Monster Canal Carp Snared

Michael Nuttall had a whopping Common Carp esitmated at 25lb from a Bingley Canal Stretch this week. He had previously caught the carp 3 years ago when its weight was 22lb. The carp was caught on a Bingley Canal Stretch – in Michael’s own words: ” I was fishing on pole that day. I had bagged  4 nice bream all around the 4 lb Mark and noticed carp moving around on the far bank so I set up a carp rod but only used a plummet as lead as I thought my bigger leads would spook them . I used a 4 Continue reading Monster Canal Carp Snared

Barbel Stocking Dec 2009

The River Aire has been stocked with Barbel last week – 500 Barbel were introduced to the River Aire at Myrtle Park, Bingley. Although the river condition was up at the time – it was not as bad as it has been during Novembers never ending rain. All the Barbel seemed to happliy swim off into the river and we are pleased to report that at the time there were no upturned bellies! The Barbel were 6-8 inches in length and about a year old. They were stocked by the EA . All the barbel have been marked with a Continue reading Barbel Stocking Dec 2009

First Time Angler Catches Monster Trout on River Aire

Its been a while since weve seen anything like this come out of local rivers ! A 7 1/2 lb Brown Trout was caught by a first time Angler in the River Aire – Bingley Length. Novice angler – Brendan Bailey  , 23, caught the ‘zoo creature’  after purchasing a starter kit from KL Tackle , Keighley and a Bingley Angling Club Yearbook. He has been recovering from a serious accident some years ago and had to have the assistance of a friend to land the fish which took more than 1/2 hour to get in. The  fish fell to a maggot on the feeder Continue reading First Time Angler Catches Monster Trout on River Aire