of St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

Issue 24

February 2002 

VAC Match Team through to Angling Times Super Club 2002 2nd round - but only just - see below !

Welcome to the Verulam Angling Club web site.

In this issue:-

  • History of the VAC

  • About our fisheries

  • Subscription Details  - half season membership forms now available

  • Contacts & Guest Tickets

  • Events

  • Current Newsletter

  • Match Calendar 

  • Match Reports

  • Trout Fishing

  • Junior Section

  • Previous Issues

  • SOS - Support Our Sponsor

    A reminder that this site is now sponsored by Queensway Angling of Hemel Hempstead.


    Each month, Queensway Angling are offering special offers exclusively to VAC members. 

    Leeda specialist 70 litre rucksack,4 large pockets, well padded harness, 69.99 now only 49.99
    Fox Voyager carp rods 2 1/2lb   2 3/4lb t.c.  rrp 99.00 now only 59.99!!
    Whats new!!!
    Preston carp pole rigs (using Powerline PR hooks, Slipshot) great range 2.50 each
    Nash Outlaw carp rods from 49.99
    Wychwood rod tip sleeves 5.99 a pair
    Garbolino pole jacket (padded elbow pads) great value waterproof 59.99
    Have you got the 'nrg' to catch carp???
    We have!! New Mainline 'nrg' boillies !
    Want a quote ??
    Why not email us at queensway.angling@btopenworld.com
    good discounts given to VAC members
    Secondhand fishing tackle:
    2x Nash Titan all season bivvy 130.00
    Pair Harrison Ballista 12ft 3lb test curve 80.00 each
    Drennan Polemaster 890 14 1/2 metre, lots of spares, excellent condition 370.00
    Plenty of other s/h items available............

    Remember, Queensway Angling offer a large range of major brands - just phone 01442 254 723 for a quote.


    The VAC web site has just got easier to remember.


    You can get to the site just by typing www.verulam-angling.co.uk

    Better still, click here:

      Make this site my Home Page


    Make Time For Trout

    The VAC trout season will commence on Saturday 23rd March.
    This popular section of the VAC welcomes new members for fly-only trout fishing during the traditional close season at our Riverside Road fishery.

    Day ticket sessions with a competent instructor can be arranged.  

    If you would like more information on any aspect of our trout section contact Carol Pickering on 01727 875792.

    Advance Notice

    FISHING MATTERS -Celebrity lectures with John Wilson and Bob James. ALBAN ARENA, April & June

    click here for details.

    Remember, the latest news from around the fisheries can be found on the VAC Hotline - 01727 835904 

    Your contribution here?

    Any articles, photos and comments would be welcome. With a thousand members I'm sure some of you must be capable of producing some quality photos of fish from club waters. 

    What a massive roach! Held, I believe by Dick Bateman. 

    Someone care to tell me how big, from when and where? 

    Send your submissions to:- webmaster@verulam-angling.co.uk

    Boat Fishing

    Private charter sea fishing trips aboard " Marionette" a 210hp turbo diesel 28' fast commercial rib equipped with all mod cons., GPS, colour sounder, radar, plotter and VHF. radio and life raft, Moored in Christchurch harbour. ideal for parties up to six wishing to fish the Christchurch ledge-Needles area with recent catches including cod to 26lb and conger over 30lb further details and enquiries telephone:

     Andy Adams 07802672227

    Got something to say or had a good catch on club waters - then  just click to let us know.

    Working Party News

    January saw a good turn-out at the Riverside Rd working party, preparing the site for a new wooden hut. Mind you, most of the action was around the tea-urn!

    The VAC match team were the home club in their first- round challenge for the Angling Times Super Club knockout, fished on Feb 9th on a blustery Frogmore Match Pool. Click here for the full result. Below winner Ash Adams and 2nd place Paul Bangs pose with a couple of useful 'lumps'

    To contact the Secretary by email 

    Just click here: secretary@verulam-angling.co.uk

    Match Bookings 

    Now being taken for Frogmore 2002

    Contact Tony Williams on 07966 389609


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