KAPS News

All the latest news, articles and information.
 
Re-Opening 07:00am Monday 29th March

Re-Opening 07:00am Monday 29th March

Now that the latest government Covid guidelines have been fully interpreted by the Angling Trust, KAPS venues will available to members for full fishing with effect from 7 a.m. on Monday 29th March. This is the recommendation of the Angling Trust but we should all be...

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Newenden Bridge

Kent County Council have commissioned an investigation into integrity of the bridge on the R. Rother at Newenden. The work will be carried on Tue 9th - Fri 12th March 2021. Non-KAPS vehicles will be using our car park for these four days.

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KAPS Newsletter – January 2021

KAPS Newsletter – January 2021

Dear Members, I hope you are all keeping well and safe in these unprecedented times. The latest Coronavirus lockdown has resulted in our first major interruption to fishing during the pandemic. The committee has therefore decided to forego any price increases for the...

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Lockdown – All Venues Closed Until Further Notice

Lockdown – All Venues Closed Until Further Notice

Dear Members. Updated 8th January 2021 We are sorry to announce that all KAPS venues will remain closed until further notice. We have taken this decision in order to lessen the possibility of further spreading the Covid-19 virus at a time the local NHS facilities are...

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Leg of Mutton Lake – Boughton Monchelsea

Leg of Mutton Lake – Boughton Monchelsea

We have been advised that we have had a large limb break on a large tree at the far end of the Leg of Mutton lake. The broken limb is currently caught up and hanging. The limb is being removed, but for the time being we would advise members to avoid fishing at that...

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KAPS COVID-19 Measures

KAPS COVID-19 Measures

The club is continually monitoring the situation and if things change, the rules will be reviewed again. Dear Members, As you will agree the last few months have been very challenging, not just for us as a club and as anglers, but also within our home and work life....

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Algal Bloom at Paddlesworth

Algal Bloom at Paddlesworth

We are experiencing an algal bloom at Paddlesworth on the Pollard and Pads Lakes. It is possible that this is the toxic Blue-green Algae and members should avoid contact with the algae. We have requested help from the Environment Agency in confirming that this is a...

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Joe Skinner

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the sad news of Joe Skinner's death. Joe was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son and friend. Our thoughts and condolences go to his family at this time. He will be sadly missed by all his friends that he went fishing...

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Ulcombe – Parking

Ulcombe – Parking

Over the next few weeks there will be a short closure of the main car park at Ulcombe while  maintenance work is carried out on the jetty. There will be a notice on the main gate directing you to the secondary car park on the Headcorn side of the farmhouse.

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Mr Charles Hilder

The Society has been shocked and greatly saddened to hear of the death of Mr Charles Hilder. Although the exact circumstances surrounding Charlie’s death are unclear we believe that Charlie died after a confrontation with poachers. At this stage we would like to pass...

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Kingfisher News – March 2020

Kingfisher News – March 2020

Postponement of A.G.M and Work Party Weekend With the current Coronavirus emergency unlikely to get any better for the next few months we have been forced to postpone the Annual General Meeting planned for 7th May 2020 until later in the year. A replacement date will...

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Mr Alan Corby

The Society has been greatly saddened to learn of the sudden passing away of Mr Alan Corby. Alan had served on the Kingfisher committee and in numerous other roles over many, many years. He had been an ever-present on the Society’s match scene and will be sorely...

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Rugby Lake Swim closure

Rugby Lake Swim closure

Please be advised that the Beaches Swim on Rugby is closed until further notice. This decision has been taken to close the swim in the interest of fish welfare. A large clump of floating reeds and the Lilly Pads have made it impossible to fish this swim without the...

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Gravel Extraction at Hoo, August 2019

Gravel Extraction at Hoo, August 2019

At a recent meeting with Tarmac Aggregates it was confirmed that the next phase of the extraction will be the field to the north of the Heaton Lake, just across the horse field. Gravel extraction has already started and will be to a depth of 5 metres. Given our recent...

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