Sunday 23rd May 2010 open/league Lookout
 
Conditions:- Partly cloudy, ambient temp 24 deg,  humidity 50%, wind WNW 8 mph, barometer 1019 mb, moon phase waxing gibbous, water temp 18.3, DO 8.1, PH 7.91, MV28
 
1st Lee Slater 63lb 14oz peg 42 on corn and pellet 13 mtrs to right
2nd Jonny Maddison 59lb 6oz peg 12 on caster shallow
3rd Ian Gillis 45lb 4oz peg 11
4th Alan Mc Guire 39lb 9oz peg 36
Section 1 Peter Wadge 37lb 14
Section 2 Neil Brown 36lb 14oz peg 13
Section 3 Graham Skirrey 31lb 4oz peg 25
Section 4 Ricky Bennett 39lb 9oz peg 37
 
A week ago water temp dropped to 9.4 deg and now it’s doubled with Fish spawning from 8.30pm last night –lakes all night were like a Jacuzzi in the reeds thrashing away.
 
 Friday afternoon 21st May 2010 open Lookout
 
Conditions:- Summer haze, ambient temp 18 deg, humidity 94%, Wind W 5 mph, barometer 1032.9 mb, moon phase first quarter, water temp 15.7 deg, DO 9.3 ppm, PH 7.79, MV 21
 
1st Colin Thompson 84lb 10oz peg 1 went over silver net! 40lb silvers 44lb 10oz carp.
2nd Ray Wallace 68lb 4oz peg 15
3rd Graham Skirrey 64lb 13oz peg 6
4th Jonathan Mavern JNR 47lb 1oz peg 9
5th Ricky Bennett 43lb 9oz peg 6
6th Dave Jackson 42lb 1oz peg 11
 
Colin fished tight to margins left and right, fed Angel 3mm feed pellets and used expanders on hook.
 
Wed 19th May 2010 Army Group 5
 
Conditions:- Partly  cloudy, ambient temp 16 deg, humidity 87%, wind calm, moon phase waxing crescent,  water temp 12.9 deg, DO 7.1 ppm, PH 7.44, MV 23
 
1st Rocky 85lb 8oz peg 31 all silvers
2nd  peg 7 67lb all silvers
3rd peg 29 63lb 3oz
4th peg 11 62lb 12oz
5th peg 13 62lb 3oz
6th peg 3 62lb
 
Peg 15 actually got 102lb 8oz however he  had one of his silver nets disqualified as he went over his silver net limit to 52lb 2oz the silver net weight is 40lb limit and between 40 and 50 lb it is weighed in at 40 lb but over 50lb it is disqualified.
Great number of silvers out today.
 
Wed Eve 19th May 2010 open 3 hours Bowes
 
Conditions:- Partly Cloudy, ambient temp 16 deg, humidity 72%, wind NW 5 mph, barometer 1028.1 mb, moon phase waxing crescent, water temp 13.1 deg, DO 7.5 ppm, PH 7.76, MV 19
 
1st Ricky Bennett 47lb 2oz peg 4
2nd Paul Tuff 39lb 2oz peg 2
3rd Graham Sirrey 36lb 14 peg 10
4th John Foster 26lb 5oz peg 25
5th Dave Catchyside 21lb 4oz peg 40
6th Dave Pearson 20lb 9oz peg 34
 
Matches through the summer May to August

Wed Evening draw 5pm fishing 6 to 9pm
Friday 1pm draw fishing 2pm till 7pm
Sunday draw 9am fishing 10.30 till 3.30pm
 
Water temperature have rose this week to spawning temperatures and as a consequence the fish started spawning from Saturday evening and the lakes were like Jacuzzis in the reeds and loads of reeds floating this morning all over every lake.
 
Catch rates have been excellent till spawning, fishing tight in margins with some good numbers of fish out.
 
Lookout
Caster and pellet have been doing some excellent catch rates, feed 3 or 6 mm angel pellets and keep feeding margins as extra swims at 11 metres out fish up in the water for rudd or on the bottom for skimmers. Chopped worm, maggot  and paste also catching.
Some excellent weights and numbers of fish being caught
6 good ghosties caught in the match feeding up in the water.
 
Bowes
Lots of big bream being caught on chopped worm and cater cocktails, pellet, paste and conker for the carp and maggot for silvers, some great catches coming out with the larger fish feeding up well, keep the angel pellets going in the margins as an extra swim and you will see the tails of the carp feeding up sticking out the water after half and hour.
 
Bassetts
 
Peter Richards on Saturday enjoyed a very hot day with the sheltered pond giving an ambient temperature of 30 deg, and a 20 deg water temperature, he caught 99 carp in excess of 100 silvers 2 tench and 2 crucians before he had to go home due to the excessive heat of the day.
Fish tight in the margins using pellet and feed 3 mm angel pellets or choose to use maggot and feed maggot

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Sunday 16th May 2010 Lookout open/league
Conditions:-  Fine start then rain and showers, ambient temp 11 deg, wind NNE 6 mph, barometer 1012.9 mb, moon phase waning crescent,  water temp 10.2 , DO 7.1 ppm, PH 8.25, MV 35
1st Peter Cairns 62lb 12oz peg 1 Tip to aerator fished conker all carp
2nd Chris Gowling 57lb 4oz peg 31  mostly silvers
3rd Derek Fox 54lb 10oz peg 42
4th Paul Jackson 51lb 2oz  peg 37
Section 1 Tommy Marshall 40lb 5oz peg 6
Section 2 John Foster 41lb 15oz peg 14
Section 3 Graham Skirrey 45lb 13oz peg 32
 
Summer Match time table this week to August.
Sundays open 9 am draw,
Wed eve 5 pm draw,
Frid afternoon 1pm draw
Please phone for names to go down
 
Wed 12th May open Lookout
Conditions:-  Frost overnight, Partly Cloudy, ambient temp rose to 9 deg, humidity 58%, wind calm then ENE 12 mph,  barometer rose to 1018 mb, Moon phase waning crescent, water temp 9.1 deg, DO 7.85, PH 7.80, mv 35.
 
1st John Foster 65lb 14oz peg 4 mostly silvers
2nd Graham Skirrey 57lb 15oz peg 1 silvers
3rd Ray Wallace 37lb 1 oz peg 15
4th Dave Jackson 29lb 8oz peg 2
5th Alan Mc Guire 27lb 15oz peg 12
6th Ricky Bennett 24lb peg 6
John fished maggot on pole 5 meters out past 1st shelf.
 
General
After a week of frosts and even some hailstones and a drop in water temperature, which now is thankfully behind us, with promisis of 20 degs this week ahead (at last),  the fishing has actually been very good, loads of quality silvers, tench, carp, all feeding getting ready for spawning.
We go into summer with new times for mid week matches Wed now 5 pm draw, Friday 1pm draw,
And some good carp now being caught, Graham Fawcett from Pelton had a 18lb 8 common and a 19lb 4oz mirror both on chopped worm, as well as many carp under this.weight.
 
Bassetts
Some stunning catches have come of this pond, Norman Eaden on his half day visit  caught 107 fish 102 being carp  he could not get through carp to target silvers. Norman caught all his fish on garlic flavoured pellet and fed pellet. Tight in the margins. Pellet, maggot, chopped worm and punched luncheon meat all catching well.
 
Bowes
Some good carp now being caught both up to 5lb in numbers as well as some specimin ones, silvers also in good sizes being caught, Big Bream being caught on chopped worm and caster cocktails, Graham Fawcett from Pelton had a 18lb 8 common and a 19lb 4oz mirror both on chopped worm, as well as many carp under this.weight. hook baits worm, caster, punched luncheon meat, maggot, pellet  paste and conker werking well, and warmer water temperatures look like for the week at last.
 
Lookout
Massive numbers of silvers being caught all through the day and night, as well as carp tench, crucians all in good numbers, dusk and dawn still superb for all fishing but especially for carp. Some excellent bream has been caught as well as tench to 9lb 10oz, best carp was 13lb 2oz, hook baits worm, caster, punched luncheon meat, maggot, pellet  paste and conker working well,  

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Sunday 2nd May 2010 open/league Lookout
 
 Conditions: After a cold night it was Mostly Cloudy, ambient temp 4 deg, humidity 87%, wind NNE 14 mph (cold chill to it), barometer 1018 mb, moon phase waning gibbous, water temp 11.2 deg dropped, DO 8.8 ppm, PH 7.45, mv 35.
 
1st Peter Cairns 63lb 9oz peg 16aa mostly carp
2nd Geoff Lincoln 52lb 6oz peg 30 all silvers
3rd Paul Jackson 50lb 7oz peg 39 mostly silvers
4th Dave Pearson 47lb 12oz peg 12 all silvers went over silver net
5th Tony Watson 42lb 14oz peg 17 went over silver net
6th Chris Gowling 42lb 4oz peg 2 all silvers
Peter fished tip to aerator 10mm pellet and catapulted 10mm over
 
Saturday 1st May £500-00 winners prize, Open Lookout
 
Conditions: -Hailstone and heavy rain overnight, Mostly Cloudy, ambient temp 7 deg, humidity 93%, wind NNE 3mph, barometer 1007.1 mb (dropped), moon phase waning gibbous, water temp dropped 11.7 deg, DO 8.5 ppm, PH7.77, mv19
 
Winner of £500.00
1st  Paul Tuff 85lb 6oz peg 16aa Paul went over 1 carp net. All Carp.
2nd Eddie Collins 45lb 10oz Peg 4
3rd Ricky Frances 41lb 4oz peg 12
4th Neil Brown 38lb 14oz  peg 1
5th Chris Gowling 38lb 5oz  peg 17
6th Anth Richardson 37lb 11oz peg 3
Paul fished tip, 10 meters of middle of aerator and catapulted 10mm over top.
 
Wednesday 28th April 2010 open Bowes
Conditions:- Partly Cloudy, ambient temp 12 deg, humidity 72%, wind calm rising to  SSW 17 mph, barometer 1015. 9 mb, moon phase full, water temp 12.5 deg, DO 6.8 ppm, PH 7.95, mv 30
 
1st Alan Mc Guire 48lb 6oz peg 22 Carp and a bream
2nd John Foster 35lb 14oz peg 5 (great bag of good silvers)
3rd Ricky Bennett 34lb 1oz peg 34
4th Graham Skirrey 33lb 9oz peg 40  (graham caught Carp!)
5th Ray Wallace 32lb peg 24
6th Jonathan Broadbent 23lb 1oz peg 37
Alan caught on pole tight in margin on conker and on paste and pellet   5 carp on tip
 
General
 
An Excellent week for catch rates with some anglers being able to target specific species, large bags of Rudd, some very good Ide and Orfe, lots of Skimmers, Roach, Tench and Golden Tench, Crucians, Perch, and Carp all being caught as well as some very big Bream.
The early part of the week with warm weather the fishing was better than after the hailstones (golf ball size), and heavy cold rain on Friday night.
 
Lookout
has produced some stunning silver catches as well as 85lb Carp in Saturdays match, the North wind and hailstones on Friday made fishing tight in margins where the warmer thermals were very productive. 10 mm banded angel pellet on the hook and a 10mm catapulted over hook bait gets the tip swinging round and good carp caught. Maggot, chopped worm, and caster as well as pellet doing very well for silvers, tench etc,
 
Bowes
Jimmy Hagan caught a 9lb 12oz Bream on worm tipped with maggot and fed maggot and caster, 8 metres out peg 16.
Very large ide, orfe and some good tench also getting caught, big bags of carp with double figured coming out well.
George Rudwell from Kent took seven double carp best 24lb 4oz a common from peg 19.
Good mixed bags or target species now.
 
Bassetts
Young 10 yr old Jordon from Durham had a great day Saturday taking over 125 carp and he stopped counting the silvers he fed 3mm pellets and maggot on the hook.
Some good catches on good days with orfe to 3lb 7oz being caught as well as one or two carp to over 4lb.
 
Coaching is on a Saturday and Sunday morning and schools and youth clubs also through the week. Please phone to book 0191 4100449
 
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Sunday 24th April 2010 Open/League  Lookout
 
Conditions:- Partly cloudy, ambient temp 10 deg, humidity 71%, SW 10 mph, barometer 1014.9 mb, moon phase waxing gibbous, water temp 10.7 deg, PH 8.8, DO 6.7, mv 37.
 
1st Brian Hall 93lb 5oz peg 24 all carp on pellet waggler
2nd Paul Jackson 66lb 7oz peg 38 all silvers
3rd Geoff Lincoln 64lb 14oz peg 29 all silvers
4th Tony Watson 63lb 2oz peg 2
Section 1 Peter Cairns 42lb 9oz peg 12
Section 2 Chris Owers 52lb 5oz peg 21 all silvers
Section 3 John Foster 56lb 6oz peg 27 mostly silvers
 
Brian caught all  his carp on pellet wagger
 
Saturday 24th April 2010 Washington & Harrington & Rof, Lookout
 
Conditions-  Overcast with sunny spells, ambient temp 15 deg, humidity 48%, wind calm to SE8 mph, barometer 1014.9 mb, moon phase waxing gibbous, Water temp 10 deg, PH 8.10, DO 7.4, mv 40
 
1st Dave Barrett 61lb 2oz peg 30
2nd Ray Underwood 51lb 2oz peg 12
3rd Keiran Middlemiss 49lb 6oz peg 1
Graham Skirrey 45lb 5oz peg 11
Dave Pearson 43lb 3oz peg 3
Dave Jackson 41lb 15oz peg 8
 
Maggot and fed maggot top 3 straight out.
 
Wednesday 21st April 2010 open Lookout
 
Conditions- early frost, partly cloudy, ambient temp 7 deg feels like 3,  humidity 43%, wind NW 10 mph, barometer 1020 mb, moon phase first quarter, DO 7.5 ppm, PH 7.94, Water temp dropped to 8.1 deg, mv29.
 
1st  Graham Skirry 76lb 10 oz Peg 3 (went over one silver net) all silvers
2nd John Foster 74lb 3oz peg 9 all silvers
3rd  Ricky Bennett 68lb 4oz peg 15
4th  Tommy Marshall 56lb 1oz peg 13 (went over one silver net weight)
5th  Neil Brown 40lb 15oz peg 11
6th  Dave Jackson 28lb 9oz peg 7
 
Lookout
Silvers fishing very well, with some high weights coming out, carp switching on well with pellet waggler getting 93lb on Sundays match in 5 hours, conker, pellet, maggot, caster and worm doing great.
 
Bowes
 
Some large numbers of the big bream coming out, together with some excellent ide, orfe, and silvers, carp now switching on well to feed, with some good numbers of large doubles coming out.
 
Bassetts
 
Orfe to 3lb 7oz coming out with ide, rudd, roach, tench, crucians (tight in marginal reeds, and carp)
Fish up in the water tight in for rudd and orfe, and very tight in margins for carp and crucians.

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Sunday 18th April 2010 Open/League Bowes
 
Conditions:- Overcast with light rain, ambient temp 5 deg, wind calm to NE 10 mph, barometer 1015.9 mb,  moon phase waxing crescent, water temp 10.5 deg, PH 7.83, DO 8. ppm, MV 23
Weather deteriorated very much from 1pm with cold rain and wind picking up and ambient temp dropping to 3 deg.
 
1st Neil Brown 35lb 1oz peg 40  
 2nd Tony Watson 34lb 8oz peg 16 inc 3 bream best 9lb 9oz 
 3rd Chris Gowling 26lb 5oz peg 22 inc 3 brem best 7lb 6oz
 1st  Section Neville Langley 25lb 3oz peg 10
2nd  Section Tommy Marshall 19lb 8oz for 3 bream best 7lb 4oz
3rd Section  Ian Gillis 11lb 9oz peg 26
 
Altogether 14 large bream weighed in best to 9lb 9oz.
Neil had to try different methods to catch pellet up in water at 13 metres on pole, paste down side at 7 metres, tip with conker to far side.
 
Sunday 18th April 2010 Bigwaters Lookout
 
Conditions:- Overcast with light rain, ambient temp 5 deg, wind calm to NE 10 mph, barometer 1015.9 mb,  moon phase waxing crescent, water temp 10.4 deg, PH 7.55, DO 8.1. ppm, MV 29
Weather deteriorated very much from 1pm with cold rain and wind picking up and ambient temp dropping to 3 deg.
 
1st Paul O Donnell 41lb 12oz peg 6
2nd Jeff Lincoln 40lb  peg 12
2nd Steve Knowles 40lb peg 38
4th Dave Hambleton 36lb 2oz peg 1
5th Malcolm Gardner 35lb 6oz peg 27
6th Scott Miller 32lb 14oz peg 30 
 
Paul fished tip to far side with 10mm pellet, and maggot and caster on pole 6 metres out.
 
Wednesday 14th April 2010 open Bowes
 
Conditions:- Partly Cloudy, ambient temp 7 deg feels like 3 deg, humidity 62%, wind ENE 10 mph, barometer 1026.1 mb, moon phase new, DO 8.2, Water temp 9.3 deg, PH 8.14, mv 41
 
1st Neil Brown 23lb 11oz peg 34
2nd Ricky Bennett 22lb 8oz peg 24
3rd Alan Mc Guire 16lb 9oz peg 16
4th Dave Jackson 16lb 6oz peg 22
5th Graham Skirrey 11lb 4oz peg 4
6th Ray Wallace 8lb 11oz peg 11
 
Fished hard and carp started to switch on to feed from 3pm match finished at 3.15pm, horrible fishing wind of ENE.
 
 
General
 
We hit 10 deg water temp for first time this year then on the same day the weather deterioates dramatically to cold winds and frost in the morning, so no doubt water temperatures will drop.
Silvers feeding up for spawning, whilst carp have shoaled and sheltered from cold winds in thermal warm layers.
Lookout
 
Lots of silvers being caught with carp shoaling out of adverse winds and you need to be on pegs which hold them to get good numbers they still get caught continuously at early morning and later afternoon on.
 
 
Bowes
 
Large bream and silvers very much showing with carps best times are early morning and later afternoon on. Carp shoaling out of adverse winds and keeping in warmer thermals.
 
Bassetts
 
Carp tight in margins in warmer thermals, silvers of the first shelf , some good orfe and ide also being caught.
 
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Sunday 11th April 2010 Bowes Open/League
 
Conditions:- Fair, ambient temp 12 deg, humidity 41 %, wind calm to ESE 5 mph, barometer 1032.9mb,  moon phase waning crescent, DO 7.50 ppm, Water temp rose to 9.7 to 9.8 deg, Ph 7.92, MV28.
1st Ray Hughes 38lb 5oz peg 3
2nd Derek Foz 33lb 15oz peg 23 inc 7lb 7oz and 6lb 5oz bream.
3rd Chris Gowling 22lb 7oz peg 10
4th Dave Pearson 19lb 8oz peg 5 inc 9lb and 6lb 10oz breams
Section 1 Ricky Bennett 12lb 14oz peg 1
Section 2 Ian Gillis 19lb 2oz peg 21
Section 3 Neil Brown 14lb 7oz peg37
 
Tough day when carp didn’t feed till after 3pm  nine good bream weighed in todays match.
 
May 1st on Lookout is a £500.00 winnings match names and deposits being taken now.
 
Wednesday 7th April 2010 open Bowes
 
Conditions:- Partly Cloudy, ambient temp 9 deg,  humidity 76%, wind NW 9mph,
barometer 1016.9mb, moon phase waning crescent, water temp 7.2 to 7.5,  PH 7.46, DO 8.6, MV59.
 
1st Chris Owers 55lb 5oz  peg 40 all carp and a 5lb 5oz bream went over his carp net weight.
2nd Neil Brown 45lb 2oz peg 34 inc  silvers and a 6lb 2oz bream
3rd Graham Skirrey 34lb 10oz peg 12 inc good silvers and a 5lb 11oz bream, and a 6lb 3oz bream.
4th Ray Wallace 31lb 10oz peg 23
5th Lee Mitchinson 30lb 12oz peg 14
6th Tony Robertson 27lb 8oz  peg 4
 
Chris fished paste on pole down side, and pellet waggler to far bank with 10mm pellet.
Between the anglers 6 good bream were caught the  best was 7lb 12oz
 
Bassetts
 
Some excellent orfe to almost 4lb out, as well as silvers, tench, and carp, with the warmer water temperatures the fish are up of the bottom and tight in the margins feeding, the high barometer reading dictating where the fish are in the water.
 
Bowes
 
Lots of the big bream being caught, as well as good bags of silvers with large Ide and some good carp nets being caught. Fishing best Dusk and Dawn for Carp when it almost becomes a fish a chuck.  Biggest fish sizes out have been at dusk with several 20 plus out or just before sunrise.
 
Lookout
 
Fishing for all species now with water temperature  coming up for almost 10 deg, high barometer readings making the fish feed up in the water and tight in to banks. 
 
Angling coaching now on for learn to fish and coaching sessions group session are on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 9am till 12 noon, and week day groups are also available please phone to book. `         
 
May 1st on Lookout is a £500.00 winnings match names and deposits being taken now.

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Angel of the North Fishing Lakes report to 4th April 2010. 

  
Sunday 4th April 2010 open/League Lookout (Ton up for 1st)
Conditions:- Overnight frost of –3,  Mostly Cloudy,  ambient temp rose to 5 deg, humidity 76%,
Wind W 6 mph,  barometer 1010.2 mb, moon phase wning gibbous, water temp 6 deg (dropped )
DO 9.45 ppm, PH 6.75 (after rain from east ) mv 40.
 
1st Chris Owers 100lb 7oz Peg 23 Ton up at 6 deg water temp!!!!
2nd Brian Hall 49lb 2oz peg 16aaa
3rd Craig Thompson 48lb 5oz peg 24
4th Graham Skirrey 37lb 12oz peg 22
1st section Dave Pearson 34lb 6oz peg 3
2nd section Geoff Linclon 37lb 3oz peg 15
3rd section Lee Slater 34lb 11oz peg 30
Chris fished pellet waggler  to far bank, at 15 inch depth, with 10mm banded angel pellet and fed 10mm angel pellets catapulted over hook bait.
 
Wed 31st March 2010 open Bowes
Conditions:-Very heavy overnight rain, Mostly Cloudy, ambient temp 4 deg ( feels like –2) wind N E calm then swung & built to NW 18 mph, humidity 93%,  moon phase waning  gibbous,  barometer 981 mb (low), water temp 6.9 (temp dropped with heavy rain and cold winds), PH 7.40, DO 8.10,
 mv 65
1st Alan Mc Guire 40lb 4oz  peg 23 carp and bream of 6lb 5oz
2nd Neil Brown 26lb 5oz  peg 24 inc some lovely ide & Silvers
3rd Dave Jackson  25lb 5oz peg 4  including a 8lb 1oz bream
4th John Foster 20lb 7 oz peg 16 inc 6lb 7oz bream
5th Chris Owers 19lb 14oz peg 2
6th Kim Christie 18lb 14oz peg 25
Started calm warm then it changed and the wind and rain started Alan fished conker to back of island. Big drop in water temperature overnight.
 
Bowes
Some good weights and fish coming out even though water temperature dropped this week, on Wednesdays match three good bream of  6lb 5, 6lb 7oz and 8lb 1oz as well as good nets of
carp and silvers of rudd, roach, ide, tench, orfe  and skimmers also being caught all around the
lake. Pellet waggler working well,as is bomb, and feeder,  conker, pellet, caster and worm also working on the hook.  Feed angel 3mm pellets at this water temp to not over feed  the fish.
 
Lookout
Fishing exceptionally well first 100lb plus out in match on Sunday, with good nets of carp and silvers being caught, all species from Carp, Koi, Crucians,  skimmers, bream, rudd, roach, ide, orfe tench, perch all now being caught, even  though water temperature dropped this week. Pellet waggler working well,as is bomb, and feeder,   Hook baits of conker, pellet, maggot, caster tipped on worm, sweetcorn coming on now. Feed angel 3 mm feed pellets or maggot at this water temp.
 
Bassetts
Fishing well with lighter tackle and baits, Carp crucians, rudd, roach, orfe, tench, ide,skimmers all being caught, best baits on hook are are maggot, caster, pellet, try feeding maggot or 3mm angel pellet
 
Angling Coaching starts this weekend, anyone wanting fishing taster sessions to see if they want
 to learn to fish or a set of course lessons to learn to coarse fish please phone 0191 4100449.
 
Don’t forget the new Rod Licence started on April 1st 2010.
May 1st Saturday we have a  £500.00 winner takes all match on Lookout names and deposits being taken.

Chris Owers with one of his nets of Carp of his 100lb bag

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Angel of the North Report to Sunday 7th March
 
Sunday 7th March 2010 open Bowes
Overnight frost, fair and sunny, ambient temp 5 deg, humidity 70%, wind W5 mph, barometer 1032.9 (high), moon phase waning gibbous, water temp 2.4 deg, PH 8.15, DO 8.95, mv 55.
 1st Dave Pearson 20lb 9oz peg 3 all Carp on maggot and corn tip toinbetween island
2nd Martin Rowell 19lb 15oz peg 22 (inc a of Bream 9lb 5oz photo enclosed )
3rd Ray Wallace 13lb 8oz peg 12
Section 1 John Foster
Section 2 Alan Mc Guire
Section 3 Ian Gillis
Section 4 Johnathan Broadbent
 
Sunday 7th March 2010 Big Waters
Overnight frost, fair and sunny, ambient temp 5 deg, humidity 70%, wind W5 mph, barometer 1032.9 (high), moon phase waning gibbous Water temp 2.5, DO 9.1, PH 8.20, mv65.
1st Paul O Donnel33lb 3oz peg 25
2nd Steve Knowles 18lb 8oz peg 11
3rd Barry Evans 18lb 3oz peg 27
4th Niel Ripley 17lb 12oz peg 29
5th M Gardner 10lb 12oz peg 28
6th Jeff Webster 10lb peg 12
 
Wed 3rd March 2010 open Lookout
 
Conditions:- Overnight frost of –4, all lakes froze again, fair with some clouds, ambient temp 3 deg (match started with –2) humidity 75%, wind 2mph, barometer 1023 mb, moon phase waning gibbous, water temp 1.9 deg, PH8.48, DO 8, MV 61, had to end up with breaking ice in front of pegs and a float match because of frozen lakes.
1st Dave Jackson 16lb 9oz peg 11
2nd Ray Wallace 11lb 8oz peg 15
3rd Neil Brown 9lb 3oz peg 24
4th Alan Mc Guire 8lb 2oz peg 27
5th Ricky Bennett 7lb 9oz peg 1
6th Jonathan Broadbent 6lb 10 oz peg 23
Tough day all silvers caught,  more frost tonight to come! Dave caught on pellet
 
Interesting week water temp reached 3 deg (last year was above 8) but dropped down because of the frosts at night to 2.4, and lakes defrosted on Friday at last!  Fish all species have started catching with much better catch rates as long as you do not overfeed,  longer daylight hours does make a difference to catch rates. 
 
Lookout has seen some excellent carp as well as silver catches for 2.4 deg water temp, with all species being caught  some excellent tench starting to feed and be caught, even shy biting crucians now coming out. Keep tackle on the lighter side still and get light feed paterns correct and catches will be good. Maggot, pellet and corn as well as worm on the hook and feeding either pellet producing the catches
 
Bowes is fishing interesting since new fish were stocked in it, carp and silvers being caught, with some canny double figures coming out. It has produced on Peg 22 a lovely bream of 9lb 5oz,  carp being caught to double figures even in the match on bomb and pellet.
 
Bassetts
Fishing is for all species just make sure you fish with lighter tackle, hooks of 18, and smaller bait and you will catch, some good orfe out as well.

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Angel Lakes report for week ending Sunday 21st Feb 2010
 
Sunday 21st Feb open Lookout
 
Saturday ambient temp reached 6 deg and water temp went to 2.9 then overnight a –9 severe frost and clear skys produced  a very chilly start to the match today it also was snowing at times through it!,  and at the start of the match there was an ambient temp of  –5.  Partly cloudy,  wind calm, barometer 991.9 mb (low),  moon phase waxing crescent, water temp 1.4 deg (dropped overnight by 1.5deg), DO 7.85, Ph 8.50, mv 75
Anglers had max 11 metres out by 1 to 2 meters wide all rest was Ice, so float was order of the day, anglers had to contend with water surface trying to freeze over again whilst fishing!
This has been a long winter!
 
1st John Foster 9lb peg 22
2nd M Sykes 8lb 7oz peg 6
3rd Tommy Marshall 8lb 1oz
Section 1 Steve Hodgson 6lb 11oz peg 11
Section 2 T Walker 7lb 15 oz peg 16aa
Section 3 P Cowan 7lb 8oz peg 29
John fished pole 11 meters size 18 hook small balls groundbait and maggot on hook.
 
Wednesdayb 2010 open
 
Severe frost of –4.5 deg overnight and Icy Fog at the beginning of the day, produced frozen lakes yet again, we managed to get some free pegs for the match which tried to freeze back over whilst anglers were fishing! The sun broke through the fog at 2pm,  ambient temp –1 at start till 2 pm when it changed to 2 deg (warmth eh!), wind calm, barometer 995.1 mb (low),  moon phase waxing crescent, water temp 1.1, PH 8.75, DO9.55, mv 51
Anglers had max 11 metres out by 1 to 2 meters wide all rest was Ice, so pole was the order of the day.
 
1st Neil Brown 32lb 8oz peg 15 all silvers
2nd John Foster 14lb 12oz peg 1
3rd Ted Hudson 12lb 7oz peg 29
4th Ricky Bennett 12lb peg 22
5th Alan Mc Guire 10lb 4oz peg 11
6th Ray Wallace 8lb 4oz peg 25
 
Neil used small angel pellets and 4mm hook pellet on a 18 hook, great weight for very poor conditions. 
 
A week of exceptional changes in weather again, producing water temperature changes from highs of 2.9 down to lows of 1.1 deg, and ambient temperatures from 6 deg down to –9 deg.
 
This has produced mixed results for anglers with Neil Brown on Wednesdays match catching 32lb 8oz of silvers on peg 15 Lookout, on a frozen lake, with individual pleasure anglers trying out different methods to catch and pole at 11 meters being the most successful this week with pellet, maggot and corn, when free water allows tip worked well with pellet tight to far bank about 1 foot down the bank.
 
Lookout has seen some good silver bags and carp starting to be caught, though frozen lake most of week
Bowes pegs 19 and 20 produced carp well whilst some silvers were caught however frozen most of the week.
 
Bassetts is on rest till March after the new stocking.

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Sunday 7th Feb 2010 Open Lookout
 
Partly Cloudy, ambient temp 1.2 deg, Wind NE5 mph, barometer 1016 mb, moon phase waning crescent, water temp 1.2 deg, PH 8.25, DO 8.90, mv 9  still some ice on pegs and by bridge,
 
1st Peter Cowan 23lb 6oz peg 30
2nd Dave Pearson 19lb 12oz peg 29
3rd Alan Mc Guire 12lb 3oz peg 26
4th Tony Koz 7lb 12oz peg 25
Sections
Dennis Gelderd 5lb 8oz peg 8
Tony Watson 2lb 12oz peg 16
Martin Whitaker 6lb 1oz peg 21
Brian Gascogne 5lb 14oz peg 32
 
 
Wed 3rd Feb open 2010 Lookout
 
1st Alan Mc Guire 15lb 14oz peg 8
2nd Dave Jackson 8lb 5oz peg 5
3rd Ray Wallace 1lb 6oz peg 3
Rest dnw
 
At present lakes are nearly de-frosted and water temp is up to 1.2 deg, longer daylight hours has fish now starting to move and if you get into a shoal some numbers of fish can be caught.
Maggot still working the best.

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Angel Lakes report to 24th Jan 2010
 
Happy New Year to everyone.
 
From Dec 18th 09 we have had all the lakes frozen over till the first fishing peg to de-frost on Friday 22nd Jan 2010, Wow was this a long spell for the lakes to be frozen and zero income!  We have had no opens in this time and the first will be Wednesday 27th Jan then next Sunday 31st Jan.
 
With the partial de frost we are pleased that all fish caught are in excellent condition, this is with the benefit of 6 ft deep lakes, biomass being under risk levels, and controls over which baits are allowed to be fed (only Angels feed pellets, maggot, caster and worm).  All these measures have meant no build up of gasses on the bottom of the lakes and allowed oxygen levels to remain high enough during the 6 weeks of being frozen and low water temperatures of .7 whilst frozen have ensured our fish are still healthy.
 
The ice was measured at its thickest at 12 inches thick, however nature is a magical thing and the ducks, moorhens, coots, etc all keep a patch of water ice free to ensure they have drinking and swimming patches of water, which also helped all the other birds to have drinking water available, as well as lots of other animals used the thickness of ice to walk across and drink from the holes.
 
When walking around the lakes in snow one can find great tracks from a huge range of wildlife, and it is amazing what wildlife is in abundance around the lakes.
 
We still have more than half of each lake frozen however at least some fishing can proceed, with silvers –Rudd, Roach, Bream, Skimmers, Ide, orfe and carp all being caught on maggot, with lighter tackle being the order of the day and smaller hooks, fishing dead depth and over depth working best, or up in the water on pole at about 11 metres out. Not a lot of fish being caught in these water temperatures,  dusk being the best time for catches.
 
Water temperatures are 1 deg to 1.4 deg through the thermals at present. Although it is now de-frosting well and we anticipate ice-free lakes by mid-week and water temperature to rise a bit this week..
 
 
Sunday 24th Jan Big Waters match Lookout
 
Ambient temperature 2 deg, Mostly cloudy, humidity 93%, wind Calm,  barometer 1021mb, moon phase waxing gibbous, water temperature 1 deg through to 1.4 deg, (with half lake still full of ice), ph 7.65, DO 5.65 ppm, mv 9.
Only had 18 pegs free out of 44 more than half of the lake was still frozen so anglers had to go on pegs next to each.
 
1st Steve Knowles 3lb 3oz peg 26
2nd peg 22 2lb 7oz
3rd peg 21 2lb 4oz
4th John Mitchell 9oz peg 8
5th peg 27  1oz
 
Only fish caught were on white maggot.

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Sunday 29th Nov 09 open
 
Conditions:- Heavy rain and high gusty winds from NE25 mph, straight into your face. Ambient temp 6 deg feels like 1 deg,  barometer 989.2 mb (low), moon phase waxing gibbous, water temp 4 deg ( dropped) PH 7.35, DO 8.26, mv 14.
1st Mike Doyle  23lb 1oz peg 11,
2nd Peter Cairns 20lb 6oz peg 5
3rd Ray Wallace 19lb 8oz peg 31
4th Neil Brown 11lb 11oz peg 30
5th Terry Guthrie 11lb 6oz peg 29
6th Tony Watson 9lb 6oz peg 22
 Mike fished  7 meters out out open ended groundbait feeder & double red maggot
 
Wed 25th Nov 09 open Lookout
 
Conditions:- Heavy sleet early, then bright spells and overcast, ambient temp 6 deg, humidity 71%, wind SSW27 mph with gusts higher, barometer 983.1 mb (low), moon phase first quarter, water temp 5.5 dropped, DO 7.2 ppm, PH 7.27, MV10 the lakes had huge waves with white crests!
 
1st Ricky Bennett 25lb 10oz peg 1
2nd Rob Emmery 24lb 8oz peg 15
3rd Alan Mc Guire 21lb 15 peg 16aaa
4th John Foster 15lb 14oz peg 25
5th Ray Wallace 10lb 3oz peg 2
DNW
Terrible day in wind for fishing, Ricky caught all on tip.
 
General
Weather has been extreame this week with torrential rain, gale force winds, sleet, to calm and sunny spells, dropping water temperature however the lakes have still fished and fish still feeding up. Therefore you need to really take your time when choosing a peg and use watercraft to work out where the fish shoals are.
 
As water temperature drops think about using smaller hooks start at size 16 at this temperature and as winter progresses drop down again and go down on line thickness remembering the fish still fight hard when caught. Also think about bait choosing smaller pellets on the hook or maggot or worm, sweetcorn for back up. Increadibly conker still working which is pellet with paste covering it, and even a few fish have been caught on 10mm pellet and 10mm conker, but that wont be lasting very long. Lee Mitchingson again has had some terriffic days using pellet waggler up in the water with some cracking carp in great numbers. 
At 4 deg water temperature it is strange but the odd carp are still being caught on 10mm angel pellet banded, some good catches on maggot, and pellet, also shopped worm,  sweetcorn is still not doing much yet.
 
Lookout
Depending on the weather and choice of fishing peg some good catches have been caught including tench still, also carp and silvers with Ide and rudd, Roach, Bream and skimmers also perch catching.
Do not over feed very small amounts of maggot about 5 or about 5 x 3mm pellets is all the feed required in 4 deg water temperature and start on the bottom and slowly work  work up till you figure what level the fish are in.
 
 
Bowes
Some good catches if you choose the pegs correctly and gauge where the shoals are, tip with bomb and feeder outstripping the pole on this lake. Pellet, maggot, chopped worm and caster doing well. Even 10mm banded pellet still catching some good double figured carp as well as smaller carp, which is strange considering its 4 deg water temperature.
 
 
Bassetts
Very sheltered in windy weather and some good carp to double figures have been caught, as well as some good rudd, ide, roach and both Golden Tench and Tench.
 
Coaching
Is one to one during winter months and you need to phone to book.
 
Matches
 
Are Sunday and Wednesday Opens with draw at 9am now the days are getting dark so quick.

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Subject: Angel of the North Report to 15th Nov 09
 
Sunday 15th Nov 09 open Lookout
 
Conditions: – Partly cloudy and bright sunny spells, ambient temp 7 deg, (feels like 5) humidity 93%, wind S 7 mph, barometer 999 mb (low), moon phase waning crescent, water temp 6 deg, DO 6.8 ppm, PH 7.10, mv 16
1st Chris Owers 28lb 8oz peg 1
2nd Neil Brown 28lb 6oz peg 11
3rd Tony Watson 27lb peg 16aa
4th Paul O  Donnel 26lb 10oz peg 5
Section Anth Richardson 19lb 7oz pe 9
Section Jeff Webster 13lb 2oz peg 21
Section Alan Mc Guire 22lb 4oz peg 37
Tough day Chris fished maggot on pole side margin and out 7 metres and tip to back bank
 
Wed 11th Nov 09 open Lookout
 
Conditions: – rain overnight then partly cloudy, ambient temp 8 deg, wind calm, barometer 1006.1 mb,
Moon phase waning crescent, water temp 5.5 deg, PH 7.18, DO 6.4, MV 16
 
1st Ricky Bennett 43lb 8oz peg 1 all carp
2nd Kim Christie 37lb 11 peg 25
3rd Johnathan Broadbent 33lb 10oz peg 15 all silvers
4th John Foster 28lb peg 24
5th Neil Brown 27lb 14oz peg 31
6th Alan Mc Guire 22lb 1oz peg 5
 
Tip with 10mm pellet covered in paste (conker) across to tight on back bank.
 
General
 
Strange weather week with frosts, torrential rains, strong winds and calm spells, overcast and bright sunshine, barometer swinging from highs to very lows, and water temperature dropping to 5 deg then rising up to 6 deg. This all has had effects on the choices of fishing which lake, fishing pegs choice and where in the water to fish.
Anglers need to be thinking anglers at this time of year, and have various methods to choose from as the pellet waggler has worked well on some days getting fish up in the water, other times maggot feeder has done well, and even 10mm pellets covered in paste has worked well on some pegs some days, worm and caster doing well, and pellet banded on the bomb also doing well. Sweetcorn has not yet started making any impact as yet but is handy as a back up bait. Vary your feed by the choice of methods used but do not overfeed.
 
Lookout
 
Lots of species still feeding but shoaled in groups and not moving very far on frosty mornings, when warmer and favourable winds then movement is increased to capture food. Catches have varied from up in the water to dead bottom, from tight to bank to middle water so it is important to use watercraft to study conditions and select your method of fishing to conditions for best catches.
Patience is the winter requirement and getting feed pattern correct for silvers up in water, or to get carp up in water, some great shoals of skimmers and good numbers being caught with Alec Witherspoon taking 34 with an average weight of 1lb 12oz each, plus some excellent rudd, golden rudd and ide plus 2 golden orfe, Alec targeted silvers and had a fortunate carp haul up in the water of 4 carp to 5lb, so ended his day very pleased.
 
Bowes
 
The carp are taking their time to come up in the water on most days but if you persevere and have patience it is achievable and some good catches are being taken.  Or decide to go for fishing of the island on the bomb and start at the top and work down to the bottom shelf you will be rewarded once you have worked out which depth the carp are feeding at. Soon carp will be mid water and on the bottom but at the moment they are still quiet tight to margins.
Wes Fawcett from Carlisle enjoyed a day out on pole and bomb taking 22 carp with 4 to double figures; he also changed to waggler for silvers and caught ide, skimmers and roach.
 
Bassetts
Has been very sheltered this week and fish have been topping all over, Emma and her dad Brian Moore tried this pond for the first time this week and caught up in the water with ide, rudd, and golden rudd as well as changing to over depth to get some golden tench and roach. Emma changed to margins and caught 4 carp loosing a good-sized double in the reeds.
 
Coaching is now one to one with groups needing to be pre booked to arrange enough coaches.
 
Matches are
Sunday 9am draw on Lookout
Wed 10am draw on lookout
And Friday on lookout (getting dark sooner)

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Sunday Nov 8th 09 open Lookout
 
Conditions:- Heavy Rain to begin with, ambient temp 7 deg, wind ENE 5mph (poor fishing wind) barometer 1004.1 mb, moon phase waning gibbous, water temp dropped 6 deg, DO 6.98, PH 7.22, MV 14
1st   Alan Mc Guire 55lb peg 31
2nd Anth Longstaff 49lb 11oz peh 15
3rd Chris Owers 45lb 13oz peg 33
4th Tony Watson 40lb 13oz peg 2
5th Ricky Bennett 35lb 11oz peg 25
6th Peter Cairns 33lb 6oz peg 6
 
Alan used bomb with conker on 6mm pellet covered in paste
 
Friday 6th Nov 09,  4 hour afternoon open match Lookout
 
Temperatures dropped after heavy frost, wet and breezy, water temp dropped 3 deg yet some excellent weights coming out
 
1st John Foster 79lb 6oz peg 25
2nd Alan Mc Guire 54lb 2oz peg 15
3rd Ray Wallace 47lb 2oz peg 1
 
Wed 4th Nov 09 open Lookout
 
1st Alan Mc guire 65lb 6oz peg 15
2nd John Foster 41lb peg 1
3rd Ray Wallace 16lb 6oz peg 24
 
Sunday 1st Nov 09 open Lookout
 
Extreme winds which turned direction and heavy rain
 
1st Alan Mc Guire 48lb 13oz peg 3
2nd Peter Cairns 39lb 1oz peg 7
3rd Tony Watson 31lb 3oz peg 27
4th Terry Guthrie 21lb 14oz peg 31
5th Johnathan Broadbent 21lb 10oz peg 25
6th Neil Brown 17lb 13oz peg 33
 
Winter League is best 9 of 12 matches names and deposits being taken now
 
Autumn League winners
 
1st Tony Watson
2nd Chris Owers
3rd Ricky Bennett
 
Coaching through winter is available on a one to one basis please phone to book.
 
General
 
Good weights coming out  as fish are still feeding well even though water temperature has dropped considerably this week to 6 deg,. Be carefull choosing your pegs as winds have been unfavourable to fishing with North and East being predominate as well as very heavy rains which the easterly brought pollutants again, choose in N or E winds areas where pockets of calm water are the best fishing to allow fish shelter out of wind and cold thermals. If W or S fish are following the wind, but are shoaling up now and its important to use your watercraft to choose the best spots.
Fishing is great at dusk and dawn and its good to watch skimmers oll on the surface in some early mornings.
Start being very carefull with feed and hook baits as you can overfeed 
 
Lookout
 
Some cracking weights still coming out with 79lb 6oz in 4 hours on Fridays match by John Foster on peg 25 using pellet banded.
Perch of 3lb 2oz and 2lb plus have been caught this week as well as good rudd, roach and 3lb 5oz ide, carp to double figures also caught.
 
Bowes
 
Some great numbers of fish taken have been caught by anglers being very selected of their choice of pegs to conditions of the day. Fish shoaling and still feeding well but restricting movement around wind conditions.
 
Bassetts
 
Some good fish caught in the 2lb mark of rudd, roach, ide and carp, as well as smaller tench this has been well used in the bad weather
 
Coaching
 
 is one to one over winter months and does need to be pre booked
 
Matches
Sunday opens now on Lookout through winter draw at 9am
Wed is draw at 10 am on Lookout
Friday is 12  draw and on Bowes

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Sunday 25th Oct 09 open
 
Conditions: – Partly Cloudy, ambient temp 12 deg, humidity 82%, wind WSW 17 mph gusting to 30 mph, barometer 997 mb dropped, moon phase waxing crescent, water temp 9.8 deg, Ph 7.35, DO 8.95, conductivity 1.
1st Chris Owers 81.00 lb peg 40 up in water pole on pellett caught most in last hour
2nd Tony Watson 48lb 6oz peg 24
3rd Barry Lockey 38lb 2oz peg 25
4th Ricky Bennett 17lb peg 35
5th Nev Langley 14lb 6oz peg 4
6th John Nelson & Terry Guthrie 10lb 14oz pegs 1 and 22
 
High winds causing presentation problems and hard to fish pole, most fish caught in last hour.
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Sunday winter League starts 8th Nov 09 names and deposits taken now fishing 12 matches best 9 out of 12.
 
 
Friday Afternoon 23rd Oct open
Experiment and Trial run of Bassetts pond for a match (first time a match has been on here)
Conditions: – Partly cloudy, ambient temp 13 deg, humidity 82%, wind S6 mph, moon phase waxing crescent, water temp 9.6 deg, ph 7.30, DO 7.1 ppm, conductivity 8.
!st Ray Wallace 22lb 10oz peg 7
2nd John Foster 13lb 5oz peg 4
 
 
Wed 21st Oct 09 Open Lookout
 
Conditions: – Overcast and drizzle or heavy rain, ambient temp 10 deg, wind calm the E 5mph, barometer dropped to 994mb, moon phase waxing gibbous, water temp 9.4 deg, DO 8.5, PH 7.15 (east rain bring pollutants), conductivity –45.
1st John foster  39lb 3oz peg 25 and golden peg fishing pellet and corn on tip and pole.
2nd Ricky Bennett 38lb 9oz peg 27
 
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Sunday winter League starts 8th Nov 09 names and deposits taken now fishing 12 matches best 9 out of 12.
 
General
 
With water temperatures this week holding in the 9 deg bracket it really is between seasons and therefore baits. Paste has worked some, pellet doing very well incredibly even the 10mm banded, maggot doing very well and worm, sweet corn also meat still catching reasonably well, chopped worm mixed with crushed casters and some hemp works well as a feed in very cold months.. Some good success has resulted in using seasonal berries with Carp as well as silvers taking them very well on the hook as long as some of the juices are escaping.
Although you should not be overfeeding just small amounts little and often this changes if you are on the shoals when the water is black in front of you with fish, then extra feed is required to keep them in your swim. This is because the fish are still at times during the day switched on to feed up for the winter and cold weather coming up, but also have a switch off time as well.
If using flavourings be careful as sometimes winter baits can be so over-flavoured that they turn fish off. Flavouring of baits works but can be a disadvantage where the same bait and flavours have been used too much to keep a real edge then use the flavourings sparingly.
Bait which offers a complete balanced diet including amino acids and attractant taste for example angel feed pellets (fish meal based) and break down easily, have an edge to attracting the fish and is easily digestible even in cold water temperatures. This adds a psychological effect and stimuli to the fish especially as they feed up for winter months ahead.
 
Bowes
 
Malcolm Rutter on peg 19 took 18 carp to double figures using sweet corn as hook bait on Friday.
Keith Brown fishing Q Tip with pellet had a great Saturday with 40 carp on peg 24 although it was windy and rainy.
Some good success has resulted in using seasonal berries with Carp as well as silvers taking them very well on the hook as long as some of the juices are escaping.
Fish moving still around lake and definitely following warm South winds, as the thermals in the lake are very defined now at this water temperature with the top and bottom layers being the coldest, and margins and middle layers the warmest, this does change dramatically after a frost or prolonged cold spells when the margins become cooler first.
 
Lookout
 
Chris Abbott fishing Thursday on 16aaa took carp, good Bream and skimmers on pellet with fish switching of feeding around 12 till 2 and then coming back on to feed again.
Fishing very well especially if you get shoals in front of you, as the fish are going into their winter shoals, not tight groups yet but small collective groups. Walk around the lake and watch for the fish movements and feed bubbles, as well as the wind direction and ambient temperatures as this will effect where the fish are, it is critical in winter to choose pegs carefully to ensure good catches..
Some good success has resulted in using seasonal berries with Carp as well as silvers taking them very well on the hook as long as some of the juices are escaping.
 
 
Bassetts
 
Try soaking 3mm pellets for 5 mins drain of excess water and mix in some boiled hemp great for balling in very small balls. On the hook use pellet, maggot or if not going well sweet corn.
Some good success has resulted in using seasonal berries with Carp as well as silvers taking them very well on the hook as long as some of the juices are escaping.
A trial match for the first time on Friday produced 22lb 10oz with a net of very good 2lb ish Ide and Rudd by Ray Wallace. We thought to try this, as it is so sheltered so if we have any very high winds this pond could be a fall back to match fishing in a smaller number.
 
Coaching
Coaching is one to one during winter months or groups to be pre arranged so enough angling coaches can be provided.
 
Matches
 
Wednesday open on Lookout island draw at 10am (get the kids to school first)
Friday Afternoon Bowes draw at 12
Sunday open draw at 9am all during winter will be on  Lookout
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Sunday winter League starts 8th Nov 09 names and deposits taken now fishing 12 matches best 9 out of 12.
 
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Angel Lakes Report to Sunday Oct 18th 09
 
Sunday 18th Oct 09 open Lookout
 
Conditions: – Frost overnight and temp drop to 2 deg, partly cloudy with bright sunny spells, ambient temp 6 deg (cold), humidity 85%, wind calm to S 3mph, barometer 1021 mb, moon phase New, water temp 9.1 deg, Ph 7.35, DO 10.2 ppm, conductivity –35.
 
1st Ricky Bennett 57lb 1oz peg 27 fished 10mm pellet on bomb not feeding, and 2 on corn
2nd Neil Brown 44lb 6oz peg 25
3rd Anth Richardson 42lb 11oz peg 38
4th Neville Langley 41lb 6oz peg 1
5th Tony Watson 34lb 11oz peg 15
6th Jeff Lincoln 32lb 13oz peg 29
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Sunday winter League starts 8th Nov 09 names and deposits taken now fishing 12 matches best 9 out of 12.
 
Friday 16th Oct 09 open Bowes 4 hours
Conditions: – Partly cloudy, ambient temperature 9 deg (feels like 6 deg), humidity 82%, wind cold N 9mph, barometer 1034.9 mb, moon phase waning crescent, water temp 9.6 deg, PH 7.21, DO 9.6, conductivity –45.
1st Ray Wallace 65lb 9oz peg 1 tight to margins on pole and corn on hook.
2nd Nev Langley 39lb 9oz peg 16
3rd Stan Jones 24lb 7oz peg 34
4th John Foster 23lb 8oz peg 40
Rest DNW
Cold tough day with North wind and wind chill! Fish starting to turn to winter-feeding.
 
Wednesday 14th Oct 09 open Lookout
Conditions: – Light rain/drizzle, ambient temp14 deg, wind calm, barometer 1030.1 mb (high), moon phase waning crescent, water temp 9.2 deg, DO  9.95, PH 7.45 conductivity –25.
 
1st Tony Watson 111lb 1oz peg 15 all on pole tight in margin on maggot
2nd Alan Mc Guire 79lb 13oz peg 1
3rd Neil Brown 65lb 2oz peg 24
4th Jonathan Broadbent 50lb 12oz peg 25
5th John Foster 40lb 10oz peg 2
6th Ricky Bennett 38lb 13oz peg 6
 
Well done Tony your 2nd ton up in 2 months! And in October! And lake record!!!
 Some excellent carp in size and quality coming out
 
General
 
Its change of seasons with bait just at the moment with hook baits, paste is just starting to take now and then, and pellet, maggot, worm, caster, sweetcorn now the best baits for cold water temperature catches although you can still catch on mussel, luncheon meat and prawns. If using flavouring start changing from sweet flavours to winter savoury one’s i.e. Mussel, liquid worm, predator plus etc.
Fish are now shoaling tightly and still moving but not as fast as warmer water temperatures, it’s feed lightly and attracts the fish into your swim then feed lightly again to attract more fish.
 
Having had 111lb 1oz out on Wed in the match on peg 15, it proves the fish are still feeding up well for even colder weather to come, and after another frost on Saturday –Sunday morning the water temperature has held well considering that’s our 4 th frost this last week.
Getting the feed patterns correct and not overfeeding is the best way to get good catch rates, regardless of the anglers skills, though it does help to have good angling skills and angling knowledge. A lot of skill is developed when fishing through the winter months, which will put you in good stead for the warmer months and enable you to do really well when warm water temperatures are once again with us. Best tips lots of warm layers of clothes, and multiple socks, also start to lighten your end tackle but not to light! Carp are still full of good fighting spirit and you don’t want to snap of.
 
Lookout
 
Great weight on Wednesdays match by Tony Watson of 111lb 1oz on peg 15, which consisted of 100 lb carp and the 11lb 1oz silvers. Carp caught averaged 4lb 12oz for our original stock carp, and then you have 4 years of home bred carp, so some good variations of carp sizes. The biggest carp taken this year on this lake was 17lb 10oz a common, with others in double figures also being caught, this makes balancing your tackle slightly difficult in colder water temperatures especially if you decide to target silvers and get into a good carp.
Some excellent catches of skimmers and bream coming out on red maggot, with stock skimmers averaging 1lb 7ozs, and then you have home bred ones as well. Also some large numbers of rudd and golden rudd which stock originals are now well over 1lb, and then there is the home bred as well.
Tench still being caught and the larger tench feeding up well as being caught in good numbers especially on red maggot this week.  Roach, Ide, and Orfe are being caught in some good numbers and feeding very well. Some cracking Perch have been caught on worm, and carp including crucians, koi and ghosties are feeding exceptionally well especially from dusk and from dawn.
Young 15 yr old Edward Burns from Gateshead had a cracking day on the Island with over 40 1lb + skimmers, 8 carp to 5lb and 4 tench best over 6lb plus some silvers all on pole with maggot, and pellet 6mm and covered in paste.
 
Bowes
 
Fridays Match produced 65lb 9oz in 4 hours whilst last Sundays produced 70lb; during the week fishing has been steady if you target the small shoals the carp have started into as colder weather approaches. Make sure you check before choosing a peg to watch the water surface closely for the shoals feeding (bubbles and water swirls), and for the wind (if any) direction as this significantly now affects the areas where fish will patrol to feed as thermal layers of water now are several degrees different from surface to bottom. Before the frosts the margins were the warmest but now we are getting cold nights and frosts we get varying thermal layers of water, and this varies according to wind, night temperatures etc. The weather can actually alter one side or another of the lake by 2 degrees, and cause the fish to move to the warmer pegs to feed. Alan Thompson took a cracking mirror at 27lb 2oz at 6pm his last cast of the day on worm over chopped worm mixed with caster and maggots and soaked angel micro pellets (in a pva bag).
 
Bassetts
The Rudd, Roach, Ide and Orfe in this pond have piled weight on with Ide to 3lb plus now, carp also to 10lb plus coming out and it was a great pond and fished very well last  Saturday when the high winds were up to 65 mph (calm on this sheltered pon), Fishh are topping very early and very late in the day and best catch rates are at dawn and dusk.
 
Coaching
Saturday is one of the last group sessions, which after this will be one to one only in the winter months for either beginners or to improve your skills.
 
Matches
 
Wednesday open on Lookout Island draw at 10am (get the kids to school first)
Friday Afternoon Bowes draw at 1pm
Sunday open draw at 9am alternating between Lookout one week and Bowes the next, this next Sundays match is on Lookout.
 

Ann Adlington
Ann & Arthur Adlington Ltd
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Angel of the North Fishing Lakes report to 11th Oct 09
 
Sunday 11th October 09 open Bowes
 
Conditions:- Partly cloudy with bright sunny spells, ambient temperature 12 deg, humidity 94%, wind calm then WNW 15mph,  barometer 1009.1 mb, moon phase last quarter, water temp 8.2 deg, PH 7.35, DO 8.75, conductivity –20.
 
1st Alan Mc Guire 70lb 11oz peg 4
2nd Jeff Webster 60lb 15oz peg 21
3rd Johnathan Broadbent 50lb 4oz peg 40
4th Anth Longstaff 50lb 1oz peg 1
5th Ray Wallace 49lb 12oz peg 3
6th Tony Watson 33lb 15oz peg 25
 
Neil Brown had one net disqualified as he went over 60lb in one net his total weight was 79lb so Neil if he had spread the fish out in both nets he would have won on peg 23.
 
Alan fished on tip with pellet 10mm covered in paste (conker) 

Friday afternoon 9th Oct 09 open Bowes
 
Conditions:- stunning sunrise then overcast, ambient temp 12 deg, humidity 77 deg, wind SE7 mph,
Barometer 1014.9 mb, moon phase waning gibbous, water temp dropped 8.1 deg, PH 7.35, DO 9.8 ppm, conductivity –27.
1st Alan Mc Guire 84lb 1oz peg 16
2nd Neville Langley 73lb 3oz peg 1
3rd Ray Wallace 30lb 7oz peg 3
4th John Patterson 23lb 5oz peg 40
5th John Foster 17lb 10oz peg 5
 
Pellet and paste tip to island and also tight in margins to right of reeds.
 
Wednesday 7th Oct 09 open Lookout
 
Conditions:- overnight frost, fair, ambient temp 7 deg, humidity 76%, wind W 7mph, barometer 1010.7 mb, moon phase waning gibbous, water temp dropped 9.1 deg,  PH 7.43, DO 10.1, conductivity –44.
 
1st John Foster 53lb 10oz peg 15 plus Golden peg
2nd Alan Mc Guire 53lb 4oz peg 13
3rd Neil Brown 51lb 6oz peg 1
4th Ray Wallace 22lb 4oz peg 11
5th Gavin Martin 19lb 6oz peg 6
6th Ricky Bennett 17lb 3oz peg 2
 
Pole 5 metres down side on paste and two carp on tip on 6 mm pellet, skimmers on maggot.
 
General
An interesting week with 3 frosts but still enough length of daylight to keep fish feeding well for the winter ahead with Wednesday match on the Island winning with 53lb 10oz, then 2nd and 3rd also in the 50lb bracket. Mixed baits working with 10mm pellets still catching also paste down to banded 6 mm pellets as well as worm, caster, maggots all catching on all lakes. The best answer is try larger baits and if no results, scale down to smaller and more winter sized baits, if using additives then start changing from the warmer water sweet additives to cooler temperature savoury additives.
The same applies to tackle start scaling down however the carp still fighting very well and given excellent sport when caught so we are still in the transition stage.
Water has a clarity of 13 inches so keep back of the pegs when fishing tight in margins or you will spook the fish.
 
Bowes
Some excellent catch rates with Fridays match producing 84lb 1oz and 73lb 3oz second in 4 hours on paste and pellet, also some good catches on worm and worm cocktail has been produced. Carp are feeding up for winter and some known carp have gained some good weight, you can still get carp up in the water if you persevere,  they are just starting to come together in small shoals and moving around searching for food so watch for the feeding bubbles to target the shoal.
Large carp feeding very well with Ian Blenchinsope from Chester le Street catching a common of 22lb 8oz and a 20lb 10oz on worm cocktail over pellet.
 
Lookout
 
Has kept fishing very well after 3 frosts this week, some excellent carp out avaraging 4 to 5lb, and lots of crucians now showing, some exceptional koi and ghosties have been caught but they are not crusing but tight in to reeds as water starts to clear. Skimmers and bream being caught on dead bottom,  rudd caught on the drop with pellet or maggot sprayed over the hook, lots of ide, orfe and roach  to good sizes being caught. Tench both green and golden feeding of the bottom and perch of all sizes even this years home bred are catching well. Fishing is at an in between stage of pellet and paste working with persistance and winter baits of maggot, worm and caster with water temperatures around the 8 deg mark. The fish are still feeding up well for winter as there is still enough daylight hours to accommodate the feeding, dusk and dawn giving some excellent catch rates.
 
Bassetts
 
Some good carp caught this week over the 10lb mark, and 3lb ide, 11/2 lb orfe and skimmers coming on well. Crucians have shown very well this week as have the rudd and ide, not many tench caught however 3lb golden tench catching and some green tench. In the winds this pond has provided great sport when the other lakes where white water tops.
 
Coaching
 
A group of 14 men from Holland on a 3 days holliday came to try out fishing as part of there holiday so we took them onto the Lookout island, and all caught with some great carp showing as well as skimmers, rudd, crucians, and ide, coaches, assistants and the ‘young ones’ as they call themselves all had a great time.
Very soon coaching over the winter will just be for one to ones to top up fishing skills, or learn to fish as the winter cuts in as it is hard to get new anglers enthusiastic when ambient temperatures are very low.
 
Matches
 
Wednesday open on Lookout island draw at 10am (get the kids to school first)
Friday Afternoon Bowes draw at 1pm
Sunday open draw at 9am alternating between Lookout one week and Bowes the next, this next Sundays match is on Lookout.

14 of the ‘the young ones’ from Holland over for a lads weekend and came to learn to fish with Angel Angling Coaches
 

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Angel of the North Fishing Lakes report to week ending 4th Oct 09
 
Sunday 4th Oct 09 Open Lookout
Conditions:- Fair mostly sunny, ambient temp 13 deg after a cold night temperature, humidity 76%, wind W 10 mph(cold edge to it),  baromerter 1009.1 mb, moon phase Full, water temp 11 deg (dropped), DO 12.2 (after high winds yesterday) PH 7.35. conductivity –28.
 
1st Paul O Donell 56lb 10oz peg 31 (11lb 11oz carp & 44lb 15oz silvers)
2nd Ricky Bennett 41lb 8oz peg 15 (all carp)
3rd Tony Watson 35lb 14oz peg 25
4th Anth Richardson 24lb 15 oz peg 24
5th Johnathan Broadbent 23lb 6oz peg 14 (
6th Jeff Lincoln 19lb 2oz peg 30
Paul caught on pole fished bottom of 2nd shelf on red maggots at about 4 metres out fish were bottom feeding.
 
Friday 2nd Oct 09 Open Bowes
 
Conditions:- Light drizzle and overcast, ambient temp 9 deg,  wind calm then W 2mph, barometer 1014.9 mb, water temp 12.2 deg, DO 8.5, PH 7.45, conductivity –31.
 
1st Neville Langley 87lb, peg 40 & Golden Peg
2nd John Foster 86lb 4oz peg 1
3rd Alan Mc Guire 46lb 9oz peg 16
4th Ray Wallace 39lb peg 3
5th David Catchyside 35lb 10oz peg 37
 
Rest DNW
 
Neville fished 9 mtres to left on pole on pellet covered in paste with angel feed pellets sprayed over.
 
Wednesday 30th Sept 09 open Lookout Island
 
Conditions:- Overcast, ambient temp 13 deg,  humidity 90%, wind WNW 6 mph, barometer 1016.9 mb, moon phase waxing gibbous, water temperature 12.5, DO 9.3 ppm, PH 7.40, conductivity  -35.
 
1st Alan Mc Guire 53lb 6oz peg 7
2nd Ricky Bennett 46lb 4oz peg 15
3rd Tony Watson 37lb 10oz peg 11
4th Rob Emmery 18lb 3oz  peg 1
5th Dave Foster 16lb 7oz peg 5
6th Alan Snailham 15lb 6oz peg 13
 
General
Fishing is at it utmost best at dusk and dawn with great catch rates at these times, just watch the sunrise and sunset times as the day light is getting shorter!
Cooler water temperatures also thermal levels are appearing with top foot and bottom foot of water the coldest. Water starting to clear at the top foot with algae dying back anglers need to be so careful with feed levels and cut back to a very very little feed and often if fish in swims, or to get them to the swim.
Fishing is still in good form with Bowes Friday afternoon match of 4 hours producing great weights of 87lb ist and 86lb 4oz second the top five were good weights for the time of year. Lookout on Wednesdays match produced 53lb 6oz 1st and 46lb 4oz second.
Some great rudd now shoaled tightly as water temperature drops and are being caught on the drop catching on maggot, caster also punched meat even pellet and feed only a few maggots, caster or Angel pellet micros only about 6 over the top to get some good numbers but try not to spook the shoal, Ide, orfe and roach can be caught in the same way and can be also tempted to feed with a sparing bit of groundbait or very sloppy angel pellets to cloud the water and add caster for great results.
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Carp can still be got up in the water on the tip very close and high up the islands or back banks vey tight in, as well as dead bottom of the second shelf, take your time and feed 2 swims, starting to go into winter shoals so target the shoals and make sure you feed enough to get them into your swim but don’t overfeed. You can also still get them at your feet if you feed carefully
Tench still in feeding mode with winter coming up,  very close to reeds,  try dead bottom and if not change to over depth on chopped worm, maggot, sweetcorn on the hook working as well as mussel, prawn, and pellet. Feed chopped worm or maggot.
 
Perch are tight in reeds and as they tend to be solitary when mature or shoaled when young, you need to work for the mature perch, maggot, worm, mussel, prawn work well for the older perch, younger tend to take maggot, and anything they can feed on, Dusk and Dawn are the prime times for catching perch.
 
Lookout
some good results for the time of year lookout on Wednesdays match produced 53lb 6oz 1st and 46lb 4oz second. and as dusk approaches some stunning numbers of fish being caught. Careful with the quantity of feed little and often still is the order don’t overfeed, but feed enough to get shoals of fih into your swim at first. Be patient and don’t change methods to often, patience will come through at this water temperature but would advise feeding two swims. Even on a poor fishing day through winter if you lighten your terminal tackle
 
Bowes
 
Bowes Friday afternoon match producing great weights of 87lb ist and 86lb 4oz second the top five were good weights for the time of year. Even on Saturday in the High winds some good catch rates as carp are feeding up for the cold weather ahead. It takes time but carp still can be caught up in the water if you work at it, or tight very tight to the islands in shallower water which retains the warmth.
The top foot is becoming clear so sit back of your peg or you will be putting the fish of and spooking them. Alan wright from Whickham targeting carp only had three doubles also 9 carp about 8 to 9llb all on ledger with a bed of angel pellets in a pva bag and 10mm banded angel pellet on the hook.
 
Bassetts
 
This pond in all the winds on Saturday was mill pond calm, just a great pond for windy conditions, fish are still tight in margins but will be moving out to the feature in the centre soon as the water clears more. If all else fails you can go out for gudgeon who feed like made up in water with a preference for tiny pieces of worm.  All species still feeding well and carp very hungry feeding up for winter.
 
Angling Coaching is on Saturday and Sunday mornings 9am till Noon in group sessions or one to one by appointment  please phone to book.
 
Open Matches are
 
Sundays draw 9am
Wed draw 10am
Friday draw 1pm.
 
0191 4100449
annadlington@btinternet.com
www.angelnorthlakes.com

 

Paul O Donnell with one of his silver nets

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Angel of the North Fishing Lakes report to week ending 4th Oct 09
 Photo Paul O Donnell with one of his silver nets
Sunday 4th Oct 09 Open Lookout
Conditions:- Fair mostly sunny, ambient temp 13 deg after a cold night temperature, humidity 76%, wind W 10 mph(cold edge to it),  baromerter 1009.1 mb, moon phase Full, water temp 11 deg (dropped), DO 12.2 (after high winds yesterday) PH 7.35. conductivity –28.
 
1st Paul O Donell 56lb 10oz peg 31 (11lb 11oz carp & 44lb 15oz silvers)
2nd Ricky Bennett 41lb 8oz peg 15 (all carp)
3rd Tony Watson 35lb 14oz peg 25
4th Anth Richardson 24lb 15 oz peg 24
5th Johnathan Broadbent 23lb 6oz peg 14 (
6th Jeff Lincoln 19lb 2oz peg 30
Paul caught on pole fished bottom of 2nd shelf on red maggots at about 4 metres out fish were bottom feeding.
 
Friday 2nd Oct 09 Open Bowes
 
Conditions:- Light drizzle and overcast, ambient temp 9 deg,  wind calm then W 2mph, barometer 1014.9 mb, water temp 12.2 deg, DO 8.5, PH 7.45, conductivity –31.
 
1st Neville Langley 87lb, peg 40 & Golden Peg
2nd John Foster 86lb 4oz peg 1
3rd Alan Mc Guire 46lb 9oz peg 16
4th Ray Wallace 39lb peg 3
5th David Catchyside 35lb 10oz peg 37
 
Rest DNW
 
Neville fished 9 mtres to left on pole on pellet covered in paste with angel feed pellets sprayed over.
 
Wednesday 30th Sept 09 open Lookout Island
 
Conditions:- Overcast, ambient temp 13 deg,  humidity 90%, wind WNW 6 mph, barometer 1016.9 mb, moon phase waxing gibbous, water temperature 12.5, DO 9.3 ppm, PH 7.40, conductivity  -35.
 
1st Alan Mc Guire 53lb 6oz peg 7
2nd Ricky Bennett 46lb 4oz peg 15
3rd Tony Watson 37lb 10oz peg 11
4th Rob Emmery 18lb 3oz  peg 1
5th Dave Foster 16lb 7oz peg 5
6th Alan Snailham 15lb 6oz peg 13
 
General
Fishing is at it utmost best at dusk and dawn with great catch rates at these times, just watch the sunrise and sunset times as the day light is getting shorter!
Cooler water temperatures also thermal levels are appearing with top foot and bottom foot of water the coldest. Water starting to clear at the top foot with algae dying back anglers need to be so careful with feed levels and cut back to a very very little feed and often if fish in swims, or to get them to the swim.
Fishing is still in good form with Bowes Friday afternoon match of 4 hours producing great weights of 87lb ist and 86lb 4oz second the top five were good weights for the time of year. Lookout on Wednesdays match produced 53lb 6oz 1st and 46lb 4oz second.
Some great rudd now shoaled tightly as water temperature drops and are being caught on the drop catching on maggot, caster also punched meat even pellet and feed only a few maggots, caster or Angel pellet micros only about 6 over the top to get some good numbers but try not to spook the shoal, Ide, orfe and roach can be caught in the same way and can be also tempted to feed with a sparing bit of groundbait or very sloppy angel pellets to cloud the water and add caster for great results.
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Carp can still be got up in the water on the tip very close and high up the islands or back banks vey tight in, as well as dead bottom of the second shelf, take your time and feed 2 swims, starting to go into winter shoals so target the shoals and make sure you feed enough to get them into your swim but don’t overfeed. You can also still get them at your feet if you feed carefully
Tench still in feeding mode with winter coming up,  very close to reeds,  try dead bottom and if not change to over depth on chopped worm, maggot, sweetcorn on the hook working as well as mussel, prawn, and pellet. Feed chopped worm or maggot.
 
Perch are tight in reeds and as they tend to be solitary when mature or shoaled when young, you need to work for the mature perch, maggot, worm, mussel, prawn work well for the older perch, younger tend to take maggot, and anything they can feed on, Dusk and Dawn are the prime times for catching perch.
 
Lookout
some good results for the time of year lookout on Wednesdays match produced 53lb 6oz 1st and 46lb 4oz second. and as dusk approaches some stunning numbers of fish being caught. Careful with the quantity of feed little and often still is the order don’t overfeed, but feed enough to get shoals of fih into your swim at first. Be patient and don’t change methods to often, patience will come through at this water temperature but would advise feeding two swims. Even on a poor fishing day through winter if you lighten your terminal tackle
 
Bowes
 
Bowes Friday afternoon match producing great weights of 87lb ist and 86lb 4oz second the top five were good weights for the time of year. Even on Saturday in the High winds some good catch rates as carp are feeding up for the cold weather ahead. It takes time but carp still can be caught up in the water if you work at it, or tight very tight to the islands in shallower water which retains the warmth.
The top foot is becoming clear so sit back of your peg or you will be putting the fish of and spooking them. Alan wright from Whickham targeting carp only had three doubles also 9 carp about 8 to 9llb all on ledger with a bed of angel pellets in a pva bag and 10mm banded angel pellet on the hook.
 
Bassetts
 
This pond in all the winds on Saturday was mill pond calm, just a great pond for windy conditions, fish are still tight in margins but will be moving out to the feature in the centre soon as the water clears more. If all else fails you can go out for gudgeon who feed like made up in water with a preference for tiny pieces of worm.  All species still feeding well and carp very hungry feeding up for winter.
 
Angling Coaching is on Saturday and Sunday mornings 9am till Noon in group sessions or one to one by appointment  please phone to book.
 
Open Matches are
 
Sundays draw 9am
Wed draw 10am
Friday draw 1pm.
 
0191 4100449
annadlington@btinternet.com
www.angelnorthlakes.com
 

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Angel of the North Report to week ending 27th Sept 09

Photo Chris Owers with 14lb 15oz Carp

Joanne learning coarse fishing with a golden tench

Sunday 27 Sept 09 open Bowes

Conditions:-  stunning sunrise then cloudy, ambient temp 16 deg, humidity 94%,  wind calm then WSW 14 mph,  barometer 1025.1 mb, moon phase waxing gibbous, water temp held 12.1 deg, PH 7.45, DO 8.95, conductivity –35.

1st Chris Owers 81lb 11oz peg 40

2nd Alan Mc Gurire 42lb 7oz peg 34

3rd Jackie Nelson 30lb 6oz peg 3

Section Tony Watson

Section Ray Wallace

Section Neville Langley

Section Anth Longstaff

Chris fished 11 metres out up in water on paste and 7 metres to left tight in

Lookout
Stanley Angling Club match was won by David Hodgson peg 15  with 79lb 3oz

Friday Afternoon 09 open Bowes

Conditions:- Partly cloudy with bright sunshine spells, ambient temp 12 deg,  humidity 88%, wind calm then 10mph,  barometer 1022 mb, moon phase waxing crescent, water temp holding at 12 deg, PH 7.45, DO 8.85, conductivity –35.

1st John Foster 76lb 4oz peg 1

2nd Neville Langley 57lb 13oz peg 3

3rd Dave Catcheyside 37lb 1oz peg 5

4th Rickie Bennett 27lb 14oz peg 40

Wed 23rd Sept 09 open Lookout

Conditions:- Partly Cloudy and bright sunshine, ambient temperature 17 deg,  humidity 52%, wind W 12 mph, barometer 1021 mb, moon phase waxing crescent, water temp 12 deg, PH 7.45, DO 9.85, conductivity –30.

1st Jonathan Broadbent 69lb 13oz peg 15

2nd Alan Mc Guire 59lb 4oz peg 13

3rd John Foster 48lb 11oz peg 1

4th Chris Owers 41lb 6oz all silvers peg 9

5th Rob Emmery 22lb 8oz peg 7

6th Alan Snailham 15lb 12oz peg 3

Johnathan used paste 10 metres to right good nets of carp

General
Some excellent fishing this week as water temperatures stabalised. Bowes producing 76lb 4oz on peg 1 in 4 hours on Friday and peg 40 produced 81lb 11oz in 5 hours on Sunday, as well as John Foster in 4 hours pleasure fishing produced over 150lb of carp fishing shallow on paste.

Lookout is fishing well with pegs 1 and 15 doing some excellent weights. Bassetts is fishing best early mornings and evenings, with Ian Webster catching 4 10lb plus carp as well as 18 tench, ide, rudd and roach and 8 skimmers also 2 crucians.

Paste is still working on the hook all lakes as well as pellets, maggot, worm caster, and sweetcorn, feed angel pellets mixed with some hemp in a cage feeder and add some casters to the mix to make a great feed bait.  

Lookout
Fishing very well with some excellent catch rates with 69lb 13oz coming out of the match on Wednesday with some good back up weights.

Silvers coming out in good numbers and some good sizes in them, tench and carp still feed well preparing and building  their body mass for the winter ahead.

Use your watercraft to choose your pegs and make sure your method of fishing matches weather conditions to optimise catch rates.

Dusk and dawn are still fantastic times for catch rates making season ticket holders crap in by 5 am and again at 5pm then fishing the golden hours.

Bowes
Excellent weights and numbers of fish coming out with 76lb 4oz on a 4 hour match on Friday afternoon being the winning weight byJohn Foster most fish have been caught up in the water and  have came out in pristine conditions with several anglers PB being broken. Some anglers have reported their best days fishing ever this week on this lake as fish have put good weights on over the years. Fishing is still at its prime at dusk and dawn with season ticket holders getting some stunning catches. On pole the number of 20s caught have been incredible and the quality of angler getting these doubles in has been exceptional, the quiver tip still reigns supreme for larger carp tight against the island, If Ledgering you need to use watercraft and walk around to choose the best pegs to fish from, pegs 19 and 17 have produced some excellent doubles tight to the island, as has pegs 37 and 1.   3,

Bassetts
Great pond with fishing best in afternoons to dusk or very early at dawn. Some double figured carp have been caught as well as good tench and silvers.  One angler targeted gudgeon and caught over 80 in a days session as well as silvers he was very happy to have caught the gudgeon as he said there are not many places with them in and they were his favourite fish!

Angling Coaching is on Saturday and Sunday mornings 9am till Noon in group sessions or one to one by appointment  please phone to book.

 Open Matches are
 

Sundays draw 9am

Wed draw 10am

Friday draw 1pm.

0191 4100449

annadlington@btinternet.com

www.angelnorthlakes.com

Chris Owers

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