This year we’ve quite a few members, who may be wondering where they can buy fishing bait in the local area – now that Bloomingtails in Drayton no longer do so (they still sell a bit of tackle though). Well, fear not – you can buy most baits from the club’s Vice Chair, Roy Cooper. […]
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To keep up with advancing technology, our website will have a minor makeover soon. Thanks to Eric’s skills/commitment we will be adding a page on coaching opportunities we are running/involved in. We will also be dropping the match results pages, mainly because it is easier/more appropriate to keep such regular/fast changing news on our Facebook […]
As per Government approved (new) Angling Trust guidelines, Hodnet Angling Club matches will resume on Thursday June 4th – starting at Preeswood Pool, and which will then continue as per clubcard info. In addition, subject to usual club rules, keepnets can again be used. DETAILS KEEP NETS will now be allowed for pleasure fishing on […]
In line with new ‘phase 1’ Government Covid 19 guidelines, and related advice from the Angling Trust and the Canal and River Trust, we are re-opening all our Club Waters from Wednesday 13th May 2020. In doing so, we wish to ensure the continued safety of our members so the re-opening is under the following […]
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, […]
In a club match today, carp came to the fore as Steve Neil took the honours with 42lbs, 12 oz, 8 drams. He was closely followed by Marc Roberts with 34lb, 10 oz, 8 drams, with Bob Parrish third at 16 lb, 12 oz. Weather was cold, breezy but bright.
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!!!