Harrogate FlyFishers' Club

since 1887

since 1887

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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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Newsletter March 2019

AGM Follow-Up I had enquiries from members about a couple of items from the AGM in January. Here is the transcript of our new Chairman’s ‘Amazing Grace’. Our Father above the water, hallowed be thy name. Thy rain will come, thy rivers run, on e...

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Newsletter February 2019

AGM  An excellent AGM last week.  A new committee was voted in, and the meeting was chaired by our new Chairman, Brian Hunt Our President, Mrs Pamela Holliday addressed the meeting, giving a charming anecdote involving a renowned former C...

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