Entries by Richard

Preeswood Pool – Caution

Following reports of a few dead carp/fish in distress (including a suspicion of possible KHV) we have had the Environment Agency visit to check the water/provide advice. With no dead fish evident on the day of the visit KHV could not be confirmed, and it seems most likely we have a ‘seasonal’ algal bloom – […]

Division 2 National – 2019 Info

Once again HAC is hosting this prestigious competition on our stretches of the CRT’s Shropshire Union Canal. The main competition is being held on Sept 14th 2019, but there are plenty of open and practice matches being held beforehand over the summer, which will result in stretches being closed to members for their duration. Relevant […]

Funeral – Jim Humphreys

It is with great sadness that we have to inform members of the sudden death of Jim last Friday [8th March]. Jim was not only a long term supporter/member of HAC, but also took that extra step of serving The Club’s interests by being on The Committee for many years too. We will miss his […]

Meet the new Chairman

At the recent AGM Barry Pilgrim retired as our Chairman, with the thanks of the Committee and members present expressed for his succesful couple of years in the role. In his place the Committee was very grateful to have a willing volunteer to take his place, namely ERIC BROWN. Eric brings great enthusiasm and angling […]

AGM News – £5 Fee increase 2020

We had a reasonable turn out for the AGM – but, as ever, more would always be welcome! On a separate post you’ll find some details of our new Chairman, with this post simply is intended to alert members to a resolution that was passed to increase annual ADULT membership fees by £5 – i.e. […]

Lost Tackle – FOUND @Preeswood Pool

Re: below, this has now been recovered byTerry Nutt when fishing. WELL DONE TERRY, ONE THAT DIDN’T GET AWAY! One of our members has had his rod and reel, etc pulled off his rest and into Preeswood pool on Saturday 16th Feb. If found, or maybe seen floating, our member would dearly like it back […]

AGM 2019 – Wed 13th Feb

This years AGM is fast approaching, and will be held at at the Hodnet Social Club – starting at 7.30pm. As usual, some food refreshments will be provided later on. If you have anything you’d like raised at the AGM, have a resolution you’d like to submit or would like to put yourself forward to […]

October CRT ‘Fishing Taster’ sessions

Members are advised that CRT are running two free sessions on our waters for people/youngsters who wish to try out angling. These are on October 26th at Preeswood Pool and October 28th by bridge 51 on the canal nr Soudley. Members wanting to fish those waters on that day will may not be able to […]

Let’s keep it friendly!

Your Committee is sorry to have to report that some of the temporary signs recently erected at Riley’s Pool were subsequently defaced by some disparaging comments being added about a member of the committee. Such comments are not only childish, but are potentially hurtful to persons so named and also risk bringing the club into […]

3 day festival results

Here are the results of the 2018 3 day festival. Fri 8th June Preeswood pool: 1st Roy Cooper 41-9 2nd Steve Parker 38-14 3rd Terry Blyde 31-10. Sat 9th June Ryleys Pool: 1st Bob Parrish 8-11 2nd Pete Burrell 8-0 3rd DanYale 7-4. Sun 10 June S/U Canal Goldstone: 1st Pete Burrell 16-10 2nd Dan […]