the new Millennium
- with the Verulam Angling Club
As we enter the new millennium, what plans does
the VAC have for the future?
constantly looking to obtain long term futures with our fisheries and
purchase is our best option. This makes the money we spend on fisheries
an investment for the future.
We are one
of the few clubs to be maintaining membership levels. This year we
increased our membership and we aim to continue this by providing
members with quality sport.
From deep pits
to fast flowing rivers. Variety is the spice of life and the key to a
successful club. We aim to invest in our fisheries, giving good facilities.
For example, our lake at Riverside
Road, St. Albans features toilet facilities and the security of locked
gates and full fencing and is therefore very popular with our female
are the key to continuing the good fortunes of the club. But first we
have to convince them that there is more to fishing than simply bivvies,
boilies and carp!
ever-increasing pressure on angling from the 'antis', it is vital that
clubs and parent bodies join together. A national body for all anglers
has to be formed and then, and only then, will angling stand a chance of
standing up top the challenges being made.
member pointed out some time back, a club is by definition a collection
of individuals joined by a common interest. We
aim to encourage members to take an interest in the club rather than
simply purchase a ticket to fish. The forming of a parent body doesn't
stand a chance if grass roots members don't take an interest in their
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