Magazine’s in the UK say its Englands finest salmon beat. “Bywell on the River Tyne, the most prolific beat on England’s most prolific salmon river” 2011 Bywell beat catch statistics for salmon and grilse was 633.
Friday 8th June Ladies Fishing are holding a salmon day to raise money for breast cancer angling charity Casting For Recovery UK & Ireland. The day is open to females who would like to try salmon fishing to experienced salmon anglers.
The beat lies in glorious countryside, enjoys 2.5 miles of secluded double bank fishing in some of the best scenery the Tyne has to offer. From the fish pass at Corbridge to the edge of Eltringham beat. The beat has 2 huts.
So if you would like to go salmon fishing and help raise money for breast cancer the cost is £50.00 (please make your cheque payable to Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland) this includes fishing, tuition, equipment and bacon rolls on arrival. Does not include lunch
Please email email@example.com if you would like to attend.
8.15-9.00 Bacon rolls with fresh ground coffee on arrival.
9.00 Safety talk
9.00-1.00 Introduction to salmon workshop for beginners with Paul Little AAPGAI Master double handed rod and assisted by Cliff Johnston. Covering rod assembly, lines, casting tuition, fly choice and how to wade with safety in mind. Ladies will start fishing for salmon during the morning.
9.00-1.OO Ladies who have fished for salmon before will join Bywell ghillies Gary & Chris who will explain each section of the water you are going to fish. From hot spots, terrain, where to cast the fly and water craft, including any tuition to improve your line presentation.
1.00-2.00 Lunch ( to be discussed, we are considering a bbq)
2.00-5.00 Fishing for salmon and sea trout. The ratio of guides/instructors to ladies is 1:2
Last year we had two ladies days at Bywell Beat.
Quotes from the days….
“Really enjoyed the day and want to go back! Chris and Gary made the day really fun” said Sarah.
Ladies Fishing head coach Cliff said “I have fished for salmon for over 30 years and have never seen so many summer fish running on one beat (Bywell). This is similiar to an Autumn run of salmon”
“Super day, lovely beat, lovely ghillies and great picnic, best for a long time” said Marion
I would like to thank Lord and Lady Allendale for their generous support. Thanks must also go to Bywells head ghillie Gary Hilary.
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