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Bream dominate first NDPF open of the season

19 June 2019

Bream and Skimmers on the feeder dominated the first Federation open of the season held on the Dyke on opening day.
Paul Cannon led the way from peg 48 with a feeder approach accounting for a Bream and Barbel catch weighing 39lb dead.
Second on peg 56 was Paul Golding with 18lb of Skimmers and Roach while third with 13lb 6oz of Bream and Skimmers from peg 24 was Ryan Neil with match organiser, Andy Starkey, just a Skimmer behind on peg 18.

Red Bridge - extended hours trial

15 June 2019

A proposal was passed at this year's AGM to allow fishing until 10:30PM throughout the season on our Red Bridge fishery.
These extended fishing times are, intially, for a one year trial and apply to Full Members of the Federation only.

Late match booking on Dyke

15 June 2019

Due to a late venue change for the first NDPF open match of the season, the Power Station and Fletchers stretches are almost fully reserved for tomorrow, Sunday 16th June.
Full details of all match bookings are available, as usual, on the Match Calendar.

New season draws near

13 June 2019

Not long to go now until the river season opens at midnight Saturday into Sunday this weekend.
It's been a wet week (you may have noticed) so levels will be high meaning great care should be taken.
I've just heard on the radio that Notts has had 150% of its normal June rainfall in the past 3 days alone!
Keep safe and have a great season - the weather will improve............promise.

Outstanding fees - no card, no fish!

4 June 2019

At the time of writing, there's a large number of online applicants who are still to pay their membership fees.
Please note that you must be in receipt of a valid membership card to able to fish our waters so don't delay, pay today.
Only 11 days until the Glorious 16th.

Pre-season update

26 May 2019

Angling Trust | Fish legal

Membership opens with a bang!

3 May 2019

Just a couple of days into the new Federation year and we've already received more than 150 Online applications.
It's early days yet but it looks like demand for membership will, again, be very high this year though with prices being held and the, already fantastic, fishing improving year-on-year, it's hardly surprising.
Anglers from outside the Newark area seeking Associate membership are advised to apply promptly to avoid disappointment as a cap on the total number of Associate members will, again, be applied this year.

REMINDER: 2019-20 Membership opening 1st May

27 April 2019

Just to confirm that the postal application form is now available to download from the Membership page.
We've also enabled the Online application system so that any issues can be ironed out by the 1st May.
Early Birds are welcome to apply Online from today although your application is unlikely to be processed until the official start of the Federation year on 1st May.

2019-20 Membership details confirmed

7 April 2019

Membership information for the new Federation year is now available on the Membership page.
Applications for membership are welcome from 1st May.
Please note that some page links will not be enabled until that date to avoid erroneous applications.

AGM details confirmed

9 March 2019

This year's AGM will take place on Wednesday, 17th April at 20:00 - location The Rose and Crown, Balderton.
Proposed resolutions must be received by the Secretary no later than 31th March.
All Full Members of The Federation are invited to attend.

River season draws to an end

9 March 2019

Just a quick reminder that the river season ends at midnight on March 14th.
The rivers then remain closed for fishing from until June 16th.
Federation season tickets for the 2019-20 season will be on sale from 1st May on-line or by post.
Associate Membership numbers will again be capped so prompt application from 1st May is advised to avoid disappointment.

Feedback required on match proposal

9 March 2019

A proposal has been put forward for a 100 peg Members-only match to be held this year - probably in September,
At this stage, we're consulting with Members in order to assess potential take-up so please feedback your thoughts to the Secretary or Match Secretary.

Tight Lines, wet nets and stay safe!


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