The Elms Angling Society - a fishing club in the heart of Rickmansworth.

2022 renewal

Dear member, Just to let you know that the membership renewal form and working party dates are now on the website. Working parties are arranged in February and March. Please log in and register for the 2 sessions you plan to attend. There is a lot of work to be completed this year and we hope to see everyone down at the working parties. We have increased the opt out fees this year to try (more…)

Mick Fleming

Mick Fleming, a true gentleman and a club member for many years, sadly died on the 19th December while fishing in the River Colne. His funeral is on Monday 24th January 2022 2pm @ Garston crematorium north Chapel, flowers and donations welcome to the British Heart Foundation  Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. Rest in peace (more…)

Nets and unhooking mats

With the reported number of disease outbreaks that have been reported we just want to remind members that it is important to take additional care if they are fishing other waters. Not only is there a risk of spreading disease but nets and mats can be a way of spreading invasive non native species (INNS) from one water to another. In a recent report from the Environment Agency, it is estimated that 26% of all (more…)

Quick update 4/5/20

While the lake remains closed we just wanted to circulate a quick email to give you a couple of updates. As soon as the situation changes we will let everyone know. 1. Angling Trust appeal The Angling Trust are asking anglers to write to their MPs to support the case for angling safely resuming within government guidelines should amendments be made to those guidelines at the next review date (7 May) or later. They have (more…)

Clubhouse / General Rubbish

The clubhouse is left open for everyone to use. Unfortunately over the last year it seems to have become a bit of a dumping ground. Members are asked not to leave anything in the clubhouse – no trollies, no fishing tackle, and please no broken tools or unwanted household items! On Saturday everything left in the clubhouse is going to be cleared out, if you have left anything in there that you don’t want to (more…)

Lake Closure / Tree Works

We need to get some essential tree work done around the lake, and it is estimated that it will take 5 days. Because of the amount of work that is going to be done we have decided to close the lake for safety reasons. There will be no access to The Elms from 7am on 27th January, for the duration of that week. The lock on the metal gates to the lake will be changed (more…)

2019 renewals and working parties

Dear member, We all hope you had a good season. As you will probably realise your membership renewal is due by 31st March. The website has been updated to enable you to register for working parties and complete your renewal. Please use the renewal form on the website, it will generate an email with payment instructions. Please try and pay by bank transfer if you can. All members are expected to attend 2 working parties or (more…)

Data Protection / GDPR

NEW GENERAL DATE PROTECTION REGULATIONS (GDPR)  The above Regulations come into force on 26th May 2018. The Elms Angling Society is obliged to inform members of the following privacy statement regarding members personal data held by the Society.  ‘The Elms Angling Society only holds personal data that you, the member has supplied. This data will only be used by the Society and will not be shared with any third party. The data will only be (more…)