Spring, Summer & Winter Programme 2018


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A very warm welcome to the Rutland Water Fly Fishers web site. Please take a few minutes and browse our various pages to see what we have to offer. All new members are very welcome and if you wish to join, please click here to see our 2018 application form. To view our Club Rules & Constitution, click here. Also if you catch what you feel is a Specimen Fish whilst fishing on Rutland Water, please enter it in the RWFF Specimen Catch Return. To download a PDF copy of our specimen catch return, please click here.

Please note that ALL of our club functions will be held at the Empingham Cricket Club, click here for a map. Other events not held at the Empingham Cricket Club can include the Litter Pick (Fishing Lodge), the Cookery Evening (The Barn at Barnsdale Lodge Hotel). Also please can you note that all of the 2018 'Club Evening' meeting dates are held on a Thursday and they will start at 7.30pm or 8.00pm if there is a committee meeting prior to the speaker. Prompt and finish at around 9.30pm.


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Welcome to our club website. Rutland Water Fly Fishers are a club committed to making your fly fishing experience at Rutland Water even more enjoyable. We are also passionate about bringing new people to fly fishing and ensuring our fantastic sport thrives in the future.

Through the season we have a fantastic winter programme of events and various competitions and meetings through the summer months. You will find details of all these here on our website but if you require more information please don’t hesitate to contact us by email.

We also have a Facebook page where you will find up to date information on things that are happening within the club. If you are not already a member, then you can sign up now by clicking on the link to join our club and enjoy all the benefits including the fantastic newsletter and access to our winter and summer events. Tight lines Chris Evans, Chairman.


Club Events & Functions 2018


January 2018

11/01/2018 

Club Evening - Fly Tying 7.30pm at Empingham Cricket Club.

25/01/2018 

Committee Meeting 6.30pm-7.30pm at Empingham Cricket Club.

25/01/2018 

Club Evening - “Dry Fly fishing on reservoirs in England & Spain!” - a talk by Peter De Kremer at Empingham Cricket Club. Starts at 8.00pm.


February 2018

08/02/2018

Club Evening Talk - “ Johnny’s Jaunt” - a talk by John Wadham. Empingham Cricket Club. Starts at 7.30pm.

11/02/2018

Club Outing - Big Dave's Bus Trip to the 2018 BFFI. Contact Dave for tickets, last year's trip was a great success, so no doubt they will sell out fast. Details to be confirmed

22/02/2018

Committee Meeting - 6.30pm -7.30pm Empingham Cricket Club.

22/02/2018

25/02/2018

Club Evening Talk - Guets Speaker - Iain Barr (TBC). Empingham Cricket Club. Starts at 8.00pm.

Uppingham Angling Fair - held this year at Eyebrook Fishing Lodge - 10am to 2.30 pm.


March 2018

08/03/2018

Club Evening - AW Forum. Tonight we can listen to what AW have to say about the coming season in 2018 and the "highs & lows" of the previous year's fishing - Empingham Cricket Club. Starts at 7.30pm.

18/03/2018

Club Event - Litter Pick Meet at the Fishing Lodge has unforunately been cancelled again due to the bad weather forecast. With other events about to start this season we will not run the litter pick this year. (This event was originally planned to have taken place on the 4th of March, but was also postponed and re sheduled due to extreme weather conditions).

22/03/2018

RWFF Pre Season Dinner - Thursday 22nd March. Meet 7.30pm for 8.00pm at the Empingham Cricket Club. To view the Menu & Booking form when available, please click here.

29/03/2018

Committee Meeting - 7.30pm Empingham Cricket Club.


April 2018

01/04/2018

RWFF Bank Meet - 10.00am -12.00pm. First Sunday of very month - April to October. Members & newcomers most welcome. Locations will be published on our Facebook page.

TBC *

RWFF Open Week-End - 10.00am -12.00pm. Members & Newcomers welcome. Locations published on our Facebook page.

21/04/2018

Major Clubs Spring Assoc Match - Draycote Water, please contact Paul Wild for further Match/Team details.


May 2018

06/05/2018

RWFF Bank Meet - 10.00am -12.00pm. First Sunday of very month - April to October. Members & newcomers most welcome. Locations will be published on our Facebook page.

09/05/2018

18/05/2018

Major Clubs Group One Match - Rutland Water, please contact Paul Wild for further Match/Team details.

Wadham Trophy - Members only Evening Bank Match 6pm to 9.30pm. Weigh in at the lodge by 10.00pm. Register at the lodge before 6.15pm if possible. Fish and chip supper after the match if requested.


June 2018

01/06/2018

03/06/2018

Cutting Trophy - Members only Evening Bank Match 6pm to 10.00pm. Weigh in at the lodge by 10.30pm. Register at the lodge before 6.15pm if possible. Fish and chip supper after the match if requested.

RWFF Bank Meet - 10.00am -12.00pm. First Sunday of very month - April to October. Members & newcomers most welcome. Locations will be published on our Facebook page.

10/06/2018

24/06/2018

Major Clubs Group One Match - Pitsford Reservoir, please contact Paul Wild for further Match/Team details.

Loch Style Trophy Pairs Boat Match - Sunday 24th June 9.30am start to 5.30pm finish. 10 Boats have been booked.


July 2018

01/07/2018

RWFF Bank Meet - 10.00am -12.00pm. First Sunday of very month - April to October. Members & newcomers most welcome. Locations will be published on our Facebook page.

04/07/2018

Major Clubs Group One Match - Grafham Water, please contact Paul Wild for further Match/Team details.


August 2018

05/08/2018

RWFF Bank Meet - 10.00am -12.00pm. First Sunday of very month - April to October. Members & newcomers most welcome. Locations will be published on our Facebook page.

11/08/2018 & 12/08/2018

Dave’s Open Weekend 2018 - Saturday & Sunday the 11th & 12th August 2018 from 10.00am – 4.00pm at the Rutland Water Fishing Lodge. We would be grateful for volunteers to help set up the marquee on Friday the 10th at 5.00pm. Volunteers would also be welcome at the barbecue after we strike camp on Sunday at 4pm. All welcome! The event will comprise “have a go” fly casting and fly tying and a chance to go out in a boat and catch a Trout.

26/08/2018

The Maitland Trophy - Grafham Water - This is a RWFF vs GWFFA Boat Competition. 10.00am - 6.00pm. Boat Match to International Rules, Fish 10:00am – 18:00pm, 5 fish limit, plus 5 fish Catch & Release, Barbless or de-barbed hooks only, Dinner & Prize Giving after the match, Prizes for best fish & best bag. There are 15 boats booked and the meal venue is yet to be decided.


September 2018

02/09/2018

RWFF Bank Meet - 10.00am -12.00pm. First Sunday of very month - April to October. Members & newcomers most welcome. Locations will be published on our Facebook page.

29/09/2018

16/09/2018

TBC *

TBC *

Major Clubs Group One Match - Farmoor Reservoir, please contact Paul Wild for further Match/Team details.

Hanby Cup - Members Only Reservoir Rules Boat Match. 9.30am - 5.30pm. 10 Boats Booked.

AW Rutland Day - RWFF Stall - All Day Event. More details as and when they become available.

Water Aid 2018 - Rutland Water, more details as and when they become available.


October 2018

07/10/2018

RWFF Bank Meet - 10.00am -12.00pm. First Sunday of very month - April to October. Members & newcomers most welcome. Locations will be published on our Facebook page.

TBC *

06/10/2018

TBC *

27/10/2018

Major Clubs Autumn Association Match - Rutland Water, please contact Paul Wild for further Match/Team details.

RWFF Bank Meet - 10.00am -12.00pm. Members & Newcomers welcome. Locations published on our Facebook page.

Committee Meeting - 7.30pm Empingham Cricket Club.

Hinckley Shield Bank Match - Sunday 27th October (TBC) at Grafham Water: 9:00am to 16:00pm. If you would like to fish for RWFF in this Midlands Inter Clubs Bank Competition please email me by the 20th of October. Its a great event - friendly and relaxed with some food afterwards. You can enter as an individual and we will pull the teams together. OR why not enter a team of 6 if you like. We have entered a number of teams in the past, so the more the better. Contact Chris Evans for entry details when they become available.


November 2018

TBC *

RWFF AGM - The Empingham Cricket Club. AGM starts at 7.30pm.

TBC *

Club Evening - TBA at Empingham Cricket Club and will start  at 8pm.

TBC *

Club Evening - TBA at Empingham Cricket Club and will start  at 8pm.

TBC *

Committee Meeting 7.30pm Empingham Cricket Club.


December 2018

06/12/2018

Club Evening - “Knots and Things” at Empingham Cricket Club and will start at 8pm.


What's the weather like at Rutland Water?

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RWFF's Contacts


Chairman:

Chris Evans
chrisd.evans@btinternet.com

President:
John Wadham
johnnywadham10@gmail.com

Minutes Secretary:
Peter de Kremer
peterdekremer@gmail.com

Club Treasurer:
Paul Wild
paulwild1@sky.com

Newsletter Editor:
Rob Waddington
robwaddington@onetel.com

Club Captain:
Paul Wild
paulwild1@sky.com



2018 Events

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Past Events

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