You will be please to know that memberships of Sowerby Angling Society remain the same as previous years at £35 for adults and £15 for Senior Citizens and Juniors.
Please note the deadline for renewals is 1st of April. You should all have received an e-mail with renewal details. If anyone did not receive an e-mail could they please contact me (use the contact page) and let me know.
We have again arranged exchange days with The Cod Beck Fishing Club. They have several miles of the Cod Beck above Thirsk, all small stream fishing. Go to information and use the contact form on the exchange days page. Days need to be booked in advance.
Just added an article first published in Trout and Salmon about the Cod Beck by one of our long standing, now life member, Steve Schroeter.
It can be found under the articles tag on the menu or click here.
We have arranged exchange days with The Cod Beck Fishing Club. They have several miles of the Cod Beck above Thirsk, all small stream fishing. John Aston has kindly agreed to organise this, with members needing to pick up the relevant permit from him for the day they wish to fish.
If you fancy a change from our usual waters please use the contact form from this link, or it can be located under the information tag in the main menu.
Could members please note that we can only fish for grayling from the stretch upstream of the Caravan site to the top limits of our waters, opposite Thirsk Swimming pool.
We are unable to fish the lower stretches below the Caravan site due to autumn and winter shoots.
We are planning a Cod Beck invertebrate sampling morning on Saturday 19th of October. If you are interested in seeing what our trout and grayling eat then please come along. It should be very interesting.
Please feel free to bring anyone along who might enjoy this.
Alastair Logan is kindly running this and we are intending to meet at Worlds End at 10AM.
River conditions permitting.
Please note even if you aren’t a member of Sowerby Angling Society but are interested, then please do come along, but could you possibly let us know via our “contact us” page so we have some idea of the numbers to expect.
Cod Beck River Lampreys-April 2013
We are getting reports of numbers of freshwater Lampreys returning to spawn in the beck, which is good news (Mid April 2013).
Try to disturb them as little as possible. In particular try not to damage their spawning redds, or nests as they are sometimes called. These are easily seen as small depressions with clean gravel and stand out from the surrounding river bed, avoid wading on them.
Three Cod Beck River Lampreys. April 2013
Regarding the fishing, the beck is fishing extremely well at the moment.
I’m getting reports of a lot of trout being caught, mainly 7-10 inches with a sprinkling of better fish up to 1lb 10oz. If you have caught a better one please let us know.
Early Season Trout
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