Lockdown 2 – Can we still go fishing? In short – YES! You may go fishing on your own or with 1 other person, and travelling a short distance is deemed allowable for this purpose. However please be aware of social distancing rules. What is a short distance? 1mile? 5 miles? 10 miles? The angling trust are seeking clarity? Will tackle shops be allowed to open? It seems that they may be allowed to operate a “Click and Collect” service, check with your local tackle shop. See link below to detail on Angling Trust website. Final details on restrictions etc Continue reading Covid 19 – Lockdown 2
From 6am Wednesday 13th May 2020. Club waters to re-open with the following provisos. Please follow government and Angling trust guidance re: social distancing; safety; etc. You must be in possession of your club membership book and Environment Agency Licence, while fishing. There is an increased likelihood that these will be checked. NO Day Tickets – until further notice. Canal open but only if safe to fish and still give a clear space beyond 2m for people to pass (i.e. at least 3m behind you). Do not fish in close proximity to moored boats. Still Waters Open Continue reading COVID-19 update – fishing to restart.
2020 Yearbooks will soon be with us from the printers. As soon as they arrive they will be distributed and available from our agents and online shop. If you order your yearbook online and wish to fish before your book arrives, remember to print out your Paypal receipt email and carry it with you as proof of purchase. Membership runs for a calendar year – ALL memberships expire on 31st December of the year printed on the Yearbook cover
Angling Trust and Fish Legal have relaunched the Cormorant Watch website so that we can log sightings of Cormorants and Goosanders on club waters, subjected data may help to introduce more effective control measures on fish eating birds which are decimating fish stocks on all UK waters. Further information is available on this page, and the form for logging sightings is here. http://www.anglingtrust.net/page.asp?section=1763§ionTitle=Predation+by+Cormorants+and+Goosanders http://www.cormorantwatch.com/