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
The 2015 Christmas Cheer match will be held on Sunday 31st January (2016), hopefully on the River Aire in Myrtle Park, the draw will be at 9 am in the car park behind the Ferrands Arms. Please call Tony on 07971 428678 to book a peg.
If members want to get rid of some the Christmas excess, there is a work party at Coppice Pond on Sunday, January 3 from 9.30am. This is to put a fence around the far side to protect planting that will also be done next year. For more information, contact Charlie on 07954-781992 or just turn up on the day. Tools that may be handy to bring with you if you have them – spades, hammers, wire cutters, pliers, post driver, ground auger.
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.