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Weekly Reports

Witton Castle Lakes will open from 8.00am for ticket sales and fishing commences at 8.15am – for closing times please see the clock in the fishing lodge.

The fishery officer can be contacted on 01388 488691 or 07579 000 551

2015 Fishing Reports

Monthly report for January – Swans rescued

Monthly report for February – 2015 season preparations


Report for opening day – 7th March

Weekly report – w/e 14th March – Busy opening week

Weekly report – w/e 21st March – Mixed weather and an eclipse

Weekly report – w/e 28th March – Windy conditions


Weekly report – w/e 4th April – Extreme weather week

Weekly report – w/e 11th April – The boys in blue visit

Weekly report – w/e 25th April – Prolific hatches


Weekly report – w/e 2nd May – Hatches continue

Weekly report – w/e 9th May – High catch rates

Weekly report – w/e 16th May – Junior Troutmasters

Weekly report – w/e 23rd May – Made in Tyne & Wear

Weekly report – w/e 30th May – Lodge break-in


Weekly report – w/e 6th June – Northumberland Draw Winners

Weekly report – w/e 13th June – Big Fish Week

Weekly report – w/e 20th June – Quiet week

Weekly report – w/e 27th June – Hard going

2014 Fishing Reports


Report for Opening Day – 1st March

Weekly report – w/e 8th March – Start to the season

Weekly report – w/e 15th March – Wednesday re-stocking

Weekly report – w/e 22nd March – Strong wind conditions

Weekly report – w/e 29th March – BADAC Membership vacancies


Weekly report – w/e 5th April – A visit by the Boys in Blue

Weekly report – w/e 12th April – Roy’s rod saved from the lake

Weekly report – w/e 19th April – Troutmasters fish-off

Weekly report – w/e 26th April – Country Sports Experience


Weekly report – w/e 3rd May – Wickham Rotary Club

Weekly report – w/e 10th May – Friday downpour

Weekly report – w/e 17th May – Hatches on both lakes

Weekly report – w/e 24th May – Late opening trial

Weekly report – w/e 31st May – All Night Event


Weekly report – w/e 7th June – Late night Saturday trial

Weekly report – w/e 14th June – Trinity House visit

Weekly report – w/e 21st June – Humid conditions

Weekly report – w/e 28th June – All Night Fishing reminder


Weekly report – w/e 5th July – Late opening August

Weekly report – w/e 12th July – Dr Chester’s Trophy

Weekly report – w/e 19th July – Olly Shepherd reminder

Weekly report – w/e 26th July – Lakes weeding


Weekly report – w/e 2nd August – Late opening in August

Weekly report – w/e 9th August – Improved conditions

Weekly report – w/e 16th August – W&DAC to visit

Weekly report – w/e 23rd August – Final week of late opening

Weekly report – w/e 30th August – Improved weather conditions


Weekly report – w/e 6th September – Planned all night session

Weekly report – w/e 13th September – Unseasonable weather

Weekly report – w/e 20th September – Free advice

Weekly report – w/e 27th September – Driest for 50 years


Weekly report – w/e 4th October – Tommy Carr

Weekly report – w/e 11th October

Weekly report – w/e 25th October – Opening through November


Weekly report – w/e 1st November – Winter opening times

Weekly report – w/e 8th November – Late season action

Weekly report – w/e 15th November – Buzzer hatches and Weed cutting

Weekly report – w/e 22nd November – Brilliant blood worm

Weekly report – w/e 29th November – End of the 2014 season

2013 Fishing Reports


Report w/e 10th March

Report w/e 16th March

Report w/e 30th March


Report w/e 20th April

Report w/e 27th April


Report w/e 4th May

Report w/e 11th May

Report w/e 18th May

Report w/e 25th May


Report w/e 1st June

Report w/e 8th June

Report w/e 15th June

Report w/e 22nd June

Report w/e 29th June


Report w/e 6th July

Report w/e 13th July

Report w/e 20th July

Report w/e 27th July


Report w/e 3rd August

Report w/e 10th August

Report w/e 17th August

Report w/e 24th August

Report w/e 31st August


Report w/e 7th September

Report w/e 14th September

Report w/e 21st September

Report w/e 28th September


Report w/e 5th October

Report w/e 12th October

Report w/e 26th October


Report w/e 2nd November

Report w/e 9th November

Report w/e 16th November

Report w/e 23rd November


November Reports

The lakes report w/e 10/11/12 read more

The lakes report w/e 3/11/12 read more

October Reports

Wet and windy at the lakes report w/e 20/10/2012 read more

September Reports

Witton host Junior Talent Pathway event report w/e 2/09/2012 read more

August Reports

Start of Supper Sunday report w/e 26/08/2012 read more

Team Witton Lakes Fishing report w/e 5/08/2012 read more

July Reports

Anglers go for gold w/e 29/07/2012 read more

Lakes are being stocked and daily weed cut w/e 22/07/2012 read more

More fish above 4lb stocked and weed cut w/e 15/07/2012 read more

Great weekend at the lakes, read about events w/e 1/07/2012 read more

June Reports 

Launch of the 4 hour day ticket read more

Unseasonal June weather affects anglers sport. Report w/e 24/06/2012 read more

Adams olive zonker wins the match with a 7lb beauty. Report w/e 10/06/2012 read more

Anglers jubilant after West Lake success Report w/e 3/06/2012 read more

May Reports 

Some Superb bags at Witton Castle Lakes this week. Report w/e 6/05/2012 read more

Senior anglers lead the way. Report w/e 13/05/2012 read more

Weather improves catches. Report w/e 20/05/2012 read more

Juniors shine at Witton Castle Lakes. Report w/e 27/05/2012 read more

April Reports

Mixed week with mixed bags. Report w/e 08/04/2012 read more

Conditions on average were favourable. Report w/e 15/04/2012 read more

Catch rates for anglers increase. Report w/e 22/04/2012 read more

Wettest April on record, angles still catching fish. Report w/e 29/04/2012 read more

March Reports

Summer sun, happy anglers. Report w/e 25/03/2012 read more

Sport unaffected as catches boom. Report w/e 01/04/2012 read more

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