Angling Strains | Bradford Telegraph and Argus

The club was out on each times of the weekend.

On Saturday, the team took on The Oaklands Lake, centered at Forest Lane Fisheries in York.

With the temperature turning and the wind blowing it was likely to be a challenging working day and associates explained it like fishing in the North Sea at occasions.

Success: one Michael H, 36lb 10oz, peg 19 two Shaun Rowley, 24lb 15oz, peg 16.

Sections: Richard K, 21lb 8oz, peg 23 George Taylor, 19lb 13oz, peg two.

The famed spoon pretty much went to Steve Cromie but he was just pipped by Tereza Taylor who experienced 9lb 10oz from peg four.

Sunday was the remaining match of this year's wintertime league and it was the worst temperature the club experienced all sequence, with 14 courageous souls commencing the match.

Only 12 created it to the finish nevertheless.

End result: one John Clarke, 56lb 7oz, peg 14 two Bob Earnshaw, 40lb 11oz, peg 11

Sections: Lee Brahman (Matrix Halifax), 30lb 8oz, peg one Cliff Bacon, 24lb 14oz peg nine Eddie Storie 37lb 7oz peg 19.

All round League Standings: one Eddie Storie two John Clarke three Stuart Oakes four Stuart Waterhouse five Chris Sturgeon.

This 7 days the club head to The Oaks Lakes complicated in Thirsk to fish on the Sycamore Lake.

They will also be fishing on the Major Lake at Barnbrough.


Sunday's open up match on the River Nidd was cancelled because of to the river getting in flood.

The upcoming match is the remaining spherical of the Raskelf Wintertime Sequence on March 24.

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The river period shut at midnight on Thursday and will reopen on March 25 for trout fishing (picked venues and bait bans in position) or June 16 for coarse fishing.

Lakes and canals stay open up all yr spherical.

The fall in temperatures in excess of the weekend resulted in inadequate catches for quite a few but there have even now been some great catches from Knotford with carp in excess of 20lbs and bream into double figures.

Anglers fishing Queen Mary's Ponds in excess of the upcoming couple months must take note that the street from the golfing club to the lakes will be shut from nine.30am to three.30pm right until April five for considerably necessary resurfacing.

Obtain must even now be out there from the reverse way.

Privilege tickets are now out there on the club web site for associates to just take friends fishing on all club waters, aside from Knotford and Queen Mary's Ponds.

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Superior river amounts created fishing challenging for the past 7 days of the river period.

Rivers are now shut to all fishing right until March 25 when the trout period reopens for fly and worm fishing only.

The coarse period opens on June 16.


Associates are reminded of the yearly presentation night on Tuesday, March 19, commencing at 8pm in the club headquarters at the New Inn, East Bierley.

Presenting the trophies when all over again will be extensive serving committee member Brian Clarkson alongside with club President John Wilcox.

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This will be adopted by a free of charge buffet on a night time which could see some shock winners.

Any likely new angler wishing to be part of the club are welcome to arrive alongside.


With the river in flood, the goosanders descended on the canal, which alongside with the superior winds created for a challenging match for everybody.

Primary the way nevertheless was Keighley's Dave Colbran with his capture of a caster fish.

Success: one Dave Colbran, Keighley, 6lb 8oz, peg 21 two Andy Turner, Tricast Calder, 5lb 13oz, peg 22 three Adam Jagger, Matrix Waynes Deal with, 10 oz, peg 23.

To get on to upcoming week's match you must e-book on ahead of 7pm on Saturday, March 16.

To e-book ring Richard East on: 07815 092966


With solid winds, rain, sleet and snow in excess of past weekend, the coarse fishing period finished for most anglers on a somewhat inadequate take note with only just one in motion on the higher reaches of the River Aire.

Activity was primarily with brown trout and even nevertheless the river was working somewhat superior, just one or two great fish had been landed to in excess of the 900g mark on the lobworm fished near in to the lender or in a again clean.

Throughout the past couple months, grayling and chub have been challenging to locate and pike have not been abundant even nevertheless problems did enhance for them through the two-7 days heat spell.

The remaining working day of the period was on Thursday, with the brown trout period opening on March 25.

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Embsay Reservoir is also shut for fishing at the instant and will reopen on the exact same working day as the river.

Whinnygill Reservoir and the canal are open up for coarse fishing but Skipton AA associates need to have renewed their subscriptions ahead of commencing any fishing on both h2o and the exact same principles use at Embsay and on the River Aire.

A reducing from an April 1896 duplicate of the Craven Herald, masking the regional angling report, claimed the recently opened trout period experienced bought off to a inadequate get started because of primarily to a extended dry spell considering that the get started of the yr which experienced manufactured extremely lower h2o amounts.

On a far more really serious take note in the reducing was the killing of fish in Eller Beck (explained as just one of the ideal becks in Yorkshire for trout fishing) by the introduction of calcium chloride.

The short article claimed that it was hoped that the perpetrator would be shortly apprehended as opposed to in a very similar scenario on Silsden Beck some many years ahead of when that perpetrator only turned regarded when he created a demise mattress confession as to his criminal offense.

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