Any incident of pollution can have disastrous effects on our fish stocks. Should you observe any pollution in the river please telephone the Environment Agency Hotline (0800 807060)
to report the incident. The number is Freephone and is a 24 hour service.
Poaching can also have a devastating effect and can be reported to the same EA hotline.
If you report any poaching or pollution, please contact
the committee urgently so we can liaise with landlords and the Yorkshire Esk River Trust.
Whilst diseased fish are always seen in the river from time to time, particularly towards the end of the season, we are keen to spot the early signs of any significant outbreak of disease. If you feel that there are more than a normal number of diseased fish, please contact
the committee immediately.
FISH ARE IN and as of 11th July we have had 3 floods since the start of June. Members are catching good numbers of very fresh fish.Congratulations to Mike Howard on the
first sea trout of the year, caught on a spinner towards the bottom of our waters, on 21st May (10lbs 5oz and still covered in sea lice) and to Clifford Page on the first salmon on 2nd June (a 12.5lbs silver fish from Jillson's). If you have caught an earlier fish, please let us know.
NEW WEBSITE PRIZES-we will give anEsk Flyfor the best new photo/content/website idea a member gives useach month of the 2017 season. Please have a think!