Reminder: Guest Tickets

We have this season introduced Guest Tickets on a trial basis.

The aim is to add a little extra value to your membership by allowing each member two guest tickets per season and so allowing the opportunity to take a friend fishing on our waters. The great opportunity is to introduce someone new to the great world of Game Fishing, maybe learn to cast a fly for the 1st time, but the opportunity is also there to treat a friend to a day’s fishing as your guest.

We imagine that some of these visitors may join the club in due course but it will give everyone the chance to treat a friend or two.

We will review the scheme at the end of the season and all being well at the AGM we will look at continuing in the future.

For full details of how to use the scheme please go to the membership page,


Salmon Run

We are now receiving reports of Salmon catches.

The recent lift in the river level has brought fish through, by all accounts in large numbers. As you might expect fish have been waiting for this fresh water and have made the most of conditions.

We’ve had a very quiet summer while the water has been so low though those who did fish for Trout have reported some excellent fish.

What better time than the present to take a gust to the water.


NORTH EASTERN RAILWAYS ANGLING CLUB we  will be holding a salmon and sea trout fishing  weekend 28th 29th September 2018 on it’s river Tyne and South Tyne waters.

This is on a first come first served basis with 14 places per day available the cost is £50 per day with all monies 100% going to the above charity.

A prize will be awarded for the biggest fish of the weekend… the prize  for up to 2 persons  (maybe more if it’s a family etc) is a day on the famous  Larford Lakes near Stourport, Birmingham to be used anytime including a 6 birth top of the range caravan home on the banks of the lakes owned by club member Phil Briscoe plus free tuition on how to catch prime double figure carp or salmon on his own River Severn water, a fantastic gesture by Phil.

These two  charity days on the Tyne are open to everyone whether beginner or expert or NERAC members who wish to support this by paying, all are invited.

We have instructors and fishing rods for all beginners and safety is upmost so everything is covered. Some of us will be staying overnight in the Station Inn pub Hexham to reduce travel.


If you wish to attend and support this cause Please contact :

Steve Hutchinson-

and the winner is….

Congratulation go to Stuart Pearsall who wins this years KD Johnson Memorial Trophy. Stuart took the prize with a bag of 6lb 8oz. and is seen here receiving the trophy from Eric Johnson.


Our thanks go to the excellent Tunstall Fishery for welcoming W&DAC for the second year and providing an outstanding days fishing. Every rod caught fit and feisty fish on the day, including a number of lovely Brownies all of which were safely returned.

Stuart picked up the Trophy and a very nice bottle of Glenmorangie Single Malt Whisky to polish the day off nicely.

All lines lead to Tunstall

It’s Tunstall Reservoir as the destination for our KD Johnson Memorial Trophy THIS Sunday.

Reports are that the water is low and it is possible to fish the full banks at present, but if you prefer there are 2 boats reserved for us.

And once again we have a bonus prize for the winner with a bottle of Glenmorangie Single Malt Whisky which has been kindly donated.

KDJohnson bench2

See you on Sunday.

Tight Lines.

KD Johnson Trophy

If you are looking to take part in the competition on Sunday August 19th at Tunstall Reservoir please be sure to register your interest with the secretary. Likewise a small number of boats have been provisionally reserved(first come first served) but we really need to confirm these with the fishery so please let us know early.


Drop a quick email to

Prices for the day are #20 for a 4 fish bag then catch and release. Boats an extra fiver.