Yorkshire Dales Fly Fishing Websites
Settle Anglers Association -
Settle Anglers have waters on the Ribble around Settle and also on the
Wenning near Clapham. The Ribble at Settle is a good river for brown trout,
sea-trout, grayling and salmon.
Helwith Bridge Fly Fishery - is located in the Yorkshire Dales close to
the villages of Ingleton and Settle, just off the A65. The lake is 30ft deep, covers 4.5 acres and is spring fed, so the water is crystal clear and
is in quiet, tranquil surroundings.
City Angling Association - Don't let the name confuse you. Bradford City
Angling Association does have fishing a short bus ride from the centre of
Bradford in Yorkshire but a glance at the Waters page will show just how
many other fishing waters the Association has, scattered throughout the
Yorkshire Dales, including the rivers, Aire, Ribble, Wharfe and Ure.
Society - is based in Sowerby, near Thirsk, an old-fashioned market town
in North Yorkshire. They have over four miles of fishing on 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.
Conservation and Non-Profit Organisations
The Angling Trust -
the voice of angling, is the representative body for game, coarse and sea
anglers in England. Join today to support campaigns, legal action to protect
fish stocks and programmes to increase the number of anglers fishing for fun
and in competitions. Fighting for the future of YOUR fishing, but they need
YOUR support to do more. Please join today.
Salmon & Trout Conservation UK - Protecting wild fish and their habitats since 1903. All anglers should be a member!
The Wild Trout Trust - a charity dedicated to the conservation of wild trout in Britain and Ireland through the protection and restoration of their habitats.
(formerly the Anglers' Conservation Association) - a unique, non-profit
making organisation set up to use the law to fight pollution and other
damage to the water environment - both freshwater and marine - and to
protect the rights of anglers and angling. Acting for fishing clubs, fishery
owners, syndicates, commercial fisheries across the whole of the UK. In
England only, they are the legal arm of the Angling Trust in the rest of the
UK they act independently.
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Guiding and Flyfishing Instruction Websites
Fly Fishing in Cumbria - the website of APGAI casting instructor Glynn Freeman. Another friend of mine who I can personally recommend - he
taught me when I was taking my qualification!
Border Game Angling - Clive Mitchelhill, an APGAI casting instructor who also taught me for my qualification!
Fishing With Style - fly fishing gifts, and fly fishing instruction from Steve Cheetham.
TroutQuest - salmon & trout fly fishing holidays, instruction & guiding in the Scottish Highlands.
Ian Riddell - is a friend of mine who runs Bessy Beck Trout Fishery (see
"General Fly Fishing Sites" below). Ian is fully qualified Level 2 angling
coach providing tuition at his excellent fishery.
Flies and Flytying Materials
Fulling Mill - World
Class manufacturers of quality flies and tackle for fly fishing.
Spiders Plus - a new source for North Country Spider Patterns.
Siman On-line - on line shop of Jan Siman special fly fishing products: dubbing brush, softdub, tube body, tools, weighted hooks. Flies for trout, grayling, pike, taimen,
saltwater. Czech nymph school, guiding and holidays.
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Tackle - fishing tackle superstore for game, sea and coarse angling. Hardy
Angling Classics - huge savings on top brand fishing tackle. Secure online shopping, World wide fishing trips, Run by Stevie Munn
Qualified National Angling Guide and Member of Game Anglers Instructors Association (GAIA).
Flyfishing Books and Magazines
Coch-Y-Bonddu Books - leading international dealers in new and out-of-print books on angling, game shooting, sporting dogs and falconry.
Rackelhanen - on-line flyfishing magazine. Very interesting content from some very well
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General Flyfishing Sites
Fishing Questions - Get your fishing questions answered by our friendly community.
Water Fishing - guided salt water fishing in the waters around Naples,
Spider fishing in
Holland - Ruard Janssen's website about spider fishing in Holland and
other topics of interest.
Fishing the Fly - trout fishing in Aberdeenshire. I fished the Don last year and I can vouch for the quality of the fly fishing here.
Mulberry-Whin - chalkstream flyfishing in Yorkshire. Fly fishing just outside the Yorkshire Dales on the renowned Driffield West Beck.
Spooled - Australia's premier fishing website. Fishing reports, articles, tips, boat & tackle stores, guides, forums, 330 species listed, every waterway in
Australia, all logged via GPS on the most advanced fishing website in the World.
UK Fishers Fly Fishing Resource - a website built by fly fishermen for fly fishermen. An online fly fishing resource.
Lucky Strike fishing
charters on Lake Erie - in Ashtabula, Ohio, USA, for excellent Lake Erie
charter fishing for trophy walleye, yellow perch, smallmouth bass and
Fishing Directory - all the fishing links you can get.
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Yorkshire Dales Tourist Information and Accommodation Websites
The Traddock –
Yorkshire Dales hotel & restaurant is renowned for its charm and
friendliness and is dedicated to offering hotel guests the best North
Yorkshire has to offer.
- is a caravan site and barnstead with bunk-style self catering
accommodation for individuals, families or groups. It is situated
approximately one mile from the picturesque village of Ingleton. With
panoramic views of Ingleborough and Whernside, the site is surrounded by
some of the most beautiful limestone countryside in England.
Craven Arms - in Appletreewick is a pub nestled in the heart of
Wharfedale, serving real ale and Great food.
Nidderdale Pubs and Inns - a non-commercial and privately maintained guide aimed primarily at listing rural and market town pubs and
Inns in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding rural areas.
Daelnet - "the internet gateway to the dales." Daelnet has the distinction of being the first website in the world totally dedicated to the Yorkshire Dales.
The Yorkshire Dales - a superb, comprehensive site about the Yorkshire Dales.
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General Yorkshire Dales Websites
Walking - providing holidays and short breaks that sample the best that the
UK can offer since 1997.
information website for the Village of Addingham, three miles south of the
Yorkshire Dales National Park. A one stop shop for information about the
village, its history and its surroundings.
Reeth in Swaledale - the
new official website for Reeth in Swaledale. Located in the Yorkshire Dales
National Park, North Yorkshire, England.
Snaygill Boats -
Canal holidays and day boat hire on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in the
scenic Yorkshire Dales.
Yorkshire Images - an expanding Photographic collection of Yorkshire and the Dales.
Malhamdale - Malham is a small village, in the Pennines, at the southern base of the Yorkshire Dales. It's a pretty place, surrounded by limestone
dry-stone walls, and with a stream running right through the middle of the village.
Upper Wensleydale - online Guide to Upper Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales - Tourist Information, accommodation listings etc.
Hawes Ropemakers - Set in the heart of Herriot country in the Yorkshire Dales countryside, W R Outhwaite & Son, Ropemakers was established in 1905.
Middleham Online - a complete online guide to Middleham including its history and its present day happenings and, for the `would-be` visitor,
we hope to point out all the places of interest along with things to see and do in the surrounding area.
The Teapottery - home of the eccentric teapot, based in Leyburn, Wensleydale, in the Yorkshire Dales.
Yorkshire Dales Guides - provide exciting activities for your holiday break + residential planning with activities for all individual/group
abilities & weather conditions. Activities include walking, canoeing, caving, potholing, climbing, navigational skills, etc.
Thirsk & Sowerby - Thirsk is an old fashioned market town in North Yorkshire, famous for its race course. Thirsk and Sowerby are set in the centre
of "Herriot Country" Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the west and the North York Moors National Park to the east.
Northallerton - is the county town of the county of North Yorkshire.
Skyreholme - is a small hamlet situated near Appletreewick in the Yorkshire Dales. This is the website.
Stump Cross Caverns - is one of Britain's premier show caves, located in Nidderdale on the border of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Other Sites of Interests
Tourist Net UK - aim to provide the UK tourist with the information they need to plan their holiday in any part of the United Kingdom.
Brit Info Net - a directory and guide to Britain for residents, visitors and business.