Entries by Richard

Ted Cartright Trophy – Results

After a gap of a few years, the Ted Cartright Trophy was fished for on Sunday 10th Aug at Preeswood Pool. Congratulations to the winner Geoff Perkins, with 38lb, 4oz.   2nd was Bob Parrish with 31lb, 5 oz; 3rd Roy Cooper with 20lb, 11oz and 4th was Liam Moore with 19lb, 4oz. All bags […]

Ryley’s Pools – Temporary Restrictions

In view of the low water/oxygen levels at these pools, the Committee have imposed an immediate suspension of: a/ all club/open matches – alternative venues will be used instead b/ the use of keep nets by all members when fishing Please be alert to and observe these restrictions, and inform any other members fishing who […]

Preeswood Pool Event

This coming Saturday (6th July) we have 29 juniors coming to Preeswood for an angling taster day. As a result most of the water will be closed to members for the morning. Events like this help promote our sport/pastime/hobby – call it what you will, it always needs new blood so maybe you could help […]

New Club Water & HOW TO GET THERE

From 1st April 2018 members can fish an additional length of the canal near Market Drayton, namely from Bridge 66 (Betton Wood) to Bridge 69 (canal turning basin at the top of Adderley locks). There is very limited free roadside parking at Adderley, but arrangements have been made with a local farmer for parking near […]

Membership Cards (2018 – 19) now available

If you’ve not been a regular angler over the winter, the warmth (soon?) of spring and the arrival of membership cards for the year ahead makes this a good time to dust off your tackle and plan ahead. Fees remain unchanged from last year, and are great value given the range of waters we have*. […]

Floating Market@ Drayton Canal

Just to let members know, there is a canal boat based market taking place at the Market Drayton Marina in May, details below. By way of reminder, this will not inconvenience our anglers as no fishing is allowed in this stretch of our water from April to Sept – see our Club Waters page or […]

Your 2018-19 Committee

At the AGM the existing committee was largely re-elected, but with the welcome addition of two new (co-opted) extra members willing to help look after the club, namely Dan Yale and Eric Brown. Special thanks are due to them both, as without ‘new blood’ the club, like all others, could not continue to thrive. To […]

AGM – 7th Feb 2018

Members are invited to attend this year’s AGM, which starts at 7.30pm at Hodnet Social Club on Wednesday 7th February 2018. We have had a good year as a club and this is your chance to come along and find out more about what has been done and what is planned. A small free buffet […]

National Competition

As you may be aware, our club played a big part in this years CRT angling competition finals. In particular, Terry Nutt and Dave Watkins devoted a huge amount of time and effort to this and not oly was this recognised by CRT but deserves the heartfelt thanks of all our members for raising the […]

Cormorants and Gooseanders

The Angling Trust have sent us a round robin e-mail, part of which [pasted below] maybe of interest to members.   The Angling Trust recognise the enormous damage that cormorants and goosanders can do to fish stocks in both rivers and still waters. We want to do more to enable fishery managers to be allowed […]