Hillcrest Fishery/Needles Pond

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Water Name

Hillcrest Fishery/Needles Pond


This lake is ¾ of an acre and is stocked with carp to 10lb, tench to 4lb, bream perch, roach and ide.


£5.00 per day ticket £3.00 after 12 noon which is collected on the bank side


1 Fishing dawn till dusk.
2 No litter! Anyone leaving litter will be asked to leave and may be refused entry at another time.
3 Barbless hooks to be used at all times. There may be the odd inspection to keep this in place.
4 No loose feeding of ground bait or nuts. Ground bait may be permitted in a small feeder.
5 No keepnets allowed at any time.
6 Landing nets must be dipped.
7 No children under 16 without adult supervision.
8 The welfare of the fish-stocks is paramount, anyone found in breach of this will be asked to leave. i.e. sensible rigs, keeping the fish out of the water too long, incorrect unhooking, excessive force while fishing (bullying the fish).


From the M62: Leave the motorway at junction 27 and take the A650 heading towards Wakefield (not towards Bradford). You will come to a set of traffic lights with a big Toby Carvery on the left hand side. Go straight on at these light follow the road for about 3/4 of a mile and you will come to another set traffic lights with The Halfway House on your right turn right at these lights onto
Scotchman Lane
. Follow the road again for about 3/4 of a mile and The Needless Pub is on your right hand side the fishery is directly behind the pub.


LS27 0NZ


01924 420405


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