The following articles should help you to be able to fish the Ilkley AA waters more successfully; to catch more fish and thus; to enjoy yourself more.

Feel free to write one if you would like to share anything with other anglers fishing the Ilkley AA waters.

Washburn Reservoirs – Car Registration and Allocation to Permit User guide vs 2

How to Fish the IAA stretch of the R.Wharfe

These ‘How to Fish’ articles were written by the IAA club Secretary Dave Martin, who lives in Ilkley and has now been fishing the club’s waters for fifty years.

How to Fish the two IAA ponds

Tips for fly fishing the Ilkley AA stretch                                                             

This article contains detailed fly fishing and fly-tying information specific to fishing the Ilkley AA stretch.  It was written by very successful fly angler Eddie Wilkinson.

‘Trout Fishing’ magazine article on Grayling fly fishing the R.Wharfe at Ilkley   

This February 2020 edition recounts a session by the Riverside Hotel at Ilkley.

‘Trout & Salmon’ magazine article on Grayling fishing the R.Wharfe at Ilkley

Our thanks to Paul Procter and ‘Trout & Salmon’ magazine for their kind permission to reproduce the article.

Flies and fly fishing on the R.Wharfe at Ilkley

An article by Ilkley resident and dry fly expert Richard Tong.

Wild Trout Trust report on the Ilkley AA stretch of the R.Wharfe

This detailed report was written following a site visit by the Wild Trout Trust.

Grayling at Ilkley and the Grayling Society

A guide to Grayling fishing on the River Wharfe at Ilkley

Journal of The Grayling Society Article

Report from the Grayling Society’s fishing Day on the River Wharfe in Ilkley

Ilkley AA history                                                                                                                        

This article is based from an email exchange between two current Ilkley AA members. It contains interesting historical information regarding their grandfathers who were both keen Ilkley AA members in the distant past.

Environment Agency rod fishing byelaws for the north east, including Yorkshire.