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MEMBERSHIP CHARGES FOR 2018/19 The following charges will be applicable from 1st April 2018 when current coarse fishing memberships expire. Adult membership.............................................................................. £78 OAPs, Juniors,...read more
Mr Roger Heaton We have been greatly saddened by the news of the passing of Mr. Roger Heaton our bailiff at Hoo for many years. Roger died on 21st December 2017 after a short illness. Roger was a past committee member and Life Member of KAPS and will be greatly missed...read more
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...read more
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 The Supernet address as printed on membership cards is no longer active.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:-...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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