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Here! Friday June 28th. Modern tactics for Switch, Scandi Skagit & Spey

Here! Friday June 28th. Modern tactics for Switch, Scandi Skagit & Spey

Many of you were here on our Open Day with John & Jim & wanted more personalised tuition. Well here it is! 10.30am to 2.30pm on Friday 28th June, (week Friday). Cost is £70.00 but the session will be intensive. Max of only eight anglers for the full four hours with Jim Fearn & John Walker. Both are AAPGAI instructors. Jim one of the most experienced salmon instructors while John has a fantastic knowledge of double handed fishing on our local rivers. If you’d like to atten[..]

Categories: Events, Jubilee Lakes, Salmon Casting

Open Day Prize Winners

Open Day Prize Winners

Had a great Open Day. Even the weather was kind. Congratulations to our lucky open day winners. Jordan picked up his Vision Toka Fly Rod and was spotted later in the day on the Tees. Lewis popped in to pick up his Stonfo Kaiman Vice last weekend, I think his grin say it all. Happy tying!Thank you everyone for yet another amazing turn out. Sandra, Dave & Angie[..]

Categories: Anglers Lodge, Events, Jubilee Lakes

Saturday May 18th, 10 until 2pm. Try the Vision/ RIO ranges on our Lakes

Saturday May 18th, 10 until 2pm. Try the Vision/ RIO ranges on our Lakes

Try the Vision/ RIO ranges here. Saturday May 18th, 10am until 2pm. Jim Fearn will be here with Vision Double Hand & Trout Rods. Brought to be tried by you! Jonathan Barnes tying his deadly river patterns and John Walker demonstrating Sea Trout/ Salmon methods for rivers like our local River Wear. Plenty of Special Offers on Tackle plus Two Great Raffle Prizes. There's no need to book and ample free parking. Saturday May 18th 10am to 2pm. Our Address: Jubilee Lakes, Redworth, Nr Darlington. [..]

Categories: Anglers Lodge, Events, Jubilee Lakes

Saturday 18th May 2024 - Tackle, Tying & Techniques

Saturday 18th May 2024. Jim Fearn, AAPGAI & John Walker Jnr will be here demonstrating & advising on RIO/ Vision tackle. Jonathan Barnes will be here teaching how to tie his deadly river patterns PLUS Special offers on RIO/ Vision Tackle PLUS we have a two great raffle prizes - a Vision Trout Fly Rod* for the tackle raffle and a Stonfo Vice for the fly tying raffle. Jim Fearn AAPGAI qualified Master of Single & Double Hand casting and RIO/ Vision Pro-Guide will be here and no-one kno[..]

Categories: Anglers Lodge, Events, Jubilee Lakes, New fly Rods

Tackle shop again - check here for full details.

Tackle shop again - check here for full details.

Latest Lockdown over we can now welcome customers back into the Tackle Shop again. We're opening limited hours - Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 2pm. If you can't make it to the shop and don't want to order here online you can order by phone on a morning on 01388772611 either to arrange delivery or to collect from our gates every day except Sundays. With the end of another lockdown but with the winter approaching we have decided to wait to re-open the Lakes until spring. We’d appre[..]

Categories: Jubilee Lakes, Anglers Lodge, Events, New Tackle

Open Day 11 to 2.30 this Saturday - April Fools Day!!!

Open Day this coming Saturday the 1st of April between 11-2.30. Come to visit us at Jubilee Lakes Anglers Lodge for a FREE day trying some new products from top suppliers. Get some advice from Andrew Sowerby, brand manager for Hardy, Greys & Shakespeare, Jim Williams from Vision Flyfishing, who is bringing the brand new Onki Fly Rod and Jim Fearn, one of the worlds top salmon casters from Rio. Jims going to give us a Switch casting demo around lunchtime on the day. Well worth the visit. Tr[..]

Categories: Anglers Lodge, Events, Jubilee Lakes

Great Day for Trying out Rods & Flylines

Great Day for Trying out Rods & Flylines

If you were looking for a new fly rod or wanted to match a new flyline you couldn’t have picked a better day. Blue skies, hardly a breath of wind and we had a massive range of rods & lines to try out. Our thanks to all who attended the day on Saturday and for Jim Fearn & Jim Wilson from Rio & Vision at Guide Fly Fishing, image above, & Andrew Sowerby from Hardy, Greys, below. Hope to see you all again same time, same place next year & hopefully same weather![..]

Categories: Anglers Lodge, Events, Jubilee Lakes

This Saturday - Andrew Sowerby from Hardy, Greys - demoing their rods & lines

This Saturday - Andrew Sowerby from Hardy, Greys - demoing their rods & lines

Andrew has been the brand manager for Hardy's for many years. The image above was taken at the weekend with Andrew (centre) with two anglers giving the Greys rods a try. He'll be bringing his expertise here this Saturday to help advise, if you want advice, on choice of rod, how to match lines and how to balance your outfit. He'll have plenty of rods available for you to try for yourself. Below, Andrew in the Ukraine fishing the Steamflex Plus which he reckons is the most adaptable river rod desi[..]

Categories: Anglers Lodge, Events, Jubilee Lakes

Try out Rods & Lines from Hardy, Vision, Greys, Rio & Shakespeare at Jubilee Lakes. April 9th

Try out Rods & Lines from Hardy, Vision, Greys, Rio & Shakespeare at Jubilee Lakes. April 9th

Fly Rods & Lines from Hardy, Vision, Greys, Rio & Shakespeare will be available to try here on the water at Jubilee Lakes. Not to be missed - if you've ever bought a rod without trying it you will know why this is such an important event. Match lines to your own rod, try new rods or look for a complete new outfit. Decide for yourself or for advice Andrew Sowerby, brand manager from Hardy, Greys & Shakespeare and Jim Fearn from Rio & Vision, one of the worlds top salmon casters, w[..]

Categories: Events, Jubilee Lakes, Anglers Lodge