2021 fishing permits

Derwent Angling Association 2021 licences are available for collection for members from tomorrow Tuesday 9 March at Hamsterley Colliery Post Office, 1 Victoria Terrace, NE17 7SJ.

Please collect them as soon as possible so we know where we are numbers wise.

Many thanks



Urgent message to all members of the Derwent Angling Association

We have spoken to the powers that be and the consensus is that sadly all fishing on club waters will be suspended immediately for three weeks starting today, 24 March 2020.

It is imperative that we follow government guidelines for the safety of club members and their families. If there are any changes […]

Licence for 2020 season now available for collection

To all Association members of the angling club: your licences are available for collection from today at Hamsterley Colliery Post Office.

Address:1 Victoria TerraceHamsterley Colliery Newcastle upon TyneNE17 7SJ(Please check opening times)

Senior licence: £55.00Junior licence (from 15-18): £21.00

Any problems please contact membership secretary Ian Colborne on 01207 591454.

Junior licences are free up […]

Derwent Angling Association Membership for the 2020 season

The association currently has a number of vacancies for the 2020 season so if you know of anyone who is interested or for more information please contact membership secretary Ian Colborne on 01207 591454. If he’s not in leave a message and he will contact you as soon as he can.

A senior […]

2019 season licence

To all new and old members the 2019 season licences are available for collection from the post office at Hamsterly Colliery NE17 7SJ



Once more a new season is upon us,full of hope and expectation. I for one love this time of year as the first real hatches of fly escape the rivers surface. I often wait for that magic early season hatch of dark olives that make a river come alive. A tip I’ve learned from Stuart […]


A group has been formed on face book for club members. It is a closed group and is edited by the club secretary. To join just look up Derwent angling association and apply, please let me know if you are a current or new member. Kind regards Alan



ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019 All current members are invited to attend the associations annual general meeting to be held in the crown and cross swords public house, Shotley Bridge on Sataurday the 23rd of February 2019. The meeting will commence at 19.15 hrs . Don’t forget your catch returns for the chance to win a […]

Winters end

I’m sure the odd brave sole who has ventured onto the river early season may have caught that first elusive trout but it’s far to cold for me. I will wait a couple of weeks for spring to kick in before wetting a line, mind you looking at the weather forecast it may be sometime.


Tree removal

As I’m sure many members have noticed the fallen tree blocking the river at high sandies just below Allansford has been removed. Many thanks to the Tyne Rivers Trust in conjunction with Cowie estates for there help with this matter. Other trees that showed significant damage have also been removed as they were becoming a […]