The Trout fishing season is officially open from tomorrow 25/03 in the Yorkshire Bylaw areas. As of 25th March at 05:00hrs the club waters that you can fish for trout only until 16th June, are: Newsolme Dean Beck River Aire River Nidd River Swale PLEASE NOTE: River Wharfe – CLOSED – Wray Wood, Boston Spa is now classified as a coarse fishery and will remain CLOSED until 16th June. Permissible Baits On waters where the coarse fish close season applies, during the coarse fish close season you can only use: natural or artificial fly, minnow, worm, shrimp, prawn, sand eel Continue reading Trout Season Opens Tomorrow!
Close season begins 15 March 2021 – Coarse fish Last year saw a significant increase in the number of anglers, with many taking the opportunity to try fishing for the first time or after some years. This is great news for angling and we hope those new or returning to the sport are enjoying it. We want to take this opportunity to make those new to the sport aware of the coarse fish close season which starts soon. This is a period when fishing is not allowed on rivers, streams, drains and on some canals and some protected stillwaters. Continue reading Closed Season – Coarse Fish
UPDATE as of 7th Jan 2021 It is now permitted to go fishing LOCALLY PLEASE be mindful and comply with GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS. It only takes a few anglers breaking the rules to get us all stopped! All angling waters to close as of midnight tonight 5th Jan 2021 Until further notice. Covid-19 Statement from the Angling Trust on the national lockdown rules UPDATE – January 5, 2021 Whilst the regulations have not yet been published we have been informed this evening by the Cabinet Office that the Government have taken the decision that fishing in England will not Continue reading Covid 19 – Lockdown 3
2021 Yearbooks have arrived from the printers. They will be distributed and available from our agents and online shop. If you order your yearbook online and wish to fish before your book arrives, remember to print out your Paypal receipt email and carry it with you as proof of purchase. Membership runs for a calendar year – ALL memberships expire on 31st December of the year printed on the Yearbook cover.
Lockdown 2 – Can we still go fishing? In short – YES! You may go fishing on your own or with 1 other person, and travelling a short distance is deemed allowable for this purpose. However please be aware of social distancing rules. What is a short distance? 1mile? 5 miles? 10 miles? The angling trust are seeking clarity? Will tackle shops be allowed to open? It seems that they may be allowed to operate a “Click and Collect” service, check with your local tackle shop. See link below to detail on Angling Trust website. Final details on restrictions etc Continue reading Covid 19 – Lockdown 2