Poaching and Illicit Activity

Angling Trust Illegal fishing information

Suspect poaching or other illicit activity? If YOU see someone is fishing illegally or killing and taking fish YOU need to report it. It’s YOUR fish that they are stealing. Its no good moaning about it on Facebook. If it’s a crime in progress DIAL 999  If YOU don’t do it who will? We need every incident to be reported, its the only way that we can get anything done about it. IF IT’S NOT REPORTED – IT DIDN’T HAPPEN! The other option is to report online at https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/report-it This is usually much quicker than calling 101 and you should Continue reading Poaching and Illicit Activity

Fishing times

Please remember, the hours of access to fisheries are agreed with the landowners, fishing outside of these times could jeopardise the fishing rights for ALL club members. Most of our waters allow fishing from 05:00hrs to 22:00hrs with a 15 minute allowance for tackling up. Some waters have a more restricted access, please check the club rules for each water before fishing. Your yearbook and the club website have details for each fishery.

Coppice Pond Closure

Coppice Pond

Coppice pond will be closed to pleasure anglers on the morning of Sunday 23rd June whilst a match is in progress. All members welcome to fish after the match has ended, approximately 2 to 3 pm. If you would like to fish the match contact Adi Newman on 07783 332705.


Bingley Angling Club, Wray Wood, Top Limit

PLEASE NOTE – There is a new fence at the top of the length marking the boundary, It is to the downstream side of the bridge across to Flint Mill. The fence cuts across the field and meets up with the bottom end of the concrete and stone wall which runs down from the weir.   Where this fence meets the wall is the UPPER LIMIT for fishing on a Bingley Angling Club book. No fishing is allowed upstream of this point   The strip of the wall and grass between the fence and the bridge is PRIVATE LAND! Members Continue reading WRAY WOOD 2019

Rye Loaf litter pick update

Meet for this Saturdays’ Aire River Trust litter pick will be at the gates of Dowley Gap Household Waste Reclamation Centre at 10AM (latecomers are advised that there will be parking available at the bottom of the slip road on the left hand side as you drive through the gates). Volunteers are advised to wear boots and warm clothing – litter pickers, gloves, bags and hot drinks will be provided by the organisers. Contact nick.milsom@aireriverstrust.org.uk for more information. The next litter pick will be on April 20th we will post more info on that event as soon as possible.

Aire Rivers Trust Litter Picks

The latest Aire Rivers Trust litter pick is this Saturday 24th March at Charlestown, meet at 10 am at the “eastern end of Dockfield Road” (Shipley) – by the viaduct and Woodbottom footbridge. Boots and warm working clothes are advised but gloves, litter pickers, bags (and tea, coffee and biscuits) will be provided. There will be another litter pick at Rye Loaf Meadow, Bingley on April 7th, and one on the 20th April at another site. We will post further details on these events as soon as we have them, or you can contact the organiser nick.milsom@aireriverstrust.org.uk for more information.