PLEASE NOTE! As of 10/08/2016 the club no longer holds angling rights for Eldwick compensation reservoir.
Date for your diaries! Tuesday 2nd August 5.30pm onwards – Working party at Coppice Pond. All welcome – your help will be appreciated. A number of jobs to do, The primary one being restoration of the two missing floating islands that mark off the fish refuges. If anyone is keen on and good at fibreglass repairs, we could do with the boat fixing up in advance of the day. It has a small hole in the hull and takes on a little water. Please contact any committee member to arrange this – numbers in your book or here
An attempt will be made to reduce the weed problem at Coppice Pond. There will be a work party on the evening of Tuesday 7th June, all welcome. Meet at 6pm on the bank, waders or wellies would be helpful but not essential. Rakes and wheelbarrows may be useful. The more bodies helping, the easier and quicker the job will be.
Improvements to your angling environment at Coppice Pond. The aim is to complete fencing around the far side of the pond, creating enclosed areas to protect planting of new shrubs. When completed it should help prevent unnecessary access to the water in the areas where the vegetation has been trampled and stripped leaving naked banks. Access to pegs will be maintained. We need your help to complete this work. There are a few work party dates for Coppice Pond work parties over the next few months all Sundays. January 17th (This week) February 7th, February 28th, and 20th March. Planting Continue reading Can You Help?
This years AGM will start at 8.00pm prompt on Tuesday 10th November 2015 at The Ryshworth Club, Crossflatts, Binlgley BD16 2HB All proposals must be submitted in writing to the club secretary by Saturday 31st October, along with details of the proposer and seconder. The meeting will be followed with a pie & peas supper 🙂
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.