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Annual Fly Dressing Comp. Winners

Our closing meeting this week was a fun night with a good selection of drinks and nibbles for everyone plus a quiz and then the prizegiving for the various category winners. Many thanks to the committee members who as ususal put in a lot of effort to buy, cook and present the food and drink and […]

Annual Photography Competition Winner

At our social event last night Roy McAdam explained to the members how impressed he was with the number and standard of entries this year. Subjects photograped varied greatly and it was clear that people had put thought into their work. Roy advised us all to carry a camera whilst fishing to capture those events […]

Weil’s disease or Leptospirosis

With the new season upon us we will all be spending considerably more time on the banks of lakes, streams and rivers. We must  be mindful of all risks associated with angling and one of them is Weil’s disease which is transmitted by rats and, of course, rats are always near to water of some […]

St.Patrick’s day at The Lenches

Ken O’Nutting came up with a really innovative idea of a session on St. Patrick’s day at the Lenches lakes which would be a combination of fishing, fly tying and enjoying a hearty meal. With the approval, as ever, of Amanda all was arranged. The initial activity was to design  and tie a fly with […]

Phil Holdings CDC Klinkhamer

Please click on the link and enter the password that Bob has forwarded to you via e-mail. This is a great pattern to use when fishing ‘duo’ with a nymph below the Klinkhamer. Cheers Glyn