Length 1 - Cottingley to Seven ArchesRight BankThe fishery commences at Cottingley Beck, Bingley side of the Bingley Bypass bridge near the Mercure Hotel and follows the river downstream to the Seven Arches bridgeEntry is from Branksome Drive. Follow the footpath past the stables to the river.
Length 2 - Seven Arches to Hirst Wood weirBoth BanksThis is a continuation of length 1 but is now both banks.The left bank extends to Hirst Wood weir and the right bank is to the top of Hirst Mill field ( Glynn Thomas ) Please do not trespass into the field.Parking is available by Bradford Amatuer Rowing Club. Please be aware that the parking is gated and controlled by the rowing club. Vehicles parked at owners risk.Parking available at Hirst Wood public car park. Walk along the canal towpath then descend through the trees to the river bank.
Length 3 - Hirst Wood weir to Salts Mill weirLeft BankThis is a continuation of Hirst Wood and extends to the top of the cricket pitch in Roberts Park. The cricket pitch length/Roberts Park is controlled by Bradford No 1. AARight BankFrom Hirst Wood weir until the top of Salts Millweir.
Length 4 - Salts Mill weir to Baildon Road BridgeFishing is held on both banksThe left bank is from Salts Mill weir through to the top side of Baildon Road bridgeThe right bank is from the bottom of Salts Mill as there is no fishing from behind the mill.
This water is a Trout and Grayling water only.
Any legal method and bait may be used.
The fishery is from the stone wall just below the top weir to two fields below Linton footbridge. This length includes the pools among the rocks below Linton bridge. Junior members must be accompanied by an adult.
Dowley Gap ( Below Locks 20/21) to Victoria Road bridge (207A)
Victoria Road bridge (207A) to Oddy's swing bridge, Dockfield (210)
Oddy's swing bridge (210) to top of Field Locks (16 - 18)
These 3 lengths are held in conjunction with Bradford City AA. Members are required to show yearbooks to bailiffs of either club on request.
20 rods maximum at any time
Juniors must be accompanied by an adult
No more than 2 juniors to 1 adult
No keepsacks, nuts or baitboats
Barbless hooks only
No fires or camping
Access via Lonk House Lane. Gate combination available on request.