Game angling

Derwent Reservoir (01207 255250): Best bag: 26lb 8ozs caught by N Wilkinson.

DERWENT RESERVOIR (01207 255250): Best bag: 26lb 8ozs caught by N Wilkinson. Best fish: S Hall and D Brown both landing 7lb trout. Best patterns: Bibio, black and peacock spider, daddies and hoppers. Rod average: 4.

SHARPLEY SPRINGS/WATERS (0191 5818045): Best patterns: GRHE, shipmans, green sedge, G and H sedge, invicta, daddies, hoppers and damsels. Fourteen-year-old Ben Morritt from Sunderland landed two beauties, one 10lb and the other 9lb.

ESTHWAITE WATER (01539 436541): Bait anglers have done well especially from boats with William Grant from York landing seven fish, his best 4lb 8ozs. Best patterns: Buzzers, damsels, sedge, daddies, hoppers.

LANGLEY DAM (01434 688846): Best fish: 9lb 8ozs caught by T Carney. Best bag: 18lb 2ozs for five fish landed by G Brown. Best patterns: Cats whisker, montana, PTN, GRHE.

CAISTRON FISHERY (01434 609725): Best fish: Worm angler Jack Wilson with a 9lb 8ozs trout. Best patterns: Corixea, buzzers, daddies, hoppers and sedge.

WEST HOUSE TROUT LAKES (07836 330157): Owner David Leak landed a 15lb common carp. Best fish: Peter Hedley from Durham 8lb 6oz rainbow. Best patterns: Wooly bugger, olive nymphs, olive dries, hoppers and cats whisker.

WITTON CASTLE LAKES (01388 488691): Best patterns: CDC emergers, daddies, hoppers and midge, diawl bach, buzzers, damsels, PTN, cats whisker and zonkers. Limit of the week: 27lb 4ozs caught by J Cawin from Prudhoe his best fish was 11lb 12ozs. All anglers remember the fishery is a barbless fishery at all times.

ALDIN GRANGE LAKES (0191 3846090): Best patterns: Buzzers in black or orange, green bloodworm, diawl bach, GRHE, foam back beetles and daddies, with a standard cats whisker or a cats in black and green the best of the lure patterns.

JUBILEE LAKES (01388 772611): Best patterns: Cats whisker, black or white nomads, GRHE, gold head daddies, wicked white buzzer, bloodworm and damsels. Best fish: 16lb 8ozs by Esh Winning angler Clive Newby. RA: 2.8.

BEAMISH LAKES (07956 811113): Best patterns: Floating line with diawl bach, damsels, GRHE, Corixea, PTN and buzzers.

SLEEKBURN WATER (07932 503811): Re-opens tomorrow. You must now pre-book any session and the fishery is now a traditional fly water including methods and values with no lures allowed. Also limited season tickets are now available which can be tailor-made to your needs. Call Marty at the fishery.

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