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No, not the TV show, instead this month we
applaud yet another brace of magnificent running water fish landed by VAC
Committee members. First up with this fantastic roach is Competitions Chairman
Brian Lakin. Now that the season's programme of matches is over Brian took the
opportunity to visit 'a VAC river venue in Bedfordshire' with pole and caster.
Putting into effect his experience from several trips earlier this year paid
dividends for Brian - the biggest roach reported this season, a stunning 2lb
13oz 8 dram veteran.
Also drawn to running water is Keith Speer. A regular on this page with his
amazing catches, Keith is a VAC Committee member, Fisher Green fishery manager
and stick-float guru.
Keith has obviously won the affections of Lady Luck as this 15-08 lump is his 3rd barbel
this winter over 13lb and, like before, caught on stick float and maggot
presented with his favourite centre-pin reel. But don't go thinking that it's
easy fishing. This beauty was Keith's only bite in many hours of 'trotting the
The popular VAC trout season is now underway at
Riverside and limit bags are the reward for trout section members.
Season, day and
guest tickets will be available. Casting clinics and away days to
popular trout waters are now being scheduled.
For more information click on the Verulam Trout button
on the left.
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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
VAC members, on production of their
can fish the day ticket section of
Jack's Lake free of charge
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to the webmaster...
Chris Riley braved winter snows at Marford on the Long Walk
to prove that chub will feed in all conditions.
Also from Marford, this 7inch baby
barbel - the monsters of the future?
Sorry, I've not that many pictures this month.
Why not go through your collection and share the
best with the VAC?
A G M
A reminder to make sure you have
April 13th in your diary for the VAC AGM at New Greens Hall, St Albans.
Verulam Angling Centre
VAC bailiff Terry Field is the now
owner of the Verulam Angling tackle shop in Fleetville, St Albans.
Situated at 219, Hatfield Road, directly opposite the Morrison's store.
Pop in or call Terry on 01727 861777
With the weather hopefully warming up soon why not
pop in and stock up on bait from some of the latest ranges:
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