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Angling

Coarse angling: John Clayton's immense contribution to angling

Tributes have been paid to John Clayton, respected voice of the coarse angling scene, who died after suffering a heart attack

Sea angling: Good Easter for crew of Hartlepool-based Famous

Sea fishing
The latest sea angling news from around the region brought to you by Alan Charlton

Game angling: Kielder warming up after a slow start

Kielder Water and Forest Park in Northumberland
After a slow start to the season, Kielder Water is beginning to show signs of some better sport as water temperatures begin to rise

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Coarse angling: John Clayton's immense contribution to angling

Tributes have been paid to John Clayton, respected voice of the coarse angling scene, who died after suffering a heart attack

Sea fishing

Sea angling: Good Easter for crew of Hartlepool-based Famous

The latest sea angling news from around the region brought to you by Alan Charlton

Kielder Water and Forest Park in Northumberland

Game angling: Kielder warming up after a slow start

After a slow start to the season, Kielder Water is beginning to show signs of some better sport as water temperatures begin to rise

Coarse angling: People flocking to the region's still waters

The latest North East coarse angling news brought to you by David Hall

Fishing on Lockwood Beck

Game angling: Lockwood Beck a brilliant place for rainbows

Sport is on the up at Lockwood Beck, where 139 anglers landed 574 rainbows for a rod average of 4.2

North East angler Walter Turnbull with his cod of 58.25lb

Sea angling: Huge whiting is the week's big catch

The big catch this week has been whiting as Alan Charlton reports on the latest sea angling news in the region

A salmon angler casts a fly

Game angling: Environment Agency reveal Tyne upstream counts

The River Tyne upstream count for March was 30 - compared with a high of 144 for the same month in 2012

Coarse angling: Big haul of roach is Grab-bed at Whittle

David Hall brings you the latest coarse angling news from around the region including the latest action at Whittle Dene complex

A man fishing braves the wind and rough sea

Sea angling: Rough weather hampers angling efforts

The latest sea angling news from around the region with Alan Charlton

Sea fishing

Sea angling: Trio's fine Legacy haul

In fine weather, Steve Ryder took Adam Dendrickson and Steve Watt out on his boat Legacy to see if any fish were showing on the wrecks

Anglers at Higham Lakes Trout Fishery

Game angling: Fine week at Higham Lakes for game anglers

The latest game angling news from around the North East

Game angling: Great time to be fishing at Caistron Lake

Fishing has been frantic following the first major stocking of the season at Caistron Lake, with a four-hour session rod average of nine

Ten-year-old Jay Hutchinson with his codling taken on Sunderland boat Sapphire

Sea angling: Youngsters leading the way on North Sea fishing trip

The latest North East sea angling news from Alan Charlton: Young anglers have been making waves on their North Sea fishing trips

River Tyne

Coarse angling: Great final week for Craig Scott at Newburn

The latest North East coarse angling news

Game angling: Great first catch for Berwick boy David Young

Eight-year-old David Young from Berwick landed a lovely rainbow on his first fly catch with his dad Richard at Dunnydeer Lake

Coarse angling: Weather contributes to good sport

Paul Blenkin and his son landed 50 carp at Aldin Grange as the pleasant conditions resulted in a good week for coarse anglers

Fishing on Lockwood Beck

Game angling: Rainbows galore at Lockwood Beck

There was a good turnout for the opening day of the season at Lockwood Beck, with 61 anglers landing 786 rainbows to 10lb

An angler

Salmon trophy is claimed already: Rob Stephenson landed the catch to claim Coquet Trophy

Rob Stephenson, fishing an Odin spinner, landed the first salmon of the year from the River Coquet to claim the Coquet Trophy for the first fresh salmon to be landed on the river – last year’s winner, Gordon Black, landed his fish on April 8

Sea fishing

Sea angling: Roker pier one of the better venues

It has been a slow week for pleasure and match anglers on the North East coast, but Roker pier has been one of the better venues

Coarse angling: Good fish at Aldin Grange

The latest news from the North East coarse angling scene including updates from Aldin Grange and Whittle Dene

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Videos & Photos

(From the left) Newcastle United's John Carver, Lee Charnley and Alan Pardew, followed by Fabricio Coloccini (r), as they arrive for the funeral of Liam Sweeney

Alan Pardew reflects on funeral of Liam Sweeney and the season ahead

Lee Cattermole of Sunderland (R) celebrates scoring against West Bromwich Albion with John O'Shea and Jack Rodwell

West Bromwich Albion 2 Sunderland 2: Steve Brown's match analysis

Newcastle United's Emmanuel Riviere is challenged by Yaya Toure of Manchester City

Newcastle United 0 Manchester City 2: Neil Cameron's match analysis

 
 

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