MAINTENANCE AT HEATLEY MERE

MAINTENANCE ON HEATLEY HAS NOW BEEN GOING ON SINCE NOVEMBER 21 AND IT SHOWS, A GREAT HAS JOB BEEN CARRIED OUT BY MARK MORGAN AND HIS TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS.

STARTING WITH THE REMOVAL OF DEAD TREES, FALLEN DOWN TREES AND REMOVING OFFENDING TREES AND BRANCHES, WORK WILL CONTINUE WITH THIS UNTIL IT IS COMPLETE.


A NEW STONE PATHWAY HAS STARTED AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL IT GOES AROUND THE LAKE, 20 TONS OF MOT HAVE ALREADY BEEN USED WITH ANOTHER 20 TONS ARRIVING NEXT THURSDAY AND THANKS TO THE VOLUNTEERS 19 TON HAS SO FAR BEEN MOVED USING ONLY WHEEL BARROWS, WELL DONE ALL YOU LADS.

 ACCESS TO ALL PEGS WILL BE DIRECTLY FROM THE PATHWAY AND BIVVIES IF BEING USED WILL ALSO BENEFIT FROM THE NEW PEGS.

THE TREE IN PEG ONE THAT WHAT ALL BUT BLOWN DOWN HAS BEEN REMOVED AND HAS NOW OPENED UP THE PEG FOR MARGN FISHING, THE VERY SLIPPY AND DANGEROUS BRIDGE HAS BEEN REMOVED AND REPLACED WITH THE CONTUING STONE PATHWAY APPROXIMATELY 60% HAS BEEN COMPLETED.


APPROXIMATELY 3 YEARS AGO GRAHAM  STOCKED THE LITTLE MERE WITH 100 TENCH AND 50 CARP THESE HAVE GROWN A BIT AND ARE READY TO BE TRANSFERED TO THE MERE, THE POND WILL HAVE SOME WATER DRAINED OUT TO ALLOW US TO NET IT AND CHECK ON SIZES OF THE FISH, THEN REFILLED WHEN THE WORK IS FINISHED ANOTHER 100 FISH WILL BE INTRODUCED INTO THE LITTLE MERE TO GROW ON. 

AT THIS MOMENT IN TIME WE HAVE OUR RW1 FORMS ALLOWING US TO STOCK ALMSOT ANY TYPE OF FISH AND SITE CERTIFICATES FOR BOTH OF THE LAKES TO ALLOW FISH TRANFERS.


WORK PARTIES WILL CONTUE FOR THE FORSEABLE FUTURE BUT WILL STOP WHEN THE SEASON STARTS UP FULLY UNTIL THE WINTER ARRIVES AGAIN BUT HOPEFULLY THE WORK WILL BE COMPLETED BY THEN.


IF YOU CAN HELP US IN ANY WAY JUST A FEW HOURS PLEASE CONTACT MARK MORGAN ON 07488 2466073