Entries by Richard

New local source for bait

We’ve been asked to let members know that the ‘Blooming Tails’ pet shop in Market Drayton has started selling some fishing tackle and bait, including maggots. They say they get fresh bait delivered every Tuesday and if any of our members need other bait – such as worms/casters – then they can add them onto […]

Preeswood Pool Event – 16th July

On the afternoon of Sunday 16th July, from 3pm to around 6pm, Preeswood Pool will be used for a ‘Get Hooked on Fishing’ event, a free coaching event aimed at encouraging youngsters to consider angling as a hobby/pastime/sport- and run for the club by the Get Hooked on Fishing charity. In return they only ask: […]

BEWARE – Canal fishing? Check dates

If planning to fish our canal waters between now and Aug you need to beware of various qualifier/practice matches that may be taking place on various sections ahead to the ‘national’ on Aug 19th. See details HERE  

3 Day Festival – Results

Day 1: Preeswood Pool 1st John McCann22-6-0 2nd Ian Watson 19-2-0 3rd Roy Cooper 18-6-0 Day 2: Ryleys Pools Terry Blyde 22-9-0 2nd Pete Burrell 13-7-0 3rd Dan Yale 12-12-0 Day 3: S/U Canal Betton 1st Pete Burrell 19-12-0 2nd ColinRoberts 12-4-0 3rd Bob Parrish 9-2-0 Overall winner Pete Burrell 4pts 2nd Colin Roberts 7pts […]

AGM decisions

At AGM existing committee re-standing were re-elected. Membership fees remain the same as last year, partly because we had increased income from more memberships – so keep spreading the word! The main rule change agreed was that, as per EA rules, if you’ve got the right rod licecne you can fish more than one rod […]

AGM – Wed 1st Feb 2017

Our AGM is nearly upon us, so please do consider coming along to hear about the Club’s succesful past year and what lies ahead. The meeting is held at Hodnet Social Club and starts at 7.30PM – with light refreshments planned. There are no plans to increase membership fees, but The Committee is planning to […]

HAC hosting of the CRT Pairs Qualifiers a success

Hodnet A/C hosted the first qualifying match of twelve national matches which sees 5 pairs from each match competing in a final later in the year. This match was sold out with 50 pairs [100 anglers] lining the banks of the Shroppie Union Canal at Goldstone. Leading the individual stakes was local Newport remedial specialist […]

New Water at Goldstone

From 1/4/16 members can fish our new pool at Goldstone – the Top or ‘Common’ Pool – a former Market Drayton Anglers water. Details HERE

Preeswood Progress

A spell of fine weather has enabled Martin to crack on with the work, and the scheme is entering its final stage. The poolside paths have been levelled and part surfaced, and the new easy access (disabled access) pegs built. The bank around the other side of the pool has been reduced in height/widened, making […]