Whilst the underlying financial position of the club remains sound
we continue to find ourselves under financial pressure to ensure
that the club does not run at a loss.
As discussed at the last AGM the membership levels are key to the
future of the club.
I am therefore pleased to be able to report a
small increase in adult membership for the year; rising from 185 in
2013 to 191 in 2014. At this level the Clubs finances are just in
However the cost of our rented beats will inevitably rise in 2015
(some in line with RPI and some under new lease agreements)
and this requires that the Club raise season ticket prices to cover
costs for next year.
The Committee has therefore agreed to increase fees to £90.00 pa
for both adults (+2.8%) and senior members (+9%) but to
maintain levels for disabled and junior members (see Item 2 on
page 2 of the newsletter for full details).
The decision to raise
senior member ticket prices to the same level as adult members
has been an aim of the Committee for several years and is
predicated on the fact that such (retired) members have
significantly more opportunity to use club waters than others.
Despite these increases the costs are still highly competitive with
game fishing costs elsewhere in the county and wider afield.
Please note that visitors’ day/weekly ticket fees are also rising
above inflation – reflecting the quality and quantity of fishing we
Please be careful out there - many beats have new hazards due to all the rain - not confined to rabbit holes on the path, fallen branches and dangerous trees - Please take care and be safe at all times. more
Please read the following update to the LDAC Club rules - for 2018 season (onward)You can download a copy of this information hereAt the LDAC AGM on 13th February 2018 the LDAC Committee announced that a new set of
fishing rules had been approved for the… more
BARBLESS HOOKSThe LDAC Committee asks that all members follow the following guideline
Before June 16th in any season:Barbless Hooks Only on all rivers"This will help to preserve salmon stocks and aid successful catch/release before June 16th of each more
Dear MemberPlease find attached the 2017 Newsletter, Catch Return and Membership Application formWishing you a Merry Xmas on behalf of the CommitteePaul Jordan Download the Newsletter 2017 & Forms from the Downloads Page more
In light of the current situation with the Covid-19 pandemic and being aware that many people will be suffering financial hardship at this time, we have decided that for the remainder of this season only to waive the joining/rejoining fee. Full details… more