News

18 August 2017   -   Evening Working Parties

We really need to get some support for the working parties on a Wednesday evening or anytime we can get together in order to carry out essential maintenance on the club waters.

Please can we call on Members to come and join us in assisting, we all use the waters, but essential maintenance is needed.

My availability is any evening that we can get 3 or more people together, please call Adrian Lane on 01594 836572.

Let's get the jobs that need doing moving NOW!

 


15 August 2017   -   Important Notice - River Wye

It has be brought to the attention of the club that anglers are not abiding by the rules set out for the clubs stretch of River Wye at Walford, this could mean that we are at risk of losing this water.

The following rules MUST be abided by:

  • Please note that it is strictly restricted to 1 rod per angler ONLY.
  • All Litter MUST be removed when you leave.
  • Parking is ONLY permitted in the designated parking area.

We really must get this matter resolved or we are at risk of losing this great stretch of the River Wye.

Regards

The Committee


14 July 2017   -   Partnership with Fishing 4 Kids

Royal Forest of Dean Angling Club have formed a working partnership with Fishing 4 Kids, with a view to encouraging youngsters to take up the sport.

Please try and help us recruit some youngsters from 4 years to 16 years, then we can get things moving, we will be looking at hosting events for Juniors in the future with Fishing 4 Kids.

Please take a look at the FFishing 4 Kids website for further information, www.fishing4kids.org.uk


11 June 2017   -   Lightmoor

First match of the season at lightmoor and mark Annis bagged a 4lb plus eel off peg 25 


09 June 2017   -   2016-17 season winners Presentation night

The presentation of trophies will take place after the 9th of June committee meeting if you are not available to collect please let us know if someone is collecting on your behalf


02 May 2017   -   Marions

To all members 

Marions pool has not been re- leased by the club due to problems with the toad people and roadside parking problems we are however under negotiations with the authorities on re-instating the old car park and funds to carry out the works and when sorted we will re-new the lease


02 April 2017   -   Yorkley ac Charity match

There is a charity match at cannop on Sunday May the 21st run. 

Draw is at 9.00 am fish 10.00 am - 3.00 pm s


06 March 2017   -   Agm

The club AGM will be held at the oaklands on 17th March at 7-30

please come and join us and air your views

new members on the Comittee are very welcome


21 August 2016   -   Psb carp match

ALTERATION TO MATCH DURATION 

Please note the psb carp match starts Friday  am 19th and finishes on Monday 22nd pm


24 June 2016   -   Lydney vs forest match

Please note anybody fishing this match at lydney lake the draw is at 8am not 9am as per fixtures 


24 April 2016   -   Iffers match booked at lightmoor

The pool will be closed on Sunday 24th 2016 due to a match booking 

Sorry for the short notice


18 March 2016   -   Lightmoor booked matches

There are two matches now booked at lightmoor

27th March

29th may

These are not open matches


28 February 2016   -   Fixture change lightmoor and steam mills

The open match at steam mills on the 6th March has been cancelled

There will now a open match at lightmoor on the 6th March run by offers AC 


21 February 2016   -   Change of match fixture at lightmoor

Change of fixture at lightmoor on Sunday 21 February the final aggregate has been moved to the 28th February

And the 21st February the pool is now booked all day to a visiting angling club 


22 January 2016   -   Lightmoor works

Phase one has been completed and looking good 

Matches are now as fixtures in permit/license 1st winter aggregate this Sunday


07 January 2016   -   Lightmoor keepnet ban

We are lifting the keepnet ban at lightmoor from today 

And the Woolworth cup match will take place at lightmoor 

Please be aware that the repair works are due to start from the 11th January thus the pond and pathways will be closed to the public during the works taking place

Too much rain good for lightmoor not so good for steam mills only pegs16  and17 fishable


13 December 2015   -   club xmas match

lucky peg 13 on the 13th for mark annis taking top prize with 10-4-0

john beddis 2nd with 8-0-0 peg 7

rob baldwin 3rd with 4-4-0 peg 47


01 November 2015   -   pairs matches and club matches

the pairs match due to take place at lightmoor on the 29-11-15 will now take place at steam mills

all matches that are on the licence for lightmoor have been changed to take place at steam mills 


01 November 2015   -   all open matches

please note that all open matches have been cancelled from today until the new season 2015-2016


11 October 2015   -   Open match steam mills lake

The open match at steam mills on the 25th October has been cancelled 

The lake is open for fishing on this date to members and permit day ticket holders


11 October 2015   -   Woks around lightmoor

The club is closing lightmoor pool on the 24th and 25th of October for bankside works etc

Steam mills will be open to all on the 25th October as the open match has been cancelled


11 October 2015   -   C Jones cup

Mark annis takes the honours with a winning 19-8-0 off peg 7 and the golden peg draw

Wayne pearl was runner up with 2-2-0 off peg 3


08 October 2015   -   Change of phone contact number

Rob Baldwin has a new mobile number 07340149006


29 September 2015   -   C jones cup re-arranged venue

C jones cup match on Sunday 11th October will take place at steam mills due to ongoing problems at lightmoor.


24 September 2015   -   Lightmoor pool booked match

There is a match booked at lightmoor on Sunday 24th April by iffers AC 

The pool is closed to members

Sorry for the short notice


24 September 2015   -   Toadbarrier works at Marion's pool

There will be no roadside parking at Marion's pool due to the toad barrier works taking place on the 13th October until the 3rd November provisionally there will also be works on the road verge adjacent to the pool please obey the signs as they will be policed 


23 September 2015   -   Sophie's Redhill fishery

All club anglers are welcome to fish this match at Redhill on Sunday 26th draw at 9-00am fish 10-3 


23 September 2015   -   Change of phone contact number
Please note that Rob Baldwins home contact number has changed to 01594 781013

20 September 2015   -   CARP MATCH STEAM MILLS

STEAM MILLS LAKE WILL BE CLOSED FROM  7-30 AM ON THE 17TH OCTOBER AND 18TH OCTOBER DUE TO A 24 HOUR CARP MATCH 


26 July 2015   -   OPEN MATCH STEAM MILLS

the open match at steam mills on sunday 26-7-15 has been cancelled 

also the gloucester disabled matvch on the 23-8-15 has been changed from lightmoor to meadow cliff

with the ongoing problems at lightmoor all matches there up to the 11-10-15 will be rearranged to other ponds please see the match fixtures and this page for all updates

 


19 June 2015   -   keep net ban on lightmoor

once again the club is imposing a keep net ban due to low water levels please observe as the welfare of the fish stock is our upmost priority

we are doing the best to rectify the problem 


24 May 2015   -   KEEP NET BAN

THE KEEPNET BAN AT LIGHTMOOR POOL HAS NOW BEEN LIFTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

THE NEW SEASON IS NEAR HAPPY FISHING TO ALL.


10 May 2015   -   2014-2015 season presentation evening

thanks to all who turned up on the night

a night of music and song from marty

 thank you all the staff at the hotel for your service and food

and a very big thank you wayne pearl and john beddis for your dedicated work on the night 

well done all


09 May 2015   -   presentation evening

The annual presentation evening Will be held at the

littledean house hotel on Saturday 9th may 15

From 7-30 till midnight you are

all welcome to join us with entertainment with

marty smith entry is free 

donations gladly received 

a buffet and raffle 


17 April 2015   -   KEEPNET BAN

WE ARE IMLYING A KEEPNET BAN ON THE MAIN POOL AT LIGHTMOOR FROM SATURDAY 17-4-15 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE PLEASE OBEY THIS AS THE WATER LEVEL IS VERY LOW

WELFARE OF THE FISH IS IMPORTANT 

 


10 April 2015   -   COMMITEE MEETING

THERE IS TO BE A EXTRAORDINARY MEETING ON THE 8TH MAY 2015 AT 7-00 PM


09 April 2015   -   Martin Bilby

It is with great sadness that our fellow angler and friend martin bilby has passed away 

We would like to send our condolences to his family 

 


05 April 2015   -   OPEN MATCH LIGHTMOOR

DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THE OPEN MATCH AT LIGHTMOOR ON SUNDAY 5TH APRIL 15 HAS BEEN CANCELLED

 


08 March 2015   -   OPEN MATCH STEAM MILLS

DENNIS SHERWOOD TAKES THE 1ST PLACE WITH 12-0-0 OFF PEG 12

MARK LEWIS 2ND WITH 5-6-0 OFF PEG 20 


08 March 2015   -   final aggregate match fixture change

 

THE FINAL WINTER AGGREGATE WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY THE 22ND MARCH AT LIGHTMOOR AND THE CLUB MATCH AT STEAM MILLS ON THE 22ND OF MARCH IS CANCELLED


01 March 2015   -   THE CLUBS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE CLUB THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE OAKLANDS ON THE 1ST MARCH AT

7-30PM

PLEASE COME AND SUPPORT

YOUR CLUB NEEDS YOU


22 February 2015   -   2nd winter aggregate

on a cold and wet windy day with some parts of the pond having thin ice first thing the 2nd round got underway,

with

bernie fraser takes charge of the second round off peg 23 with 41-2-0 bag of carp/f1's  

wayne pearl landed second place" not his favorite peg" 35 with 17-10-0

young luke burge takes 3rd off peg 12 with 12-10-0

 


15 February 2015   -   club match steam mills

6 anglers fished where feeder ruled the day

bernie fraser takes top spot off peg 14 on the day ahead of 2nd placed wayne pearl


01 February 2015   -   matches booked before the end of season no in this seasons permit

the club has a match booked at redhill sunday 19th april on pennys lake we only have 20 pegs on this date so booking a place is important a deposit of £5.00 in advance,

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newent ac bookings [rfodac members welcome to fish]

march 25th lightmoor

april 22nd lightmoor

may 13th steam mills

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gloucester disabled ac [rfodac members welcome to fish] 

april 19th lightmoor

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iffers ac

april 26th lightmoor


01 February 2015   -   1st winter aggregate lightmoor

5 anglers fished on a very cold but dry day rob baldwin took the 1st honours with 12-6-0 off peg 23 colin woakes took second off peg 21 with 9-9-0


18 January 2015   -   final points positions 2014/2015

mike shields takes the points 

1st mike shields 209 

2nd rob baldwin 199

3rd wayne pearl 189

4th mark lewis 172

5th chris lewis 145

 


18 January 2015   -   club match steam mills

5 anglers braved freezing temperatures at steam mills with wayne pearl takes top spot on peg 6 with 4-11-0 mike shields 2nd on peg 3 with 3-8-0 3rd mark lewis peg 17 2-0-0


11 January 2015   -   woolworth cup

ross hale takes top spot on fancied peg 21 with 20-8-0, 2nd colin woakes peg 7 19-10-0,3rd rob baldwin peg 33 12-8-0 and a exciting run up to the final points match at steam mills next sunday


21 December 2014   -   TICKLE MEMORIAL STEAM MILLS

WAYNE PEARL TAKE FIRST SPOT WITH A 5-8-0 BAG OFF PEG 10


07 December 2014   -   christmas matches

a good day started with a hearty breakfast at the belfry before we split to our chosen venues with a dry day ahead and the after match prize giving and raffle at the oaklands

thank you all for your support on the day

mike shields winning at lightmoor on peg 21 with 13-4-0 

mark lewis winning at steam mills on peg 23 with 4-10-0

thanks to wayne pearl and family for putting up with and sorting the excellent hampers

 thanks to wye angling and forest tackle and all donations for the raffle

merry christmas and a happy new year to all from rob and the royal forest of dean angling club 


23 November 2014   -   open steam mills

only 3 anglers turned out for this match with rob baldwin taking the spoils on peg 17 with 8-0-0 mixed bag 


16 November 2014   -   h marshall cup lightmoor

bernie fraser takes top spot from peg 12 with a 41-12-0 bag of carp and silvers on a dull but dry day.


02 November 2014   -   whitfield cup lightmoor

wayne pearl takes top spot with 74-6-0 off peg 19 

mike shields in 2nd 72-7-0 peg 23

rob baldwin 3rd 54-0-8-0 peg 15


26 October 2014   -   FINAL AGGREGATE STEAM MILLS

ANDY GRINDLE TAKES 1ST ON THE DAY OFF PEG 41 WITH 10-8-0 INCUDING 2-TENCH 

DENNIS SHERWOOD 2ND PEG 17 WITH 2 BREAM FOR 6-0-0

FINAL AGGREGATE RESULTS

1ST MIKE SHIELDS 22-12-0

2ND CHRIS LEWIS 16-0-0

3RD MARK ANNIS 13-8-0

4TH ANDY GRINDLE 10-8-0

5TH WAYNE PEARL 7-14-0

6TH ROB BALDWIN 7-2-0

7TH JOHN JEFFRIES 6-10-0

8TH DENNIS SHERWOOD 6-0-0

9TH MARK LEWIS 5-8-0

10TH MICHEAL BALDWIN 3-13-0

 


12 October 2014   -   c jones cup lightmoor

dennis sherwood wins with 32-10-0 off peg 17

luke burge 2nd with 31-10-0 peg 4

steve burge 3rd peg 31 with 23-10-0


04 October 2014   -   Final Junior Points / Aggregate match of the season

Today saw the last points aggregate match of the season, with the points win already in the Bag for Jamie Saunders, the remaining positions were all to fish for.

In the Aggregate, Sam Russell has a 10lb lead over 2nd place Jack Lythaby, anything could happen here.

See the results section for the match results http://www.rfodac.org.uk/matchresults.aspx

For final provisional placings see http://www.rfodac.org.uk/standings.aspx

This leaves 4 matches (pairs, contentinal, rover and Christmas match) remaining for the season.

Left, The match winner with 6lb 8oz, holding a 1lb 6oz Perch caught in the match.  See the photo gallery for more pictures.


14 September 2014   -   Rob Baldwin takes top spot at lightmoor

Rob baldwin takes 1st place with his best match weight of 55lb10oz of mixed carp and 2-nice bream from peg 19 while his nephew Micheal baldwin takes 2nd place 45lb of carp from peg 25, Mark lewis 3rd with 32lb 80z 0f carp off peg 21


14 September 2014   -   Confirmed claims for fish records

Jasom Matthews, 20lb 2oz carp

A record common carp was landed at steam mills at the end august 2014 weighing in at 20lb 2oz confirmed catch by angler Jason Matthews.

On sunday 7th sept during the forest match against lydney, Wayne Pearl landed a 4lb 6oz tench on peg 36, caught on the pole baited with paste

the tench was not golden but for wayne the peg certainly was !


07 September 2014   -   lydney take the honours

lydney combined weight 25-15-0

forest combined weight 18-15-0

1st wayne pearl peg 36 8-8-0 forest

2nd chris peters peg 34 7-6-0 lydney

3rd paul grindle peg 15 7-3-0 lydney

4th matt grindle peg 42 5-10-0 lydney

5th mike shields peg 25 4-12-0 forest

6th rusty hopkins peg 38 3-8-0 lydney

7th roger jones peg 31 1-15-0 lydney

8th mark lewis peg 43 1-13-0 forest

 jnt 9th andy grindle peg 4 1-6-0 forest

 jnt 9th dan smith peg 2 1-6-0 forest

11th rob baldwin peg 27 0-14-0 forest

12th pete haddock peg 17 0-5-0 lydney

13th chris lewis peg 23 0-4-0 forest

 

 


16 August 2014   -   Lydney do the double

The RFODAC and Lydney Juniors meet at Lydney Lake for the return junior match.

Jack Powell (Lydney) was on form again, managing to get the Bream going for a total weight of 18lb 7oz, Jamie Saunders kept the side up for RFODAC in second place with 14lb 14oz

Lydney took the honors with a total weight of 44lb vs RFODAC 21lb 10oz.

For the full results see the results section.

Jack Powell.


09 August 2014   -   Lydney Triumph

Today saw an excellent match between the juniour sides of RFODAC and Lydney.

Lydney won with a total combined weight of 121lb 2oz vs RFODC weight of 96lb 10oz

Jack Powell (Lydney) took the honors on peg 17 with 45lb 8oz, 2lb clear of James Allen on peg 21 who was kept busy trying to keep the carp away from the lillies.  Jack Lythaby (RFODAC) took 3rd with 34lb 12oz

Everyone is looking forward to next week for the rematch at Lydney.

For full results see the results section.

 


03 August 2014   -   club match lightmoor

12 anglers fished on a good sunny day with rob baldwin taking the 1st place on peg 21 with 46-6-0 on feeder to far bank and pole lily pads and margin although quite a few fish slipped the hook.

2nd john jeffries peg 4 35-0-0 pole to lily pads

3rd mike shields peg 15 33-7-0


20 July 2014   -   forest v lydney lightmoor pool

14 anglers turned out for the forest and 5 for lydney

total weight forest 136-6-0

lydney  86-11-0

1st matt grindle peg 25 36-0-0 lydney

2nd mark annis peg 18 25-12-0 forest

3rd paul grindle peg 7 23-0-0 lydney

joint 4th andy grindle peg 23 17-12-0 forest

        4th micheal baldwin peg 29 17-12-0 forest


06 July 2014   -   PRESIDENTS CUP

MIKE SHIELDS LANDS A  6 POUNDISH CARP ON PEG 44 TO TAKE HIS TOTAL WEIGHT TO 13-0-0 TO TAKE THE HONOURS

WAYNE PEARL PEG 7  AND MARK LEWIS PEG 42 TAKE JOINT 2ND WITH 6-0-0 EACH

CHRIS LEWIS PEG 23 NEXT WITH 5-13-0

THEN COLIN WOAKES PEG 35 AND JOHN JEFFRIES PEG 37 JOINT WITH 4-1-0


15 June 2014   -   Charity match donation

Following the June commitee meeting it was decided to donate a sum of £60 to the £340 raised at the charity match, thus raising the total raised to £400. 


08 June 2014   -   Lost Item Lightmoor

Anyone lost a top section of a feeder rod on saturday 7/6/14 at Lightmoor please contact Rob Baldwin to collect.


08 June 2014   -   Rfodac Charity Match Lightmoor

Thanks to Wayne Pearl for organising the charity match

A good day was had by all fine weather and a hearty breakfast cooked by our resident master chef John Beddis for the 15 anglers who turned out for a days fishing.

Thanks to all who donated gifts for the raffle.

Monies raised was £340.00 and will be shared between the cancer trust and macmillan nurses in due course.

1st place Andy Grindle peg 31 56-0-0

2nd place Mike Shields peg 8 49-8-0

3rd place Rob Baldwin peg 30 40-8-0

4th place Ross Hale peg 10 37-4-0


24 May 2014   -   Time to Renew your Permits

With only 1 week remaining on currrent permits please remember to renew yours soon.

Please see the Membership page for more information.

Tight Lines.


01 April 2014   -   Rod Licence Now Due

Remember your Rod Licence is now due for renewal.

Every year thousands of anglers are prosecuted for not having a fishing licence. Don't ruin your fun by getting caught out too.

For information about the licence and a link to buy online visit the Environment Agency page

http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/recreation/fishing/31497.aspx

 

For information how to get into fishing another useful page on the Environment Agency website.

http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/recreation/fishing/default.aspx


15 June 2013   -   Working parties to improve access to Upper Hill Court Farm

Much work has already been done and there are now several good fishing areas along the stretch.

However, we need help to make further improvements.

If possible, please join us on Tuesday 18th June at UHC from 4:30pm on.

General Wednesday Working Parties .

These are on-going and also need support.

Currently based at Steam Mills and run right through until October.


15 June 2013   -   Presentation Night!

Whether you've won a trophy or not, please come along and support your club.

Tickets are now on sale at Wye Angling and from committee members -

priced just £5 for Seniors (inc Quiz & Food), and only £2 for Juniors (inc Quiz & food)!!

Saturday July 13th at Oaklands Club, Cinderford - prompt start at 7-30pm


15 June 2013   -   River Permits for Club members.

If you've purchased your Club Membership Permit for the Pools only,and decide you would like to add a River Permit,  you can still take advantage of the discounted offer and add the River Permit for just £22.

Please remember to take your Pools Permit with you to the shop where you bought it to get your River Permit at the reduced price.


07 June 2013   -   Permits now in the shops!

2013/14 permits are now available.

Special offer to club members who take out a River Wye permit.

See MEMBERSHIP page on this website for details.

Also visit Rfodac on FACEBOOK.