Night fishing is by permit only, and juniors must be accompanied by an adult member. Good conduct is essential at all times or membership will be withdrawn. Pilley’s continues to fish well. New member F McDonald, on his first fish, had a catch made up of several tench to 7lb, two pike (the best 15lb) and a double-figure carp. The Tuesday evening match was won by A Tabiner with three tench for 6lb 12oz, 2 E Harrison 2lb 4oz, 3 J Harrison 1lb 4oz. The members’ trophy match at Newton-On-Ouse was won by E Harrison with 12lb 4oz made up of several species, including a good chub and roach to 1lb, 2 D Jackson with two barbel for 9lb 14oz, 3 D Preston 4lb 1oz. The draw for tomorrow’s open match at Rodley is at 9am by Moss Swing Bridge in Rodley centre.
BRADFORD No1 AA
James Vickerman won last Sunday’s members’ match at Nun Monkton with 7lb 11oz of perch on worm. Second place went to Andy Jacques with a chub and silver fish for a total of 6lb 9oz, which takes him to second place in the overall aggregate weight after four matches with 61lb 3oz. Howard Foster leads the aggregate weight with 61lb 10oz with three matches remaining. Some sections of the River Calder will be closed on Sunday for round two of this year’s Calder League, which draws at The Railway Inn at 9am. Places are still available for the junior match at Raskelf on Saturday, July 26 from Simon on 01274-571175. Cowthorpe and Howsham Wood are worth a visit this week for chub and barbel into double figures on float and caster.
Catch details for week ending July 13 – Day ticket: Fewston 26, Swinsty 4, Thruscross (catch & return) 1. Total fish caught: Fewston 56, Swinsty 16, Thruscross: 8. Average per rod: Fewston 2.2, Swinsty 4, Thruscross 8. The heaviest fish caught was a 4lb 6oz rainbow trout by S Thompson using klinkhammer. Fewston: Trout sitting deep as water levels drop and bright sunshine interrupt feeding patterns. Intermediate lines of heavy lures required. Swinsty: Warm water brings perch alive chasing every spinner. Thruscross: Wild brown trout feeding well on the abundant fly life.Traditional dark wet flies.
The draw for this Sunday’s match at Sunnydale will be at 9am. Telephone Tony on 07971-428678 for more information or to book a peg. There will be a working party at Settler Dam from 5pm onwards on Tuesday. Telephone Paul on 07776-441631 for further details. Good fishing to be had at Coppice Pond – several good mixed bags have been reported and carp anglers are enjoying exceptional sport.
BRADFORD PALS AC
Our next match is on Sunday, July 27 on Southfield Reservoir. We have pegs 1-54 going up into the woods. The draw is at 9am. Everyone is booked on for this match so if you can’t make it you must notify the match secretary by this Sunday or you will be charged a peg fee.
BRADFORD CITY AA
All of the association’s waters are producing good catches and are worth a visit. The next matchis on Sunday, July 20 at Lower Dunsforth on the River Ure. Tickets are £15 all in and there is a golden peg of £100 and a silver peg of £50. To book or for further details contact the match secretary on 07875-275749.
BRADFORD & DISTRICT SEA AC
The general meeting is on Tuesday, August 19 in the New Inn, East Bierley commencing at 8pm. Potential new members will be made welcome. We have a five-day trip to Rhyl ongoing at the moment. and will have a report next week.
Sunday’s match is at Kevin’s Lake at Langwith, draw 8.45am, fishing 10am-4pm. Two keepnets are required as the fishery no longer provide these. No bread, cat meat or any floating baits allowed. Any member not fishing this match please inform Jason as soon as possible.
Last Wednesday’s match result: 1 Kevin Trevors 2lb 12oz, 2 J Harrison 1lb 14oz, 3 E Harrison 1lb 5oz.
Our next match is at Brafferton on Sunday, meet at venue 8am, fishing 9am-3pm.