Girls Trip to Thrunton

2nd May, 2014 - Posted by Lucy - No Comments

Sunday 27th April saw us fish the newly opened Thrunton Long Crag Trout Fishery. Eight ladies joined us for the day, including Fishery Manager and club member, Jill Blythe and we were excited to be the first Club to fish the venue. Coaching from qualified female angling coaches and fishing equipment was available to borrow […] Read More

Date For Your Diary

15th April, 2014 - Posted by Lucy - No Comments

On Sunday 27th April we will be visiting Thrunton Long Crag Trout Fishery in Northumberland for a fun filled day! Female angling coaches will be available on the day and equipment is available to borrow free of charge for anyone who needs it. Thrunton Long Crag Trout Fishery opened in April 2014 and we are […] Read More

2013 AGM and Dinner

19th March, 2014 - Posted by Lucy - No Comments

We held our Club AGM and Dinner on Saturday 15th March. Held at The Ridley Arms, Stannington members, juniors and associate members as well as friends, partners and parents joined together to reflect on the 2013 season and vote in their 2014 committee. We are very pleased to announce the following 2014 committee members by […] Read More

Membership Now Due

19th January, 2014 - Posted by Lucy - No Comments

Membership for the 2014 season is now due and we are pleased to announce that it is the same as last year! Full: £10 Associates: £5 Juniors (under 16 years old): FOC We look forward to seeing you on the bank!   Read More

Happy New Year!

3rd January, 2014 - Posted by Lucy - No Comments

Wishing all our members, friends and supporters a very Happy New Year! Read More

I Thought I’d Take Up Fishing

15th December, 2013 - Posted by Lucy - No Comments

A short poem by Club member, Lynn Gatiss… I thought I’d take up fishing Must be four years or more To get away from housework And all those boring chores. I thought I’d take up fishing Peace and quiet down by the lake Instead we’re in the fishing lodge Drinking coffee and eating cake. I […] Read More

Thank You Langley Ladies!

23rd September, 2013 - Posted by Lucy - 1 Comment

Yesterday some of our ladies helped run a beginner’s fly fishing session at Langley Dam, Hexham. Nine ladies attended the event – all beginners and all desperate to have a go at fly fishing. Head coach, Lucy Bowden ran the day assisted by level 1 coaches, Lynne Gattiss and Jane Johnston. Meeting in the lodge […] Read More

Sweethope Lough Ladies Day

7th August, 2013 - Posted by Lucy - No Comments

On Sunday some of our ladies visited Sweethope Lough in beautiful Northumberland. Although fishing was hard, largely due to weather conditions, Deborah Ford from Alston managed to catch ‘Fish of the Week’ – a beautiful 5lb 6oz Rainbow Trout. The fish was caught using a black pennell on the larger lake whilst Deborah was fishing […] Read More

A Trip To Bonny Scotland

16th July, 2013 - Posted by Lucy - No Comments

On Sunday some of our ladies visited Coldingham Loch for a ladies only fly fishing day. We’d decided to fish the evening session as often at this time of year it’s the best time to be fishing… our aim was to hopefully catch the evening rise and land some crackers on dry fly. The day […] Read More

Well Done Ladies!

28th June, 2013 - Posted by Lucy - No Comments

We are very pleased to announce that two of our members have recently completed their level 1 angling qualification. This allows them to assist level 2 coaches with instruction at our events. Lyn Gatiss and Jane Johnston have both been fishing for a few years and are members of the Club committee. The Club would […] Read More

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