Fishing Associations

photo of Sutton Bank

Sutton Bank - by kind permission of James Smith Photography

Angling Trust - The Governing Body of Angling

Nidderdale Angling Club – offers fly fishing and bait fishing on the River Nidd around Pateley Bridge in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

Sowerby Angling Society - have over four miles of the Cod Beck, in and downstream of Thirsk. It is good, small river fly-fishing  for wild brown trout and grayling, with occasional other coarse fish.

Bradford City Angling Association – have a vast amount of waters around the Yorkshire Dales for the Coarse & Game angler.

York Tradesmen’s Angling Association - is a long established angling club which provides fishing on five becks and two still waters in North Yorkshire.



Kilnsey Park Fishery

Kilnsey Park Fishery

Kilnsey Park - A very attractive fishery is situated in spectacular surroundings, consisting of two lakes of approximately 1 acre each. Fish filleting service offered. Lovely cafe on site.

Thornton Lodge Farm, Easingwold - Two well-stocked fishing lakes with excellent facilities




Fellow Fly Fishing Instructors

As well as being good friends, all are qualified coaches and licensed by the Angling Trust.

Steve Cheetham - Game angling -

Olly Shepherd - Game angling -

Mark Gambles - Game angling -

Mike Sutton - Coarse & Predator fishing -