Entries by Richard

Share some favourite moments!

As an inspiration to others to go fishing/join our club (once this Covid crisis has abated) why not use this ‘downtime’ to dust off your digital (phone/camera) images of favourite swims, places or catches on HAC waters and send them to us for a photo gallery ? We won’t use your name or any personal […]


Further to the previous post, we unfortunately have to report an incidence of an angler trying to fish Hammersley’s Pool – contrary to the club’s closure instructions. Even more serious, on so many levels, when challenged to leave by the water’s owner the person involved was abusive/argumentative. Please be clear, such behaviour will not be […]


In line with guidance just issued by the Angling Trust and the Canal and River Trust – all based on the Government’s latest Covid 19 [Coronavirus] restrictions /precautions, all Club Waters are now closed for fishing – to Club Members or other authorised users. That said, if anyone does visit for legitimate non angling purposes, […]

Meet ‘Son of Eric’!

Our enterprising Chairman, Eric, has unveiled his new ‘Scare Angler’ for Ryleys Pool – to help deter Cormorants and Goosanders. Please don’t distract him or interfere in his valuable work!!!

2020 AGM

This year’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Wed 12th Feb, starting at 8pm, at the Hodnet Social Club – next to the school in Hodnet. If you’ve not been before, its the annual meeting where those present [re]elect the club’s committee and officers for the year ahead, and a formal review of last […]

Improved Access at Preeswood Pool

We’ve recently been able to have the ‘spare’ 20 tons of stone stacked at this pool spread and levelled – to complete/extend the car park and extend the surfaced path along one of the banks. We’ve also been able to specifically improve access for disabled members by slightly widening one of the ramps from the […]

Fish Stocking

Your Committtee are pleased to have been able to arrange for approx. 165lb of skimmer (hand sized) bream to be stocked into Ryleys Pool at the end of November.

Division 2 National – Results – Updated

Hodnet Angling Club were the hosts for this year’s Division 2 National match angling competition, held on the 14th September 2019 and run in conjunction with the Canal and River Trust and the Angling Trust. This prestigious event saw 42 teams fishing, with most of the match fished on our club’s own extensive canal waters, […]