Find out about the fishing clubs in Hillingdon.
Now in their ninth year, our free Family Fishing Fun Days are back for summer 2017.
The popular council-run events, which are open to residents of all ages, will take place on:
You don't need to be an experienced angler to attend and take part, as it's a welcoming day where you can experience a new pastime and have fun as a family, with friends or on your own. All equipment and bait will be provided for free.
There will be hourly angling sessions guided by experienced volunteer anglers and you'll be able to meet angling legend Keith Arthur. Other free activities include river dipping, bird box making, face painting and a bouncy castle.
You need to register for fishing on the day, with places offered on a first come, first served basis.
The club offers members a choice of styles of angling, with matches held on their own waters and also on other waters. The Slough arm of the Grand Union canal is fishable in the close season. Most of the club's fisheries are members only, and on some you can park within 6 feet from the bank so you can be fishing without any long walks.
Contact Don Wilkinson club secretary
This large club is exceptional value for money for it's many private fisheries. There is river fishing on the Colne at Rickmansworth, Denham and Harefield with a further 5 Stretches on the River Thames. For lovers of still water angling - from juniors to specimen hunters - the club has Batchworth Lake (Rickmansworth Aquadrome), the Golf Course Lakes at Denham, South Troy Lake in Harefield, a prolific mixed fishery at Billet Lane (Langley), a traditional tench water at Cowley Lake (West Drayton) and the perfect junior venue at Knightscote Pond in Harefield. We also have access via sub-let to an excellent stretch of the Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth.
Our venues contain carp to over 40lb, tench to 11lb+, large bream and barbel to 18lb, perch to 4lb and pike to well over 15lb+.
For juniors, membership is free (with just a £1 admin fee) and we have a number of waters very suitable for newcomers to angling
West Drayton Angling Club has good stretches of the Rivers Colne and Frays in West Drayton holding barbel, bream, chub, and perch plus a variety of other silver fish. The club offers exchange tickets with other clubs, so that you can fish their waters and has a very active match group holding 20 matches a season plus open matches. These are held at the club fisheries and various venues not too far away from West Drayton.
Meetings are held fortnightly at West Drayton Community Centre where all club members are welcome to attend.
If you would like to join or learn more about the club contact Mike Elliott, Club Secretary 07778 978437 or email: email@example.com
The Blenheim Angling Society is a local fishing club which has the fishing rights on the Grand Union Canal from Denham Deep Lock to Batchworth Lock at Rickmansworth (next to the Aquadrome ).
The canal contains some superb:
Denham tends to fish better than Harefield but the fish are there for those prepared to spend time looking for them. Anglers need to beware of power lines and moored boats. Day tickets and Season permits are available from Harefield Tackle.
Annual membership for the canal is:
The Club also has fishing on the:
Club website: www.blenheimas.co.uk
Below are some of the images from the two fun days in August 2016.
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