Winter Meetings

Invicta organise a full program of meetings throughout the winter months. 

Members please note:
Following requests for an earlier start, meetings will begin at 7.30 pm this autumn (Doors open 7pm). All Meetings on Thursday unless otherwise stated.

Venue: Harston Village Hall, 20 High Street, Harston CB22 7PX   (unless otherwise specified)

Time: 7:00pm for 7:30pm

All meetings free to members; visitors welcome £5 including a beer or soft drink.

 

2017/18 season

 

October

19th  – Season Review. Your experiences of Club days and Competitions.  Plus Fishing Tackle Bring and Buy Sale. Please mark your items with a suggested price 10% (minimum) from proceeds to club funds.

 

November

2ndKye Jerrom of the Environment Agency Fisheries and Biodiversity in East Anglia, will report on the work of his team and discuss current issues. ‘Killer Shrimp – Friend or Foe?

16th – Simon Bath will share his experiences of developing and managing a still water trout fishery and  reflect on  a long fishing life.

 

December

7thAn Expert Panel on Stillwater Tactics with:
David Moore– What fish eat.
Peter de Kremer– Dry Fly Fishing on Reservoirs.
Keith Gilchrist– Selecting the right method.

 

2018

January

4th – Social Evening and Buffet at the Arundel House Hotel, Cambridge.

18thAndrew Flitcroft,  Editor, Trout and Salmon.

 

February

24th (Saturday) – Invicta Annual Dinner. (details will be circulated later)

 

March

1stAGM and update from Anglian Water.

 

During February/March it is planned to hold pre-season ‘Casting Clinics’ and ‘Fly Tying sessions’ for Members on a couple of Saturdays at Grafham. Details will be circulated later.

 

 

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Talks last season -(2016/17)

2016

October

20th – The ‘A’ Team.
Members of the Invicta ‘A’ Team will tell you how to be successful in, and how to enjoy competition fishing.

November

3rdRussell Hill.
Editor of Trout Fisherman magazine will talk about editing a major sporting periodical. Russell also welcomes your questions (and grilling) about trout fishing in general.

17th Steve Johnson (SJ Flies).
Steve’s flies are being used by successful anglers with some acclaim. His SJ buzzers are particularly good looking and he will tie some flies which work well at Grafham.

December

8th – Charles Jardine
charles-jardineCharles is a leading light in fly fishing and will pass on many tips through years of experience. He is also a great exponent of engaging young people into angling and is director of ‘Fishing 4 Schools’ which  offers young people a gateway into fishery careers through BTEC qualifications.

 

 

 

2017

January

5thAnnual Social Evening at Arundel House Hotel

 

19thAlan Briggs
Alan will give a talk about his father’s (mainly) salmon fishing career with pictures. Alan is himself a keen salmon man and the meeting will include a general discussion on salmon fishing.

 

February

2nd – Jon Marshall and Angela Tarry (Anglian Water)
Prospects for 2017 on Anglian Water Fisheries.

 

16th – Invicta FFC Annual General Meeting.

 

25thAnnual Dinner – St. Neots Golf Club.

 

March

Allan with a fine Bonefish

Allan with a fine Bonefish

 

2nd – Allan Sefton
Fly Fishing Coach and much travelled angler Allan Sefton will talk on Bone Fishing experiences in different venues.

 

 

 

 

16th – Quiz night with host Chris McLeod. Expect an evening of fun and banter!

 

Reports on each meeting appear on the ‘Winter Meeting Reports’ menu (See ‘Newsletters’ drop down menu on this website) or Click here to go to that page.

 

 

 

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