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Celebrate 150 years of the DAA with Stuart Crofts

Time is running out for anyone who wishes to join us for the meal to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Derwent Angling Association with guest speaker Stuart Crofts on Saturday 26 September. Any member wishing to attend please get … Continue reading

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New fishing arrangements at Ebchester

Members both new and old need to be aware that the club no longer fishes the entire stretch at Ebchester. Please see the revised map below. Members should access the bottom of the stretch by crossing the football pitch at … Continue reading

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2015 club books now in Ebchester Post Office

Club books for 2015 are now available for renewing members to pick up from Ebchester Post Office. 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 … Continue reading

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2015 AGM

Just a reminder that the AGM is on Saturday 28 February at 7pm at the Crown and Crossed Swords, Shotley Bridge, and all members are welcome.  We will also be collecting catch returns on the night, so please bring yours along, along with … Continue reading

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Senior Competition 2014

Derwent Angling Association is proud to announce that this year’s Senior Competition will take place at Whitton Castle lakes on Sunday 28 September, 8.30am start. Entry is £25 on a three fish kill ticket and there are prizes for heaviest bag, … Continue reading

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Scott Nellins demo on 2 August

England international Scott Nellins will be sharing some of his fishing secrets with club members at a special demonstration session on the river on Saturday 2 August at 11am at the iron bridge car park, Shotley Bridge. By the age … Continue reading

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Junior competition 2014 results

Congratulations to the 11 hardy souls who took part in this year’s Junior Competition. Conditions were very tough this year, with only two young anglers catching on the day. Dylan Etheridge landed the biggest fish of the day, with a … Continue reading

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Brook lampreys spawning on the Derwent

Brook lampreys from Derwent Angling Association on Vimeo. With thanks to Dr Stephen Westgarth. Tweet

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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