Cubs enjoy session at Chatton
|Felton Cubs who had a good evening session at Chatton fishery.
FELTON Cubs visited Chatton fishery last week. They watched as Chatton lake was stocked and then
had casting tuition, followed by a fishing session. Two of the Cubs caught fish - Max Moody (aged nine) was the first to land
a fish, followed by Yeverin Lobb (also nine), who also brought a good rainbow to the net despite the challenging conditions,
with the wind changing directions throughout the evening. The fishery would like to thank Chatton Ladies Angling Club Level
2 Instructors Alison Anderson (www.aliflyfishing.co.uk) and Dawn Dixon and Chatton Ladies member Jan Robinson for all their help on the evening. Fishery report.
at the WIGFiC presentation are the Northumbrian Water team (front row, from left) Trevor Fenwick, Andrew Scott and Alistair
Baker and (back row, from left) Peter Pattinson, Dr David Smoker of ACO Water Management,
Brian Lillie, Kevin Pick and David Kent, former Systems Manager for Severn Trent Water and a current Angling Trust Board member.
NW top water company in WIGFiC
from Northumbrian Water were the top water company team at the national Water Industry Game Fishing Championships (WIGFiC).
The team of six finished second out of 14 teams and narrowly
missed out on first place, which was taken by Natural Resources Wales.
Three of the Northumbrian Water team finished in the top 10 and all team members landed fish in the competition,
which was hosted by Severn Trent Water and fished by 80 anglers at Draycote reservoir, near Rugby on Saturday.
The match is open to all big water and sewerage companies,
the Environment Agency regions and its Head Office, Natural Resources Wales, the Association of Rivers Trusts and the Canal
and Rivers Trust.
Northumbrian Water’s Andrew Scott
from Wearhead finished in sixth place, Peter Pattinson from Newcastle was seventh and Alistair Baker from Stanley weighed
in 10th, with all three earning a time bonus by completing their eight-fish limit before the competition ended.
ACO Water Management were the event’s main sponsor supported byGreys of Alnwick.
Alistair Baker, team captain, said: "It’s
a real achievement to be the leading water company and to have landed such a significant success against a very strong field
of experienced and expert anglers from throughout England and Wales."
Boudicca set to start Rosyth
FRED. Olsen Cruise Lines (FOCL)’s 880-guest
ship Boudicca starts her cruise season from Rosyth on June 1, with a seven-night Norwegian Fjords sailing.
In all, FOCL has six cruises from Rosyth onboard Boudicca in 2015 – two more than in 2014. There will be seven
cruises from Rosyth in 2016, including a new Five Night Norwegian Fjords sailing.
year’s cruises include a seven-night Scottish Highlands & Islands adventure, a 12-night
Norway and Arctic sailing, which includes stunning scenic cruising and a crossing of the Arctic Circle, and a
13-night Scandinavia & St. Petersburg cruise.
FOCL sales and marketing director
said: “Boudicca’s forthcoming cruise season from Rosyth builds upon Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’
already close relationship with this convenient, regional port. Our ship Black Watch enjoyed a successful
cruise season from here last year, which is why we have increased our cruise calls from four to six for 2015.
increase in turnaround calls from Rosyth showcases our commitment to the Port and enables us to offer our loyal guests in Scotland more variety in duration and destination when
they are choosing their next ex-Rosyth Fred. Olsen cruise.”
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Enjoy the best of the fjords
Fred. Olsen Cruise
Lines (FOCL) has
launched The Best Fjords of Norway, brochure showcasing 20 outstanding Norwegian sailings on offer in its 2016/17
From a Five-Night
Fjords cruise, sailing from Newcastle on 21 May or May 26, 2016 to an eight-night Norwegian
Fjords and the Orkney Isles’ sailing from Greenock (Glasgow) on July
15, 2016, there is no better way to take in one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena than a scenic fjords cruise on FOCL’s smaller ships – from £100 per person,
FOCL sales and marketing director, said:
“At Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, we recognise
that the reason that guests book a fjords cruise is to actually see the fjords, so the scenic cruising element is just as
important – if not more important – than the port calls themselves.
don’t just take our guests from port to
port, we devote much more time to showcasing the
winding fjords, sheer mountainsides and thundering
waterfalls, including intercoastal passageways
that can only be cruised by smaller-size ships. We deviate away from the direct route in order to reach the very best of the
fjordland – much of which has its own story to tell – and your
camera will be just as busy on sea days as it is ashore.”
In addition to the May sailings from Newcastle, there will be the seven-night Fred’s Favourite
Fjords cruises sailing from the Tyne on June 11, 2016 and July 23, 2016 and the seven-night Scenic Railways & Phenomenal
Fjords cruise, which sails on August 27, 2016. More FOCL news on Travel and Travel 2
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