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

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…)

Message from the Colne Valley Consultative

Some of you may not be aware of the Colne Valley Fisheries Consultative and the work the volunteers behind it do –  take a look at their facebook page or the website    Dear Angler, The Colne Valley Fisheries Consultative (CVFC) would like to wish you and your family and angling friends a very successful 2018. If you are interested in protecting your fishing in the Colne Valley and want to know more please read (more…)

Les Wilson

Les, known to everyone as “Twiggy” passed away in January 2017. Our Bailiff for many years and will be sadly missed. RIP Les “Twiggy” Wilson, 4/3/44-12/1/17 Bailiff and long term member of the club   (more…)

December 2016 update

Dear Member As another year draws to a close, we hope you have a good Christmas and New Year. Hopefully you’ve had plenty of opportunities to fish The Elms this season and enjoyed some good fishing. REMINDERS All members are reminded to always close and lock top gate even if it’s open when they arrive or  leave Only park in our car park, do not park in the driveway If you take your dog down The (more…)