Hot Weather and Fish Care

Hot Weather and Fish Care

FISH CARE With the blistering hot temperatures we are having recently please ensure you look after yourselves and the fish when out fishing. For the safety of the fish: It is important to remember that the water will be much warmer and warmer water means less...
How to prevent the spread of fish disease

How to prevent the spread of fish disease

It is understood that there has been a significant loss of fish at a fishery belonging to another club which is in close proximity to some of our own waters. We would like to take the opportunity to remind all members of the importance in preventing the spread of diseases.

Fish welfare

Fish welfare

The welfare of your fish should be at the front of your mind. We ask that you think carefully about how you want to photograph your catch. Here are some tips to help you: Set your camera up before you take the fish from the water. If you have a friend with you, they...
Fishing near powerlines

Fishing near powerlines

Power Lines LOOK OUT ! – LOOK UP !  ADVICE ON SAFE FISHING NEAR OVERHEAD ELECTRIC POWER LINES Several people have died and others have been seriously injured whilst using carbon fibre rod and poles near overhead power lines. The following advice is designed to prevent...
Giant Hogweed

Giant Hogweed

Giant Hogweed  Heracleum mantegazzianum This summer there was a dramatic increase in the amount of Giant Hogweed growing in the Medway catchment. There were a number of very large plants on the River Beult at Yalding, more especially on the downstream section. The...
Weil’s Disease (Leptospirosis)

Weil’s Disease (Leptospirosis)

Weil’s Disease (Leptospirosis) can be a serious risk to anglers and in some (rare) cases can be fatal. The following description is taken from another web site and is provided for the information of members. Many anglers are now using the alcohol based hand...