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 Membership Totals.

Membership totals for 2016 so far are as follows - Seniors 272 - Oap & Disabled=109 - Juniors=10 and under 12's=28. That gives a total of 419.
18th October 2016

Fontburn Update

Fontburn cancelled tomorrow (Wed) and Sunday.  New proposed dates are Wednesday 26th and Sunday 30th October  7am till 3pm.

This means that the first of the winter league matches will start this weekend - see revised 'Events' link on the left


14th October 2016

Fontburn cancelled this weekend

Sundays (16th Oct) fish in at Fontburn has been called off due to expected heavy rain over the next couple of days making the banks dangerous for anglers

However, Wednesday (19th Oct) is still planned to go ahead.  We will have this confirmed on Monday so watch this space!


12th October 2016

Fontburn Fish

Anglers turned up for the first roach removal from Fontburn last Sunday with a haul of 93lb which went into Horton Grange.  A few roach didn't make it though.

2 barrels worth for the camera


Today's haul (Wednesday) came in at 65lb which went into Milkhope


3rd October 2016

Feeder Match Horton Grange

15 anglers turned up for yesterdays feeder match to find perfect conditions ......... for the pole! A few decent weights but the fish were not biting

1st Alan Kelly 6lb 11oz

2nd Derek Dixon 2lb 7oz

3rd Vince Dack 2lb 3oz

Alan's winning fish. Mainly Ide and Roach

24hr Carp match this weekend

Sat 8th October sees another 24hr carp match. Meet 9:00am fish noon 8th till noon on 9th.  The lake will be closed 1 hour before the match as per club rules and re-open at 12noon on the Sunday.

Fontburn roach

Dates as below but retain your day ticket slip to claim back a £5 discount each for each of the dates.

QEII Carp giving plenty of sport

John Knox with a pair of 14lb and 16lb 15oz mirror carp




27th September 2016

Summer league Partridge, Woodlands

The last match of the summer league returned a bumper haul of carp for Chris Weddell with over a 100lb of fish weighed in.

1st Chris Weddell 104lb 11oz

2nd Les Evans 74lb

3rd Brendan Heslop 56lb 15oz

An overcast day with periods of sun towards the end of the match

Fontburn dates - early this year

The dates for removing roach from Fontburn reservoir are:

Sunday October 9th, Wednesday 12th, Sunday 16th and Wednesday 19th.

7am till 3pm. £10 to pay at the lodge before fishing

The winter league match on the 16th will be re-scheduled

Steven Allen with a nice brace of Carp

24.8.16 17LB 6OZ Mirror carp

24.8.16 18LB 8OZ Common carp



2nd September 2016

5th Summer League result

1st Tony Glennie 82lb 12oz

2nd John Reynolds 80lb 12½oz

3rd Keith Melnyk 71lb 5oz

Fished on Kestrel Lake, Woodlands 28th August


25th August 2016

24 Hr Carp match QEII

An overnight carp match is to be held on the QEII lake Saturday 3rd September.  Meet 09:00 am prompt and fish 12 noon till 12 noon.  The lake will be closed to angling between these times.


A nice brace of Carp

John Knox has been catching double figure carp on the QEII.  Click to see his 10lb 5oz Ghost and 20lb 8oz common


11th August 2016

Final evening series match

1st Barry Evans 14lb 4oz Peg 33 Ide up in the water

2nd Vince Dack 5lb 5½oz Peg 25

3rd John Mitchell 4lb 14½oz Peg 18

Final Placings

1st Ian Hunter 11 Points

2nd Geoff Lincoln 12 Points

3rd John Youll & Vince Dack 14 Points each

QEII still producing decent carp

Alan Dunlop with a mirror weighing 16lb 2oz last week


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5th August 2016

Storm Force winds on Sunday

Anglers be aware that Sunday will be a very windy day with gales to 40 MPH so find a sheltered spot if you are fishing

Evening Series 6 Milkhope

1st Colin Bailey 6lb 14½oz

2nd Derek Dixon 4lb 8oz

3rd Vince Dack 2lb 11½oz

Summer Series 4 Oaks

1st Tony Glennie 41lb 10oz

2nd Chris Weddell 41lb 7½oz

3rd Les Evans 34lb 13½oz


12th July 2016

QEII Trophy Date Changed

Due to a clash of events the QEII trophy match will be fished on August 21st

Evening Series 5 Horton Grange

1st Geoff Lincoln 10lb

2nd Tony Dixon 6lb 8½oz

3rd John Youll 5lb 12oz

Notably big tench are now starting to be caught as well as small home grown bream


8th July 2016

Summer League Oaks

1st Chris Weddell 60lb 2oz

2nd Davey Jobe 53lb 1oz

3rd Keith Melnyk 45lb 5oz


Match 2 Horton

1st Jim Appleby 7lb 12½oz

2nd Keith Melnyk 6lb 3oz

3rd Ian Davison 4lb 12½oz

Match 3 Brenkley

1st Ian Davison 8lb 9oz

2nd Keith Melnyk 7lb 6oz

3rd Jean Appleby 4lb 2oz


23rd  June 2016

Evening Series 4 Milkhope

Despite 4 hours of rain some good fish were caught

1st Ian Hunter 3lb 4oz Peg 2

2nd John Youll 2lb 7oz Peg 7

3rd Brendan Heslop 1lb 11oz Peg 10

All pegs drawn on one side of the lake


12th  June 2016

OAP / Disabled series kicks off

Les back on top

1st  Les Evans

2nd Bill Appleby

3rd Keith Melnyk

Evening Series 3

Produced some good weights from Horton

1st Ian Hunter 12lb 1oz Peg 18 (again!) Ide and skimmers

2nd Geoff Lincoln 8lb 5oz Peg 36 (not favoured)

3rd John Youll 5lb 11oz Peg 10 (including a 2½lb Tench)

Fish caught from all around the lake


4th  June 2016

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Apologies for recent (and future) problems with the website as it's old software which is not supported by Microsoft any longer.  We will endeavour to keep it updated as best we can until a new solution can be found




31st May 2016

Oaks Alders Summer League 2

1st Chris Weddell 65lb 8oz

2nd Les Evans 43lb 15oz

3rd Ian Bullock 24lb 12oz

Part of Chris's catch


QEII 24hr Carp Match Results

1st David Greatex 4 fish 64lb 10oz

2nd Paul Brooks 2 fish 32lb 2oz

3rd Kelvin Wears 2 fish 25lb

Biggest Fish David Greatex 18lb 4oz

11 anglers fished

11 fish caught

Open water swims produced the most fish

QEII Bigger Fish are on the move

Wayne Farmers 25lb 7oz Pike from the QEII


Steve Allens PB mirror 21 lb 3 oz, Q.E II Country park Northumberland, on a choddy size 8 hook, 14mm pineapple pop up 30 yards from bank.


24th May 2016

Bob Hall Trophy

Decent weights from Horton

1st Ian Hunter 10lb 12oz peg 18

2nd Tony Dixon 6lb 10oz peg ?

3rd John Youll 5lb 6oz peg 4

A decent tench for the winner


Evening Series 2 Milkhope

1st Geoff Lincoln 2lb 101/2oz

2nd Vince Dack 1lb 121\2oz

3rd Nigel Beardsley 1lb 101\2oz

Bit of a grueller


12th  May 2016

Ton up Carp Match Times

Saturday draw 09:00am fish Noon till Noon.


10th  May 2016

Evening Series First Match

Steady start to the series with some great weights recorded on Horton Grange

1st Geoff Lincoln 11lb 5oz

2nd Ian Hunter 6lb 2½oz

3rd Craig Goodall 5lb 12½oz


4th May 2016

Lost / Found Items

Anyone lost any bivvy bits at peg 9 Brenkley recently?  Check your accessories and contact the club if you wish to claim them

A top part of a rod was found on the path at Horton Grange.  If you lost this please contact the club and describe it.

A Maver double pole roller was left at Brenkley.  If you picked it up please contact the club as it's an expensive bit of kit

OAP/Disabled match times

Draw 08:45 and fish 10am till 3pm

New event entries

Another ton up carp match at the QEII on 21st May.  Open to all members

QEII work party 14th May (Sat)




29th  April 2016

May club meeting

Is still scheduled for the Plough on Tuesday as the pub's plans to re-decorate have been put back.

First Summer League match The Oaks Cedar

Not the warmest of days but a good turnout nevertheless

1st Chris Weddell 51lb 1oz

2nd Jimmy Appleby 32lb 11oz

3rd Davey Jobe 26lb 3oz


17th  April 2016

Rod and Line match

Last Sunday 10th saw a good turnout for the rod and line match at Horton Grange with 23 anglers fishing.

1st Nigel Beardsley 2lb 13oz peg 16

2nd Craig Goodall 2lb 7oz peg 20

3rd Willie Thomas 1lb 4oz peg 5


2nd April 2016

QEII Day Tickets

Please note - Day tickets for the QEII are no longer available at the hotel.  The nearest location is McDermott's Station Road Ashington


20th March 2016

Fish Stocking 2016

Carp and Crucian carp for Brenkley


Skimmer Bream for Horton

Carp Bream and Crucians for Milkhope



15th March 2016


Any proposed changes to the constitution need to be submitted in writing to the committee at least 2 weeks before the AGM which is Tuesday April 5th 7:30pm at the Plough Cramlington


22nd February 2016

Winter League 11

Congratulations to Vince Dack on winning the winter league series

Yesterdays result

1st Vince Dack 3½oz

2nd Craig Goodall & Brendan Heslop 2oz

3rd John Youll 1oz

Overall positions can be found in the Match Results link on the left


9th February 2016

Winter League 10

A blustery day with not many bites

1st Keith Melnyk 1lb 1oz

2nd John Bull 14½ oz

3rd Vince Dack 6oz

Winter League 9

The obligatory gusts of wind spoilt the fishing but fish were caught

1st Vince Dack 1lb 6oz

2nd Keith Melnyck 6oz

3rd Nigel Beardsley 5½oz


23rd January 2016

Winter League 8

10th January.  Not a brilliant start to the new year.  The forecast was for 16mph winds which turned into a 40mph Gale.  Of course the fish were not interested.

1st Vince Dack 1 fish for 9½oz after 4¼ hours without a bite

2nd Nigel Beardsley 1 fish for 6oz

3rd Craig Goodall 3oz for 2 fish on the tip (yes it was that bad)


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Cramlington NE23 1DN
Still the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm (no meeting August)
Membership covers 8 waters
WACAC QEII Country Park N55.19629° W1.55194°
WACAC Brenkley Pond N55.07129° W1.64858°
WACAC Horton Grange Lake N55.07741° W1.67857°
WACAC Milkhope Lake N55.08015° W1.67571°
TAA Killingworth Lake N55.03154° W1.56987°
TAA Throckley Reigh N54.98674° W1.76449°
TAA River Tyne Newburn N54.98330° W1.75004°
TAA Wydon Burn  N54.96418° W2.110603°
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