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Witton Castle Lakes is closed to visiting anglers until further notice. Details of opening dates and times for club members will be published on the BADAC website in the members area.

We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause but anglers  interested in fishing at the Lakes or assisting in their operation are encouraged to take out membership.


Witton Castle Lakes report w/e 26th November

This is the final report for the 2016 season from Witton Castle Lakes trout fishery for the week ending 26th November – a week that saw a big drop in temperatures with some minor icing over of the lakes.

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Angling Club – 2017 Membership

Bishop Auckland District Angling Club are now taking memberships for the 2017 season. Would any interested parties please contact the club membership secretary via email on:

Membership fees for the the 2017 season can be found on the ‘Membership’ page on the club’s website:

Grayling season tickets for all BADAC waters valid from November 1st 2016 to March 15th 2017 are available from “Fish Pal” for £35.00. The grayling fishing is fly only, catch and release with barbless hooks.

Witton Castle Lakes report w/e 19th November

After an extremely quiet previous week Witton Castle Lakes welcomed 12 dedicated anglers this last week who braved the cold temperatures to fish the lakes. With the going very hard they saw limited success with bag numbers kept into single figures.

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