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                                 IMPORTANT NOTICES

 

 

 

 

 

RFC FISHERIES ARE RE-OPENING SATURDAY 09-01-2021 AM

The government have now agreed to allow angling to continue

during this lockdown thanks to petitioning from the

Angling Trust. However, ALL of our RFC venues (including rivers)

will remain closed until Saturday am (9-01-2021).

This is due having go around all our venues again changing

lock codes back to what is in the permit as well as removing

lockdown closure signs.

All health and safety COVID related guidelines as posted

on our RFC and the government website must be adhered

to at all times.

Anyone found ignoring social distancing rules will face

disciplinary procedures.

 

 

SOTS HOLE CAR PARK BEALE PARK CLOSED 7th January 2021

The owner of Sots Hole, our lower car park at Beale Park,

will be carrying out some maintenance on the car park on

Thursday the 7th of January 2021 and will have machinery on

site. The car park is closed for that day.

 

Reading Fishing Club will not be issuing any more permits

for the remainder of the 2020/21 season.

Demand for permits has been high and we have used all of

the permits that were printed earlier this year.

In order to preserve the quality of fishing for our members,

rather than try and cater for too many, we have taken the

decision not to print more 2020/21 permits.

NATIONAL LOCKDOWN

Please note, now we have been put in Tier 4 COVID

restrictions in Berkshire, all RFC fishing matches are

cancelled until further notice.

Following initial guidance from the Angling Trust all 
RFC waters are at present remaining open for fishing 
by members within the new guidelines. 
These allow fishing

as an individual, with a household or bubble member, or

one other non-household person. Travel should be ‘locally

where possible’ but no clear limit has been set. All Club

matches scheduled before 2nd December are 
cancelled.
 
Any change will be notified on website and

Facebook page.’

Beale Park Parking during lockdown

Beale Park main gates will remain open during lockdown.

Although the park is closed to the public. This is to allow

RFC members to park the car and fish. If Beale Park end

up having members of the general public coming in and

trying to access the park, this accessmay be reviewed and

alternative parking announced.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MEMBERS

The EC have agreed the following new addition to Local Rules for Beale Park Fishery (page 20 in your permit). 8. The use of any live fish as bait is prohibited. This new rule takes effect immediately

PERMITS AVAILABLE FROM Angling Direct THURS - SATURDAY ONLY

Permits are available to purchase at Angling Direct Reading from THURSDAYS -  SATURDAYS ONLY 

 

CASH or CHEQUE payment only. Cheques made payable to Reading Fishing Club
 

To make your permit application/renewal quicker and easier for Angling Direct Staff adhering to COVID-19 working practices, if you are able to, please download and print the new permit application/renewal form from our website at home first, then complete the form at home before taking it with you to Angling Direct.

Postal applications can also be made by downloading the new permit membership/renewal form above. Address where to send postal application to is on the permit application form, do not forget to enclose a stamped addressed envelope.

 

The toilet located near the maintenance hut between Tappens and Osier is open for emergencies, providing that people bring and use their own hand sanitiser/wet wipes and wipe it down before and after use.

 

A reminder all rubbish to be taken home with you, no excuses.

COVID 19 REGULATIONS ON OUR FISHERIES

It is vital that members adhere to the guidelines below, any
transgressions will be severely dealt with and may result 
in withdrawal of membership or the re-closure of fisheries.

 

IN  GENERAL

1. Maintain social distancing of a minimum of

    2 metres AT ALL TIMES.
2. Use disposable gloves or clean hands with sanitiser after       

    handling locks/gates etc.
3. Minimum distance of 15 metres to adjacent angler.
4. No keepnets or carp sacks to be used.
5. No non-fishing guests permitted. 


Members please note that the AGM and following EC meetings are cancelled until further notice.

Could all members with RDAA trophies please take them to a Tadley Angling so they can be collected from there.

 

For returning RFC trophies please contact Pete B.

2020/2021 PERMITS AVAILABLE FROM

ANGLING DIRECT - READING

The Io Trade Centre, 9, 8 Deacon Way,

Reading RG30 6AZ

Phone: 0118 941 2896

For Store Loctions and Directions see the website.

https://www.anglingdirect.co.uk/

 

 

 

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WELCOME TO READING FISHING CLUB

Reading Fishing Club is affiliated to Reading & District Angling Association, and is one of the founder members when the association was formed in 1923. The club is also a member of the Angling Trust and Kennet Valley Fishery Association.

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