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|3 July 2020 - Guest Tickets|
|Would members please note that you are allowed ONE guest ticket at a time.|
|25 June 2020 - Night Fishing|
|We remind members that night fishing at Goose Green is currently not permitted and will not be allowed for the foreseeable future - NO EXCEPTIONS!|
|25 June 2020 - Events Cancelled|
|With regret the Junior Match scheduled for Sunday 4th July and the River Try Out Day on the 18th July have both been cancelled.|
|25 June 2020 - Pegs Open|
The following pegs at Goose Green are now open to anglers.
12, 13, 19, 21, 63, 70.
|25 June 2020 - Bivies|
Bivies may not be used on the following pegs at Goose Green.
We also remind anglers that you must not block paths and access points with tackle and equipment, bivies etc, anyone found doing this will be told to move their equipment.
|17 June 2020 - Goose Green Toilet Open|
|The toilet at Goose Green is open from today, bring your own hand sanitiser to minimise the risk of cross infection from the bottles and please leave the toilet in the state you would wish to find it ie; CLEAN!|
|12 June 2020 - Peg Open|
Peg 15 on Heron Pond at Goose Green is now open.
Distancing restrictions are still in place and will be reviewed as and when official advice and guidance allows us to do so.
|6 June 2020 - Postponed Matches|
To cover the postponed matches I have made the following
changes to some matches.
21st June The Ricky Memorial now includes the 1st Military Cup.
28th June The Worthing Herald Cup now includes the 1st Summer league.
19th July 2nd Summer league now includes the Tropicana cup.
4th October 2nd Military cup now includes the McFee plate.
|5 June 2020 - Guest Tickets|
|Guest tickets available once again from 15th June 2020|
|29 May 2020 - Brinsbury College Pond|
Please note that whilst Brinsbury Pond is closed for the statutory close season, it will remain closed after the 16th June due to College Covid-19 restrictions.
|26 May 2020 - Match Fishing|
Match fishing to resume from Thursday 11th June 2020 if feasible, subject to
All enquiries to the Match Secretary.
|25 May 2020 - Lost Top Kit|
Has anybody found a Preston Innovations top kit on Deep Lake over the
If you have please get in touch so we can reunite the kit with its rightful owner.
|24 May 2020 - Club Rules|
It seems that some members are breaking the rules ie fishing in closed
swims, moaning when asked to show their licence or membership.
It is a condition of membership that you MUST follow all club rules, if you
flaunt the rules you WILL lose your membership.
You have been warned.
Bailiffs should be treated with respect as
they doing a very valuable job and are safeguarding our fisheries.
Closed swims are denoted
by a painted white cross and/or red and white tape, there is no excuse.
|19 May 2020 - Website Migration|
Our website will be moving to a new server at our hosting company in the
near future and you may experience some errors during this time.
All being well it should be a seamless transition, but if you do see errors, we are aware and we are working on it.
|13 May 2020 - Membership Applications|
We are currently accepting membership applications, but until such time as
the tackle shops are able to reopen and process applications on our behalf,
memberships are only being issued by the Membership Secretary, DO NOT GO TO
THE TACKLE SHOPS, THEY'RE CLOSED.
Example of an unacceptable reference field - Mr Smith / T Smith / Smith
Example of an
acceptable reference field - Tim Smith or Tim
Please understand that since the news that fishing was able to resume, that we are experiencing a high volume of membership applications as everyone wants to go fishing again, our Membership Secretary is running a household, looking after a family and is a key worker, your membership application will be processed and returned to you as soon as possible.
|11 May 2020 - Goose Green To Open|
Goose Green will reopen on Wednesday 13th May 2020, subject to the below restrictions
|11 May 2020 - Covid-19 Peg Closures|
|10 May 2020 - White Van|
We are trying to trace the owner of a white Mercedes Sprinter van with the
registration KN57 ONC, if this you or if you know who it belongs to please
message us via Facebook or email email@example.com
|2 April 2020 - Shops|
|23 March 2020 - All Waters CLOSED|
|23 March 2020 - All Matches Cancelled|
|21 March 2020 - Swims|
My heartfelt thanks to all who attended the work party at Goose today, the
amount of work undertaken was as always astounding.
|20 March 2020 - Coronavirus|
During these unprecedented times, please follow all
official advice regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus), this is:
Everyone should do what they can to stop coronavirus spreading, It is particularly important for people who:
Stay at home if you have either:
You'll need to stay at home if you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) or live with someone who does.
Staying at home means you should:
You can use your garden, if you have one. You can also leave the house to exercise – but stay at least 2 metres away from other people.
Whilst our fisheries remain open (except those subject
to a statutory close season), we all need to do what we can to help stop the
spread of this virus, so in addition to the above official advice, we also
require that if you do go for a fish, you separate yourselves from each
other, i.e. do not fish two people to a swim, but have at least one swim
free between you and the next angler, do not hang around in groups, ie
in the car park or crowd around other anglers, they may well be your friends
and you may well like a good chin-wag, but just because you may not exhibit
the symptoms, it doesn't mean you don't have it or have had it and could by
association with others contribute to the spread of the virus.
|16 March 2020 - Swims, Blocking Paths|
Please note that whilst you are entitled to fish with more than one rod, you
are not entitled to fish more than one swim at a time, you and ALL your
tackle must be in one peg.
"When fishing with multiple rods and lines, each rod
must be placed close together so that the distance between the butts of
the rods does not exceed 3m."
Likewise, if you are
fishing and using a bivvy or large shelter, if the swim is too narrow for
a bivvy, it does not give you the right to place it over paths and access
points and block access for other anglers, find another swim that is
better suited to setting up a bivvy.
All paths must be kept
clear and enable free access for ALL our members, anybody found blocking
paths etc, be it with a bivvy, open faced shelter or even large amounts of
tackle, will be asked to move it.
Please remember many of our members have mobility problems and the paths need to be clear and free so EVERYONE can enjoy their fishing, this selfish behaviour of blocking paths by a minority is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.
|12 March 2020 - Coronavirus|
In reply to some questions from members.
At the present time all club events, ie the work party on the 21st March and the match calendar are still going ahead, however the situation will be monitored and if the official guidance changes in respect of this virus, then, we will take their advice and act upon it accordingly.
In line with Government guidelines, we would ask that if you are thinking of attending these events or the fisheries and you are exhibiting signs of an infection, ie cough, temperature, headache, that you STAY AWAY and self isolate for seven days.
|6 March 2020 - Thanks|
Thanks go to Chairman Paul, Allan, Terry & Paul for planting a shed load of
trees around the works area of Heron today.
|17 February 2020 - Match Cancelled|
|The League of Gentlemen match scheduled for Wednesday 19th February 2020, has been cancelled.|
|8 February 2020 - Work Party Thanks|
My thanks to everyone who turned out for the working
party at Goose Green earlier today, namely Allan, Ant, Dudley, Terry, Paul,
Barry, Matt & Eddie .
Lots of rubbish cleared and burned as well as a few other tasks undertaken by the few to help maintain your fishery.
We have some big working parties coming up (when the weather hopefully turns for the better and dries things out a bit), where we will be addressing the paths that were damaged during the emergency works on Heron Pond in the autumn.
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