Office Opening Hours:
Tuesday 17th through Thusday 19th - 9:30-1:30
Friday 20th - 9:00-12:00
Monday 23rd-Friday 27th - Mornings only
Reminder - Under 12s are allowed one rod only
Due to oxygen levels, the trout pool is closed until further notice.
--MANDATORY NOTE TO ALL ANGLERS--
Due to a local outbreak of K.H.V. no keepnets to be used on any waters. Dip nets are in place on all stillwaters. Nets, mats and slings MUST be dipped (FULLY immersed) for a minimum of 15 minutes.
The first of this season’s competitions was held at Fordwich and Stour lakes for the Baldwin Cup.
The winner was Stuart White with a fine 21lb 12oz carp narrowly beating Gavin Stewart who landed a carp and a tench for a total of 21lb 3oz and second place.
Carp and tench are the only fish allowed to be weighed in during the 12 hour overnight match and a single carp of 12lb 13oz was more than good enough to earn Ady Minter third spot ahead of Ben Johnson in fourth with an 11lb 14oz mirror carp.
All the winning weights were landed by anglers on Fordwich Lake including Association junior Phoenix Minter who carefully netted a 4lb 5oz tench during the last five minutes of the competition to clinch the top junior place.
Thirty three anglers fished including four juniors and those drawing pegs on Stour Lake noted the fishing was particularly difficult with the fish in isolated areas of the lake.