Angel of the North Fishing Lakes Match 28th Oct 06 and Catch report


Saturday 28th October 2006 Angel of the North Fishing Lakes Open Match


Ambient Temperature 16deg, Humidity 82%, wind SW7mph, overcast, Barometer 1011.9 mb, moon phase waxing Crescent, sunrise 8.01am, water temperature 9.95 deg, DO 5.5,  PH 7.78,

19 anglers


1st  Steve Kean AON 68lb 09oz peg 39   

2nd    Andrew Brown Shotton AC 59lb 11oz  peg 2 Dave

3rd     Hudson AON  49lb 07oz  peg 23  

4th    Mark Wilson Shotton AC 48lb 02oz  

5th    Andy Simpson AON 41lb 12oz peg 5 

6th   Ray Laing AON 36lb 01oz peg 12


Steve fished pole 9m left and right 4×14 KC Carpa 1, 0.14 Silk Shock, B911 hook, Black Hydro and feed 3mm Angel Pellets with 4mm expander on hook.


 All Species on all lakes still feeding, bites are becoming shyer, precision plumbing essential in combination with scaled down hook size and smaller baits e.g. single maggot or caster.



For the time of year most anglers still enjoying higher catch rates, with Tench to 4lb 8oz, caught in margins, Crucians to 2lb 12 oz, Ghost Carp to 11lb, Bream and Skimmers being the most prolific alongside Carp. Silvers showing and perch on maggot & worm.




Sunday proved to be a great day for Dave Willy who recently has taken coarse angling up he took 37 carp and numerous other fish on the pole at dead depth, on single maggot.


Coaching now is going into one to one for winter months and group courses starts again in the spring.


Junior Club

Is every Sunday Afternoon throughout the year, with all under 16s welcome, coaches are always present?


Intermediate club to start soon 16 to 20 year olds welcome to contact Ann Adlington 0191 4100449, or Matty  Shanley on 07743238746




Great weights for the time of year coming out both in pleasure angling and match weights


Best Baits expander, maggot, sweetcorn, caster, worm, over very small quantity of 3mm Angel feed pellets.


Prices for day tickets from November 1st to Feb 28th is now £8.00 to compensate for reduced hours due to dark nights setting in.