Further to my update on the Embsay there has been a flurry of posts on that page about problems encountered between dog walkers and anglers at this reservoir. Shared spaces are always going to generate conflict sadly but I’d be interested to here more thoughts on this matter. I know from personal experience I’m appalled at the amount of dogshit I find at places frequented by dog walkers – and no, wrapping it in a bag and hanging it from a tree is not acceptable in any way, shape or form. Nor do I enjoy dog walkers sending their dogs into my ‘swim’ but I usually see the funny side in this. Usually… But I’ve seen some bad behaviour from anglers on the bankside as well so we’re no anglers either.