Welcome to Cheltenham & Gloucester Fly Dressers Guild. We meet at the Hucclecote Community Centre GL3 3RT on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays every month at
Have we got you interested? Then drop in and visit us! We'll look forward to seeing you.
The annual Auction will be held at Hucclecote Community Centre on 4 March at 8.00 p.m.
(viewing will be 7.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.) Entry will be £5 for non-members and £3 for members. Items for inclusion in the Auction can be taken (in advance) to any Committee
member (names on p 3) or brought to the Centre on 4 March between 5.30 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. Please advertise the Auction to friends and acquaintances – fellow fishermen particularly of
course, we need new members
Famous Fly's by AdrianPound. see news letter section
two anglers to share
Once again the Cheltenham and Gloucester FDG's yearly BIG fish competition took place at Springhill Fishery near Pershore. This fishery is set in beautiful
surroundings, being at the bottom of a lawn that rolls down from the big house. It has an island in the middle and Bredon Hill as a back drop.
For once we had a fine evening for the event and the lake was in great condition being very clear and no weed. The fish were only just under the surface and a variety of
flies from buzzers to nymphs, etc were used with great success.
This year for the first time ever there was a dead heat!! The fish were weighed more than once and in the end they could not be parted, so the committee have decided by a
unanimous vote to award the trophy to the two fishermen. The two names will be on the cup and each will have the cup for six months.
The two winners were Bruce Rhodes and Ray Trace with fish of 4 lbs
"Many thanks must go to our president Terry Beale for organizing the evening and also to Jonathon Bomford the owner of the
(by Dave Chatham)