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Latest News 14th March 2024

March 14, 2024

Hello Each,

WEATHER: Weather Forecast looks mixed over the coming week. Remember, forecasts change frequently. Always check  the local weather outlook before any planned fishing sessions so you are well prepared.

OUTLOOK: Thursday, 15°/10°, sunny intervals, Friday, 14°/4°, showers, Saturday, 12°/9°, sunny intervals, Sunday, 15°/8°, showers, Monday, 14°/8°, light rain, Tuesday, 15°/8°, cloudy, Wednesday, 14°/6°, light rain.


* Sunday 24th March - Winter League - Castles Lake - 08:00 - 14:30

* Sunday 7th April - Stanleys Pool - Bomb and Feeder only - 08:00 - 14:30

* Tuesday 9th April - Castles Lake - Venue Hire

* Friday 12th April to Sunday 14th April - Tolpits Lake - 10:00 Friday until 14:30 Sunday. At present all swims are taken, however if you are still interested, contact Brim, 07342 655627, who will contact you should there be any drop outs!

* Sunday 21st April - Castles Lake - Absolon and Grove Cup - 08:00 - 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!


NOTE: RIVERS are closed for fishing 15th March to 15th June inclusive. It is illegal to fish rivers during this period.

WORK PARTY DATES: There are jobs to suit all and Your help will make Our Complex even better. So if you can make even one of these dates please do. Many hands make light work!

* Saturday/Sunday - 16th and 17th March 2024 - 09:00 - 13:00

* Saturday/Sunday  - 23rd and 24th March 2024 - 09:00 - 13:00

* Saturday/Sunday - 30th and 31st March 2024 - 09:00 - 13:00

* Saturday/Sunday  - 06th and 07th April 2024 - 09:00 - 13:00

* Saturday/Sunday  - 13th and 14th April 2024 - 09:00 - 13:00

* Saturday/Sunday - 20th and 21st April 2024 - 09:00 - 13:00

* Saturday/Sunday - 27th and 28th April 2024 - 09:00 - 13:00

Sign in at the Containers for work allocation and for Safety be sure to wear suitable clothing and footwear, bring along a pair of work gloves to protect your hands. Tools will be supplied. Any tools will be signed out to you and ticked off upon return. Should you be unable to carry out a Work Party at weekends contact Ron your Water Management Chairman 07445 975001 who may be able to arrange a Work Party during the week.

Ron Westwood

Water Management Chairman


Renewal Location: Bungalow/Lodge on Tolpits Lake

*Saturday 30th March 2024 09:30-13:00hrs.

*Saturday 6th April 2024 – 09:30-13:00hrs.

*Saturday 20th April 2024 – 09:30-13:00hrs.

*Sunday 21st April 2024 – 09:30-13:00hrs.

*Saturday 27th April 2024 09:30-13:00hrs.

*Wednesday 1st May 2024 (please remember this is the final renewal day) 10:00-12:00hrs.These dates are subject to change so please keep updated via Website/Facebook

Payment via renewal day’s Complex: Credit/Debit Card, Cheque, BACS Transfer or Postal Order Only. Payment via post: Cheque, BACS Transfer or Postal Order Only.

CASTLES LAKE: For Your Safety, Castles Lake is closed from at least, Wednesday afternoon through  Thursday and Friday this week as work is being carried out on the Cormorant Deterrent. The work is hoped to have been completed by the end of Friday and open again to fish from Saturday. Water Management

GUEST PERMITS: 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.

Whatever you decide to do this weekend and throughout next week, Stay Safe, Stay Well and Stay Warm and Dry. 🎣🐟🎏


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