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2017 Annual Dinner

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GAA Summer Outing 2017 – 3 Sept.

WATCH WATER FISHERY

LONGFORMACUS

DUNS
TD11 3PE

Please use own / shared transport; be at the Watch at 0900hrs for a 0930hrs start.

Pay for your own permit on arrival so please bring cash – 8hr permit / 3 fish = £25.

Members can register by contacting our Competition Secretary, Alan Simpson, on Mobile No. 07751332092 or via the “Contact Us” page on this site .

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Competitions – revised dates

The Crichton Cup and Alex Gall Quaich are both being re-run as no fish were weighed in at the original competitions in April and May.  The Wintrup Cup, Bill Hill Trophy and Loch competitions will go ahead as planned. 

26th July 2017 – CRICHTON CUP – 1700 to 2200hrs on GAA Water – Weigh in 2215 to 2230hrs.

29th July 2017 – ALEC GALL QUAICH – 0800 to 1600hrs on GAA Water – Weigh in 1615 to 1630hrs.

Entry to these Competitions is open to all LOCAL (TD1 postcode) members.  Entries can be registered by contacting our Competition Secretary, Alan Simpson, on Mobile No. 07751332092 or via the “Contact Us” page on this website

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1st Loch Comp – Stantling Craigs – 11 June

The Association’s first loch competition will be held on Sunday 11 June from 9am until 4pm at Stantling Craigs.  Entries should be made at Border Angling Centre, Galashiels.

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2017 Tickets On Sale Now

Salmon, Trout and Grayling season tickets for 2017 are now on sale from Border Angling Centre, High Street, Galashiels ((01896) 751620).  You can also get your season tickets at Clovenfords Hotel and Kingskowes Hotel.  Day tickets can be obtained from these outlets and can also be purchased online at FishTweed.

Ticket pricing and structure have remained the same as in 2016 so still deliver fantastic value for money.  See Tickets page for details.

 

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AGM 2017 – 21 Feb

GALA ANGLING ASSOCIATION

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

TO BE HELD ON

 

TUESDAY 21st  FEBRUARY 2017

7:30PM

WITHIN

OLD GALA HOUSE, SCOTT CRESCENT, GALASHIELS.

An open invitation is extended to all Life Members

and

Ordinary Members (resident within the TD1 Postcode area.)

 

Any “Ordinary Member” wishing to raise any business or introduce any proposal at this General Meeting should give written intimation of such business / proposal – along with details of Proposer / Seconder via the ‘contact us’ page on this site.

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2016 ASSOCIATION DINNER AND PRIZE GIVING

On Friday 11th November we held our Annual Dinner & Presentation evening in the Kingsknowes Hotel, Galashiels. 

This year saw another increase in the numbers attending and we had a mixture of 21 Life Members, Members & guests around the table for what proved a very relaxed and enjoyable evening. 

After the Chairman’s welcome, introduction & toast to “absent friends”, Life Member & Entertainments convenor – Mr Tom Dalgleish said Grace and a minutes silence was observed in remembrance of the fallen. 

Following Dinner the presentation evening commenced, the Trophies were presented by Life Member Mr Les Thin to our 2016 Competition winners and the 2016 Champion Angler. 

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