of St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

Issue 21

November 2001 


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. 

    New Products Now In

     

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    CAMOUFLAGE BIB AND BRACE £84..95
    ESP PULLOVER FLEECE £29.95
    ESP SUPER FLEECE WINDPROOF,SHOWERPROOF £79.95
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    KORUM MATCH HAIR RIGS (HOOKS TO NYLON WITH HAIR RIG) £1.99 PER PACK OF 5
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    DISCOUNTS GIVEN TO VAC MEMBERS

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

    Know Your Enemy !

    Some members have commented to bailiffs about strange black ducks visiting club waters. If you see any looking like the one on the right please scare it away - permanently if possible....................

    A fish guzzling Cormorant - arghh !

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


    Want more fishing in Herts, Beds & Bucks?

    !! 21 Today !!

    This is our 21st issue, hope you like it.

    Sack up at Smallford

    The depths of our pit at Smallford tend to be off-putting to our many members who prefer to watch a float rather than sit behind a pair of buzzers. 

    Yet the carp specialists who frequent this water regularly catch specimen bream and tench and over the last few years there's been an explosion in the numbers of skimmer bream with fish averaging 12oz - 1lb making up bags of 40 - 60lb. 

    So if you're looking for a change from Riverside or Frogmore why not pay Smallford a visit and get stuck into the skimmers - who knows, you may also get one or two of those big bream & tench or a 2lb rudd, perch or roach to make your day very special. 

    It's not just Smallford that's fishing well. Highlights from around our fisheries include:

    • Roach to over 2lb from the 'Lea above Wheathampstead' !

    • Carp to 15lb from Frogmore

    • Bags to small carp to 40lb from the Boot Pit at Turnford

    • Barbel of 12lb+ from Felmersham and Radwell

    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. 

    As promised, another contribution from club member Richard Pringles. He didn't say but my guess is this was taken at Riverside. 

    Send your submissions to:- kiddlesk@talk21.com


    Got a treasured reel in need of some TLC?? 

    Try the guys at 'Reel Value'

     

    To contact the Secretary by email 

    Just click here: jtrew@verulam-angling.demon.co.uk

     

    Match Bookings 

    Now being taken for Frogmore 2001

    Contact Tony Williams on 07966 389609

     


     

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