2020 dates for your Diary

RIVERBANK WALK WITH THE PRESIDENT Hi everyone. The President and Secretary have decided to postpone the riverbank walk again until next Sunday 23 rd. due to the severe weather forecast of Storm Dennis for this weekend. As always, our priorities are Health and safety, but in addition, the water height prevents us seeing much of…

PRESIDENT'S BRIEFING

I am delighted to have been elected to serve as your President – beginning season 2020 I have several plans to move Dreghorn Angling Club forward for the membership and I intend to use this column to pass on ideas and information. The first is to identify and plan improvements and access to the riverbank….

URGENT REMINDER TO MEMBERS Ref CONDUCT

While the conduct of members is generally beyond question, it has come to our attention that there may have been some recent incidents where the behaviours of a very small number of members has not met the expectations of the club. Sadly, it’s necessary to remind all members that any kind of aggressive or threatening…

PACIFIC PINK SALMON

Details from Fisheries Management Scotland Pacific Pink Salmon: Advice note – May 2019 Introduction The purpose of this advice note is to ensure: • That all stakeholders, including fishery managers and anglers, are alert to the possibility of the return of Pink salmon in Scottish waters during 2019 • to clarify the legal situation regarding…

Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill and draft Wild Fisheries Strategy.

Anglers in Scotland will be shielded from increased costs. Proposals to introduce rod licences and a new wild fisheries levy will not be taken forward, Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has announced. The Scottish Government has ruled out these measures as well as the criminalisation of freshwater fishing without written permission and proposals to overhaul the…

Dreghorn Angling Club RULES

  No member may fish without a permit and must carry the permit at all times when fishing.  The permit must be shown on request to any member of the Club, any Club Water Bailiff or River Irvine District Bailiff. PERMITS ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE  No member may fish without a permit and must carry the…

Members Competitions 2020 season

FURTHER DETAILS ARE INCLUDED ON EACH MEMBER PERMIT. Entry (0900 – 0930 hrs) & Weigh-in (1730 hrs) takes place at Dreghorn Cross car park.  Evening competitions entry 1730 – 1800 hrs, weigh-in 2315 hrs Dunlop Cup (adult) 30th March – Open & Fly-only sections. R. Gibson Cup (Junior) 30th March Lynch Memorial Trophy (adult) 4th…