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.

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2021/22 Season

14th October – Review of the season and Tackle sale.  A panel of our most experienced members giving tips and answering questions. Also an opportunity to bring along any items of tackle that you would like to sell and maybe have the chance to pick up a bargain.

11th November – Al Owen. Al is one of the leading reservoir anglers and an experienced guide at Rutland. The ‘Al Owen buzzer’ is one of the most successful buzzer patterns.

9th December –Tom Bird.  Dry fly fishing and Draycote. Tom is likely to include a tying demo.

2022

13th January –Rob Mungovan. Rob is a Conservation Officer from the Wild Trout Trust and will focus on his projects with them in the east of England.

10th February – Speaker to be announced.

10th March – Annual General Meeting


2019/20 Season

17th October – Tackle Sale and Season Review

A panel of our most experienced members giving tips and answering questions. Also an opportunity to bring along any items of tackle that you would like to sell and maybe have the chance to pick up a bargain.

14th November  – Jeff Wilkinson

Jeff Wilkinson runs Razor Sharp Flies. He ties quality flies commercially to order and also supplies a limited range of fly tying materials prepared by himself. He is perhaps one of the most innovative and creative fly tyers and is also a successful angler on the competition scene and is a regular fisherman at Grafham and Farmoor.

12th December

Please note that this meeting has unfortunately had to be cancelled due to the general election. The hall at Harston is a polling station. We hope to be able to rebook Al Owen for next season.

2020

9th January – Invicta Annual Social and Buffet at the Arundel House Hotel

23rd January – Don Stazicker (Trout and Salmon)

Don is a highly experienced instructor and fly tyer based in the Derbyshire Peaks – a man who really knows his rivers. He has guided extensively in both the UK and USA.

13th February –Rob Edmunds

Rob is very well known in the fly fishing world and is an ex England International.  He is acknowledged as probably the best still water trout fisherman in the country and is a regular contributor to ‘Trout Fisherman’ magazine.

12th March – AGM and Anglian Water Update

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Reports on each meeting appear on the ‘Winter Meeting Reports’ menu.

During the Winter and Spring, it is planned to hold pre-season ‘Casting Clinics’ and ‘Fly Tying sessions’ for Members on a couple of Saturdays at Grafham. Details and dates will appear on the Noticeboard page.

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