North East Fresh Water Fishing

Traditionally our site has largely concentrated on Sea angling. After requests from many of our site readers we have decided to add some information on fresh water fishing in the area.  Below is a list of articles about fresh water fishing in the north east of England. Many of these articles are written by members of our site and we are eternally grateful to the site contributors who have taken the time to provide us with these wonderful articles and pictures. If you feel you would like to contribute an article or images to our site then please get in touch via the email address at the bottom of this page.

Fishing On The Yorkshire Esk

river esk salmon rishingFishing on the Yorkshire Esk was kindly written by our fishing forum member “Bucko”. This wonderful article details the angling to be had from Yorkshires only salmon river. The river Esk winds its way through the North Yorks Moors and unrivalled fishing can be had from some of the most picturesque countryside in the country. To read more about Salmon and sea trout fishing on the Yorkshire Esk please click here


Fresh Water Fishing Forum

fresh water fishing forum

If you enjoy chatting about your catches, wish to swap tactics or pick up hints and tips then our fresh water forum is the place for you. Here you can discuss a diversity of interesting topics such as : Trout fishing, Which spinners to use for Salmon, and many others. Or if you just want to read the views of other north east fresh water anglers then that’s fine too as our fishing forum is open to guests who just want to browse through the topics. To visit our fresh water fishing forum click here


Fresh Water Fishing Links

fresh water fishing linksThis area of our site is dedicated to sites that our readers may find useful. Here you will find an elaborate list of links to fresh water fishing sites within our region. Links included within this section include those to the websites of : Lockwood Beck, Billingham Angling Club, Darlington Fly Fishers, Raker Lakes, Willow Fishery, Saclby Beck, Scarborough Mere, Oaks Sessy, Wykhome Lakes, :indholme Lakes. To visit our fresh water links section please click here.


Scaling Dam

scaling damScaling Dam is an excellent fishery for local trout anglers. This reservoir is stocked weekly with rainbows and is also home to a population of brown trout and pike. At Scaling Dam there is an excellent angling shop. The reservoir has excellent disabled angling facilities at the west end and easy access right around the parameter for anglers of all abilities. Bait and fly fishing techniques are welcomed here. For information on fishing Scaling Dam please click here