Mossley Mill Fishery & The Mayor’s Cup

This year (2021) celebrates the 10th anniversary of the opening of Mossley Mill Fishery and indeed the 25th anniversary of Three Mile Water Conservation and Angling Association who campaigned long and hard with the help of local councillors to turn the mill pond into a trout fishery. With financial support from Biffa Award, the flyContinue reading “Mossley Mill Fishery & The Mayor’s Cup”

“They’re away up the Laid”

Current Chair of the Association, Andy Moore writes about his introduction to fish and fishing on the banks of the upper Threemilewater River. When you’re in your early teenage years you sometimes take notions for things. It is often at this time that many people are finding out who they are as a person, whatContinue reading ““They’re away up the Laid””

Members Notice- Phased reopening of Fishing on Mossley Mill Fishery following easing of COVID-19 Restrictions

                                                                                                                                                     27th May 2020 Dear Member, We sincerely hope that you are keeping safe and well. Thank you for your patience during this crisis. We understand how difficult it has been for all of us, as humans and anglers, up to this point. Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council met last night (Tuesday 26th May) andContinue reading “Members Notice- Phased reopening of Fishing on Mossley Mill Fishery following easing of COVID-19 Restrictions”

An Interview with the President

John Webster, lifelong angler turned conservationist, is one of the founder members of the Threemilewater Conservation & Angling Association. Now the Association’s president, as Chair from formation he was the driving force behind the group’s work on the river. Bringing his own brand of pertinacious management and community engagement to the table, he built whatContinue reading “An Interview with the President”

‘Come Tie With Me’ Fly Tying Event- Date change

Our next Come Tie With Me fly tying event has been rescheduled to a later date. The next event will be held on Friday 6th of March at 7:30 PM, Monkstown Village Centre (entrance beside Tesco Express and Maud’s Ice Cream). Everyone Welcome. £2.50 in, kids go free. Bring a vice and join in theContinue reading “‘Come Tie With Me’ Fly Tying Event- Date change”

FA (Fishing Association) Cup Final 2019

Every year we hold our Mayor’s Cup Charity Competition on Mossley Mill Fishery in order to raise money for the Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council Mayor’s three nominated charities. Members collect sponsorship money and are assigned a football team to play as throughout the fishing tournament, which is ran in the same format as football’sContinue reading “FA (Fishing Association) Cup Final 2019”

AGM 2020- Members Info

Thanks to everyone who turned out at the AGM last month, great to see a good turn out. This years committee are as follows- President- J WebsterChair- A MooreSecretary-  G LiskConservation Officer- D. WelshD BlackP BeggsS WilsonC FinneyS Kirk If any member would like to sit with the committee to discuss any issues or ideasContinue reading “AGM 2020- Members Info”