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Any member who has attended one of the
Float Clinics at Marford Farm will know that Specialist Committee member
Keith Speer likes nothing more than to catch big barbel on the stick float and
Back in January this year Keith bagged a wonderful
barbel from 'a VAC river venue' in the snow and on the stick. Most of us
have never seen a barbel approaching that size so it's even more amazing an
achievement that Keith has landed yet another 17lb barbel, a different fish and
from a different VAC venue. In fact, a different river completely.
Understandably Keith is reluctant to name the precise location.
This wonderful fish, weighing in at 17.10, wasn't a single
lucky fish. That same day he banked other fish of 12.01 and 9.07 and dropped a
couple more doubles that slipped the hook. Nine days earlier Keith had landed a
15.05 fish (see right) from the same stretch so he knew he was in the right
The magic stick float and 'pin accounted for all these great fish, a tactic that
Keith which has accounted for many big fish for Keith from our Lea venues at
Marford Farm and Fishers Green, And, to cap a great year, the Angling Times have
included Keith as a nominee in their 'Catch of the year' competition. If you
would like to give Keith your vote please go here -
HALF-SEASON MEMBERSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE
Valid from 1st November, a half-season membership can now be purchased.
This provides access to all VAC waters and is valid until 15th June 2012. You
can sign up on-line (see our Subscriptions page) or you can now join
'over the counter' at the Verulam Angling Centre (see ad - right) and pay cash,
cheque or credit card.
|BELLOWS MILL UPDATE
The VAC's freehold fishery at
Bellows Mill near Eaton Bray continues to see steady
improvement and development.
Members of the VAC's trout section are enjoying great sport in Ford Lake
(more details on the Trout pages). And
the coarse fishing on Mill Lake is continuing to throw up great fish with big
perch, tench, roach etc. plus grass carp to 28lb!!
If you've not yet visited this beautiful fishery then see it now in it's Autumn
glory before winter arrives - enjoy the view and the fish become a bonus.
Remember, that unless your email
address is registered on Club DB, our membership database, we can't keep you up
to date via e-news nor can we accept your application to join the VAC Forum. To
check and update your details see the Subscriptions page
Associate Venues - click the logos
to go to the fishery web sites
VAC members, on production of their
club card, can fish for no charge subject to conditions. See VAC fisheries page
VAC members can fish The Tring
Anglers stretch of the Aylesbury Arm as part of a water share agreement.
£1 off all day tickets for VAC
VAC members, on production of their
can fish the day ticket section of
Jack's Lake free of charge
VAC members, on production of
a valid membership card, get 5% discount on
bait products from
Click here for the
VAC Record List
Don't be shy, send your catch pics
to the webmaster...
So here's Keith with the Fireworks Day 15lb'er from a VAC river venue.
Fred Edwards is a stalwart of the VAC and topped the recent trout section
day-out at Elinor with this 7lb rainbow.
George Fell is a regular competitor, along with his dad, on VAC championship
matches and scored a rewarding 3rd place recently at Frogmore with two carp.
MORE PICTURES NEEDED - JUST SO LONG A THEY DO NOT FEATURE KEITH !!
Verulam Angling Centre
VAC bailiff Terry Field is the the
owner of the Verulam Angling tackle shop in Fleetville, St Albans.
Situated at 219, Hatfield Road, directly opposite the Morrison's store.
Pop in or call Terry on 01727 861777
Time for Autumn!
But don't worry, some of the best fishing starts
pop in and stock up on bait & tackle from some of the latest ranges: