STROUD & DISTRICT ANGLING CLUB
The club now own the fishing rights to a 50+ peg stretch of the Gloucester Canal at Southfield Farm, Hardwicke. This stretch is on the "greenbank" side of the canal so no hinderence from towpath users. Access is from Church Lane, Hardwicke then turn left at Hardwicke Church. This is one of the only stretches of this canal where it is possible to drive to your peg to fish. Work has been carried out to clear all the pegs. A disabled platform has been installed and must be left available at all times for disabled members.
The Club has also fully restored a ½ mile stretch of The Thames/Severn Canal at Thrupp in the Chalford valley. The stretch has some 30+ permanant pegs making it idea for both leisure & match anglers.
The SDAC is actively involved in restoring the Thames/Severn Canal for the benefit of ALL and is very pleased that the project is progressing so well. The stretch at Dr Newtons Way at the by-pass is progressing well and will be a great asset to the club when finished.
The Stroud & District AC still has the lease for the fishing rights on Stratford Park Lake which holds a good head of Roach, Bream, Perch and Carp (Commons & Mirrors up to 12kgs/26lbs). There is only a limited amount of pegs on the lake so fishing is a matter of "first come - first served".
Members may only fish from the platforms installed on the left hand bank. Any person found fishing from any other place on the lake will be asked to leave & their membership may be cancelled
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