Author: Cliff

Purdey Awards

Newcastle Wildfowlers Association are proud to be part of the team that won bronze at the 2017 Purdey Awards for game and conservation at a ceremony in London on Thursday 23rd November. The award was presented to the Lindisfarne Wildfowl Management Group run by representatives from Natural England, local wildfowling clubs, and BASC. The awards application was based on the valuable data provided by the Wildfowlers and the warden, Colin Teago, and how that information becomes part of the annual report provided by BASC. This in turn, provides evidence for the on-going sustainable management of wildfowling at Lindisfarne and...

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AGM 2017

Newcastle Wildfowlers Held its 57th annual general meeting at the Highlander pub, Belsay on Friday 3rd November. It was with regret that Robin Lambert resigned from position as chairman. Ken Ball has now taken that post. Nickel Watson is now Honorable secretary....

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Canada Geese shooting

Due to the concern of a local farmer about Canada Geese feeding on his winter wheat, Newcastle Wildfowlers were invited for a morning flight on Sunday 17th September. A satisfying bag was achieved, and the morning proved an excellent learning opportunity for members who had not done any inland goose shooting before.  ...

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