There will be a work party at Coppice Pond on Sunday 25th March. If you want to see restocking take place within the next 12 months, please step forward and help us get the work done now. The plan is to make improvements and protection so that aquatic plants can be re-introduced safely away from the ravages of the geese. This will provide shelter for the fish from predators and spawning habitat to allow the fish to breed more successfully. We would also like to do some restocking, but we do not want to do this until we know there Continue reading Work Party Coppice Pond Sunday 25th March
There will be a work party at Coppice Pond on Sunday 7th Jan to improve fish habitat and bankside planting Members are welcome to lend a hand as this is quite a large task The party will be meeting at the pond at 10.00am. Those wanting to lend a hand would be advised to bring waders if possible as some of the work is water based. Please note – there may be some disruption to angling in the areas where the works are being undertaken so do be aware of this when setting of for the days fishing!
This years AGM will start at 8.00pm prompt on Tuesday 14th November 2017 at The Ryshworth Club, Crossflatts, Binlgley BD16 2HB All proposals must be submitted in writing to the club secretary by 31st October, along with details of the proposer and seconder. And claimers for the specimen fish trophy, should also submit their claims with supporting evidence by 31st October. The meeting will be followed with a pie & peas supper 🙂
Two things coming up 1st weekend in April at Coppice Pond! Saturday 1st April (no its not an April fool) At some point between 10am and 2pm a researcher from the University of Leeds will be there to take samples of sedimentation from the lake. Looking for fall out of volcanic ash originating from Iceland. Their small working party will be using an inflatable probably in the shallow end as they only want to take core samples to a depth of 50cm. Sunday 2nd April 10.00am. All members are invited to attend a working party at Coppice Pond. This will Continue reading Coppice Pond April 1st & 2nd
Work is continuing at Coppice pond to improve the bankside environment. In an effort to combat erosion from visitors and assist growth of vegetation, more fencing has been erected and shrubs planted. More work is yet to be done, Next work party is on Sunday 12th March, all welcome to attend and lend a hand from 10am onwards. More pictures are available in the gallery.
Tree felling to reduce flooding on River Aire Also see discussion on the clubs Facebook page here. Go to full article to follow links to Facebook and Yorkshire post. Message from Jonny Grey WIld Trout Trust http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/river-aire-tree-felling-to-boost-flood-protection-1-8321799 Hi Guys, this is the email I have been bleating about tonight on various phones etc. Please can you get your respective clubs committees and galvanize as many members as possible to write to the EA via firstname.lastname@example.org (or tweet @envagencyyne, or both!) and ask why no clubs with fishing rights were consulted, what measures have been taken to ensure instream / aquatic habitat Continue reading Flood defence by Tree Felling on River Aire