Would all members wishing to book fishing at East Riddlesden Hall or Eldwick Compensation Reservoir please note that the number you need to call has changed. The new number is 07585584516, apologies to any members who have had difficulty contacting us on the old number recently.
It would seem poaching is on the increase. See this article in the T&A from our friends just up the valley at Keighley Angling Club Very Fishy Activity http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/13507565.VERY_FISHY__Suspicious_riverbank_activity_suggests_an_increase_in_illegal_angling/seen/ Please be vigilant and help protect our waters and our fish stocks by reporting any suspicious activity “To help crack down on unlicensed fishing we urge anyone to report illegal activity by calling 0800 80 70 60.” Please bear in mind your own safety, we do not recommend tackling illegal anglers yourself.
Many local anglers will have been familiar with Bruno Carette a long standing club member who was involved in coaching junior members. A first class matchman, Bruno was an inspirational figure for young anglers and gave many a life long passion for our sport. Bruno passed away on June 19th, Bingley AC sends our deepest sympathy to the Carette family.
Come along and meet us at Bingley show on Saturday 25th July. We will be down next to the river near the old paddling pool by the top of the island. We will have a small display of photographs showing fish caught from Bingley waters and yearbooks will be available to purchase on the day (cash only please) There will be live demonstrations from a number of exhibitors on various aspects of angling. Come and see the bugs and beasties that the fish naturally feed on during a live River-fly monitoring sampling session. You may even see fish being caught from the Continue reading
Would all members please note that we have had two reports of thefts of items from vehicles parked on the estate (both have been vans) over the last couple of weeks. So please don’t leave anything valuable in your vehicle while it’s parked at St. Ives.