A good day at the show…

Things got a bit more back to normal with the wonderful Kilnsey Show returning for 2021. Whilst the weather was “a bit fresh” it seemed everyone had a good day both around the show and at the KAC tent. Members, guests and visitors were able to watch two excellent fly casting demonstrations from Leigh Fidell…

Trout enjoying the freezing cold…

Whilst some members suggest that i’m feeding some fish near to home with chunks of luncheon meat, I thought it might be nice to share a picture to show how well they are doing…

A wonderful sight in the Winter sunshine…

I thought everyone might like to see this picture of seven wild trout including a monster, I took this lunchtime on Kilnsey Angling Club waters. (I converted the picture to black and white to improve definition). Surely something to look forward to…

White Beck…

I’ve added the electro fishing data for White Beck to the members area. It includes a comparison to equivalent data from 30 years ago, kindly supplied by Mike Hodgson.

Rainfall for September

Forgot to add the rainfall information to my monthly newsletter. So here it is. Fascinating…

Day after the spate…

For all those thinking about fishing, well the river looks very good and the sun is shining.

Good intentions…

Came down to repair the handrail on the bridge at White Beck. Unfortunately most of it is no longer there!

River update…

After a night of rain the rivers are in flood. I wouldn’t travel to fish today.

Electro fishing at White Beck…

Spent the morning electro fishing White Beck with Prof. Jonny Grey, Arthur Sheriff and Tim Scott, as part of the Wild Trout Trust project funded by Yorkshire Water and the West Yorkshire branch of Salmon & Trout Conservation, which looks to improve Tributaries Resilience On Under-performing Tributaries (TROUT). Whilst we had to endure a lot…