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2021/22 Membership – Committee notice

Dear Society members,

It was decided at our most recent comittee meeting that the membership will be capped at 1000 for next season. We currently stand at around 1050. (Historically we know that not everyone will renew)

▪️The existing 180 night permit holders will be given the opportunity to renew their membership and night permit before 1st April. If any of the 180 do not renew, then these will be offered to those who have contacted Paul Kyffin and placed their name on the waiting list (on a first come first served basis)

▪️We will also be selling 10 Junior night tickets next season @ £40 each, on top of the 180 adult night tickets. Please read our relevant rules though regarding junior anglers and night fishing.

Please join/renew early to avoid disappointment for next season, which starts April 1st 2021.

Tight lines!

Rule focus and reminder, please read

RULE FOCUS

This is never aimed at anyone in particular, just focusing on the rules deemed the most broken, by the Head Bailiff.
Or.
Any rule which has particular prominence at the time.

Today we’re going to focus on GATES and LOCKS

Rule 4.1 Gates

All members will lock Society gates on entering and leaving the waters

We have had numerous problems with gates being left open on our waters recently.

Please lock them on your arrival and departure, we seem to always get the following excuses.
▪️I left it open for a friend.
▪️It was already open when I arrived/departed so I left it that way.
Both of these are UNACCEPTABLE. If it does happen to be already unlocked for any reason please lock it, AND report it to a bailiff if at all possible so they can try to ascertain who it was that left it open.

▪️If you are using a combination lock, once you have locked it again, then please jumble the numbers up. Theres no point in having a combination lock if the users of it leave the numbers on the opening code.
We see this time and time again, it takes seconds!

▪️If you find a lock, faulty, broken or damaged, then please call the site specific Head Bailiff.

▪️If you have a key that doesn’t work in one of our few gates with key locks, then please also let us know. The gates with keys are because the landowner prefers it that way, we have no choice in the matter.

Please remember there is NO excuse for leaving a gate or lock open under any circumstance.

The Bailiffs and Comittee will take a hard stance on anyone found to be leaving gates or locks open.

Thanks in advance for your co-operation.

Tight Lines!

Open Pike match Totham Pit cancelled

We’ve just got notification that the Angling Trust Pike Championship Qualifier open match at Totham Pit, scheduled for next Sunday 29 Nov 2020, has been postponed in line with Covid restrictions.
Discussions are ongoing to try to find a new date for this season.
Any new date, if agreed, will be posted here.

 

The MAS team

MAS Match Schedule 2021\2022

M.A.S Match Schedule 2021

Date Location Match
10th January          Bog Grove              Winter League 1
24th January          Slough West          Winter League 2
7th February           Little Park             Winter League 3
21st February         Bog Grove              Winter League 4
7th March               Slough West          Winter League 5
21st March              Little Park             Winter League 6

4th April EASTER SUNDAY

18th April                Slough House        Carp v Coarse 1

2nd May                  MATCH SECRETARY HOLIDAY

16th May                 Rook Hall                Biggest Tench Match
30th May                Heron Hall              Carp v Coarse 2
13th June                Totham Pit              Tom Martin Memorial
27th June                Slough House         Summer League 1
11th July                  Heron Hall              Summer League 2
25th July                 Little Park               Summer League 3
8th August              Totham Pit              Biggest Bream Match
22nd August           Slough House         Summer League 4
5th September       Bog Grove                Summer League 5
19th September     Slough West            Summer League 6
3rd October            Slough House         Presidents Match
17th October           Little Park               Carp v Coarse 3
31st October           Venue TBC              Canal Open
14th November       Sl ough West         Carp v Coarse 4
28th November      Venue TBC             Canal Open
12th December       Venue TBC             Canal Open

26th December BOXING DAY

2022
9th January             Bog Grove              Winter League 1
23rd January           Slough West          Winter League 2
6th February            Little Park             Winter League 3
20th February          Bog Grove            Winter League 4
6th March                 Slough West         Winter League 5
20th March              Little Park             Winter League 6

MAS Committee notice

 

We understand that there are Facebook Groups affiliated to certain MAS waters directly. Within these groups are previous comittee members and bailiffs that continue to want to work against the will of the current comittee.
Any views expressed in these groups are not the thoughts of the current comittee, but we encourage these views to be aired directly and privately to the current comittee where they can and will be addressed.

To any current members who are members of these groups, the current and ONLY public Facebook groups that we do endorse are called ‘Maldon Angling Society’ and ‘Maldon Angling Society Matches and Competitions’

All the best and as usual, tight lines!

Committee Notice

There will be a small working party on Slough House West this coming Sunday (15th of November) from 9am.

This is in order to re-open some swims that have become overgrown and unfishable and is for the benefit of all society members.

We ask all members to please avoid fishing or taking a look around the lake that day.

Usually we would ask for volunteers, but on this occasion, sadly not, due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements.

Thanks for your cooperation.

Tight Lines!

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