Archive for the 'Fly Fishing in Northumberland' Category

Kielder Water

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Kielder Water in Northumberland is the largest man made reservoir in Europe and at first glance is a rather daunting choice for fly fishing in Northumberland. With over 2,700 acres of water one could assume that locating the wild brown trout and stocked rainbow trout in this awesome fishery is a challenge. This is not […]

Fontburn Reservoir

Monday, June 11th, 2007

Fontburn Reservoir in Northumberland is one of the Northumbria fishing venues shared by both game and coarse anglers alike. At 87 acres there is plenty water to share by those seeking to beat the fishery rainbow trout record of 26lb. The Dam wall is a popular spot due to the plentiful catches one can expect […]

Sweethope Lough

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Sweethope Lough is a renowned Northumbrian stillwater located between Knowesgate, Kirkwhelpington and Ridsdale in the Northumberland hills. When you mention Sweethope Lough fly fisherman will tend to think of large, hard fighting rainbow trout. The fishery is well regarded in the angling press and has a loyal customer base from across the North East, Cumbria […]

Langley Dam

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

Langley Dam has grown to become one of the most popular fly fishing venues in the north east of England. Langley Dam is 8 miles west of Hexham, just off the A69 on the B6305. The 14 acre fishery offers variety from the boat or bank fishing, particularly if you take set of waders with […]