From 6am Wednesday 13th May 2020. Club waters to re-open with the following provisos. Please follow government and Angling trust guidance re: social distancing; safety; etc. You must be in possession of your club membership book and Environment Agency Licence, while fishing. There is an increased likelihood that these will be checked. NO Day Tickets – until further notice. Canal open but only if safe to fish and still give a clear space beyond 2m for people to pass (i.e. at least 3m behind you). Do not fish in close proximity to moored boats. Still Waters Open Continue reading COVID-19 update – fishing to restart.
2020 Yearbooks will soon be with us from the printers. As soon as they arrive 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
Angling Trust and Fish Legal have relaunched the Cormorant Watch website so that we can log sightings of Cormorants and Goosanders on club waters, subjected data may help to introduce more effective control measures on fish eating birds which are decimating fish stocks on all UK waters. Further information is available on this page, and the form for logging sightings is here. http://www.anglingtrust.net/page.asp?section=1763§ionTitle=Predation+by+Cormorants+and+Goosanders http://www.cormorantwatch.com/
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 [email protected] (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