The selby canal opened in 1778 becoming the main route from leeds to the river humber via the river ouse. This site holds angling information on the controlling amalgamation of clubs for the aire calder navigation canal.
As of 24th june 2008 the club as a member of the joint canal committee has access to about 11 miles of this canal.
Aire and calder canal. Aire and calder canal h daa members can fish the aire calder navigation as controlled by the boothferry aire calder joint canal committee without the need to purchase any other permit or day ticket just show your hdaa membership permit to any bailiff on the bank. 1146792 and a company limited by guarantee registered in england wales no. Aire calder canal fishing matches booked angling club information.
11 miles of canal available to fish at various access points. Aire calder navigation. The selby canal is a branch of the aire calder built in response to a proposed leeds and selby canal.
The aire and calder navigation is the canalised section of the rivers aire and calder in west yorkshire england the first improvements to the rivers above knottingley were completed in 1704 when the aire was made navigable to leeds and the calder to wakefield by the construction of 16 locks. However as vessel size increased its shallow draught proved inadequate. River levels remain high all river sections on the aire calder navigation are presently unavailable for navigation.
Lock sizes were increased several times as was the depth of water to enable larger boats to use the. The main line of the aire calder navigation runs from leeds where it joins the leeds liverpool canal to goole where it joins the yorkshire ouse the wakefield branch of the navigation runs from fall ing lock at wakefield where it joins the calder hebble navigation to join the aire calder navigation at castleford junction. The aire and calder canal navigation stretches from leeds to wakefield and castleford to goole a distance of 24 miles.
There are numerous points of access from the heck bridge south of the village of great heck. The navigation is both a commercial and pleasure waterway and during the week it is not uncommon to see large aggregate barges ploughing their way up and down. Aire calder canal fishing fishing home.
Yorks to goole in east yorkshire. The ydaa share fishing on the aire calder canal with a number of other clubs all under the control of the boothferry aire and calder joint canal committee. Canal river trust is a charity registered with the charity commission no.
Beavers bridge turn west off the a614 north of the canal. The section controlled by this amalgamation runs from great heck 6 miles east of pontefract w. Aire and calder canal.
The following is a list of match dates and lengths that are booked. There is a total length of approx. Our canal guide shows you everything boaters might need in each city town village including shops pubs restaurants post offices and laundry services.
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