Mike Horrocks is running a general work party on the River Etherow, 14th May 9:00am.
All members are welcome.
Any tools for swim/weed clearing might be of use.
Monday, 1 May 2017
We have recently stocked a significant number of F1s into Strines, Disley Dam and Watford Lodge and also a large number of small common and mirrors into Disley Dam.
To protect these fish from avian predators we have also put ropes up at Watford and plan on implementing some other ideas as soon as possible. We would like to get these fish feeding and colouring the water at all these venues so could do with people down there casting a line and throwing some bait in and scaring any birds off!
Club meetings have been very sparsely attended and as a committee we are pushed to our limits with the few people who attend. If you would like to get involved with the running of the club drop me a message all help is appreciated.
Posted by Ian at 21:02
Sunday, 22 January 2017
Linnet Clough can be particularly hazardous at this time of year with the boot sucking mud en route to the lake, but please take extra caution in the lower field where part of the path has slipped away. The farmer is aware and has placed a cordon around the area but please take care while walking the path.
Posted by Ian at 20:57
Monday, 26 December 2016
Monday, 28 November 2016
Please note the river (left) bank of Birch Vale will be closed from 12th – 15th December inclusive, while a number of trees are tidied up. A shredder will be brought onsite and may need access down the right hand bank, so if you fish these dates and are using a bivvy be prepared to move! However as there will be chainsaw and shredding noise throughout these days possibly best to give the lake a miss altogether until work is complete.
Posted by Ian at 15:07
Friday, 21 October 2016
One of our members, Andrew Griffiths, is setting up a Riverfly Monitoring project on the Rivers Goyt and Sett. Riverfly Monitoring samples the fly life at a selected site of the river on a monthly basis, and checks for any sudden changes that may indicate signs of pollution. Riverfly monitors are trained in Environment Agency standard techniques, and the results are fed into a national database. There is an article, [click here] that Andrew wrote for the current edition of Countryfile Magazine*, after attending a training day on the River Irwell. If you are interested in becoming a riverfly monitor, or just want to know more about how riverfly works, please email Andrew on:
More information on Riverfly here: http://www.riverflies.org/
*BBC Countryfile http://www.countryfile.com/
Posted by Ian at 09:39
Saturday, 10 September 2016
Club meeting Thursday 15th September.
Pease note that anyone wishing to propose any changes to any club rules must present them in writing or by email to the Secretary before the September General Membership meeting.
Any reasonable requests will then be discussed at the October meeting.
General Meeting starts at 8:00pm at the Whaley Bowling Club. If attendance is low the meeting will take place in the committee room.
Posted by Ian at 12:51