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Latest News 16th August

August 16, 2023

Hello Each,

WEATHER: Temperature yo-yoing from low to mid twenties this week, mainly dry with the exception of Friday at present, thundery showers.  Remember, forecasts change frequently, always check  the local weather outlook before any planned fishing sessions so you are well prepared. Wednesday, 24°/13°, sunny, Thursday, 24°/15°, sunny intervals, Friday, 22°/13°, thundery showers, Saturday, 23°/13°, sunny intervals, Sunday, 24°/13°, sunny intervals, Monday, 25°/15°, sunny, Tuesday, 26°/15°, sunny, Wednesday, 23°/13°, sunny.


* Sunday 20th August - Thurlows - Championship Leg 5 & Nick Beale Trophy - 09:30 - 14:30. Leave the lake by midnight Friday 19th August. You can return to fish Sunday after the match has completed. For Safety reasons, do not walk the lake until those who have taken part in the match have packed up and left their swim.

* Sunday 03rd September - Tolpits  - Championship Leg 6 & Adrian Gooch Trophy - 09:30 - 14:30.* Saturday 16th - 17th September - Thurlows - Carp Match 3 - 09:00 Saturday - Sunday 10:00.

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!

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.

TOLPITS LODGE: 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.

COACHING SESSIONS REMINDER: 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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