Spring, Summer & Winter Programme 2017 & 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. The exceptions are for the the pre-season dinner, to be held at The Noel, Whitwell between Oakham and Empingham. 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) and the Pre-Season Dinner which is usually held at the Empingham Cricket Club. 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 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 2017 & 2018


November 2017

09/11/2017

RWFF AGM - The Empingham Cricket Club. AGM starts at 7.30pm. Please click here to view or print a copy of the 2017 Agenda or the 2016 Minutes when they are available. If you have any nominations for committee or club officers please email these to Peter de Kremer before the 31st Oct 2018.

09/11/2017

Club Evening - Tackle Trends with Simon Kidd at Empingham Cricket Club and will start  at 8pm. Special guest Simon Kidd from Snowbee will be showcasing their latest product offerings.

23/11/2017

Club Evening - Fly Tying evening with guests at Empingham Cricket Club and will start  at 8pm.

23/11/2017

Committee Meeting 7.30pm Empingham Cricket Club.


December 2017

07/12/2017

Club Evening - Fishing Adventures by Rob Waddington, Empingham Cricket Club and will start at 8pm.


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 - Talk TBC - at Empingham Cricket Club. Starts at 8.00pm.


February 2018

08/02/2018

Club Evening Talk - Useful Things to Know. Empingham Cricket Club. Starts at 8.00pm.

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

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


March 2018

04/03/2018

Club Event - Litter Pick Meet at the Fishing Lodge, time to be confirmed.

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.

11/03/2018

Uppingham Angling Fair - held this year at Eyebrook Fishing Lodge.

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.

TBC *

Major Clubs Spring Assoc Match - Venue TBA, Contact Paul Wild for further Match details when available.


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.

TBC *

Major Clubs Group One Match - Venue TBA, Contact Paul Wild for further Match details when available.

TBC *

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

03/06/2018

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 *

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.


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.

TBC *

Major Clubs Group One Match - Venue TBA, Contact Paul Wild for further Match details when available.


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 11th & 12th August 2018 from 10am – 4.00pm at the Rutland Water Fishing Lodge. We would be grateful for volunteers to help set up the marquee on Friday 10th at 5pm. 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

TBC *

The Maitland Trophy - Grafham Water - This is a RWFF vs GWFFA Boat Competition. 10.00am-6.00pm. Boat Match to International Rules, Fish 1000 – 1800, 5 fish limit, plus 5 fish C & R, Barbless or de-barbed hooks only, Dinner & Prize Giving after the match, Prizes for best fish & best bag. 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.

TBC *

Major Clubs Group One Match - Venue TBA, Contact Paul Wild for further Match details when available.

TBC *

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

TBC *

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

TBC *

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 *

Major Clubs Group One Match - Venue TBA, Contact Paul Wild for further Match details when available.

TBC *

Committee Meeting - 7.30pm Empingham Cricket Club.

TBC *

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

27/10/2018

Hinckley Shield Bank Match - Sunday 27th October (TBC) at Grafham Water: 9:00 to 16:00. If you would like to fish for RWFF in this Midlands Inter Clubs Bank Competition please email me by the 20th Oct. 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 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

TBC *

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


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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
peter.dekremer@tesco.net

Club Treasurer:
Paul Wild
paulwild1@sky.com

Newsletter Editor:
Rob Waddington
robwaddington@onetel.com

Club Captain:
Paul Wild
paulwild1@sky.com



2017 Events

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Past Events

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