A few things…

Access to the river at Shotley Bridge Members should note that there is no access to the river from the County Durham bank between the two footbridges at Shotley Bridge (that is, the new footbridge by the car park and the the old footbridge a few hundred yards downstream). You can however still fish both […]

Junior competition: Saturday 10 May 2014

Just a reminder that this season’s Junior Competition will be held on Saturday 10 May. As usual, meet at the iron bridge car park at Shotley Bridge at 9am. The competition will kick off at 9.30am and may the best angler win.

All current junior members welcome. Junior non-members will be able to join on […]

Licences 2014

Licences for renewing members will be available to pick up in the Post Office at Ebchester from this Saturday 15 March. Licences will only be available during Post Office hours not general shop hours (9am-12.30pm on Saturday, 9am-5.30pm Monday-Friday). Licences this year cost £55 for seniors and £21 for juniors.

For all new membership enquiries, […]

Secretary’s address, 149th AGM, 22 February 2014

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the Derwent Angling Association’s 149th Annual General Meeting. Once again I find myself with the honour of addressing you as your club secretary.

The association we all in this room represent is once more in good order with a strong senior membership and a hopefully growing junior membership.

This is […]

AGM 2014

If you’d like to find out more about how the club is run and exactly what your club membership fees get spent on, be sure to come along to the Derwent Angling Association AGM this year on Saturday 22 February at The Crown and Crossed Swords, Shotley Bridge. Proceedings kick off at 7pm, but as […]

Fish of the Year?

Don’t forget: fish win prizes. The member catching the heaviest gets a free club licence for the following season!

As the season closes, can anyone beat this 5lb 8oz clonker, which was caught by a member on a pearl bead hares ear a few weeks back? (Its somewhat frosty appearance is the result of its […]

Senior Competition 2013 cancelled

The club is sorry to have to announce that this year’s senior competition, which was due to have taken place on 8 September, has been cancelled. This is due to the member who had been organising it being taken seriously ill.

We’re really sorry to disappoint members who were looking forward to fishing this year.

[…]

Juniors Competition 2013

Congratulations to Cameron Tait, who took the honours at this year’s Juniors Competition with four fat brownies for a total bag of 5lb, 6oz. In second place was Zak Coates with four fish for 4lb, 1oz, while Ben Fletcher was just a few ounces behind in third with three for 3lb, 14oz. Heaviest fish of […]

Junior competition 2013

Saturday 11 May 2013

All current junior members are welcome and everyone taking part will receive a prize so there’s no excuse not to have a go.

Meet at the iron bridge car park at Shotley Bridge at 9am. The competition will kick off at 9.30am and may the best angler win.

Junior non-members will […]

The challenges ahead

22 March sees the start of the 2013 trout season on the river. We hope this season will bring a return to drier conditions than those experienced last year, when it simply rained for months on end, rendering the river unfishable for large parts of the year.

You win some/you lose some

As secretary I […]