NEW WATERS following agreement with Stone Private members can now fish Wilds Farm and Top Pool until the end of November 2019​​

RIVER TRENT CAR PARKING PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING Members are only allowed to park on the factory car park at Great Haywood on Saturday and Sunday membership stickers must be displayed. Cars to be parked next to horse chestnut tree immediately  to the right when you turn into the entrance. At all other times cars will need to be parked at the fruit farm the cost is £2 for all day parking otherwise there is free steet parking in the locality and at the Clifford Arms.

Car parking R.Trent on Hoo mill lane agreement has been made with Creda Angling Club for our members to use their car park, go under the railway bridge, over the canal bridge & immediately facing you is a field with Creda AA notice park responsibly avoid in verywet weather  

Membership is now £55 for full members, concessions £40, 14-17 £20 with under 14's free although they do need to register. 
Guest tickets just to remind everyone that the Club does not have day tickets, however members are allowed 2 guest tickets per annum at £6 per guest these are obtained from the Treasurer.

There are still a number of committee vacancies which are open to all members.

There was an excellent presentation evening  held at the George & Dragon on Saturday November 17th with a good mix of members present great to see juniors and families in attendance. 

Any members who have not renewed will be deemed to have expired and their places will be offered to new members. We are currently taking on new members however demand is high.
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The excellent fishing that can be enjoyed on club waters is to be had on club  highlighted by  match results a 99lb catch on Jono's Pool, nets of bream to 49lb and 20lb plus  mixed catches feature on the Trent Mersey canal at Whitebridge,30lb plus catches on the Trent at Great Haywood and the River Blythe, Weights of over 40lb are regularly recorded on the middle pool.

There is an agreement in principle for the Club and SDAS to have a 5 year extended lease of the R. Trent in Stone.

The Club has now had the Willows fishery for over 20 years so just to say many thanks to Tim Evans and family for their support and help in developing the fishery.

Stone festival family day this will be held on Sunday june 9th at Jono's Pool from 10.00am to 4.00pm 


 



Membership and Reports​​



Membership for Bibby's Angling Club runs from October 31st to November 1st, fees are as follows £55 adult, £40 concession, £25 intermediate 14-17 , children under 14 free accompanied by an adult. New members are now welcome to join this November. 


WATER REPORTS
The warm weather  has certainly given the fishing at the pools a boost. Jono's pool that has fished is fishing consistently well producing very good mixed bags with double figure carp being recorded along with barbel to 3lb, crucians, F1's, skimmers, orfe, roach, tench and perch to 2lb. Having fished poorly over the winter  months the Middle Pool has burst into life witnessed by the good match weights from Easter onwards, Rich Pedlar having over 50lb of carp and F1's. Double figure commons have been reported with silver fish begining to show again. Following the loss of fish to goosanders over the winter another 500 fish including barbel,chub, roach, skimmers and crucians have been stocked into the pool.
Members are also reporting good nets from Wilds Farm Pool Paul Howard having good bags of roach on hemp kim jones catching well on pellet.
The canal at Stone continues to provide good all round sport with good bream. perch, roach showing all along along the length the recent match on the canal produced a string of very good weights one over 20lb and 3 other double figure weights. perch to 3lb and double figure continue to give good sport to predator anglers.

MATCH UPDATES 
May 12th D.Unitt Challenge canal @ Westbridge Park a move from the productive Whitebridge area did not pay off for the dozen anglers that turned up with most struggling to catch small fish leading the way was Rich Pedlar with a decent mixed bag of just under 5lb Jon Bates edging out Dave Mason for second place.
1. Rich Pedlar    4-12-0
2.John Bates       2-9-0
3. Dave Mason   2-6-0

April 21st Chairmans Cup saw the middle pool bounce back to form with consistent catches from all areas Rich Pedlar made no mistake from fancied peg34 with an excellent 50lb plus of F1's and carp Mark Chell continued his good run leading a string of double figure weights.
1. Rich Pedlar        53-0-0
2. Mark Chell         19-0-0
3. John Tomkinson 14-9-0
Cold easterly winds made for a hard match on Jono's April 14th Mark Chell just edging out Kim Jones for first place weights then fell away with John Bates being best of the rest.
1. Mark Chell     24-0-0
2. Kim Jones       21-6-0
​3.John Bates       10-6-0
The Sports and social cup held on the canal at Whitebridge provided for some very sport Dave Mason putting together a very good net of bream to 4lb to record 26-5-0 double figure mixed bags demonstrated the quality of fishing to be had from this stretch of canal.
1. Dave Mason  26-5-0
2. Steve Jackson 13-3-0
3. John Bates      11-10-0

Presidents Cup held on the Middle Pool March 24 was hard going for those attending Rich Pedlar recording the only double figure weight from peg 19 
1. Rich pedlar 16-0-0
2. Mark Chell    6-0-0
3. Paul Dawson 4-8-0
Mar 10th Jono's pool produced some reasonable sport in cold wet conditions Mark Wilton leading the way from peg 12 with the only double figure net of mainly carp followed by kim Jones with a good catch of mainly roach to 10oz.
1. Mark Wilton  15-9-0
2. kim Jones         9-8-0
3. Steve Jackson  8-0-0
Mar 3rd R.Blythe Challenge the Blythe was in dour form for the challenge match with John Tonkinson being the only angler to have a reasonable net of fish. Alternating between the bomb and stick float John put together a 6lb net comprising of one decent chub and a mix of grayling and trout. In second place with 1 chub was Steve Jackson the only other angler beating 2lb being Norman Hughes.
1. John Tonkinson    6-1-0
2.Steve Jackson         2-11-0
3.Norman Hughes    2-3-0

Jan 20th Doug Brown RD2 at Jono's despite cold clear conditions making bites hard to come by all who turned up managed to catch Steve Jackson leading the way with a mixed bag from peg 9 beating off John Bates from the next peg. Another peg to peg battle resulted in a tie between Norman hughes and Rich Pedlar.
1. Steve Jackson      6-12-0
2. John Bates            5-2-0
3. Norman Hughes  3-11-0
3. Rich Pedlar           3-11-0

The winter pairs match on jan 13th turned out to be a grueller for many competitors with a couple of pairs blanking however John Tonkinson and Paul Dawson managed to find a few carp for a creditable total of 25lb plus. Individual results as follows:
1. John Tonkinson  16-10-0
2. Paul Dawson         9-12-0
3. Dave Mason           7-4-0

Dec 16th Winter Shield Jono's Pool. The heavy freezing day on the Saturday made the match on Sunday Dec 16th a grueller for everyone except Kim Jones who drew the in form peg 10 to put together a 20lb plus net on carp and F1's weights then fell away to Rich Pedlar who managed a mixed bag for 4-8-0. Dave Mason however lost a very good carp estimated in the high teens which he tempted on a pinkie and size 20 hook.
1.Kim Jones         23-8-0
2. Rich Pedlar        4-8-0
3. Ian Strangroom 2-5-0

Dec 2nd the 1st round of the Blythe Challenge provided good all round sport for all participants Norman Hughes had a great double figure net of mainly roach to 8 oz from peg 19 but was pipped by kim Jones mainly thanks to a 4lb bonus fish in his mixed bag. Simon Unitt having 4 chub for another double figure bag from 17. There were roach,dace,chub,perch, gudgeon and odd trout and grayling caught throughout the stretch.
1. Kim Jones               13-0-0
2.Norman Hughes    12-12-0
3. Simon Unitt            10-10-0



tT The popular evening canal sweepstakes are atarting again on WEDNESDAY evenings May 29th, June 5th, June 12th, June 19th & June 26th draw @ 5.15pm.
All matches will be held at Whitebridge £8 all in further info from Phil James 01785 541508.

Club matches 
Sun June  2nd middle Pool @ 8.00am
Sun june 9th Family Day fishing @ Jono's 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Sun June 16th Old Hough meet at trent bridge stone 7.15 am
sun June 23rd River Trent Great Haywood draw @ 6.30
​Sun June  30th Middle Pool Team Challenge @ 8.00am


For general enquiries please contact Kim Jones on [email protected]  or mob 07982162816