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October 30, 2019 End of Season River Coquet and Tyne

The current English Salmon season closes tomorrow 31st October. The current heaviest Salmon recorded so far is 17lb and the best Sea Trout currently stands at 10lb 12oz. However, the River Till season continues until 30th November and is therefore still eligible for Sea Trout and Salmon competition results. Any member wishing to book a […]

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October 30, 2019 Thirston Burn

The blockage in the lower reach on Thirston Burn below the Pipe Bridge has now been cleared. Further investigation upstream will take place over the next few weeks.

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October 17, 2019 Wires at the Tyne

News Article Description: The Wires construction site operated by J N Bentley have given us a new car park and have agreed for us to use the cabin facilities, tea/coffee etc (bring your own milk). Toilet facilities are also provided and of course the NAF expect our members to use in a respectful manner. This […]

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October 17, 2019 Map change

There has been a change of map boundaries and the new map will be reflected on the Maps page. The new map titled Map 4a - River Coquet (revised Oct 19) can be found using the link to River Coquet - Thropton to Rothbury. It is advisable for all anglers to print out a copy […]

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October 4, 2019 Best Sea Trout so far

During the last week, Keith Mather now holds pole position for the largest Sea Trout of the season so far. This fish was weighed, photographed and witnessed then safely returned. The fish weighed 10lb 12oz. The best Brown Trout of the season is now confirmed caught by Davey Smith from Rothbury with a certified weight […]

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September 30, 2019 Northumbria Water - works at Ovingham

Please see following some information from Northumbrian Water in respect of some works being carried out at Ovingham over the next few weeks by their contractors : "On Monday 30th September we will start to introduce a "site set up" in advance of the actual works which commence on 7th October. The work will include […]

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September 3, 2019 New Rule for Federation on River Coquet (October Fishing)

Being mindful of fish preservation and protection. The Federation will apply a new rule (starting this year) that all Salmon and Sea Trout caught in October on the River Coquet must be released. The Federations Coquet waters will therefore be catch and release only for Salmon and Sea Trout for the whole month of October […]

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August 22, 2019 River conditions

All our waters are in perfect condition at the moment, sport has picked up with numbers of Salmon, Grilse, Sea Trout and Brown Trout being caught and safely returned across all rivers.

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August 22, 2019 Brown Trout - Davy Smith

Davy Smith now leads the way for the Best Brown Trout of the season so far! The 3lb fish was safely returned to the Coquet.

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August 20, 2019 NCC works adjacent to River bank Rothbury - Thrum Mill

Please note the NCC intend to carry some works out to a footpath on the northern bank of the Coquet.  The works are to be carried out between the  NCC Yard and Thrum Mill - the work involves the replacement of timber edging over a 200m length of path. NCC are seeking a temporary closure […]

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August 4, 2019 Updated Angling Maps

The Upper Coquet maps that had been omitted from the site are now included on the Angling Maps list for your perusal.

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July 25, 2019 A Brown Trout caught by David Murray

A Brown Trout caught by David Murray at over 3lb in weight will not qualify for the best of the season as it was caught by one of our bailiffs. Never the less, it shows the quality of the fish on the River Coquet.

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