Sparsholt College, VS Fisheries Ltd and Aquatic Consultancy Services have announced the Annual Coarse Fish Meeting will be held at Sparsholt College on Thursday 6 September 2018. Now in its thirteenth year the annual event for the coarse fish farming and fisheries sector will include topical presentations from a number of leading experts.

Planned presentations for this year include;

  • EA Fish Health Review
  • CEFAS Update – the past 12 months
  • Fish Legal – Update
  • Keeping & Introduction of Fish Legislation Update
  • Plants and Fisheries – what and why
  • Creating a successful carp fishery – from design to 40lb carp
  • Working with Nature plus Otters – a brief update

A free social event is planned for the evening of Wednesday, 5 September, with a guided tour of the College’s top-class fish facilities including the Salmonid Rearing and Trials Centre, the College Fishery and the Aquatic Research & Conservation Centre, followed by a fantastic BBQ sponsored by Skretting. The ideal opportunity for many attendees to meet and relax over a drink while discussing the hot issues affecting the coarse fish world. On-site rooms are available to all travelling from further afield or for those who wish to enjoy the social evening.

Talks start at 9.15am on the 6 September, drawing to a close around 5.30pm.

Tickets can be booked online and are priced at £49.50 per person, if booked by 24th August (£59.50 per person thereafter), which includes a buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day. For tickets and more information visit the Sparsholt College website link below.

For further information please contact the organisers on the details below:

Contact:          Jessica Lacey / Viv Shears

Postal:             The Coarse Fish Meeting 2018, c/o HE Faculty, University Centre Sparsholt, Sparsholt College, Sparsholt, Hampshire, SO21 2NF

Telephone:      01962 797200 / 0784 330 6661