301515_234161313304586_796515060_nThe roving river reporter for the weekly radio show “Gone Fishing with Sam Harris” was local this weekend.

If you are at the Northumberland County show this bank holiday Monday (30th May) come and say hello and have a go at casting or chat about conservation to members of the local branch of the Salmon & Trout Conservation UK. Read More

DSC_0058It was still pouring with rain as I walked the river at 7.30am with the ladies day organisers Brian and Sue Towers of Yorkshire Fly Casting. We could see the nights heavy rainfall had barely touched, it was still on a summer low. Brian checked his phone for the levels further up the system and the days forecast. Fishing a spate river is not just about local weather, but the weather further up the system that plays an important part on the height. We were hoping that the expected rise in levels would arrive for the afternoon session. Read More

Last weekend I spend the day on the River Ure surrounded by picturesque views, in North Yorkshire on a ladies day organised by Brian and Sue Towers and Anne Woodcock. With ladies of all abilities in attendance it was lovely to meet more ladies interested in Fly Fishing! Meeting at the farm shop for […]

via New Friends, Fishing, Tea and Cake! What More Could You Ask For! — Phillippa Hake Fly Fishing

DSC_0235As a member of the Northumberland S&TC committee we have organised a series of events this year to encourage young people and families to go fishing.  Thank you to David Carrick and Tyneside Anglers Syndicate – young anglers will have the opportunity to  fish the River Rede on Saturday 30th April for free.  Read More

IMG_3298Last Thursday I was invited to the “Youth Against Crime Awards”.

Every year the High Sheriff of Northumberland makes awards in recognition of groups in the Northumberland community who encourage useful and beneficial pursuits for young people, helping them to be upstanding citizens and hopefully avoid criminal activities Read More