Weed cut!

Good afternoon everyone, we will be carrying out weed cutting and tree trimming on the following swims tomorrow evening Thursday 11th July. Peg numbers 48, 48a and hopefully 47 up to 41. Then Saturday and Sunday morning we will be carrying out maintenance and weed cutting in the pegs upstream of 37a up to 23. Please be ready to move if you have chosen these swims to fish as we require. Better still would be to avoid the swims numbered. The committee appreciate your co-operation whilst we do our best to combat the weed growth. 

Nearly there……

The new season is nearly here and,of course, it’s going to rain for most of the week. However, we do need the water and it might just liven the river up a bit.

Lead as always by Dave Lyne there has has been a lot of work going on down on the river. We have created new sims, cleared up old ones, cut the streamer weed and repaired fences and stiles. Thanks must go to Dave and all the other members who have squeezed in to their wetsuits and chest waders to keep the river in such good condition.

We have also strimmed the bank down on our new stretch of the Thames at Nuneham Courtenay and are looking forward to fishing there and finding out what might be lurking in the depths. Please remember that if you would like to fish there it is essential that you use the booking system which is explained in the sheet that you receive with your permit.

Tight lines – TAC committee

Christmas Chub

Dave Lyne and Ian Horrocks had a few hours on the river on Christmas Eve (Time off for good behaviour?)

Dave was catching small fish fish all morning from various pegs in the Prebendal field and Ian had four chub – three around a pound and a half each and then this one from peg 52.  5lb 30z and in super winter condition.

Dave went back for a couple of hours on Boxing Day and had another one off peg 48.  4lb 3oz.