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

June 2015 Newsletter

Dear member, If you haven’t been down the the lake recently it has been fishing well with some good catches of carp and plenty of tench reported. This Sunday (14th) is the first match.of the summer, draw at 8am. We hope to see some of you there. If you haven’t fished any of the matches before do try and support them. Details on the website. Below are a number of updates and reminders: General maintenance (more…)

December 2014 – Bream Stocking

We are pleased to confirm that the lake has received a stocking of Bream to 6lb, approx 75 fish ranging from 3.5lb to 6lb, with the majority weighing between 4lb and 5lb were introduced. Hopefully this will come as good news to the general members and match anglers. Please remember to provide feedback on any catches. (more…)

2014 Review CVFC

If ever there was a year for angling clubs in the Colne Valley to work together the weather during 2014 certainly threw down the gauntlet to everyone involved in running fisheries. Cries for help were common place and neighbouring angling clubs responded with equipment and manpower to help each other out when the need arose. Record levels of rainfall during January and February resulted in serious flooding followed by prolonged periods of hot weather during (more…)

November 2014 Update

Please see below for general updates and important information on working parties. The lake has been fishing well. There have been some good results, both day and night, and we are still hearing about some good catches of silver fish from the lake which is great to hear. As was discussed at the AGM we are moving ahead with a stocking of quality bream, we are expecting confirmation of delivery shortly and we will update (more…)

October 2014 Update

We hope you have had enjoyed the summer. There have been some recent reports of good catches of roach and perch which is great to hear. Here are a few quick updates to make you aware of: Siltexing of the lake Thursday 9th October, the lake will receive a treatment of siltex as part of the ongoing water management program. The lake will be open but please bear in mind that the siltex is applied (more…)

September 2014 Scouts Fish-in

On the 14th September, we supported a local scouts group by opening up The Elms to them. Some members gave up their time and donated prizes and with support from Watford Angling Coaches the scouts completed their “Angling Badge”. The event went well, 8 scouts fished plus 3 leaders. They all caught and there was a prize of tackle for best total weight, most fish and best fish. Thanks to the members that donated the (more…)

2014 Spring Update

Please take note of the following updates: For 2014: All anglers have to be off the lake by midnight before the match day for the matches that have invited guests. Non match anglers can continue to fish on the other dates. The guest match dates are: 15th June, 3rd August, 7th September   All members are expected to attend two compulsory working parties or pay an opt out. Light duties will be available for anyone (more…)

January Newsletter and Renewals

A slightly belated Happy New Year to you all. 2013 was a busy year and there has been lots happening at The Elms. The membership changes we announced met with mixed reactions, but the majority of members understand and accept the necessity to be able to take The Elms forward. We really do want to keep The Elms as a relatively exclusive general fishery and maintain the Society in a way that reflects it’s history, (more…)

2014 Renewals

Please complete the form below to register your renewal. You should print off the email, and send it with your cheque and a stamped addressed envelope, please enclose your gate key. If you can let us know which working parties you plan to attend that would be appreciated. [contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] (more…)