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Latest News 13th July

July 13, 2023

Hello Each,


The week ahead looks to be in the low 20's, Friday to Monday a little damp. Be aware, Saturday there could be some gusty winds. Remember, forecasts change frequently, always check the local weather outlook before any planned fishing sessions so you are well prepared.

Thursday, 22°/12°, showers, Friday, 19°/13°, light rain, Saturday, 20°/13°, gusty wind and light rain, Sunday, 20°/10°, showers, Monday, 21°/12°, showers, Tuesday, 22°/11°, sunny intervals, Wednesday, 22°/11°, sunny intervals.


Due circumstances, we are sorry to announce that the Carp Match scheduled for Saturday to Sunday 19th/20th August has had to be cancelled.

* Sunday 23rd July - Stanleys - Walkers Pairs Cup - 09:30 - 14:30

* Sunday 06th August - Castles - Observer, (Float Only) - 09:30 - 14:30

NOTE: YOU don't have to be a regular match fisher to take part, you can choose one or as many matches as you want to take part in. Who knows you might enjoy the experience and become a regular Match Fisher! Why not give it a try!


Due to the current weather conditions and fluctuations in oxygen levels, until further notice, NO KEEP NETS ARE TO BE USED WHEN FISHING, CASTLES AND THURLOWS.


Guest Permits, as well as from Harefield Tackle, Guest Permits can be purchased from Your Water Management Chairman, Ron Westwood, Mobile: 07445 975001. Please note as per Rule: 13.1 Day Tickets only are available at £10. Day tickets, 24 hour and 48 hour Tickets are available, from the 1st November - 14th March inclusive Each season. See Rule 13 to 13.3 in your Rule Book for full details.


Work on the Lodge is still in progress and will continue for the next few weeks. Note work will be carried out on, in and around the Tolpits Lodge and from time to time may cause disruption to the Lodge Bank.


Another great coaching taister session was carried out on Castles recently with 8 year old Dylan, his photo shows how pleased he was with this, one of several catches.

Watford Piscators are introducing Summer/Autumn Coaching Sessions.

Free coaching sessions for Existing Youth / Family members.

All aspects of angling – general coarse to specimen carp.

Watford Piscators is offering free coaching sessions for existing Youth Members and Family Members who would like to brush up on a particular technique or introduce their children or family to the sport.

We have a number of Angling Trust Certified Coaches at the Club who can provide instruction in all aspects of Angling from basic pleasure fishing (River or Stillwater) to Specimen Carp Angling. With a river stretch and four lakes - one with a purpose-built coaching platform and several disabled access fishing areas.

If a family member is completely new to fishing or if you want to learn more about a specific aspect of Angling, then let us know and we will tailor a session to your requirements.

Get in touch with John on 07308647994 or via e-mail: ( )

to arrange sessions.

Whatever you decide to do over the next week. Stay Safe and Stay Well. 🎣🐟🎏


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