Listed below are some of the events taking place during the summer months where members can try out the ammunition built up over the winter programme and also extend their abilities in a series of other events together with shows and events that may be of interest.
WFD Club Annual Fishing Competition
To be held over the 17th, 18th & 19th May 2013 at Eyebrook Trout Fishery. The annual battle to win the coveted prize of ‘top rod’ where the fishing troupe from Worcester Fly Dressers take to Eyebrook Fishery in Leicestershire LE16 8RP. The weekend is also well renowned for the customary banter and tales of the ones that got away.
Blithfield Reservoir Trip
Chairman Pete Webb has organised a days fishing on Blithfield Reservoir on Sunday 2nd June 2013. Blithfield Reservoir is located in Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire WS15 3DU. Any member interested should contact Pete Webb for more information.
Rods on the River Usk
Treasurer Ken Nutting has secured an opportunity to fish a five mile beat on the prime waters of the River Usk on Sunday 9th June 2013. Interested members should contact Ken for more details.
Royal Three Counties Show 14th to 16th June 2013
This event is to be held at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern WR13 6NW and will include fly tying demonstrations, with members of the public welcome to have a go at the art of fly tying together with a Fly Tiers clinic supported by WFD. Members of Worcester Fly Dressers will also be tying flies ahead of the Rutland Youth Day (July 14th 2013).
BFFI British Fly Fair International 22nd & 23rd June 2013
A must for all fly tying and fly fishing enthusiasts !!! – the annual British Fly Fair International show is held over the weekend of 22nd & 23rd June at the Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford ST18 0BD. The show will have a Fly Dressers Guild stand with staged technique demonstrations. Also on the stand, have a go at tying your own fly and a fly tiers workshop. This is also an opportunity to part with that hard earned cash in exchange for that new piece of tackle or the sought after materials required to stock up the tying box for the winter programme.
Rutland Youth Day 14 July 2013
Six members of Worcester Fly Dressers have volunteered to support the Rutland Youth Day and go to Rutland to introduce young anglers to fly tying and boat fishing.
CLA Game Fair 19th, 20th & 21st July 2013
The CLA Game Fair is to be held at Ragley Hall, Alcester Warwickshire BN49 5NJ, from 19th to 21st July 2013. The CLA Game Fair attracts the very highest quality exhibitors on the show circuit, offering a prestigious platform for country sports and activities within the countryside. Key areas of the event include Gunmakers Row, Fisherman’s Village, Hooked on Horses, Gundog Row, Gamekeepers Row and the Totally Food Show. Lookout for some of our guy’s at work supporting the Angling Trust on the coveted Fisherman’s Row.
Buzzers and Bangers 26th July 2013
Treasurer Ken Nutting has organised an opportunity to fish the evening rise at Lenches Lakes and enjoy the BBQ (not fireworks). Anyone interested in this opportunity should contact Ken for more details.
Far Forest Show 11th August 2013
This event is to be held at the Showground, Tenbury Road, DY14 9DA and will include fly tying demonstrations in the Marquee, with members of the public welcome to have a go at the art of fly tying together with a Fly Tiers clinic supported by WFD. Anyone interested in participating should contact Ken Nutting for information.
Three Counties Autumn Show 28th & 29th September 2013
This event is to be held at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern WR13 6NW. Members of Worcester Fly Dressers will be situated at Lakeside Village which will house all aspects of fishing, including Fly Tying Technique demonstrations in the Marquee, also have a go at tying your own fly and fly tiers Workshop, fly casting on the lake and a corner shop for all your fly tying materials. Anyone interested in supporting this event should contact Ken Nutting for more information.