Angel of the North Fishing Lakes

Bassetts Lookout, Birtley, DH3 1RF, Durham, United Kingdom

Angel of the North Fishing Lakes are set in 64 acres of farm land in County Durham, near Gateshead, Tyne
and Wear, surrounded by traditional hay meadows and lovely countryside
yet right by the A1. The fishery offers two fantastic mixed coarse lakes and a carp lake, together with excellent facilities. The complex is run by the Code of Angling Best Practice and fish welfare AA rules to enable coarse anglers to enjoy safe, relaxed angling.

Carp to 8lb
Tench to 4lb

Address: Bassetts Lookout, Birtley, DH3 1RF, Durham, United Kingdom

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paul - Reviewed 12nd Sep 2022 at 10:34am

I fished 3 or 4 times best bag 250lb 37 carp on pole all ok i love it so happy days for me

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norm - Reviewed 28th Jun 2020 at 4:48pm

I love this place. don't listen to others. if you follow the rules you will be fine. Basically have an unhooking mat. Don't use bread. Use a 15" hook link on the feeder/bomb. No method feeder. Apart from that then no different than anywhere else. Don't let people that just don't want to follow rules put you off. Expect at least 150lb of fish in the summer on the Angel lakes pellets banded

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John Whittington - Reviewed 18th Jun 2020 at 4:57pm

I’ve been fishing here 2 times, and the owner is crazy, wanted to check my landing net, forced me to buy a landing mat or she wouldn’t let me fish, she checked all my bait, then to top it all of me and my friend weren’t allowed to fish the pond we wanted to for reasons unknown and were made to fish the mixed pond, we then Later got wrong For keeping fish out the water to long, she new because she had been watching us all day on camera, she told us to our faces, Listen I might not be the best or the most professional fisherman in the world but we honestly tried to follow her rules on both occasions needless to say we won’t be returning which is a shame as it’s actually fishing wise probably the best water in the north east by quiet some distance

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David - Reviewed 6th Nov 2019 at 12:04pm

If hitler ran a fishery this would be it, rules on top of rules, wanting to check your bags to see what bait you've got, watching you on camera to make sure youre not doing anything they like, Ive seen the owner come running out of her hut to shout at someone for handling a fish and not using a net and telling him to leave,

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