Club news

Tight lines for our 121th Season.
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday the 16th March.
The boats are in the water, and the weather has been getting better, and the fish are showing.

 August 2019
St Andrews Angling club becomes a Scottish Registered Charity
I am pleased to tell you that the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) is satisfied that your organisation meets the charity test, and has entered it in the Scottish Charity Register.  This means it now has charitable status under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005.   
The details of your charity’s entry in the Register are set out below.   
 Your charity’s registered name is:   
 St Andrews Angling Club
Your charity number is:    SC049534
Your charity was registered on: 15th August 2019
Your charity’s ‘known as’ name is:SAAC  
Your principal contact address is:  SAAC   
70 Hepburn Gardens  St Andrews  Fife KY16 9DQ  



June 2019

A Wheely boat is ordered 
The Club approached the Wheelyboat Trust for the purchase of a specially adapted Coulam 16 boat which will take two wheel chairs.
The Club would like to thank the following for the donations make to purchase this boat
The Wheely Boat trust
The St Andrews Community Trust
The Kinburn Trust
East Fife Sports Counsil
St Andrews Unversity
R&A Golf Club Town Fund
This boat will allow access to the waters of Cameron reservoir for fisher, visitors and organisations - it will be a great assest to the community

April 2019
The Club recieves a new Highlander Boat - A very kind donation to the Club from the late Murray Mitchell.
The boat is named the Mitchell family
This is locally built boat from Highlander boats in based in Tayport
 
 
The Club AGM was held in the New Club on the 17th Jan 2019.
The fishing returns for 2018 were 

Brown Trout kept             15 Fish – 38lbs 6ozs – average 2lbs 6ozs, the heaviest fish being 5lb 1oz

Rainbow trout kept         443 Fish – 1118lbs 0oz – average 2lbs 6ozs the heaviest fish being 5lbs 5 5ozs.

Number of permits 443 rods.

The Club is entering the 3rd year of the lease for the fishing on the Cameron Reservoir and this is allowing the Club to improve the facilities for the members and visitors and more importantly plan for a long term tenure of the beautiful area around the Reservoir.

The St Andrews Community Trust was thanked for another generous donation given to the Club to assist in creating a meeting room and visitors lounge area in the boat shed, and to allow us to continue to upgrade the facilities of the Club and visitors.

The 2018 season prizing giving will be on 16th March 2018 at the fishing hut at Cameron Reservoir members of the public are welcome to take part in the Open Day competition.

Membership to the Club is open, the subscription has been set at £295 per year this allows members use the facilities and to fish at any time during the season.

We are also planning to renew the boats, and have started a fund where members and visitors may donate to the renewal of the boats. 

New members are very welcome and may apply to the Secretary J.Sibbald, via the website www.standrewsanglingclub.co.uk . Interested – come up and see us at Cameron Reservoir for the Opening Day on the 16th March 2019.