Day Tickets

Visitors to and residents of Ilkley are allowed to fish all the Ilkley AA waters by day ticket, Monday to Sunday inclusive.  These can be purchased either on-line via this website or in person from our day ticket outlets – these are: the Riverside Hotel and bar Ilkley; the visitor information office at Ilkley Town Hall; and Otley Angling Centre.

You must also be in possession of an Environment Agency fishing rod licence.

Tickets must be produced at the request of a Bailiff or a Senior Member.  Fishing is to cease immediately on failure to produce a ticket.

Visitors are allowed to fish between the hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm and no spinning is allowed on the river.

Trout fishing for visitors (day tickets) is available from 25th March to 30th September and Grayling fishing is available from 16th June to 14th March.  No maggots to be used on the river between 15th March and 15th June (as per EA regulations).

A maximum of two Trout to be killed and these must be of no less than 10” in length and no more than 14”.  All Grayling must be returned to the water alive.  No keep nets to be used on the river.

To purchase a day ticket you will be asked to create an account using your name and e-mail address

Junior (under 16) & Invalidity£5.50
Senior Citizen (65 and over)£7.15£33.00