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Over the Rainbow
is perhaps unusual in this day and age to include
trout fishing as an option for members. Just ten or so years ago it's
fair to say that interest was limited and the sub-section was a risk of
folding. However, the VAC trout committee rolled up their collective
sleeves and through a number of actions and initiatives we now have a
thriving trout section which continues to grow.
Looking at the records for 2014 we can report that numbers have almost
doubled with over 100 on our database including over fifty season-ticket
holders fishing at Riverside where we have trout fishing from the end of
February and until mid May (this year coarse fishing resumes on May
Additionally, this year we have sold more day tickets for Riverside in
the first four weeks than all of last season combined and at Bellows
Mill, our dedicated trout fishery, Ford lake, is proving very popular
with two 12 week seasons; Spring and Autumn. Currently sales of season
tickets for Ford Lake are good with about 35 per season. Winter day
tickets also sell very well.
The work hasn't stopped and the trout section remain as enthusiastic as
ever about their sport with fly-casting tuition available and popular
away-days being run to distant venues. To learn more about trout fishing
in the VAC simply click on the link over on the left.
Clyde Alexander’s 7lb 1oz rainbow from Bellow's Mill
Only very rarely does this website
include an obituary but, in this instance, as we report on the
growing success on the VAC trout section, it's only right that
we mention the passing of one of the great architects of that
success. Oster Bayne took on the role as Chairman of the Trout
Section in 2005 at a time when the section was at a low ebb.
He masterminded many improvements at Riverside and the
development of Ford Lake at Bellows Mill as a dedicated trout
fishery, providing members with near year round trout fishing.
Little wonder the Section grew from just 28 in 2005, to over 100
when Oster stood down as Chairman in 2012. Oster, a charismatic
leader, larger than life, true gentleman, inspirational and
achiever. We salute you. RIP.
Fixture List Published
The Verulam Match Section
popular with turnouts averaging over 20 across the season.
We are a friendly bunch and always welcome new faces.
The average standard is increasing each season and as the
results from last season show, competition is tight with
only a few points separating the top 10.
Why not check out the new fixture list for season 2014/15
and make a point to come along and try your luck. Click
here for the list
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Always a popular way to introduce
your pals to the VAC. And now two bits of good news; during Winter months
the price is reduced by 50% to just £3.50 per day and you can now also pick
up tickets from Colney Tackle, London Colney. All guest must be accompanied
by a full member.
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VAC members, on production of their
club card, can fish for no charge subject to conditions. See VAC fisheries page
VAC members can fish The Tring
Anglers stretch of the Aylesbury Arm as part of a water share agreement.
£1 off all day tickets for VAC
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Meet Korda Tackle
Colney Tackle, London Colney, all day 12th April
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Here's a typical Riverside rainbow.
Another Riverside rainbow. this one went 4.07 and landed by Peter Philips.
The Mill Lake at Bellows Mill is a mixed coarse fishery. Member Jimmy Ryan had
this 10lb+ pike take a rudd on the way in and gave a good scrape on the light
This young man is Billy Smith, son of bailiff Mark. On a recent trip to Moor
Mill Billy landed this tonking 18lb mirror. It's the same fish his dad landed a
couple of years ago at just 13lb.
Verulam Angling Centre
VAC bailiff Terry Field is the the owner of
the Verulam Angling tackle shop in St Albans. Situated at 219, Hatfield Road,
directly opposite the Morrison's store.
Pop in or call Terry
on 01727 861777
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