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 Issue 72

February 2006

 

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To contact the Secretary by email Just click here 

 

To contact the webmaster and to send pictures

Match Bookings :

Due to water level issues no bookings will now be taken for Frogmore for season 2005-06.

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

But if you've a question about rules, club policy etc. email the  Secretary

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Remember, our Junior Section needs YOUR contributions..........

 

VAC members, on production of their VAC club card, can accrue a  'loyalty stamp' and after three paid visits to the venue, gain a fourth visit free of charge. 

 

Remember to call the VAC HOTLINE 01727 835904  

for all the latest news on club waters:

 

     Good Practice Guides

 

Health & Safety

 

 Discount Baits

VAC members get 5% discount on bait products from Titmuss's.

Click to download the Price list (160kb).

GJW Titmuss Ltd Hertfordshire New Mill, Lamer Lane, Wheathampstead, Herts, AL4 8RG   Tel: 01582 833883

Fishing, golf, sun & sand - 2 bed family apartment to rent on the Costa Del Sol.

 

 

Latest News:  We have working parties at Frogmore and Moor Mill on Sunday 26th February from 8-30 till 12-00noon. We have a working party at Smallford on Sunday 12th March from 8-30 till 12-00noon. If you wish to attend any of the above working parties please call the respective fishery officer as listed below to book your place.

SMALLFORD - DAVE MC.CANN - 07956 569358  MOOR MILL - PAUL HILL - 07989 565115 

FROGMORE - ALAN CHINNOCK - 07970 941915

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU TURN UP TO DO A WORKING PARTY AND YOUR NAME IS NOT ON THE LIST BECAUSE YOU HAVE NOT CONTACTED THE FISHERY OFFICER THEN YOU WILL BE TURNED AWAY.

Additional information regarding working parties for the close season months will be available in the next newsletter which you will receive sometime in March. This newsletter will comprise the Agenda for the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING to be held on WEDNESDAY 12TH APRIL 2006.


Picture Perfect

Is the Winter chill keeping you indoors? Let this picture gallery remind you what the VAC has to offer.

The VAC now has 1,350+ members and still growing. And yes, we are still open for membership

Greg Barber showing off his 5lb chub from the Ouse at Radwell

Here's the 'Big Fella' again, proud Greg Barber with one of the Smallford thirties. This one turned the scales to 33lb, a new PB for Greg and a great fish for mid January

 

 

 

 

Ben Smith had this 9lb Barbel at Marford on Christmas Eve

Ben's buddy, Dean Cullen had possibly the same fish a week later on New Years Eve, registering 9.06 on the scales

Alex Mullen, one of our Moor Mill bailiffs, with a 23.09 mirror from Smallford

 

Hannah Morter landed four carp @ Smallford.

 23lb, 10lb,10lb & 20lb 8oz.

 

Howzat for a first time fishing?

Keep those pics coming in by

 clicking here


Riverside Road Notices: BT are holding 20 peg match against Abbots Langley AC on Saturday February 11th for the Angling Times Supercup. Practice sessions will be held on Saturday 4th & 5th. There is a working party on February 19th. Coarse fishing closes on 28th February for 10 weeks.


Trout News

INTRODUCTION TO FLY FISHING Do You want to know about Fly Fishing but have never had the opportunity to Ask? Unsure what you want for Christmas, how about a fly rod to catch fish like these. Then come along to one of our free Introduction to Fly Fishing days which we will be holding in late February early March 2006 at Riverside, unfortunately we had to cancel the December 2005 date.

 Enter the Trout Fishing Section to discover more......................

 
 

VAC HOTLINE 01727 835904 for all the latest news

 

 Visit Queensway on the web at http://queensway.angling.mysite.freeserve.com or click the logo

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

 

Please phone for instant quotes - 01442 254723 - or email by clicking here

 

FEBRUARY SALES !

 
We are pleased to offer VAC members an Winter deal on many major items up until March 1st including up to 25% off RRP on many suits, fleeces, rod holdalls, bags, seat boxes, reels and bivvys. Please phone or call in for further details.
 
 To view our second-hand price list please visit our website by clicking on our web address link. If it’s too cold to go fishing come on over and have a look around the shop…full summer stock levels all winter.

 

Free fox clip on bed buddy chair with all bed chairs over £80.00 [while stocks last]

    

 

 

Suited and Booted?

 

One off special - free Drennan Team England fleece with all Team England 2 piece waterproof/windproof suits [sizes subject to stock]

20 % off all field boots such as Skee-Tex, TFG, Camo and Wychwood
[offer subject to size and availability from shop stock]

Hope to see you soon -  MARK

 
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