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Update: Blue Green Algae – River Beult

The River Beult at Yalding reopens for fishing. The Environment Agency today have informed the club that the algal bloom on the River Beult at Yalding has dispersed enough for it to be non-toxic. Fishing can be now be resumed on the stretch, however, members should be...

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New club email address

Please note - the club's main email address has changed. The Supernet address as printed on membership cards is no longer active. From now on, all emails intended for the club secretary should be addressed to:-...

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BLUE-GREEN ALGAE – RIVER BEULT, YALDING

The Environment Agency have warned us of an outbreak of Blue-green algae on our stretch of the River Beult at Yalding. The affected area is on the upper stretch above the sluice. The bloom can produce toxins which can kill wild animals, livestock and pets. They can...

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Red Letter Day For Jamie

We've been sent details of Red Letter day recently experienced by one happy member, Jamie Akehurst. I couldn't let this pass without sending it over to you. I've just got home (this was Sunday)from what only can be described as a red letter day in the carping world! I...

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Newsletter

MEMBERSHIP CHARGES FOR 2017/18  We are pleased to announce that a new arrangement for long-term fishing at Paddlesworth has been agreed. The downside is that an increase of the rent, which has been stable for a number of years, was part of this agreement. The increase...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 cleaning...

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