New Event: Ladies Day with Trout Fisherman Magazine

You are invited to a day of fly fishing and fun at Hury Reservoir on Friday 17th August.

Jeff Prest, Features Editor of Trout Fisherman, will be joining us to write a feature about the Ladies Fishing Group for the magazine. 

Hury enjoys weekly stockings of fin perfect prime rainbow trout, reared at Northumbrian Waters Lartington fish farm, up to double figures in weight. (twice weekly during summer months)

The day will consist of tuition, advice and fishing for beginners up to advanced female anglers, including equipment, casting and fishing. Hury is suitable for disabled anglers. New members are welcome to join us.


8.30- 9.30 Meet and greet from the team, including competition angler/Northumbrian Water ranger Andrew Scott, over a mug of coffee and a bacon buttie.

9.30-1.00 Sessions during the morning for dressing wet and dry flies. Introduction to fishing/equipment. Casting a fly rod and fishing.

1.00-2.00 Lunch (lunch NOT provided. Hot drinks will be available)

2.00-5.00 Sessions during the afternoon -fish gutting/filleting, smoking trout, casting tuition and fishing.

5.00-6.00 BBQ and close. There will be prizes for the most improved lady and junior.

Cost £5.00 this includes BBQ and breakfast  (junior places are free and MUST be accompanied by a fee paying adult).Car sharing is available. To book a place please contact

Hury, an exclusive fly only water within the Northumbrian Water stable, and is the ideal venue for traditional fly anglers.

The picturesque fishery enjoys a pastoral setting in the Tees Valley and includes attractive paths along the north shore, where fingers of broad leaved woodland extend down the gills of the water’s edge.

Location map

All instructors are UKCC Level 2 qualified, first aid trained, insured and CRB checked. Paul Little is also an AAPGAI Master and Cliff Johnston a GAIA casting instructors.

Ladies please bring with you hat, glasses, wellies or walking boots and waterproofs. Cold drinks. Wading is permitted. Any ladies who do not have waders I have a small selection available from my own personal equipment. Ladies who are attending are asked to wear something bright eg shirt, hat or scarf for images.

Please let me know if you would like to attend by Tuesday 14th August.

Latest Fishing report from Hury

Fishery headline: ‘Sedge and Pupae on the menu’

Once again anglers have enjoyed some arm wrenching takes and super surface sport to dries and nymphs fished on a floating line. Early in the day the trout are feeding on small buzzers both black and olive coloured patterns are taking fish with Shuttlecock and small snatchers patterns in the surface film accounting for good catches.  Read more

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