Free family fishing fun day tomorrow

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A FREE family fishing fun day will place at the Glass Centre tomorrow (11am-4pm).

It promises to be great fun for everyone no matter your level of expertise.

Qualified angling coaches will be on hand and there will be lots of other things going on for those not wanting to fish to do.

More information is available from Dave on 07854 239715.

The next Rutherford’s Cono-flex sweepstake takes place this Sunday (1-5pm) at the Glass Centre (further down on the prom). Entry is £10 with 100 per cent payout.

That same day, there is a junior crab fishing competition also at the Glass Centre (1-3pm). Entry is free, with handlines and bait provided. There are two age groups – up to 12 years and 13 to 17 years, with prizes for each category. Registration is at noon at the venue.

More information is available from Sam Harris on 0191 5184561.

Tuesday’s Ryhope SAC’s sweepstake is at the Glass Centre (7-10pm).

Wednesday’s Fisherman’s Locker competition will take place at South Shields Pier (7-10pm). Entry is £10 with 100 per cent payout. Anglers should meet at the pier gates at 6.30pm.

Dates for the diary include the Seaton Sluice Open, which takes place on Sunday, September 14 (11.30am-3.30pm). Entry is £13 all classes (juniors £3).

Boundaries are Tynemouth Pier to Seahouses South Pier. Registration (9-11am) is at Bank House Club, Newbiggin (NE64 6NU). More details are available from Micky on 07974 369897.

The Newbiggin Open will take place on Sunday, September 28 (10am-2pm). More details next week.