Entries by Richard

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, […]

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 […]