New season arrangements

Updated 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 been agreed by...

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...

Three rod rule

Members are reminded that three rods are only allowed on Silver End Back Pit for Night Permit holders from the 1st November until the 31st March.   See Handbook Conduct Rule 6 page 11 and the Fixed Penalty of a three month’s membership suspension page 21. Every year...

Layer Marney Toilet Arson

Since the opening of angling after the initial lockdown the club has installed two extra toilets to cope with the increase in anglers. These were located at the Silver End Pits and for the first time at the Layer Marney complex. The Layer Marney toilet was burnt down...

Membership now closed for this Season

The Committee has decided to close the membership for this season as we feel we have sufficient members relative to the number and size of our waters. We will, therefore, not be accepting any further membership applications as from today. Memberships will reopen for...

Seabrooks Reservoir water level

The Association has rented and stocked Seabrooks Reservoir for over 25 years since it was dug as a reservoir by Seabrooks Farm. In the last three years, it has actually been used as a reservoir with water being extracted to irrigate potato fields on the farm. This...

Front Pit stocking

Silver End Front Pit stocking 14 December 2019 The planned stocking into Silver End Front Pit of six C6 21lb to 24lb mirror carp and fifteen C4 9lb to 15lb mirror carp went ahead on Saturday 14 December. The carp were supplied by VS Fisheries. Sussex. A wet morning...