Harrogate FlyFishers' Club

since 1887

since 1887

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Newsletter January 2020

Annual General Meeting Issue! The river level peaked at 1.3 metres on December 8th, subsiding later in the month to the current 0.4 metres. Certainly the river was running very fast on the 5th when we held a working party.  I wouldn’t like to ...

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Newsletter December 2019

The deluge continues, but winter approaches! November has provided a fairly full river, as the autumn often does. It was in the ‘typical range’ of water depth throughout the month, often in the upper half of that - at 1 metre at Birstwith, subsid...

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Newsletter November 2019

Lots of rain, but no frogs or locusts yet! October has seen the level of water in our river surge far into the ‘Typical’ Range on the graph on our club website.  The graph since the end of July looks a bit like a cross section of the Alps,...

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Newsletter October 2019

End of the season, but not the year!  September has seen our river at a fairly low level for the first three weeks of the month. A couple of members commented on how well the river was fishing, even at 0.1 metres level at Birstwith. There were ...

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Newsletter September 2019

Well that’s a British Summer for you!   August has seen our river at a reasonable level throughout the month. There were several peaks of 0.5 to 0.7 metres at Birstwith – major contrasts with the typical 0.1 metre in July, Levels in the ...

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Newsletter August 2019

What a Scorcher we’ve been having – for a while …. July has seen our river at a typically low level for most of the month, perking up with the recent heavy rain to about 0.35 metres at Birstwith, and then falling back to 0.25 metres before the...

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Newsletter July 2019

Summer’s really here – but it’s a British one! June has seen quite wide variations in river levels, reaching a high of 0.80 metres at Birstwith during the month, but now down to 0.12 metres as I write.  I recall that last June was wonderf...

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Newsletter June 2019

Summer’s here – Picnic Time! After a rising river in the early part of May, water levels have declined down to 0.1 metres at Birstwith as I write.  I had a quick fish on May 11th, while the river was still running fast, brown and relatively...

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Newsletter May 2019

Newsletter of the Harrogate Fly Fishers’ Club. May 2019 It’s Truly Spring (even Summer, some days!) I hope that you’re having a good season, even at this early stage. The river level is quite low even after the brief thundery rain we’ve had ...

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Newsletter April 2019

Here We Go Again! A new trout fishing season starts. March 25th has come and gone. Our section of the River Nidd is open for business once more! I’ve been down (on the Opening Day – that’s keen!), but only to have a look at the river, to see wh...

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