The K.D. Johnson Memorial Trophy is now confirmed to be fished at Sharpley Springs fishery on Sunday 5th September.
Anglers please arrive in time for an 8:30 start.
The cost will be £25 for an all day ticket taking 3 fish. As normal, the heaviest bag wins.
It would be very helpful if anglers who are able to do so could confirm their attendance in advance to the secretary. If you cannot confirm in advance this does not prevent you fishing but it really is helpful. Thank you.
Time is running out before the balsam seeds start to scatter far and wide, but we still have time to reduce the effect.
The Himalayan Balsam is in full flower and we will be seeing those seed cases ready to pop anytime now. Anything we can do to reduce the number of seeds thrown out will help protect the banks this winter and make life easier next season.
If you can find a little time when you visit the river bank please try to pull a few plants.
Best option is to pull the roots and snap the stem, then just leave them in a pile to decay. Even if you only have time to pull the roots, if it prevents seeding its a great help. If you have time to clear a clump that would be brilliant.