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With so many miles of river’s in Yorkshire, it’s not surprising that there are a good number of clubs with miles of fishing in the county. Angling clubs membership is falling and some clubs are struggling to attract new members River fishing is still popular in some rivers and not on others.Why? is open to debate but to help the angler we have put together a good description of most of the clubs in and around Yorkshire and the rivers that they own or lease.
Aldby Park Angling Club Aldby Park angling club have a good stretch of the Yorkshire Derwent it is about 6 miles both banks from above Scrayingham down to Stamford Bridge This is one of the best parts of the river and some big fish come out every year.If you love river fishing in the unspoiled countryside with no distractions no match fishing just miles and miles of river to fish then this club is for you. See here to join this club some great peaceful fishing double figure barbel big chub and some riverside parking.
Bingley Angling Club Just click on this link to view their website Bingley have water on the river Aire in and around Bingley for trout and coarse fish. In Bingley, it is only a short walk to the river park sensibly.Bingley’s stretch of the river Nidd at Goldsborough has a hard standing parking area in a field but still, involves a ten-minute walk to the river.Bingley’s Kearby stretch on the river Wharfe has a steep walk and the stretch at Boston Spa has a good car park at the end of Leys Lane and is near to the river although it is a good walk to the end of the 1200 meter length. click the icon on the map it’s our favorite Bingley water
Bradford No 1 AA Have a good choice of waters to fish and is a well-run club take a look at their website here Bradford No1 we have listed just a few of Bradford’s waters here. Bradford have water on all the main Yorkshire rivers including the Aire Calder Derwent Nidd Swale Ure and Wharfe, The River Aire waters that Bradford have are one stretch on the upper Aire at Robers Park in Saltaire and three good Stretches of the middle to lower river at Knottingley and all three stretches of the Knottingley river Aire have good parking with a short walk to the river. Bradford has 12 stretches of the river Calder so anyone who loves to fish this river should have this yearbook There are two stretches of the river Derwent on the Bradford book both at Howsham The bottom stretch is the most popular with parking around the River Bridge, Barbel and Chub are known to frequent this area.The top stretch is mostly in woodland and great for the roving angler who likes peace and solitude.
There are two stretches of the river Derwent on the Bradford book both at Howsham The bottom stretch is the most popular with parking around the River Bridge, Barbel and Chub are known to frequent this area.The top stretch is mostly in woodland and great for the roving angler who likes peace and solitude.
River Nidd Cowthorpe The fishing at Cowthorpe on the river Nidd totals over 3100 yards of prime Mr. Crabtree fishing with weir pools deep glides fast water lots of cover and bends in the river and with 4 car parking options [some have a good walk] you can’t go wrong get your hands on a Bradford book as soon as possible.
River Nidd Nun Monkton The River Nidd at Nun Monkton is 2300 yards to the confluence with the Ouse and is the usual twisty river with deep pools shallows lots of cover and is a fantastic place to spend the day fishing. parking with a 400-yard walk to the river.
River Wharfe Bradford have about 10 stretches of the Wharfe mostly of the upper to middle lengths of the river The club have 5 good stretches at Addingham and down to Otley the lower Wharfe length is Thorpe Arch Boston Spa There is over a mile of fishing on the left bank of the River Wharfe here at Boston Spa parking near to the river it’s just a stroll down the field to fish.
River Swale Bradford have some good fishing on the Swale including Thornton Bridge near Helperby a noted big Barbel area.
Bradford city Angling Association Bradford City anglers have some great fishing on the upper Aire and Upper Wharfe also on the Swale around Topcliffe and the Ure at Aysgarth and Boroughbridge also the lower Ure before it becomes the Ouse, and fishing on the river Ribble. the Bradford City club have quite a lot of trout and salmon water for the fly angler and some great river fishing for the coarse angler, so something for everyone.Check out their website.Senior membership at only £38 a year has got to be worth it.
Doncaster and District Angling Association Doncaster and District have some great water on the river Don and the barbel population are growing bigger each year. Yearbooks are £25 per year for seniors.
Leeds and District Amalgamated Society of Anglers Leeds and District Amalgamated Society of Anglers offers both individual membership and membership through club affiliation. Members can fish any of our 40+ waters, and automatically gain social membership to The Anglers Club. Membership for seniors is £ 54. but you get a lot of river to fish for your money. Here are just a few maps of Leeds rivers.
York and District Amalgamation of Anglers The York and District membership book is a must for all serious anglers in Yorkshire, There is a river to suit all fishing types from the River Nidd with its twisty Mr. Crabtree fishing to the deep waters at Sutton on the Derwent, here is a snippet from their website.[ The YDAA was started in 1887 and now encompasses 20 individual clubs and has over 1000 members. We have access to over thirty stretches of prime Yorkshire river fishing on the Yorkshire Ouse, Derwent, Nidd, Foss, Rye, and Seven; Pocklington, and Selby Canals; 11 miles of fishing on the Aire and Calder Canal and seven Stillwater, each with its own individual character. So, whatever type of fishing appeals you will find a water that will satisfy your needs.] Membership for seniors is £44 submit your club