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As the nights start to close in this will likely be the last working Wednesday this season.
We, therefore, propose we focus our efforts this season into completing the full Hamps stretch.
Wednesday the 2nd we will meet at the parking at the farm layby and attempt to complete the last stretch before the cottage.
Once complete we can then look at arranging a Saturday working party (5th of September) for the last upper part of the beat.
This has been a concerted effort this season and all help has been appreciated a special shout out to Mike Jacques who turned up in torrential rain to help me at very short notice.
If you wish to attend please let me know
As the car parks at Dovedale and Milldale are now open, the additional parking we have on a text booking system, is not under so much pressure. We have general availability for those who prefer a quieter parking space away from the crowds. Please send a text to the Secretary. Number is on your email newsletter – Parking and Fishing Availability at Dovedale
Tight lines and enjoy the mayfly season
Based on the announcement yesterday, Sunday 10th May by the Prime Minister, we are awaiting further clarification from the Angling Trust and this should be forthcoming in the next 48 hours.
Before fishing await for confirmation from the club as we may need to provide guidance based on recommendations from the Angling Trust.
This information will be emailed to you. If you are not receiving emails from the club, please go to contact page
Stay Safe and watch out for further updates.
Secretary Irene posting.
The Handbook is fully updated. It is downloadable as a pdf, which you can either print or upload to your mobile phone, for easy riverside reference.
Lets hope we can get some fishing when the Coronavirus is under more control.
Tight lines, stay safe and keep well.
Dear Members, We have decided to follow the guidance as published by the Angling Trust and in light that many other clubs are also following the same guidance we have to consider not only the health of our members but potentially the distraction we may cause to emergency services in protecting our communities.
Angling Trust Statement
We must all do what is required of us by the Government and work together to fight this pandemic. Therefore until further notice we should all refrain from fishing. This is about saving lives and supporting the NHS.
In regards to the current restrictions announced by the Government on Monday 23 March 2020 it is clear that the only permitted activities that have been specified are walking, running and cycling for the purpose of local daily exercise. Today we (Angling Trust) have written to the Sports Minister highlighting the benefits to both physical health and mental wellbeing that angling provides and that we are ready and prepared to offer whatever support the government or Sport England require now or in the future to get people back fishing as soon as is safely possible.
Please look after yourselves and look forward to seeing you all back on the river as soon as we are permitted to do so.
We will attempt to update you via email or WhatsApp whenever we receive further clarification.
The updated 2020 handbook will be available on the site shortly. Any queries or comments please let me know
Hope to see many of you at BFFI Sat 8th and Sun 9th February 2020
Tight lines for the new season
Irene Osborne firstname.lastname@example.org 07969682400
Due to expected bad weather the above presentation has been cancelled. All members who were to attend, have been notified accordingly.