Over the last year
there have been some changes in the
match committee and a big effort has
been made to listen to feedback. As a
result we are going to see some six-hour
matches in the Summer, section pools
re-introduced and greater clarity on
pools payouts. We have also introduced a
so that items of a more dynamic nature
plus input from members can be easily
accessed. This is a closed page - so you
need to be an existing or prospective VAC member to be allowed
Remember that you
can see last season's results (and all
years back to 2001) on the match archive
at the bottom of this page.
First it was Martin Funnell breaking the
three-hour record this Summer but on
19th August Josh Blavins took the Riverside
five-hour record to new heights with
He kept it simple with maggot in the
margins but the speed at which he lands
fish has to be seen to be believed.
The first Sunday of September saw more
sunburn than fish for some at Alban
Lakes. Dan Patrick, on his first visit
to the venue, made the best of a
favoured draw to win easily with 94.06.
Full results on link below.
Next matches: A
chance for something other than carp
(catfish perhaps?) at Fairlands lake in Stevenage
on September 30th. After that, a chance
to flex those muscles at Arrans lake on
October 14th. Then, finally in October,
on the 28th, we have a charity fixture
at Frogmore so hope we will see a good
A reminder that
all members are welcome to participate and if you want to
go on the distribution list to get the
emails for results and booking on please
Click here for the fixture
schedule for August until end
Tuesday matches are now
alternating between Frogmore,
Riverside and away venues.
Results do vary with the
weather but winning weights
are always respectable, plus
attendance is good, usually
10 or more . Note that some
venues might change at short
notice due to the heatwave.
Draws are at 8:30 and
fishing 10 to 3
although this may be tweaked
slightly on the day.
Pools are optional and are
just £5 plus optional £2 for
a 'silvers pool'. Steve Burfoot
is running these matches so
if you want to book on
please contact him
telephone 07505 109880.
Fishery nets provided at the
Pictured right is organiser
Steve with part of his
58.12 winning weight from
Riverside on 8 May.
A reminder that,
due to demand, booking for
ALL MATCHES is vital.
must be via email or text,
don't just mention it whilst
weighing in two months
earlier and expect us to
remember. And, if you fail
to turn up, you will be
liable for the peg fee.