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Welcome to Yarm Angling Limited.
We have over 5 miles of prime fishing on the River Tees around the historic town of Yarm, and we have 1 mile of water on the middle Tees at Bowl Hole (Low Middleton). The fishing at Yarm is mainly for the good stocks of bream, roach, perch, chub, dace and pike. The Bowl Hole area is mainly chub, barbel, bream, perch, dace, roach, trout and grayling. We also have the 5-acre Halnaby Lake containing bream, carp (to mid-double figures), roach, perch, and a few tench, chub and barbel,  and Turlwick Pond containing tench (to 7lbs), bream, roach, carp, F1 carp, ide and perch. These stillwaters have been protected against otters and have private off-road car parks.
Most pegs on both stillwaters and on the Yarm pegs on the river have sturdy, plastic platforms installed to make the fishing even more comfortable and safe.
For more details of these waters visit our venues page.

There is no waiting list for new membership,  follow this link for details of membership costs and how to join. 

Yarm Angling have possibly the biggest match calendar in the area, with good payouts at individual matches and for the overall club championship which is run across the whole season. There is also a Golden Peg fund running for qualifying club matches, currently worth £500.   Follow this link to the match calendar, and this link to find out more about matches and the championship

Day tickets are available for non-members (£3 for the river and £6 for the stillwaters), but they must be accompanied by a member and the tickets purchased in advance from the clubhouse (open 7.00 p.m to 11.00 p.m. daily except Saturday). Contact the clubhouse for more details (01642 786444).

We are also one of the few clubs in the country to have our own licenced clubhouse, including meeting room facilities, which is open daily (except Saturdays) from 7:00 p.m.

IF YOU WANT TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR ANY REASON PLEASE CONTACT THE CLUB THROUGH LETTER OR EMAIL. THIS COULD AVOID YOU HAVING TO RE-PAY THE JOINING FEE  IF YOU DECIDE TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP IN THE FUTURE.

Our book, “The History of Yarm Angling Club”, written by Mike Broadley, was issued free to all members and was well received. New members will also receive a free copy and additional copies can be purchased for £5.00 from the Clubhouse and CAC & DAC tackle shops.

Members of Yarm Angling Limited must also be members of the Association of Teesside and District Angling Clubs (ATDAC), giving access to a further 8 miles of Middle Tees water and a couple of stillwaters. YarmAangling Limited are also a member of the Lower Tees Angling Association (LTAA), with access to about 2 miles of the Lower Tees at Bowesfield. Note that this LTAA water is used for several small matches each year, click here for a list of dates.

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As a result of gates being left unlocked at the track down to the stretch at Ken Harker's farm (pegs 1 to 18), and a suspicion that at least some of the walkers and dog walkers know our combination, we have replaced the combination padlocks there with key-operated padlocks. 
Northumbrain Water have also re-instated the locks on their gate at Wards Lane (pegs 19 to 60), so we have also fitted a new key-operated padlock there.
The new padlocks will take the ATDAC key.

If you do not already have an ATDAC key and want to fish these pegs, please purchase a key either from the clubhouse or from Darlington or Cleveland Angling Centre shops.
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MAINTENANCE WORK ON YARM AND ATDAC FISHERIES

Farmers and gamekeepers have reported continuing problems with suspected poaching as well as theft of farm property.

Whilst we as fishermen enjoy the right to roam the river bank and cast a line, the sight of somebody wandering around without fishing tackle isn’t allowed (our rights are to fish) and can sometimes set alarm bells ringing.

The legality is that maintenance work including the trimming of trees and clearance of access paths should be agreed with the farmer or landowner prior to any work being carried out. There are also potential implications regarding insurance cover for members acting independently on unapproved maintenance.

Occasionally there have been reports of members on the river bank who don’t have fishing tackle but they were believed to be in fact carrying out well intentioned maintenance work.

We do not want to discourage this, far from it, all help is much appreciated. However, this needs to be done properly and the right people informed beforehand of your expected presence and activities.

 Dick Sidgwick Tel 07870680953 and Paul Richmond Tel 07815818030 plan and carry out regular work on the river bank, liaising with the farmers or landowners to ensure that we do not cause them any problems.

To preserve good relations we request anybody planning or wishing to help with work on the river bank to please speak to Dick or Paul beforehand.

All offers of help will be very welcome.