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Former YEP columnist Dennis Lemmon with just a sample of the fishing tackle he donated to the juniors under the guidance of Yarnbury Angling Club coach Adie Addy.

Angling: KHV virus case confirmed in our area

It was only a couple of months ago I wrote that it was a matter of “when not if” the next case of KHV (koi herpesvirus) would be confirmed in our area, sadly I have been proved right and unfortunately my prediction has come true at a fishery that really is too close to home.

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Alfie Drummond and proud dad Rob with two stunning 'Knotford Twenties'.

Angling: Changing conditions are good for anglers

With some river fisheries closed and our governing bodies advising extra fish care during the hot weather and low water levels, the recent rain and cooler temperatures came at just the right time to provide great pleasure catches and to save two of the country’s top river competitions.

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Bobby Lee with his catch of 13 barbel from the the tidal Wharfe.

Angling: Unhappy ending to Topcliffe seal saga

Within minutes of its capture, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts were passing on congratulations to all those involved in the seizure of the Topcliffe seal; unfortunately not all ended well as the British Divers Marine Life Rescue released the following public statement:

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Angling: Hot spell prompts KHV virus warning

Angling: Hot spell prompts KHV virus warning

As daytime temperatures hit a sizzling 30 degrees and local commercial carp and specimen lakes saw water temperatures rise to a bath like 25 degrees, officials and fishery managers of Leeds and District have urged anglers to use the bio security measures provided at all their stillwater fisheries.

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Podium placers, first and third overall, Team Don's Steve Lowther and Mirfield's Tony Earnshaw. PIC: Steve Fearnley

Angling: Trust final top honour hoovered up by Dyson

It’s not long ago that 100lb match catches were just a dream for most, and to achieve the magical festival or final ton would usually involve a ferry crossing to the wild waters of Loch Erne or an even farther trek to Denmark’s Skanderborg or Guden system.

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