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Forthcoming angling events

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Wybunbury Anglers Association Coole Pilate Open

Wybunbury Anglers Association are running an open match on the Shropshire Union Canal at Coole Pilate nr. Nantwich, Cheshire from Bridge 80 to Bridge 84 on Sunday 10 June 2018. Field parking for all competitors at Coole Lane – Bridge 82 (CW5 8AU). No parking will be allowed on roadside verges.

  • Draw 9:30am in the field
  • Fishing 11:00am to 4:00pm
  • Entry - £20 all in
  • No additional pools
  • Includes parking and Club peg fees
  • No bloodworm, joker or pellets allowed

Prior booking required. For more information and to book in, contact Paul Harding on 07504 346883. Email: wybun.anglers@gmail.com. All welcome.

Daiwa Gordon League, Gloucester & Sharpness Canal Teams 4 Spring league 2018

Contact for all matches : Mark Treasure 07590862484

Draw for all matches : Gordon League Club (GL2 5JN)

Entry Fee £80 per team, monies paid out to teams at end of series

Exact amount and places depends on entry numbers.

£20 per person per match, monies cover peg fees and paid out as individual and section prizes

· Round 1 Sunday 8 April Rea to Pilot

· Round 2 Sunday 22 April Castle Up & Down, Saul Junction

· Round 3 Sunday 6 May Splatt, Cambridge and Purton

· Round 4 Sunday 27 May Hempsted to Rea

Overall series

16 teams at £80 = £1200

First team = £450

Second team = £350

Third team = £250

Fourth team = £150

Payouts on match days

60 Anglers at £20 = £1200

Pegs, parking & admin = £220

4 off first in section at £80 = £320

4 off second in section at £60 = £240

4 off third in section at £40 = £160

First in match = £150

Second in match = £110

(nb individual winners will not pick up Section Money.)

Todmorden Angling Society Press Release

The first delivery of fish for the canal arrived on Thursday 4 January 2018 - in the pouring rain!

These fish are being stocked with the very much appreciated help of a grant from The Community Foundation for Calderdale.

Fish were stocked as follows:

  • Finneys (Lock 15-16) and Gasworks/Woodhouse (lock 16-17)
  • 412lb Roach (6”-8”) plus 50 Tench (8”-10”) plus 39lb of Bream and a few Carp
  • Sandholme/Derdale/Bakehouse section (lock 17-18)
  • 335lb Roach (6”-8”) plus 100lb Carp (8oz to 1.5lb) plus 40lb Bream

The other delivery is expected late Jan-early February.

The Canal & River Trust also helped finance this restocking-thanks a lot

Todmorden Angling Society Press Release

Next year’s membership cards are now available at all our tackle shop outlets or you can buy online via our website. www.todangling.org

Pay your subs-fish straight away - no need to wait until 1 January.

Exactly same subs as last year. ‘Early bird’ rates apply until 28 February 2018. After that date subs are £10 extra (except juniors).

A grant to stock fish into the flood affected sections of Rochdale Canal has been given by the Community Foundation for Calderdale. These fish will go into locks 15-18 below Todmorden.

There is a ‘teams of three’ series of open matches starting on 14 January. (Two sections on Croft, One section on Rochdale Canal).

Please call Frank on 07769 905319 or Tony on 07956 156284 to book on.

Matches (5 in total) on 14, 21 and 28 January and 4 and 11 February.

Draw 8.30am fish 10am until 3.00pm.

We wish all anglers everywhere a very Merry Xmas.

Todmorden Angling Society Press Release

Rochdale Canal - sections Lock 15-18
Community Fund Grant for Fish Stocks

Community Foundation for Calderdale Fund have awarded Todmorden Angling Society a grant of £5,000 to restock with fish sections of The Rochdale Canal between locks 15 to 18. This will help restore the canal environment and fishery following the floods on Boxing Day 2015.

Fish stocks will arrive during the winter months - see future press releases.

Emma Woods-Bolger (assistant Director of the Community Foundation) said "This grant is a timely reminder that the Calder Valley is in many ways still recovering from the floods of 2015."

"Our grant will enable the canal environment between locks 15 and 18 recover and flourish as it was prior to Boxing Day 2015"

Ray Barber(secretary)

Website www.todangling.org. email raybarber@live.co.uk 07970897849 or 01282413115

Wolverhampton AA Canal Challenge 2018

Wolverhampton AA are running a canal challenge in 2018. The qualifiying round dates (which are all Sundays) are as follows:

  • 8 July, Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley
  • 22 July, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury
  • 5 August, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Penkridge
  • 2 September, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Wombourne

The two day final dates are:

  • Saturday 15 September, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Wombourne
  • Sunday 16 September, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Penkridge

Pools are £30 per match which includes £10 from each qualifier going to the final. £2 peg fees for all matches. £18 left from all matches to be paid out in the qualifiers. The 20 top weights from each qualifier go through to the 80-peg two day final. You can fish as many qualifiers as you wish even if you have already qualified for the final. For further information and to book in, contact Paul Turner 07921 565107. All welcome!

Rugeley/Handsacre Individual Winter League 2018 (remaining dates)

The Rugeley/Handsacre Individual Winter League will be held on the Walsall AC and Coors AC Waters of the Trent & Mersey Canal in Staffordshire.

The remaining dates (all Sundays) are as follows:

  • 28 Jan 2018
  • 11 Feb 2018
  • 25 Feb 2018
  • 11 Mar 2018

No bloodworm or joker allowed.

There are limited places so get in quick. For further information and to book in, contact Perry Follows on 01889 800112 (evenings) or 07410 548612. All welcome!

Silver Fish Only Winter Series at Carney Pools

Mark Capewell is running a Silver Fish Only Series at Carney Pools, Wolseley Bridge, nr. Rugeley, Staffordshire, ST18 0XE every Wednesday throughout the winter. The series has already commenced on Dragon Pool and there are 19 pegs available.

The price is £16 all in.

Draws 8:45am at the fishery.

Sport is between 10:00am and 3:00pm.

For further information and to book in, contact Mark on 07802 277935. All welcome!

Codnor Park Fishery

Recently restocked with 1,500lb of quality bream from 3lb to 4lb which are feeding well, Codnor Park Fishery nr. Ripley, Derbyshire NG16 5PX run weekly open matches on Wednesdays and Sundays. The prices are as follows:

Wednesday £15 (which includes £4 peg fee)

Sunday £20 (which includes £5 peg fee)

Draws are 9:00am at the fishery and sport is between 9:45am and 3:45pm.

Pleasure fishing day tickets cost £5 (one rod).

For further information or to book in, contact Peter Hawkins on 07581 750381. All welcome!

Todmorden Angling Society Press Release

The Annual Xmas Match will take place on Sunday December 10 2017. 
This match is members only-advance ticket only.  

The draw is at the Falcon Inn, Littleborough up to 9.00am fish 10.00am. until 1.00pm. (Croft & Town House). Then everybody back to the pub to get warm -and for food and prize presentation. 
Tickets now on sale at Rochdale Angling, Tight Lines(Shaw) or Macks, Burnley-or at Dcember 6 Committee meeting. 

Proposals carried included making it that all Pike must be returned at point of capture -no species of fish may be killed on any of our waters. 
Juniors may be issued with a free TAS members card (and accompanied by non-angler parent or relative) if they have attended coaching sessions and been authorised as competent by our angling coaches.                                         

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools Hank & Craggsy’s Winter League (remaining dates)

Hank and Craggsy are running a winter league at Preston Innovations Boldings Pools in Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4SS. The remaining dates, which are all Saturdays, are as follows:

  • 27 January 2018
  • 10 February 2018

The deposit is £50 to be paid before the end of October 2017. There are still a few places available so get in quick! For further information phone the fishery on 01746 763255.

All welcome!

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure Individual Winter League (remaining dates)

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure in Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. WR11 8PA are running an Individual Winter League 2017/2018. The dates are as follows:

  • 27 January 2018
  • 10 February 2018

£85 entry to cover pegs fees and first match pools. £25 entry for next five matches. If you are interested, please contact David on 07947 485620 or 01386 870039.

All welcome!

Stoppos Fishery: New night fishing

Stoppos Fishery in Coton in the Elms, nr. Burton-on-Trent on the South Derbys/Staffs. border DE12 8EE have started night fishing by prior arrangement. A 28lb carp, plenty of twenties and lots from 10lb to 15lb, which are growing rapidly and in excellent condition have been caught recently. 24 hours cost £25 (two rods). For further information and to book in, contact John Stevens on 07971 854104.

Nottingham Federation Winter League 2017/2018 (remaining dates)

This winter’s Notts. Fed. Winter League will be held on the London Road length of the Nottingham & Beeston Canal on pegs 171 to 228. All matches are on Sundays from 9:30am to 2:30pm and the draws will take place at the Trent Navigation PH, Meadow Lane, Nottingham, Notts. NG2 3HS near Notts. County Football Ground at 8:00am. All pools pay outs will be in the pub after the match. The dates are as follows:

  • 4 February 2018
  • 18 Februaru 2018
  • 18 March 2018

For further information and to book in, contact Garry Smith on 01159 875852.

Todmorden Angling Society - press release

Membership of Todmorden Angling Society is now £10 cheaper for the remainder of 2017. £40 adults - £30 concessions. Expires 31 December 2017. Call: 07766428009, 0771736383 & 07956156284.

Poole Hall Update

Contrary to any false rumours you may have heard on social media or anywhere else. No fish of any type have been sold to anyone from Poole Hall Fisheries in Dodds Green, Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 6JD. So please come along and have some good sport, fishing for our huge catfish, stunning carp and all the other species. Night fishing, match bookings and day tickets available to all.

Tel: 01299 861458.

Upper Trent Teams of Four 2017

We are now taking entries for the Upper Trent, Teams of Four. It’s limited to 20 teams and its £100 per team. Cheques made payable to Burton River Match ASAP to Fishermania, 5 Eton Business Park, Derby Road, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 1RR. Tel: 01283 540433

Monkhall Fisheries Wednesday Affordable & Thursday Over 50's opens

Monkhall Fisheries in Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 6XF are introducing Wednesday Affordable and Thursday Over 50's Opens starting Wednesday 18 January and Thursday 19 January  2017. The prices for both matches are £15 all in.

Winter times: Draw 9:00am at the onsite café. Fishing 10:30am until 3:30pm.

Summer times: Draw 10:00am at the onsite café. Fishing 11:30am until 4:30pm.

Breakfasts are available from 8:00am. Please phone to book in prior to the events. Call: Ben Stanford on 01746 785481 or 01746 785482. All welcome.

Night fishing at Poole Hall

New night fishing sessions have now started for the first time ever this autumn at Poole Hall Fisheries in Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 6JD. Book in advance by phone (call: 01299 861458) beforehand as price rates vary on the length of session you require and amount of anglers in your party.  

Silver fish only opens at Meadowlands

Meadowlands Fishery in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warwickshire, CV8 3EG are running Saturday Silver Fish Only Opens from Saturday 5 November 2016 until further notice, weather permitting. If you are interested and want further information, please contact Ray on 07834 191460. All welcome!

Poole Hall update

Contrary to the odd false rumour in current circulation, Poole Hall Fisheries in Dodds Green, Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops, WV15 6JD is and always has been open for business as usual for pleasure and match anglers alike. The big catfish are also now showing for the specimen hunters out there. The day tickets are £6 per angler, £7 on the specialist Abbey Pool. Daily, including the weekend, concessional rates for Senior Citizens, disabled and under sixteen year olds cost £5 per angler. For further information, contact Jill or Syd Matthews on 01299 861458. All welcome.

Fishermania River Trent Wednesday opens

John Harper of Fishermania is running regular Wednesday opens on the River Trent in Burton-on-Trent, East Staffordshire starting Wednesday 6 July 2016 until further notice. The draws will be at Watson's Street car park (DE14 3RG) at the back of Tesco, by the pump house at 9:00pm and sport will be between 10:30am and 3:30pm. The price is £15 all in. The match on the 27 July will be on the Branston Golf Course stretch, Burton upon Trent, DE14 3DP, draw 8:30am at the Golf Course. For further information or to book in, call John on 07519 305224. All welcome!

Wassell Grove news

Wassell Grove Fisheries in Hagley, Worcs. are running weekly Saturday open matches. The draws will be the on-site café at 9am and fishing will be between 10:30am and 3:30pm. £21 all in. Breakfasts available from 7:30am onwards. The fishery also offers special, concessional £4.50 day tickets on Wednesdays to Senior Citizens and ‘Dads & Lads’ joint tickets for £10, available from Monday to Friday. For further information or to book in, contact the fishery on 07967 556673. All welcome.

Poole Hall

Poole Hall Fisheries in Dodds Green, Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops., WV15 6JD run weekly Sunday open matches on their well-stocked Heron and Kingfisher Pools. The draws are at 9;00am at the on-site café and sport is between 10:00am and 3:00pm. For further information or to book in, contact Syd and Jill Matthews on 01299 861458. All welcome.

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