Staveley Lakes


Picture: James Lynch
Pictures: Jim Munden
See Map Book page 23 – Buy a Map Book or see Map below.

Staveley Lakes are situated about 5 miles north of Knaresborough. The fishery can be reached by a minor road (Arkendale Road) off the A6055 Knaresborough to Boroughbridge Road – see Map.

A key is required to gain entry to this fishery – Buy a key.

BCAA HAS FENCED BOTH LAKES TO KEEP OUT OTTERS. ALL GATES MUST BE SHUT IMMEDIATELY AFTER USE, EVEN IF OTHER ANGLERS ARE FISHING. HELP US LOOK AFTER YOUR FISHING!!

This Fishery is open all year round and keepnets may be used.

Entry and exit to/from the Fishery is to be made only by the proper entries and the gate must be kept locked at all other times. Anglers are advised to park cars within the fishery if possible, for safety reasons.

Rules
1. Fishing is strictly for members and their Guests only.
2. No day tickets are available, though members may take a guest (see Rule 33 in the Yearbook, or on this website) – Buy a Guest Ticket
3. Spinning is allowed ONLY on the large lake.
4. Members can fish with one rod ONLY unless they purchase a ‘Second Rod Permit’. This Permit costs £9.00 per year – Buy a second rod permit.
5. Members may fish two rods in the Large Lake ONLY. Both rods must be used in the same swim.
6. Night fishing is allowed only on the Large Lake, in designated swims ONLY, and by Members and their Guests ONLY (Guests can obtain a Guest Night Permit which costs £10 for a 24 hour period from noon to noon). BCAA Members must hold a Night Fishing Permit – these must be obtained in advance – Buy a Night Permit.

Permits must be carried at all times – Anyone caught night fishing without a permit will be expelled permanently from the Association.

It is likely that there will be occasional working parties at this Fishery. Details will be posted on this website and at the Fishery beforehand. If you would like to help maintain your Fishery, then please contact the General Secretary – see contact details.

Please also note that Matches are occasionally held on the small lake – see Match Dates in the current yearbook.

Anglers intending to fish on working party or Match dates should note that these events will take precedence and may cause some disruption to fishing.

MAP


(Map and key:Bernard Cracknell)