Angling

Alnwick Sea Angling Club

AS calm sea conditions continued, several anglers again turning to the flat sandy beaches in search of flounders.

Although this week, with some colour in the water further north, it would be the turn of the cod anglers to be successful.

Willy Morton was one of those anglers and he won the match with two cod for 5lb 8½oz, which included the heaviest fish of 3lb 2oz. Second was Mick McMenamin with two good flounders for 2lb 9½oz and third was John Stephenson with one cod for 1lb 11oz.

Other anglers weighing in and full match results: Willy Morton, two cod, 5lb 8½oz; Mick McMenamin, two flounders, 2lb 9½oz; John Stephenson, one cod, 1lb 11oz; Paul Buddles, two flounders, 1lb 6½oz; Anthony Gibbison, two flounders, 1lb 1oz; Steve McKee, two flounders, 13½oz.

The next match is on Sunday, registration is at AFS Country Store, Alnwick, between 3.30pm and 4pm fishing between 4.30pm and 9.30pm.

Amble Sea Angling Club

RESULTS: Andrew Taylor, three flats, 2b 8oz; Ian Harrogate, three flats, 1lb 14oz; Callum French (J), one flat, 1lb 8oz; Ken Middlemist, one flat, one coalie, 1lb 8oz; Norma Urwin, three flats, 1lb 4oz; Jimmy French, one flat, 1lb 2oz; Raffy Gray, two flats, 15½oz; C Pye Taylor, one flat, 8¾oz; Trevor Raine, one flat, 7¾oz; Jimmy Bullock, one flat, 7¾oz.

Heaviest fish: Ken Middlemist, (coalie), 1lb. Heaviest flatfish: Callum French, 1lb 8oz. Congratulations to Ken Middlemist and Ian Harrogate, this season’s club doubles winners. The next competition is on Sunday, fishing from 2pm to 7pm.

Sharpley Springs Trout Fishery

ALL lakes continue to fish well with plenty of good doubles being stocked and overwinter fish feeding well, a variety of tactics producing good-sized bags.

Trevor Wadds from Craster, a regular visitor, used an Olive worm and returned five fish, the biggest at 13lbs 13oz.

John Hartland from Billingham had 24 trout coming to the net in just four hours.

Wade Brown from Tynemonth was back to his usual form taking a good fighting 12 pounder.