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. Members may apply for a night permit as an ‘existing member’ when the membership is opened up in mid February for the 2022/23 season.

Night fishing ban to be lifted 29 March

Anglers are advised that night fishing is currently deemed by the Committee to be between 6 pm and 6 am and is, of course, banned at the present time under the current lockdown restrictions. However, this ban will be lifted on the 29 March....

Memberships now available for the new season

Memberships are now available for the new season. Members have been emailed today, Friday 12 February, a Newsletter and application form. Please check your Inbox. Those without an email had their newsletter posted on Wednesday 10th. The Newsletter provides information...

New season arrangements

Updated 10 February Owing to the Covid-19 situation the Association’s Annual General Meeting will not, of course, be held on the 14 January. The annual newsletter will be emailed/posted to members mid February and this will contain some rule changes that have...

Angling now allowed apart from night fishing

Update 11 January These guidelines have been produced by the Angling Trust in our capacity as the recognised national governing body for all forms of recreational fishing in England. They have been drawn up following extensive dialogue with relevant Government...

River matches venue changed

Following a text vote of regular match attendees it was agreed by a majority that the forthcoming river matches this winter be moved to the Colemans Cottage Fishery – Pathfield Lake. These will be normal Club Matches. The Match Fixtures webpage has been amended....

Fish Welfare Guidance

As a consequence of the number of new anglers taking up fishing and also the many anglers that have returned to the sport this season after a break of probably many years, the Committee decided that it would be useful to offer guidance on fish welfare.  Bailiffs and...