cats and Olive Damsel.
Jack Hodgson brought 12 to the boat on Lime Cats Bloodworms and Squirmy.
N Hart brought 9 to the boat on Lime blobs and Lures. 
T Barcury brought 9 to the net on Blobs and Olive Spider. 
 
Heaviest fish of the week went to
Keith Watson with a lovely 10lb 2oz Rainbow.Weekly report 27th Feb/5th March 2017 
 
 
Due to settled weather this week fishing was really good with a few more fish seen on the top. Brightly Coloured Buzzers are proving  best and as usual Cats Whiskers, Dawson's, and Squirmy Wormys have been catching fish. 
 
 

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2018 04:22