Horizon Angling Club for the Disabled

- PROMOTING THE SPORT OF ANGLING FOR THE DISABLED -

    

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Announcements

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Anyone wishing to help further within the Club should speak to a committee member, as various posts are available in the sub and main Committee status. Volunteers are always welcome from outside of the club if anyone finds they have a spare few hours and enjoy Angling or just have time to help with Admin duties, please contact The Committee click here

Sad News Long Time Member Mr Jim Burgess Passed away last Sunday the 5th March 2017 he will be sadly missed by those who knew Jim who was an avid Angler and a Gentleman, our thoughts go out to his long time partner Mrs Pat Greenwood, for those wishing to attend the funeral and pay their respects will need to contact Graham for the details.

We Still have members on the mend Graham has improved very well along with Denis he still has a way to go, Andi croucher and Ron Russell are still on the get well list and hope they recover soon.

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Members This years AGM will be held on the Thursday 6th April Emails will be sent out ASAP.

Please put yourself forward if you wish to be part of the committee and steer the club in the right direction rather than complain, get involved as it is your club your voice the committee can only do what they feel right so have your voice and get involved in something as important as Horizon. ================================================================================================

Work Party Sat 25th March 2017 if you have an Hour or more to spare then support your Club by helping out clear some debris from the Lakes and banks leading to a safer more comfortable Angling experience, so rather than leave it to someone else come along and help out before the committee have to make it mandatory within the rules as we would prefer it to be voluntary but they are our Lakes and need maintenance to be kept pristine and safe not only for us but the valuable fish we have stocked it with and would like to keep it that way.

let us know if you wish to attend as we supply Tea/Coffee and Bacon Rolls to those who turn up, as even those in buggy's can move or cut/trim a bush.   click Me

OUR TEAM

Meet the team behind Horizon Angling for the Disabled, empowering the disabled to take part in angling.

Chairman

Mr Fred Monck

Vice Chairman

Mr Richard Newnham

Treasurer

Mr Dave O'Donnell

Secretary

Anon

Membership Secretary

Mr Graham Titheridge

Associate Representative

Mrs sue O'Donnell

Club Bailiff

Mr Grant Wearn

Match Organiser

Mr Derek Wood

Biography

HorizonAngling Club for the Disabled is a Registered Charity that is involved in many aspects of fishing for the disabled angler and abled bodied angler alike, in addition the club is also involved in many aspects of Coarse fishing, Fly fishing and Sea angling. The club runs matches throughout the summer Months for top weight and best specimens in a friendly manner. We meet every Thursday between 16:30pm and 19:30pm (winter Months vary) at our modest club house, Unit 11/12 Bastion 3, Scott Road Hilsea, Portsmouth PO3 5JH. We have our own Private Lakes that hold a good head of large Carp, bream and Tench, The club holds exchange tickets with several local course fishing clubs. The club also organizes a "Try Fly Fishing" day as well as organizing sea angling from the local pier and from local wheelchair accessible charter boat at a reduced cost to our members Pop down and enjoy a chat or a drink everyone is welcome.

Personal Info

  •   07533 700052
  •   Unit 11/12 Bastion 3, Scott Road Hilsea, Portsmouth PO3 5JH
  •   info@horizondac.co.uk.
Match Information

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Round 3  at Havant lakes 2nd April 2017

Round 3  at Havant Lakes but will now be on Sunday 2nd April

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This year, due to a fewer number of Associate Members who fish match meetings, we will run one Coarse Match Meeting Competition League which will be open to all members whether Full or Associate. There will also be a new Havant Lakes Cup which, we feel,  will be an advantage to members who can only make it to weekend match meetings.

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For 2017, any fish deemed too small to weigh individually, will now be counted as one ounce (two ounces in 2015 and 2016). A small wet plastic bag with a handle can easily be used to weigh a small fish safely before being returned. Anyone needing digital weighing scales, Graham can supply these at a competitive price.

 

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To help prevent the transfer of disease between waters, please remember to dip your nets, mats and slings in disinfectant tanks where provided, and to dry nets, mats and slings before going on your next session.

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Please follow any instructions given by on-site Bailiffs and Match Organiser and remember to take all litter home after fishing.

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more info!!! ask Derek using the form below.

Coarse Match Fishing Organiser Horizon Angling Club for the Disabled

For 2017 Match updates Page Please Click Here

Testimonial

When the Horizon Angling Club for the disabled first contacted WetWheels in 2015 it was always going to be the perfect partnership. The Horizon AC ticked all the boxes for our WetWheels operation. A group of enthusiastic, friendly and down to earth guys who love their boat fishing going out on our fully accessible power catamaran with an owner and skipper who also love fishing was always going to work. We at WetWheels have been looking for a club just like Horizon to use our specialist facilities on board and now we are looking forward to many more successful fishing trips in 2016 and beyond.

GEOFF HOLT

CEO Wetwheels
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