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Witton Castle Lakes report w/e 23rd August

Temperatures have fallen dramatically over the past week at Witton Castle Lakes, this has given anglers greater success on the waters with some much improved sporting action. Visiting numbers remained at average for the time of year with many anglers taking to the rivers in search sea trout and salmon.

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Willington Angling Club – K.D.Johnson Memorial Cup

Willington & District Angling Club held their annual competition for the K.D.Johnson Memorial Cup at Witton Castle Lakes yesterday. Although the winds were mighty strong all the competitors enjoyed a great days fishing on the lakes. The trophy, which goes to the angler with the heaviest 3-fish bag, was won this year by Norman Fletcher with a total bag weight of 6.9lb. It was a close run competition as Eric Johnson came in second with a total weight of 6.7lb and in 3rd place was Eric Clegg with 6.5lb.


1st Place – Norman Fletcher






2nd Place – Eric Johnson









3rd Place – Eric Clegg


Witton Castle Lakes report w/e 16th August

Much improved conditions over the week at Witton Castle Lakes gave anglers some good sporting action with some decent catches to talk about. In particular was F.Walton who caught four beautiful 4.5lb brown trout and A.Grabham who landed an impressive, hard fighting 5lb rainbow.

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Witton Castle Lakes report w/e 9th August

Witton Castle Lakes saw a marked improvement in visitor numbers over the last week, thanks mainly to the change in weather conditions. Although numbers were no doubt also boosted by our first week of later opening.

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