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Est. 1885

Watford Piscators is a long established coarse fishing club, run by fishermen for fishermen. The earliest records of the club date back to 1885, making us one of the oldest fishing clubs in the United Kingdom.

The club aims to provide high quality coarse fishing in a friendly environment in and around Watford, South Hertfordshire. One of the main features of South Hertfordshire is the Colne Valley which is home to sections of the Grand Union Canal, the rivers Colne as well as many gravel pits and lakes.

Watford Piscators owns or leases the fishing rights to a number of these waters, many of which are available for the exclusive fishing of club members. Fish caught from our waters are regularly reported in the angling press, particularly the larger carp which are often caught from Tolpits Lake. The site contains lots of information about the club, our waters and the fishing we offer. We hope you enjoy exploring the site and if you would like more information about the club please contact us.

Latest News

Watford Piscators AGM 2022

February 23, 2022
General Committee has decided to postpone our AGM until 30th March 2022
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Complex closing due to high winds

February 17, 2022
Due to the weather warnings our Complex will close temporarily
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September 6, 2021
Watford Piscators are introducing Summer/Autumn Coaching Sessions
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Latest news from the club and useful information for members.


Who's catching what, when and how (maybe! You've got to have some secrets right?)


The latest results from club matches plus what's we have scheduled for the season.


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