Angel of the North Report to 1st March 09

Sunday 1st March Open Lookout


Mostly cloudy, ambient temp 8 deg feels like 4 deg, humidity 71%, wind SW5 mph,  barometer 1004.1 mb (dropping),  moon phase waxing crescent, water temp 7,3 deg, PH 7.65, DO 15.6 ppm, conductivity -69.

1st Gavin Martin 23lb 12oz peg 2

2nd Norman Laing 22lb peg 3

3rd Ben Huggins 19lb 7oz peg 5

4th Chris Pine 18lb 5oz peg 6

5th Terry Guthrie 15lb 10oz peg 11

6th Neil Brown 14lb 6oz peg 29


Gavin use maggot tip to back bank for carp


Bassetts fishing very well with one 7 year old Martin Fletcher  taking 52 fish whilst fishing with his dad. Best baits maggot, sweetcorn, pellet.


Bowes Carp starting to feed very well coming out of winter in good condition, still shoaled but moving around well. Best baits maggot, pellet, sweetcorn and worm and worm cocktail.  Maggot feeder, groundbait feeder, bomb all working. Best fish out this week was 18lb 2oz common and some good numbers of carp out on feeder and bomb to the island.


Lookout  fishing well with some excellent carp numbers being caught to the back of the island, or back of the far bank, silvers all catching and feeding well tighter in. best baits maggot, sweetcorn, pellet, worm and worm cocktail.