Fishing Locations North Yorkshire
York & District Amalgamation of Anglers Waters
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 still waters, each with its own individual character. So, whatever type of fishing appeals you will find a water that will satisfy your needs. The association runs a busy match schedule throughout the year, including members, open and veterans matches on both our river sections and a few of our still waters.
Rivers: River Derwent Kirkham-River Derwent Howsham-River Derwent Stamford Bridge to Kexby-River Derwent Sutton-River Foss-River Nidd Knaresborough-River Nidd Tockwith-River Nidd Skip Bridge-River Nidd Moor Monkton-River Ouse Widdington-River Ouse Beningbrough-River Ouse Red House-River Ouse Poppleton-River Ouse Poppleton, Sellars-River Ouse Fulford-River Ouse Donkey Woods-River Ouse Acaster-River Seven-River Rye-Barton Hill Beck.
Canals: Aire & Calder Canal-Pocklington Canal-Selby Canal.
Stillwaters: Hemingbrough Pond-Burn Road Pond-Claxton Pond-Park View Lake-Sand Hutton Gravel Pits-Laybourne Lakes-Rawcliffe Lake.
Please click on the below web link for lots of infomation on each location.
St. Clements Club
Count de Burgh Terrace
Tel: 01759 372319-01904 612990
There are three lakes in total offering a maximum of 80 anglers the chance to fish in wonderful surroundings. There is convenient parking next to the top lake and the main lake. But there is a fair bit of walking if you want to reach the furthest pegs. Most of the pegs do not offer any hard standing, as such most are unsuitable for anglers with disabilities. There are no toilet facilities on site. The water is also quite exposed making it uncomfortable when the wind and rain gets up. The lakes are split up into the largest lake at about 4 acres, then a family lake and a mixed lake, the latter two being smaller than the main lake. The depths do vary with the deepest water dropping down to over 10 ft. The water is open the whole year round, but the deeper pegs are generally the only ones worth a cast when the weather drops colder. There are islands to fish to in each of the lakes. The water offers the chance of taking a personal best carp for most people with fish present nearing 22lbs. Specialist tactics account for the better fish, but apparently late spring and early summer, good fish are taken on floating baits such as crust or chum mixers. Other fish stocked include tench, which can generally be found next to a feature such as reeds or marginal shelves, worm and flavoured corn tends to get the better fish, but they will fall to the maggot and caster approach. There is also a good stock of roach and bream that can make up some good summer bags. Rudd are also present, which appear to feed well regardless of the temperatures. There are also barbel and trout present. Please phone for more info.
Tel: 0165 384 301
This pond is more like a small lake as there are 40 pegs in total. It is controlled by the Wheatsheaf Angling club contactable through the Wheatsheaf Pub in Sherburn in Elmet. There is parking that runs alongside the road The pegs are suitable for anglers with disabilities if assisted. The remainder unfortunately are not. Other than parking within view of most pegs, there are no other facilities at the water.
The pond is extremely well stocked with perch to 3lb most averaging 4oz. There is a good head of carp both mirror and common in the 20lbs range. There are lots of small roach, but the bigger fish present do run to 2lb. The decent bream are few and far between, but there are plenty of skimmers to be had. Tench are present in good numbers to 4lb (ask our Moderator Andy about these). The eels especially are very prevalent, with plenty in the 1lb bracket. Over recent years they have been taken to over 4 1/2 lb. There are a few crucians that do go over the 3lb mark. Please phone for more info. If anyone has more contact info can you please email us.
Sherburn In Elmet
Contact: 01977 684772
Barlow Common Pond
Barlow Common Nature Reserve has abundant flora and fauna which can be enjoyed the year round. Once common grazing ground, it has now been declared a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) by Selby District Council, in consultations with English Nature. This important status recognises its special interest and the conservation of wildlife and habitats to safeguard their future. Barlow Common Nature Reserve is now managed by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. Fishing Permits: Selby District Council no longer issue fishing permits for Barlow Common Nature Reserve. The procedure for an angler to obtain or renew a permit is as follows: Day Tickets will be issued on the bank. For Season Permits commencing 01 April please contact the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. Please click on the web link below for more info.
Barlow Common is easily reached from the A1041 Selby to Snaith road by taking the southern-most turning to Barlow village. The main entrance and car park, which is free of charge, are located on the left 2/3 miles from the A1041.
Tel: 01904 659570.
Birkin Fisheries is situated on the fringe of the pretty village of Birkin, the venue consists of two waters both of which are very well stocked. The largest of the two is a moat lake type of water which is very river-like in appearance and is capable of accommodating 58 anglers on very well made pegs, the average width is around the 13 to 16 meters mark and the average depth is around 5 feet deep. Please phone for more info.
Tel: 01977 673365
Brafferton Carp Fisheries
Brafferton Carp Fisheries provides excellent day ticket fishing on four heavily stocked lakes. Containing mirror carp, common carp, ghost carp, rare leather carp, bream, tench, roach, and caster crunching rudd that will bite no matter what the weather or conditions. There is car parking adjacent to the lakes. With hard standing on the pegs making most suitable for anglers with disabilities. The first is Island Lake, it is the smallest of the lakes but does hold carp up to 27lb.
Tel: 01423 360402
Brickyard Farm Lakes
Brickyard Farm Lakes is a well established Coarse Fishery where visitors can simply sit and enjoy the tranquillity of its three lakes or fish them at very reasonable cost. Old Lake (or Amotherby Pond if your map is old enough) is more than one hundred years old and contains a variety of coarse fish. Bream range from 5oz skimmers to very healthy 3+ ponders. Chasing the excellent head of both roach and rudd can be seen quite respectable sized perch; the heaviest caught to date weighed over 4 pounds. Abbie Pond was excavated in the mid 1990′s and has matured well.. While the upper island yearly provides residence for a breading pair of geese the water has a mixed selection of silver fish, The dominant species here is the carp and the pond boast a good selection of both mirror and common carp. Patience can reward the enthusiast with leather carp which although quite young are topping the pound and a half mark. After a very muggy winter the late 2013 spring has seen all three varieties boosted with the start of a re-stocking program. To keep things interesting a good number of 3lb plus fish have been introduced and these can be seen patrolling the margins. Jacob’s Cut is the newest lake being constructed for the millennium only completed in the spring of 2001. It too has benefited from the restocking program and has had its head of roach and rudd augmented with tench and crucian carp. Extensive re-landscaping of Jacobs has made it more open rendering it more accessible to both float and pole. In 2004 residents only matches were introduced giving pleasure to both regular and occasional visitors. Matches run on alternate Saturday mornings starting around mid March and continuing through to late September. The Draw for each match is a 8:00 am giving a 9:00 am start and lasts for 5 hours. In early and late season the draw and duration may vary depending on the weather. 2013 has seen a big change of direction with every second match being held on Abbie and is expanded into an Open Match with pre-booked day tickets welcome.
Brickyard Farm Lakes
Tel: 01653 693606
Two old brick pits reworked into a modern mixed commercial fishery with islands marginal features galore. Plenty on offer for both the carpers amongst us and the general coarse anglers. Carp have been reported to around thirty pounds but probably average around the low double mark. Recent stockings have seen fresh input of carp from pasty size to around 8lb. There’s plenty of bits to go at with roach, rudd, perch, bream, tench and the occasional barbel alongside the carp. Both the roach and bream can be surprisingly large with fish to around 2 and 10lb respectively. Please phone for more info.
Tel: 01765 640666
The 16-peg fishing lake is well stocked with carp, tench and bream, offering peaceful, secluded fishing. You will also find roach, rudd, chub and perch in this Aladdin’s lake. The area immediately around the lake is for anglers only and there is a ramped peg for disabled fishers. We also provide ample parking and toilet and hand-washing facilities for your convenience. Anglers aged 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult and, sorry, we do not permit under-12s to fish here.
For sat nav, our postcode is YO13 9DS.
Brooklands is situated between the North Yorkshire villages of Brompton –by-Sawdon and Sherburn on the road that connects the main A64 Leeds, York & Malton – Scarborough road with the A170 running from Scarborough through Pickering, Kirkbymoorside, Helmsley and to Thirsk. We really the perfect combination of accessibility and tranquillity!. Brooklands is on the left as you approach from the A64 or on the right when travelling from the A170; the site is clearly signed with two green signs, please approach up the first driveway if coming from the A64 or the 2nd drive from the A170.
Tel: Judith Senior on 01944 710395
Carpvale Pools consist of three heavily stocked lakes just off the A59, close to the village of Moor Monkton, York. The Cyprio Pool, pegs 1 to 21, has been stocked with mainly larger 5lb plus Carp with the odd specimen reaching 20lb plus. The Match Pool, pegs 22 to 55, has been stocked with mainly small Carp plus all other coarse fish. The Front Pool, pegs 54 to 72, has all types of coarse fish with Carp into low double figures.
South View House
Tel: 01904 738249
Approximately 1 1/2 miles of the River Swale and 4 Lakes. Kendall Lake: Moat Type 53 Peg Match Lake. Copley Lake: 4.5 acre Mixed Coarse Fish Lake. Howe Lake: 2.5 acre Specimen Carp Lake.
Hall Lake: Silver Fish Lake. Park & fish all areas. Toilets. Food available. Owned outright by the Society. Approach by Swale Lane opposite. Angel Hotel in Catterick Old Village. Year Book holders may also fish in a short length of river belonging to the Angel Hotel, by kind permission of the Manager. Matches allowed on Kendall Lake and Copley Lake. Match regulations to be observed on the Match Lakes at the Catterick Complex. The match booking fees for affiliated clubs are £2 per peg, the fees for non-affiliated clubs are £4 per peg. All match booking and peg allocations shall be conducted through the Water Booking Secretary. Clubs booking pegs at Catterick will be entitled to use all or any part of their allocation and no refunds will apply. A continuous open booking system be operated by the Society for all bookings on the Catterick Complex. Keepnets to be of carp mesh only (carp nets to be any net marked as carp friendly or carp approved by the manufacturers). Hall Lake is a mixed coarse fishery for pleasure anglers only. Howe Lake is mainly a large carp lake. Night fishing is allowed on this lake for year book holders only with a special night fishing permit available from the Membership Office at an extra cost of £40.00. Members vehicles can be parked on the Complex. Day Tickets available from Bailiff on the Complex or from Cafe next to the Angel Hotel.
For further information Contact:
Phone: 01677 450093
Mobile: 07971 710801
Or, The Match Secretary
Phone: 0113 248 2373
Cawood Holiday Park & Fishing
The weekend is cabaret time. If you have had a busy day, and want to find entertainment closer to home, then Cawood Park has a great entertainment line up for you every weekend*. Sit back and relax with our wide selection of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks whilst you listen to the best live music and comedy. Other facilities include: Licensed bar with weekend cabaret, SKY / ESPN sports and free Wi Fi (in the clubhouse only) plus Wii machine free to use for the kids ( and grandparents ). Heated Indoor Swimming Pool (30′ by 16′). All fully serviced hard standing super pitch touring caravan and motorhome park with waste, water, TV and electric connections, astro turf awning area. From January 2013 updated shower facilities. Private bathrooms available for hire. Fishing Lake Open 12 months including Christmas and New Year. Children’s play area now open. Free use of our coarse fishing lake, indoor heated swimming pool and live cabaret entertainment is included in the cost of your stay.
The Vale of York
Tel: 01757 268450
Managed by the Friends of Chapmans Pond, this former clay workings is the one of the five remaining flooded brick pits in the York area with free public access. The pond is well stocked with a variety of coarse fish species and has 3 fishing platforms, one recently adapted for wheelchair access. It is surrounded by meadow grassland and scrub woodland. Please click on link below for lots more info.
Cornhill Farm Pond
This a relatively new fishery dug out of farmland by a nice couple that have put a lot of effort into creating a lovely peaceful fishery. There is a good stocking policy over the 3 ponds and it has been designed to offer year round sport. Thought has gone into providing an easily accessible fishery for all. The banks are very flat, although some additional hard standing would help in some areas. Anglers with disabilities are allowed to drive their cars to behind the pegs. All the 3 lakes have a marginal shelf and maturing beds of either reeds or rushes at either side of the pegs. All of the waters range from between 4 and 6 foot in depth. The water as expected does hold good colour at most times of the year, assisting with presentation. The first pond that you will see on entering the car park is probably the largest of the 3 at an acre and a half. It has a number of islands that make good targets for the feeder or bomb. Adjacent is the next water named Pond 2, of a similar size to the first the water also has a couple of islands to target. In terms of fish size this pool does tend to have the larger of the stocked fish into it. The bottom end of this lake can offer sheltered fishing from the wind when it does get up. The final water known as Pond 3, it is the smallest at about half an acre, and it is stocked slightly different to the other two, with it featuring perch and gudgeon. Please phone for more info.
Cornhill Farm Ponds
Crimple Carp & Coarse Fisheries
Day tickets £6.00, £2.00 per extra rod, Strictly barbless hooks, no microbarbs. Unhooking maps for carp, and all anglers must be in possession of an assembled landing net. Under 14′s must be accompanied by an adult. No keep nets or sacking of fish, no nuts, boilies or particle baits or loose feeding of sweetcorn. No method feeders or bolt rigs. No fishermen to be more than one peg from their rod. No dogs, excessive noise, radios, fires or litter. No fish to be removed – random checks made. Open from 9.00 am till dusk. Please phone for more info.
Tel: 01423 881468
Elvington Fisheries is situated just 8 miles from York city centre. The lake holds good stocks of Carp, Tench, Bream, Roach, Rudd and if you are really lucky you may bag a catfish. We are a family run business established for over 40 years. We cater for both the match angler and specimen angler, young or old, experienced or novice, you will always find someone on site willing to help and give advice. In addition to fishing we are a camping and caravan site.
Tel: 01904 607 504
Fairview Lake was a clay pit, dug in the 1800’s. The fish are an original English strain and are made up of around 70% commons. These wise fish provide the carp angler with a great challenge and even greater reward. Estimated fish stocks are approximately 100+ with half of the stock going over 20lb and a head of 30lb carp. Fairview Lake offers a real chance of a 20lb or even a 30lb fish within Yorkshire. Fairview is also known to have some very large Pike (28lb lake record) Perch (4lb 8oz lake record) Tench (10lb lake record) and Roach (3lb 8oz lake record) so there really is the chance of a specimen in most species.
Tel: 01757 242799
Folly Wood Fishery
Folly Wood Fishery has been developed over the last 7 years, and consists of two lakes capable of accommodating 60 anglers. The lakes are set within 41 acres of woodland. The lakes hold a good stock of fish: – In the larger of the lakes, the carp run up to 10lbs and up to 20lbs in the other lake. With good shoals of roach, bream, ide, tench, perch and rudd in both lakes. Please phone for more info.
Folly Wood Fishery
Tel: 01347 810617
Forest Lane Fishery
Forest Lane Fishery is a mixed fishery meaning that you should not be surprised what you catch. Forest Lane Fishery has a good stock. Carp, Tench, Bream, Roach, Crucian Carp, Ghost Carp, Chub, Barbel, Koi Carp, Pink and blue Orfe, Goldfish up to a pound. Some of the Carp are in to the late 20′s and Tench upto 8lb’s.
Forest Lane Fishery
Tel: 07770 692683
Forrest Farm Coarse Fishery
There are 3 waters all nicely lined up lengthways behind a length of trees that adds to the seclusion and helps to mask the noise from the busy A19 only 300 yards away. There is a toilet available on the farm, but is a couple of hundred yards away. Many of the pegs now feature hard standing and barge boards, making pegs on ponds 1 and 2 suitable for anglers with disabilities. The first lake you come to is about an acre in length and has roughly 10 pegs from which to fish from. Towards the entrance there is a small island that screams fish and can be easily reached with the pole or rod and line from 5 swims Marginally there are also plenty of cover and ledges and this for me where I would target my attack. The water also holds good colour which assist with fishing. There is a mixed stock of fish on the venue, with good carp into double figures, with bream, tench, roach and perch also stocked. The second lake along is similar in size to the first and again has well made pegs for comfortable fishing. There is yet again a central island, with good vegetation that adds to the attractiveness of the water. This water is used for booked matches and has a sensible stocking policy, with a mix of silvers and carp to ensure all year round sport. The final water on the fishery is good for Tench. Please phone for more info.
Folly Wood Fishery
Tel: 01347 810617
Gascoigne Wood Fishery
The fishery comprises of 2 ponds. The first pond entertains 30+ pegs and the depth varies between 3-5 ft deep, however there are places that approach 7ft in depth, which can produce even in the colder months. This pond is stocked from Humberside fisheries and contains; Bream to 1lb, Ide to 1lb, a selection of carp (crucian/bronze cross) to lb, Ghosties to 1lb, Commons to 2 lb, Mirrors to 3lb and a selection of larger mirrors averaging 5lb with some larger specimens above 8lb. Added to this is the natural population of Tench to 3lb, Roach to 1lb, Roach, Rudd, Perch and Chub to 1lb. The second lake is appreciably shallower, however it does contain some reasonable Carp to 10lb. The main pond is adjacent to the car park so anyone with problems regarding access should bear this venue in mind and several disabled anglers fish there on a regular basis and all pegs are level and hard standing. Please phone for info. If anyone can update us with contact and location post code please email us.
Tel: 07960 136870
Grafton Mere Lakes
There are 2 lakes at this location that offer both coarse and specimen fishing. Coarse Lake / Tench Lake. This lake is a little under an acre in size, with a very good head of tench that run to 6lb. There are a number of larger bream that also run to 6lb. There is an island that does tend to fish well from either the pole or waggler with worm or maggot. A good days fishing should see you have about 25 to 30lb of fish. The water is quite shallow with the deeper places a little over 4 ft, but shallower areas are less than 9 inch. There are loads of features on this pond, whether it be nearside rushes or island trees. There are plenty of silver fish in here, but mainly small roach, perch and skimmers. Carp are present with the larger of the fish running to 8 lb. Carp Lake The Carp Lake is well managed and regularly netted to remove the small fish. The carp in here can flourish and pile on the pounds with very little competition for food. The lake has a lot of natural food, so it is not a guaranteed fish. There are carp in here that are fast approaching the 25lb mark with also a good stock of catfish up to 35lb. There is a trout lake on site additionally. Please phone for more info.
Tel: 01423 322045
South Manchester Angling Club Waters
Geen Lane Ponds: Two ponds on the Tabley Estate on the edge of Knutsford offer a variety of challenges to the discerning angler. The larger of the two ponds holds predominantly carp and tench, having been stocked with these species several years ago. In addition, quality silver fish are present including roach, rudd and skimmer bream. Many carp are also present to low double figures. The water is reed-fringed with banks of lily pads to fish to in the summer months. No day tickets are issued – all anglers must be club members. The smaller of the Green Lane waters at the rear of the complex is more aligned to the carp angler, having mirrors and commons to 20-30lb present. Numerous double-figure fish feature in catches on a regular basis. Night fishing is allowed on these two waters, the only South Manchester ones to allow this, although there are additional rules to adhere to should you wish to do this. Fryers Complex: A series of three mature yet intimate waters containing a mixed head of fish, predominantly roach and perch to 1.5lb, with bream to 3lb and ghost carp to low doubles. Many methods can produce on these waters. No day tickets are issued – all anglers must be club members.
Green Lane Ponds
Tel: 01325 378643
Horsehoe Ponds & Caravan Park
Based near Whitley Bridge, just off the M62, Jcn 34, Horseshoe Fishing Pond and Caravan Park is great for caravanner’s who love fishing and who also love the countryside. The caravan park is all hard standing with electric hook up points. It also has ladies and gents toilets, hot and cold water and shower facilities. Pets are very welcome. Discounts are given for weekly stays. The Fishing Pond is situated very close to the Caravan Park. The pond is stocked with a large variety of fish including Bream, Tench, Perch, Rudd and a few Pike. It has approx 21 pegs. The pond is about 3ft deep near the edge and approx 7ft near to the middle. The caravan park and the pond are both open all year round. The Fishing Pond has approximately 20 pegs. It is situated very close to the caravan park. Various species of fish including Carp, tench, bream, rud, perch etc. Open all year round. NO night fishing. Please phone for more info or click on below link.
Balne Moor Road
Great Broughton is the place to find some excellent course fishing at Ingleby Road Fishery. The pond is well stocked and well maintained to provide an excellent days sport in some wonderful countryside surroundings. Mixed still water course fishing at Great Broughton on the edge of the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors. One and a half acre mixed species course fishing lake, largely carp but also roach, bream, tench, perch, including plenty of doubles. Something for everyone. A well maintained pond with plenty of features. Very attractive spring fed ex-clay pit in a sheltered location with pleasant, natural surroundings. Located just outside Great Broughton with plenty of on-site car parking not too far from the fishing. Please phone for more info or click on below link.
Ingleby Road Fishery
Ingleby Greenhow Road
Tel: 01624 778400
Lakeside Coarse Fishery & Caravan Park
The water can be a little tricky at times and there is a knack to catching the fish here. It is a single lake covering 6 acres in total. There are lots of marginal features and also islands and reeds to fish to. Fishing is from flagged pegs, with many of them suitable for anglers with disabilities. There is secure car parking, toilet facilities and snacks available for purchase. Towards the island you get approximately 15 feet of water to fish from. With trees surrounding the water it can also be a good winter venue. The water holds a good head of fish. The roach are fin perfect and a lot of them are approaching the 1lb mark. Rudd are also present 2 1/2lb being the best. There are also very good carp (20lb+). Tench are hard fighters and come out approaching the 9 lb mark on a regular basis. There is a shoal of bream that patrol and if they find the bait you will pull fish of 2 – 3lb out with fish to double figures present. If you can get the fish in close enough then the pole will score well. There are also chub stocked with fish to 3lb, Perch to a pound and a half, and a good head of crucian carp to 3lb. Ide are stocked with better fish to 5lb. Day tickets for none residents £7, 1 or 2 rods. residents £6, 1 or 2 rods. Water open from 7.00 am till 9.00 pm or dusk whichever the earlier. No under 16′s allowed. Barbless hooks only. NO KEEPNETS.
Lakeside Adult only touring caravan park and coarse fishery
Tel: 01759 318100
Semerwater species: Bream, Roach, Perch Pike and wild Brown Trout. Fishing permitted from Dawn until Dusk. NO NIGHT FISHING ALLOWED. Day tickets are available from Low Blean Farm.
Low Blean Farm
Tel: 01969 650436
RICHMOND & DISTRICT ANGLING SOCIETY WATERS
River Swale – North Bank: Low Oxque to Whitcliffe Wood. Station (Mercury) Bridge to Stone Steps, Easby. From Hagg Losh Corner to Brompton on Swale Caravan Park. From Broken Brae layby along the roadside to the border with Broken Brae Lodges. From the Bailey Bridge to Skeeby Beck. From Catterick Bridge upstream for 150 yards. Great Langton from road bridge immediately west of village, to 93 yards upstream. No night fishing from Hagglosh Corner to Brompton on Swale Caravan Park, Red House Farm stretch. River Swale – South Bank: From ¾ mile upstream of Thorpe House, West Wood to Hagg Losh, Colburn. Bailey Bridge near Colburn Beck to Brompton Scar. Great Langton – from road bridge immediately west of village upstream for ¾ mile. Skeeby Beck – Brompton on Swale: From disused railway line on the Northeast bank to 200 yards downstream. Skeeby Beck – Skeeby: Available to full members only. Northeast bank from the ford downstream for 200 yards and the Southwest bank from the ford downstream to Skeeby bridge. Access is via the track leading off Sedbury lane. Parking is provided off the track on the Northeast side of the ford. River Bain: (Valid until 15th June 2013 only) ½ mile of Northwest bank and 1¼ mile of Southeast bank. Gravel Pits – Great Langton: (Valid until 15th June 2013 only) Thorpe Perrow Quarry: Maximum of 20 Anglers at any time. No night fishing.
Chariman: Mr R Almond
3 Lombards Wynd
There are three ponds in the complex. The two far ponds have been present for decades but have in the last eight years been deepened and more effectively stocked. The newest pond adjoining the mushroom farm has now been stocked for four years, it has a mushroom shaped island in the centre which is circled by a deeper moat with shallower areas with reeds and floating plants either side of each station. All of the ponds have been well stocked with a full range of course fish, comprising all the carp species except grass carp, with many specimens in double weight figures. Bream, Chub, Roach, Rudd, Perch, Tench, Ide and Orf are also present, in addition a few Barbel have been introduced for added interest. The waters are not over stocked and this has allowed the fish to develop to good sizes.
The ponds are in the village of South Milford, about a mile from the A1M, the A63 Selby Road and Sherburn in Elmet. The ponds are at the end of Mill Lane Within the village of South Milford but there are two Mill Lanes in South Milford and both have a Mushroom Farm at the end of them, be warned ! We are situated in the Mill Lane that is off High Street, at the junction by the Post Office/village shop. The short new stretch of road called Woodlands Avenue leads directly into Mill Lane, continue up the lane past Mill Farm Nurseries and Tea Rooms into the yard of Select Mushrooms, where you will see the ponds in the field in front of you. Please phone for more info.
Tel: John Burden 01977 684693
Newhay Lakes are situated off the A63 (Selby to Hull Road), between the villages of Cliffe and Hemingbrough. Open daily from 8am until dusk. Disabled anglers are most welcome and will find both lakes accessible. Children are welcome, if accompanied by an adult, unless prior arrangements have been made. Our lakes have been specifically created over the recent years, to cater for various anglers. DAY TICKET LAKE: is now well established and has become increasingly popular to many anglers. The lake is extensively stocked with all species of coarse fish, including superb barbel and plenty of large carp to 20lbs. Night fishing is possible, but strictly by prior arrangement only. From 1st May 2011 a day ticket costs just £6.00 for 1 rod, with any extra rods (max 3) at £2.00 each. Newhay Lakes are situated off the A63 (Selby to Hull Road), between the villages of Cliffe and Hemingbrough. Open daily from 8am until dusk. Disabled anglers are most welcome and will find both lakes accessible. Children are welcome, if accompanied by an adult, unless prior arrangements have been made. Our lakes have been specifically created over the recent years, to cater for various anglers. DAY TICKET LAKE: is now well established and has become increasingly popular to many anglers. The lake is extensively stocked with all species of coarse fish, including superb barbel and plenty of large carp to 20lbs. Night fishing is possible, but strictly by prior arrangement only. From 1st May 2011 a day ticket costs just £6.00 for 1 rod, with any extra rods (max 3) at £2.00 each. SPECIMEN LAKE: established in 1993, has shown a steady growth rate in the original fish that were stocked. The grass carp, introduced in 1994, has provided us with what we understand to be the biggest of its species in Yorkshire! We now have a common, mirror and a grass carp all over 30lbs! Advance booking is essential as there are only 8 pegs and we are kept busy, especially at weekends! Book early to avoid disappointment! 3 rods are allowed and from 1st May 2011 prices are £15 per day; £20 for 24 hours and £35 for 48 hours. Longer sessions are negotiable, with a weekly booking costing only £110.00. Several anglers have captured our resident ‘Ghost’ on camera. Last weighed in at 27lb, on Good Friday, by Dale Stretton, who qualified for a free day’s fishing and complimentary ‘Ghostbuster’ baseball cap! Are you up to the challenge?.
Newhay Lakes &
Newhay Carp Farm,
Selby YO8 6PL
Tel: 01757 638383
Orignailly stocked in the early 90s Northingales operated as a commercial fishery until the early 2000s when the property was sold. Having not been fished for many years many of the fish have never been caught and are in great conditions as can be seen from the pictures within the photos page. Now having been bought by a passionate angler, the water is being opened up to day ticket at a weekend and for a privileged few an annual weekday permit is available. The fishery is to be maintained for the pleasure angler with an emphasis on a quality mixed bag within a days fishing.
Northingales Fishing Ponds
Cawood, nr Selby
Tel: 01757 269483
Oak Mere Lakes
There are 3 lakes in total. The majority of pegs are suitable for anglers with disabilities as pegs are well constructed platforms. There are 2 general coarse lakes stocked with a good variety of fish including bream, tench, rudd, roach, perch and carp. The third lake is a carp dominated water that is stocked with mirrors, commons and some true crucian fish.
Oakmere Caravan Park & Fishery
Tel: 01757 288910
Pond One: Open to Residents & Day Fishing. Day tickets available on the bank. Has twenty pegs. It contains a wide variety of lilies and reed beds situated around two islands in which to stalk your quarry. The pond is set in a mature oak woodland. It contains Tench & golden tench at 1-5lb, rudd, roach, perch and crucian carp to 2.5lb. bream to 3lb. Plus mirror and common carp to 20lb+ and golden orfe to 2.5lb.n Pond Two: Open to Residents only. Has twenty four pegs. It has been designed as a marginal fishery and has reed & lily beds between each peg. It contains mirror and common Carp to 20lb. crucian carp to 2.5lb. tench & golden tench to 4lb. rudd and roach to 2.5lb. perch to 3lb plus skimmer bream between 1-2lb and golden orfe to 2.5lb.
Paradise Lakeside Lodges
Ballhall Lane, Storwood, York.
Tel: 0844 847 1356
A warm welcome awaits anyone who visits our pristine fishing lakes, situated just outside the market town of Northallerton, Breathtaking environments and more fish than you can ever hope to catch truly makes Parklands an outstanding place to visit. Parklands accommodates 2 fishing lakes with 52 fishing platforms, We have 1 lake called Kingfisher which we have just changed to a fly lake, we have just stocked it with an abundance of trout ranging from 1-4lb. The new ticket prices for this are on the right hand side. Please check our new rules for the trout fishery. We also have Parklands lake which is a long canal style lake with plenty of feeder and float pegs with 2 islands accommodating poles up to all lengths, the biggest carp we have had out is 19lb 6oz and there is a large abundance of roach in our lakes. We have a large variety of fish including – Carp, Roach, Rudd, Chub, Barbel, Bream, Golden Orf, Trout. The size of our fish varies quite a lot, we have a large range of carp between 1-15lbs and there a few specials nearing on the 20lb mark. We have a large quantity of roach ranging from 1-4lb and if you are aiming for the roach then you will be sat there all day pulling them in. We also have a few river fish in like Barbel and Chub which the biggest barbel we have had out is 6lb 1oz and biggest chub is 4lb these are lovely fish and put up a hell of a fight just like catching them in the river. There is also quite a lot of decent perch in our lakes which when you get one in you know about it.
Tel: 01609 779140
Pool Bridge Farm Fishery
Pool Bridge Farm near York is a well established fishery, camp-site and cafe. Boasting five serene and picturesque lakes we offer the complete all year round fishing experience. All lakes are mature and well stocked with large specimen Common, Mirror and Ghost Carp as well as silver fish including, Tench, Chub, Rudd, Roach, Bream, Ide, Crucians and some very big Perch. There is the on-site Stables café as well as ladies, gents and toilet facilities to help ensure that your fishing trip is as enjoyable as possible. We offer ample free car parking adjacent to the lakes and have disabled toilet facilities and pegs. Showers are provided for those of you that are night fishing on our club lake ”The Q Lake“ – a specimen carp fishing lake built in 2008 for the experienced and dedicated carp angler. The Camping and Caravanning Club certified caravan park and campsite at Pool Bridge Farm is perfectly located to explore York and the surrounding area. The city centre is a 10-minute drive, or a 40-minute stroll through beautiful meadowland. For those of you who prefer “Glamping”, leave your tent at home and stay in one of our Tipis or Timber tents. The Stables café is open everyday except Monday. Whether you are fishing or just passing by, please feel free to call in for a bite to eat and a look around the lakes.
Pool Bridge Farm
York, YO19 4SQ
Tel: 01904 633340
Poppleton lakes consists of 6 lakes on the outskirts of York. The lakes are House lake No 1 which has 25 pegs and is of the snake design and has plenty of features to fish to all pegs are of hard standing and are with in easy reach of the ample car park. House lake No2 is a mirror image of lake No1 also with 25 pegs but will not be open to anglers until 2007. The Doughnut lake is the next lake on the complex just past the owners bungalow, this also has 25 pegs which is got to by crossing a man made bridge. The Railway lake is next up and furthest away from the car parks this also has 25 pegs and has one long central island approx 13 Mtrs away from all pegs a pole fisherman’s dream. The Horse Shoe lake has 31 pegs in total and the middle section is 16 Mtrs from one bank and 22 Mtrs from the other, there are pegs down the middle section, this lake holds some of the lakes biggest residents. Then we come to the final lake on the complex The Speci Pond where day and night fishing is allowed(nights to be booked in advance) you have to step up your gear in this lake and use your common sense, the owner is always at hand to help out with any queries. Please phone for more info.
Tel: 01904 737279
Pottery Pond, set in 7 acres of woodland, extends to some 5 acres of water offering a very attractive and natural setting. This venue is suited to the specimen carp angler. Common and Mirror Carp, Crucian Carp, Pike, Roach, Rudd, Chub, Bream, Barbel, Perch, Tench and Gudgeon. Specimen fish caught include Pike to 31.5lb, Carp to 26.5lb, Tench to 10lb, Bream to 10lb, Crucian Carp to 3.5lb. Ample car park within yards of the lakeside. Pegs and access suitable for the disabled angler.
Tel: 01347 810617
Premier Fishing, Selby 3 Lakes
Over the past few years,the Selby 3 Lakes Complex has gone through a few changes. Most people will remember Selby as the north`s premier day ticket fishery fished by some of the biggest names in carp fishing and once produced the 40lb mirror known as Lucy. Since then the lakes have been split into 2 fisheries. The day ticket lake is now under the control of Roger Hind and will stay as a day ticket lake. The lake has had two separate stockings of fish since roger took control (mainly doubles) and will no doubt receive more as time goes on. The lake itself is five acres and up to 18ft deep. The fish go from upper singles to upper twenties with plenty of doubles around the 15lb to 19lb weight. The lake contains lots of pike and perch with the pike going to around 26lb with loads of doubles / singles. See predator page for more info. The coarse fishing is excellent as the lake is full of roach / skimmers / large bream which respond to usual the coarse/match tactics. The Selby Syndicate consists of lakes 2 and 3 which are joined together via cut-through and are a total of 8 acres in size. The syndicate holds carp to 35lb (Clarence) and the lake has also been going through a stocking program to ensure the fisheries future. These lakes are in some of the most peaceful and picturesque surroundings you could wish for. The tree lined lakes have nineteen superb swims which were constructed for the syndicate and each one is full of features to fish to such as islands, Pads, Bars, overhangs and margins.
Selby 3 lakes
Tel: Roger Hind 07818 092420
Situated just south of York and set in 28 acres of landscaped countryside, Raker Lakes has 4 coarse lakes and a specimen lake, catering for match, pleasure and specimen anglers. There is also a small touring caravan site. Horseshoe Lake: A 3 acre lake with 30 pegs boasting a maximum depth of 9 feet with widths between 16 and 20 metres stocked with carp from 6oz to double figures, Breamto 6lbs 8oz, Roach 2lbs 8oz, Rudd 2lbs, Crucians 2lbs, Specimen Perch to 3lbs 8oz, Skimmers, Dace, Chub and Tench make up a great venue for the matchman and pleasure angler. The current match record (May 2006) is 162 lbs 8oz with average match weights 45 to 80lbs. Heron Pond: is only 1/2 an acre with 10 pegs but prolifically stocked with Carp, Roach, Rudd, Crucians and Perch. No matches are held on this pond so it is always available for pleasure anglers. Highbank Lake: This 2.5 acre lake was converted from trout to coarse in 2004 and has been stocked with carp to scraper twenties, crucians, tench, skimmers, roach, rudd and perch. The lake is rectangular shaped with pole, waggler and tip tactics working. Favoured baits are pellet, caster and chopped worm. Stocked with more silver fish than the other lakes, good mixed bags are available on this 22 peg lake. Acorn Pond: is in a peaceful, tranquil setting with carp to 20lbs, crucians to 3lb 10oz, Roach, Rudd, Tench, Skimmers, Perch and Chub. Inside pole lines and 8-10 metres out are a good option for most species with pellet, paste, caster and meat the favourites. Bomb out into open water or across to the island also catches plenty of fish. Through the summer months floating baits work well. With 20 pegs this is a great pleasure pond or match lake for small clubs producing more 100lb weights than the other lakes. Current lake record 132 lb 10oz. Kingfisher Lake: This 6.5 acre specimen carp lake was stocked with 220 Simmo fish in 2000. Approximately 70 of these are now between 20 and 30lbs, with four different fish having been caught over the 30lb mark. The lake record is 31lbs 8oz caught in May 2006 from peg 12, with the record common being 30lbs 8oz.
York YO19 6BW
Tel: Steven or Phil Thompson on 01904 448793
We are primarily a fishery, boasting 4 beautiful well-stocked lakes full of Trout, Coarse and Pike Fish. Raygill Lakes is a very hidden almost forgotten part of the world. Visitors comment on its beauty and marvel at the fact that we are only a few miles from “civilisation” (The famous market town of Skipton & Bronte Country – Haworth, Oxenhope – are as little as 5 miles away). Raygill is peaceful, tranquil and very very beautiful. Throughout the entire village there is NO mains water, NO mains gas supply and VERY LIMITED mobile phone signal. As a small family run business, we are always looking for ways to diversify and think Raygill would be a great Yorkshire location for film and TV companies. We have lots of car parking space, cafe, toilets, and some of the most scenic views in Yorkshire, all at your disposal. The lakes are spectacular and the history is unbelievable. Raygill is tucked away in the small picturesque village of Lothersdale, We are signposted from 3 miles away in each direction by brown tourist information signs.
Raygill Fishing Lakes
1 Raygill Cottage
Tel: 01535 632500
Red House Estate – Red House Lagoon
The Red House bank of the River Ouse. Fishing permits are available from the Estate office for (ukp)£6 per day per angler during the fishing season (close season 15th March to 15th June). We sell them on behalf of the York and District Amalgamation of Anglers who own the fishing rights on the South bank of the River Ouse downstream of Red House to Poppleton and some pitches on Red House Lagoon (Reservoir). The Ouse and Lagoon are about 300m from the main site and can be accessed easily through the Estate. There are further fishing opportunities available at various local ponds.
Red House Estate
Tel: 01904 738256
Redwood Park Fishing
Redwood Park, 11 miles from the centre of York and in the heart of the County of North Yorkshire, is a recreational location dedicated to providing unique quality fishing and a place for the local community and visitors to enjoy a beautiful scenic experience. Our dedication to the sport of angling lead us to the development of Redwood Park, which consists of 4 fishing lakes: Redwood Lake: The Arc: The Canal: and the Moat Lake (a pleasure fishing only lake, which has family-size and disabled access pegs).
Tel 07909 956532
Renny Lake offers day ticket coarse fishing in beautiful surroundings sheltered by the Cleveland Hills. Our lakes have a wide range of fish species from Carp up to 15lb, Chub up to 4lb, Tench up to 3lb, Roach to 2lb, and Rudd. Renny Lake is a family run fishing lake set amongst the idyllic and rural beauty of North Yorkshire with fantastic views towards the Cleveland Hills which offer shelter from the elements. Offering a fantastic days coarse fishing at a very affordable price. Renny Lake has now been open for 7 years and is rapidly gaining a reputation as one of the best fisheries in the North Yorkshire. We always ensure that our ponds are extremely well stocked with an array of fish from including, Carp, Roach, and Tench to mention but a few.
Tel: 07885 776291
Ripon Racecourse Lake Fishing
This is a very big expanse of water (25 acres) situated as you have probably guessed by the name above, right in the middle of the racecourse. It is a deep water with 14 ft nearest one of the 2 islands. Most areas offer at least 7 ft, down to 12 ft nearest the roadside. There are no facilities available and some of the pegs can be a substantial walk from the parking areas. There is disabled access to some of the pegs, but many of the furthest pegs are not suitable for anglers with disabilities. The water is run very well by the Ripon Piscatorial Association. There are two islands within the water and tend to be targeted by the carp anglers who tend to be in the majority on this water. The carp present run to over 32lb and specimen tactics with boilies account for the majority of the fish caught. The Ripon Angling Centre is the place to go to find out which baits are taking the most fish. There are a number of big bream present to 8lb, which tend to upset the carp anglers by taking their carefully presented boilie baits. There are also good tench present that run to 7lb 8oz and as with most tench show better first and last thing to worm and corn fished next to the reed beds. There are a handful of chub in the water that tend to show up in and amongst the shoal of roach and perch. The latter reach a little over 2lbs in weight whilst the chub are a little larger at 3lb.
Ripon Racecourse Lake
Rising Sun Fisheries
We are situated just out of the village of Aldwark, about 20 minutes north of York, near the river Ouse (YO61 1TY). We now have 3 lakes The Specimen lake is 2.5 acres, to a max depth of 10ft. The lake is stocked with Italian Mirror Carp, Common and a few Ghost carp to 25lb as well as large Perch and a good head of silver fish. One of the two smaller lakes as Carp and large Silvers in it and the other one is mainly Silver fish. This is still a quiet and peaceful venue. Please phone for more info.
Tel: 01347 838134 / 07971 877280
The water is situated between the River Ure and the racecourse at Ripon. It is wonderfully quiet and in a position. Please phone for more info.
Tel: Ripon Angling Centre 01765 604666
Scalm Park Fishing
Spend a day fishing at Scalm Park’s three well stocked ponds containing Carp, Bream, Tench, Rudd and Chub. (Open from dawn to dusk). Price: Carp Pond/Horse Shoe £5 for one rod £7.50 for two. Mixed Pond £4 for one £6 for two. Open from dawn to dusk). Ponds can also be hired for private matches.
Tel: 01757 210846
Scarborough Mere Fishing
16 acre lake set in a country park. Scarborough Mere Angling Club, with the help of the Environment Agency, has carried out improvements to a lake especially for young anglers. Roach to 1lb+, Rudd, Bream to 7lb+, Tench to 10lb, Carp to 34lb+, Pike to 30lb+. The Yatch lake is restocked with approx. 700lb. stock each year. Please phone for more info.
Tel: 01723 507588
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Scarborough-Mere-Angling-club/196519537549 This is link to Facebook page.
The Oaks Lakes
The Oaks lakes at Sessay in North Yorkshire is home to lakes for both Match and Pleasure fishing. The Lakes originally opened in 1994 starting with the Willows Lake and over the years it has steadily grown and currently has 10 Lakes, Over 400 Pegs, A large Café / Tackle Shop and New for 2014 we will be opening a Caravan Park in a quiet corner of the lakes so that everyone can come and enjoy the North’s most well known fishing complex.
The Oaks Lakes Fishery
Tel: 01845 501321
Set in the North Yorkshire countryside, but only 4.5 miles from York city centre, The Willows Carp & Coarse Fishery is the perfect location for a peaceful and relaxing days fishing. Consisting of two “well established” and individual lakes, the fishery boasts many feature-rich pegs offering great coarse and carp fishing for the pleasure, or match angler. Large free car park, and toilet facilities. No long walks – ideal for the disabled.
The Willows Carp & Coarse Fishery
Tel: 01904 738206
Thorpe Underwood Meadows
The water has a good mix of carp species, the largest recorded caught fish went to over 26lb, but they do average around the 9lb mark. There is also a very good head of grass carp, which go to 15lb. Both bream and tench are present in numbers with better fish to 6lb and 7lb respectively. There is a very big stock of silver fish here – dominated by roach to 9oz with most fish averaging 3oz. Please phone for more info.
Thorpe Underwood Meadows
Tel: 01423 331080
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