1st June - Fishing will restart.
We will be following Government guide lines which have been drawing up in conjunction with Angling Scotland and these guide lines will be publish on the website. We will have our own guide lines which we will ask all fishers to abide by.
Just before the lock down two wonderful Brown trout were caught one 4lb 8 and the other 5lb 6oz!!
Day permits will be available - however we would ask that these are pre booked, by email.
Lottery Funding - £9600.00 for a new jetty and boat shed.The Club has been awarded £9600.00 from the National lottery Fund - this will allow us to start planning and building a new jetty which
Fishing Report 20th March
Open day Postponed
We have been planning an open day on the 25th April to welcome the Wheely boat, but unfortunately due to the current situation due to the Covid-19 virus we are going to delay this until the situation allows us to plan the day at a more suitable time.
In the mean time members - please enjoy the fishing but keep in mind the governments health advise regarding hand washing and close encounters with others.
We have our first competition of the season on the 15th March, first fish, heaviest fish of the day, - members are asked to bring a friend, and there is a junior prize for the heaviest fish. We hope that the 20,000 OVA which were stocked in December have been successful in growing on in the burns.
Projects - We have a applied for funding to start up grading the facilities for phase 1 - wheel chair access, we are planning to lay pathways to allow access to the boats and the boat shed guest area. Phase 2 is to build a new sheltered jetty and boat shed to allow easy access to the boats.
Membership for the 2020 season is now open
- NEW MEMBERS are very welcome - please contact the Club email - firstname.lastname@example.org - there is a 10% discount for new members(first year) and student discounts available
Members will be notified by email and receive a subscription letter.
Adult membership is £295 for unlimited number of sessions with a max take of 10 fish per week.
Junior members under 18 are free.
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.
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
The charity’s registered name is:
St Andrews Angling Club
The charity number is: SC049534
The charity was registered on: 15th August 2019
The charity’s ‘known as’ name is:SAAC
The 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 Council
St Andrews University
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 asset to the community
The Club receives 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.