WANTED - New Junior Rep

Matt has resigned so new rep required. Applications to the VAC Secretary please.

'Winter fishing pays off.......for some'

Down on the river

Read how Matt along with Dave Smith had a great day on the Lea at Marford


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"Stan let me try his 16m Trabucco pole during the VAC Open Day. On peg 18 at Riverside it almost reaches the rushes on the far point. An expander pellet on a 16 hook got e a few small carp plus this 2lb 10oz tench."

Dom Rickard put this article together about some magical  Spring days down at Frogmore - click to pic to read.


Don't struggle with the wrong tackle, do it the Matty way - read some top tips here

Now read Matty's diary of his week in Angler's Paradise

Please email any articles or pictures to this link

Junior Gallery

Some pictures are quite old now !!

Left is Matt Young with Kylie from, Frogmore in May 08.

We also have here Rhys Shield with a nice double from Frogmore and Hannah with a 6lb+ bream on boilie from Moor Mill.


Below is Rhys again with the biggest barbel in Marford - a cracking 10.01 fish caught on boilie.


Lee Cole with a 9lb bream and a 6lb carp - both from Moor Mill in 2007

This is Jack with an 11.02 common from Frogmore - July 2007

Dean Cullen with a 9.06 Marford barbel caught on Christmas Eve 2006

Jack again with a nice pike from Moor Mill - winter 2006

Bradley Wiffen with a Riverside common caught in 2006

Here's two of young Luke Sicheri-Peel taken at the end of May 08.

A nice brown goldfish of 1lb 7oz from Tony's and a whopping 7lb 15oz common from the match lake.

This is a very young Clare Waugh with a 15lb mirror from Riverside


Sam Baumal, a 7 years old new member, has had his first big fish fromRiverside (September 04). Weight was between 4 to 5lb. Sam caught it on a float, 6lb line with 5lb hook link, 12 hook with hair rig.
Bait was Tesco luncheon meat!

Here's Claire again, struggling to catch from Frogmore's Peg 11 in the August 2002 junior match against Hounslow.

Here's Clare six years later !!




Josh and Ben Harwood shared the glory with this and several other Frogmore carp caught on chum mixer.

8 year old Matthew Barber with a circa 7lb surface lure caught pike, all his own work. Smallford, 2004

Lorcan Holdsworth with a 4lb plus Marford Barbel

Young Tom Williams had this 3lb chub at Frogmore in the Juniors, OAPs & ladies match, July 2004

On the right is 15 year old Mark with a 2lb Riverside tench from the small bay.

Below is David Smith with a 12lb 8oz mirror from Marford.

Below we have RR bailiff's son, Lewis, who has caught most of the big carp in Riverside with a mirror topping 17lb his best. Sadly, he didn't add to his tally this January day but, if you're not there you can't catch !!

Still at Riverside, home of many memorable catches for our junior members, we have this snap from 2002 of Joey Pringle with a 7lb 8oz common.

Left is Joey again with a classic Marford barbel


Jenny Kiddle (who produced the logo at the top of this page) had this nice tench from Frogmore many years ago.


Still awaiting contributions from junior members. Meanwhile, here's a simple quiz for your younger brother or sister.



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