Reddish Angling Club
Reddish Angling Club

Annual General Meeting 2022

Notices of Motion 2022

 

The Annual general meeting provided a lot of healthy discussion and debate; with the members clearly demonstrating their continued concern for fish care and the environment in general. It is a testament to the club that we continually strive to enhance the way we perform our sport and maintain the waters we use. The committee thank all the members for their input and assistance.

 

 

Committee members standing for election

 

Minutes Secretary - Helen Stanfield 

Match Secretary - Rob Holtom & Matt Pinnock

 

 

Notices of motion

 

 

Changes to matches and the match use of the pond.

 

On evenings when Tuesday night matches are held, pleasure anglers no longer need to vacate the pond by 4pm. They may use any pegs they wish. Match anglers will use any free pegs available.

 

On days when Sunday matches are held on Jackson's, peg numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6 are reserved for pleasure anglers. Pegs 9-30 will be reserved for the matches.

 

This amended motion was PASSED.

 

 

The use of keepnets

 

Keepnets may only be used in bonefide RAC matches.

 

This notice was DEFEATED.

 

 

The use of nuts as bait.

 

Rule 23 to be amended to include "nuts of any kind".

 

This notice was PASSED.

 

 

Handling of fish

 

No fish to be unhooked on the ground, this includes laying your landing net on the ground. If an angler is unable to unhook a fish in the landing net on their lap, an unhoooking mat must be used.

 

This notice was amended to include the handling of fish and reads  - 

 

All fish must be handled with the utmost care. No fish to be unhooked on the ground, this includes laying your landing net on the ground. If an angler is unable to unhook a fish in the landing net on their lap, an unhoooking mat must be used. 

The fish must not leave the area of the peg it was caught, any pictures to be taken quickly and the fish not held more than 6" above the ground. It must then be returned to the water on the peg from which it was caught.

 

The amended motion was PASSED.

 

 

One hook

 

Rule 15 to be amended to "one rod with one single hook to be fished at any one time"

 

This motion was PASSED.

 

 

Types of line permitted.

 

Rule 18 to be amended to "braided line and wire traces are prohibited (only monofilament line and hook lengths may be used)"

 

This motion was amended to "braided line and wire traces are prohibited, only monofilament line (maximum 10lb breaking strain) and hook lengths may be used"

 

The amended motion was PASSED.

 

 

Honorary members

 

Honorary members who do not collect their membership cards for 5 consecutive years to be considered "membership lapsed" 

 

This motion was amended to "Honorary members must renew their membership cards each year. Any honorary member who does not collect their card one year will not be considered a Honorary member the following year"

 

In its amended form, this motion was PASSED.

 

 

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