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Forthcoming angling events

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Daiwa Gordon League Gloucester Canal teams of four Spring league 2017

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 dependent on entry numbers.

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

* Round 1 Sunday 16 April Hempsted to Rea

* Round 2 Sunday 30 April Castle Up & Down, Saul Junction

* Round 3 Sunday 7 May Splatt, Cambridge and Purton

* Round 4 Sunday 28 May Rea to Pilot

Overall series 

16 teams at £80 = £1280

First team = £500

Second team = £380

Third team = £250

Fourth team = £150

Payout on match days

64 anglers at £20 = £1280

Pegs, parking and admin = £240

4 off first in section at £90 = £360

4 off second in section at £70 = £280

4 off third in section at £40 = £160

First in match = £140

Second in match = £100

(note: individual winners will not pick up section money.)

Sensas Kennet & Avon Teams of Four Spring League 2017

DATE / VENUE

9 April Avon A.C & Devizes A.A – Kings Arms/Whaddon Pile/Seend Park

23 April Marlborough A.A – Wooton Rivers to competition

14 Mat Marlborough A.A – Great Bedwyn to Little Bedwyn

21 May Hungerford A.A – Hungerford

League team entry fee is £100, payout to top four teams based on points. Pools each match of £20.00 (incl. £5.00 match fee)

Team payout based on 24 teams of four (£2400):

1st £1,000. 2nd £800. 3rd £400. 4th £200

Individual payout based on 96 anglers is (£1440):

12 x 8 peg sections paying £40 a section (£480).

Top 6 individuals on the day (£960):

1st: £240

2nd: £200

3rd: £160

4th: £140

5th: £120

6th: £100

Maximum number of teams is 25 and payout will increase or decrease in-line with teams entering.

For further information and to book teams, please contact Simon Hebditch on (07990)690613 or (01747)821218 or email at ditch@ham5.fsnet.co.uk

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.

Browning Central Coventry Canal winter league 2017

Browning Team Central will be running a teams of four winter league on the Coventry Canal in and around the Atherstone, Coventry, Hartshill, Mancetter and Nuneaton areas.

There are now 14 teams confirmed to date and individuals.The canal is fishing well with 17lb winning last match and very good back up weights.

The remaining dates and proposed venues are:

  • Sunday 22 Jan 2017 – Coventry area 
  • Sunday 5 Feb 2017 – Nuneaton area 
  • Sunday 19 Feb 2017 – Coventry area 
  • Sunday 5 Mar 2017 – Atherstone/Mancetter

[Fishing and draw locations will be confirmed nearer the time.]

League entry is £40 per team, with £15 pools per angler,
With a ‘random draw’ on the day.

There are no bait bans, Crustaceans, Pike and Zander will not count.

Anybody interested in entering a team should call:
Pat Cuddy on 07777 638145

Individual anglers are 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!

Leeds & Liverpool Canal opens at Saltaire (remaining date)

Richard East is running Leeds & Liverpool Canal Opens at Saltaire, Shipley, Bradford, West Yorkshire on the following dates which are all Sundays:

  • 12 and 26 February 2017

For further information or to book in, call Richard on 07815 092966 before 7:00pm on Saturdays. 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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