Working Party Layer Marney complex Thursday 1 July

A Working Party will be held at the Layer Marney complex on Thursday 1 July starting at 4 pm. Please make the effort to attend. Cutting back and opening up swims. Please bring loppers, saws, spades and rakes etc. For further information contact Bob Reed, Fishery...

Working Party Seabrooks Reservoir – Tuesday 15 June

A Working Party will be held at Seabrooks Reservoir on Tuesday 15 June starting at 4 pm. Please make the effort to attend. Cutting back and opening up swims. Please bring loppers, saws, spades and rakes etc. For further information contact Bob Reed, Fishery Manager on...

Fish spawning

The carp have started spawning in Silver End Front Pit. They are bound to start doing so elsewhere. We do not close our waters owing to spawning that can go on and off over an extended period. However, please be aware of Fish Welfare Rule 11 ‘Members must not...

Request for donated tackle for ACI – junior coaching

The Angling Coaching Initiative (ACI) is requesting donations of any tackle that you no longer require, particularly float and quiver feeder rods and serviceable reels, landing nets and handles, plus any end tackle and boxes, rod rests and unhooking mats/cradles. ...

Seabrooks Charity Match cancelled and a new Bailiff

Owing to the then uncertainty around Covid restrictions, plans for the Charity Match for Saturday 29 May on Seabrooks Reservoir have not progressed and it will, therefore, not be going ahead this year. Seabrooks will, therefore, be open for general fishing on that...

Seabrooks Reservoir closed 10 May and 7 June

Please note that Seabrooks Reservoir will be closed for a Charity Clay Pigeon Shooting event In aid of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance organised by Seabrooks Farm Monday 10th May and Monday 7th June 2021 John Joyce General Secretary

Match fishing resumes Sunday 11 April – Marney 2 & 3

Match fishing resumes following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions .  Layer Marney 2 and 3 will be closed Sunday 11th April for the M Joslin Open Match. Please remember to check the Match Fixtures list in the Handbook from now on before arranging a fishing...

No further Night Permits available

The limit for Night Permits has been reached. Unfortunately demand outstripped the number of night permits available within seconds of applications becoming available at midnight on the 31st March. All successful and unsuccessful applicants have been informed. Members...