Rogues Gallery - Some Fish and Fishermen!


To start things off there are some club members you might see on the beach. This and the next couple of pages will give you an idea of the quality of fish and fishing available in and around Newbiggin - and further afield!

 

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From left to right - Billy Foster with the catch that won him the Bedlington Evening Open; Bob Ferguson with the catch that placed him in the CIU Open; Dave Swift, winner of the last ever CIU Open with 3 codling from Cresswell; Tony Taylor with another quality cod from the Beacons

 

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Garry Tully with 3 quality fish caught during the Whitley Bay Open; Liam Smith won the junior section of the Amble Open with these 6 flounders; Mich Heslop with 9 pounder, part of the catch that won the Ship Xmas Open; Steven Smith with an 8lb bag from Hadston

 

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Sam Smith with a Starry Smoothound from Balcary; David Greatrex with an excellent 8 pounder caught during a recent competitions; Rob Thirlwell with 2 cod caught during the Buccaneer Open; Antony Eke with his catch from one of the recent Opens

 

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Dave Swift with a 5lb 10oz pollack caught during comp in 2015; next is a smashing photo of Joe Dent 83 years and Liam Smith 8 years taken at the time of the 2011 Amble Open, then David Triplow with two excellent codling caught in Jan '16. Finally on this row Joe Lindsay with an enourmous, 40+ lb cod caught on a trip to Norway in 2017. Wow.

 

Graham Foster with an excellent catch that won the Frankie Oldham memorial.