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7:00pm Thursday 13th September 2012 in Sport
BRADFORD No 1 AA
The members’ match at Raskelf was won by John Walsh with a 46lb 4oz mixed bag, including crucians, ide and F1s. Steve Warriner caught 38lb 12oz for second followed by Graham Jackson with 35lb. Andy Jacques goes into the final match at Cowthorpe on October 7 leading the aggregate weight with 74lb ½oz, just 1lb ahead of James Vickerman. Some sections of the River Calder will be closed on Sunday for a Calder League match, as well as Roecliffe for an outside booking. The River Aire in Castleford is worth a visit in the coming weeks. Knotford is fishing well for tench, bream and carp. It is now closed for proposals for this year’s annual meeting at Spenborough Ex-Servicemen's Club, Cleckheaton on October 10.
BRADFORD CITY AA
All the association's waters are producing good catches. Result of the Boroughbridge Gala Match at Brampton Farm: 1 S Fox (Bradford City) 8lb, 2 R Brooksbank (Bradford City) 3lb 13oz, joint 3 A Sugden & C Mortimer (both Bradford No 1) 2lb 5oz. The next match is on Sunday on the River Ure at Brampton Farm, and not Lower Dunsforth as in yearbook. Tickets are £15 and available from the match secretary on 07875-275749 or 01423-523368.
WASHBURN VALLEY FISHERY
Catch details for the week ending September 9 – Day ticket: Fewston 17, Swinsty 2, Thruscross (catch & return) 1. Total fish caught: Fewston 57, Swinsty 4, Thruscross 6. Average per rod: Fewston 3.4, Swinsty 2.0, Thruscross 6.0. The heaviest fish caught was a 5lb 8oz rainbow trout by S Ballinger using black gnat. Fewston and Swinsty: Fish feeding early morning, taking emerging nymph just below the water’s surface. Later in the day fish going deep to avoid sun and hot, humid pressure. Evening rise feeding on buzzers. Thruscross: Brown trout taking fly in shallow water.
The draw for tomorrow’s open match at Rodley is at 9am by the bridge. The next river match is on Sunday, September 23 at Aldwark. Bookings are now being taken for the Ian Smith Memorial Match at Rodley on Sunday, September 30, proceeds to be split between the Heart Foundation and other charities. Contact 0113-2639333 during shop hours. The River Aire continues to produce large trout. Entries for the specimen fish trophy should be sent in writing.
The result of our match at Oakland Waters, Gowdall on Sunday, September 9: 1 S Worley 27lb, 2 J Mountain 26lb 4oz, joint 3 J Wharfe and R Wharf 24lb 12oz, 5 C Davey 22lb 8oz. Our next match is at Tollerton Lakes on Sunday, September 23. Meet at venue 8am, fishing 9am to 3pm.
The carp did not come out to play on the last Captain Mainwaring 24-hour carp match, with many anglers biteless: 1 K Waterhouse 11lb 9oz, 2 P Briggs 10lb 6oz. Sunday’s match result on the first pond: 1 D Glenton 11lb 14oz, 2 Alistair Watmuff 11lb 11oz, 3 T Parkin 8lb 5oz. Cigarette butts are rubbish! Put them in the bins provided.
BRADFORD & DISTRICT AC
General meeting on Tuesday in the New Inn, East Bierley , commencing at 8pm. Try to arrive early as seats are at a premium. Our next trip is to Rhyl on September 23 and is now full.
Results of Sunday’s match at Sunnydale: 1 O Hudspith 5lb 4oz, 2 B Leonard 2lb 8oz, 3 A Greenwood 1lb 8oz. The annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 13 at Ryshworth Social Club. Proposals need to be sent in writing to the club secretary before October 31.
FAR VIEW FISHING LAKES
Result from the Tackle2U open match on Sunday, September 2: Congratulations to J Barnes for breaking the match record with 96lb, 2 B Flatt 67lb, 3 C Melling 56lb 9oz, 4 A Rawson 46lb 10oz, 5 A Lee 41lb 6oz. Over 500lb of fish was caught on the day. The next match is on Sunday.
Result of Fred Clay Memorial Match at Brafferton: 1 J Redmond 53lb 8oz, 2 G Brown 43lb 8z, 3 S Hodges 41lb, 4 B Harvey 40lb. A total of £150 was raised in aid of Skin Cancer Services at St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford. The next match is on September 22 at Moorfield Fisheries, Goole. To book on phone or text Bob on 07827-967711 or Gordon on 07811-164103 no later than Tuesday prior to the match.
BRADFORD PALS AC
This Sunday’s match is at Lindholme Lakes (Beeches). The café opens at 7.15am and you must use their feed pellets. Our next two matches are October 14 at Raker Lakes (Highbank) and November 11 at Oaks Sessay (Alders), which is a silver fish match.
Last week’s match results: 1 Ian Jackson 6lb 6oz, 2 Lee Simpson 6lb 3oz, 3 Bob Greenwood 5lb 7oz.