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2008-10-05 18:00:10

By PAUL ARMSTRONG AS the first cold breaths of winter came to the region last week, sport on the whole has remained upbeat with both rivers and stillwaters providing good action. Stillwaters continue to attract the bulk of the attention, although local rivers are starting to produce the goods! Whittle Dene Reservoirs are showing superb form to visiting anglers, the Great Southern is the water to hit. The best net this last week was by John Hawthorne with 21lb 6ozs, most other...

2008-07-11 18:00:18

By DAVID HALL THE statistics emerging from a comprehensive report entitled 'What are our fisheries worth?' have been collated by the Environment Agency. It estimates both the annual expenditure and the impact on regional increases or decreases in different types of freshwater angling in all regions of England and in Wales. The report states that in the North East, 889,057 key angling days are taken up by coarse anglers as opposed to only 56,920 for combined salmon and sea trout anglers,...

2008-06-14 00:00:13

By COARSE FISHING Newton Abbot juniors dodged the storms last Saturday when they held the second round of the Teign Trophy Summer League at Bradley, and they had good sport with the stock of silvers at the water. Winner was J J Locke who fished peg eight to take 4kg 570gm of mixed species, followed by Liam Dore at peg six with 3kg 270gm. Third was Sam Powell who took peg oneand bagged 2kg 35gm. The next match in the series will be on Saturday, June 21, fishing Wheel at Rackerhayes....

2007-09-01 18:06:56

By DAVE HOUGHTON RIVER DANE Prospects are excellent and there have been a number of reports showing good sport with chub, dace, roach and barbel to 8lb. RIVER RIBBLE Balderstones, Ribchesterand the Clitheroe waters have all been producing quality chub, roach and large barbel. RIVER DEE Barbel continue to be caught at Almere Ferry and Rossett, dace and roach feature in good catches around barbel and on the lower river, roach and providing good sport at Sandy Lane. RIVER...


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