Moseley Pool is a 3 acre pool set in the grounds of the 11 acre Moseley Park, which is situated in Moseley Village, just 2 miles from Birmingham City Centre.
The Angling club was first founded in the 1940's and currently has a membership of 130. There are 30 permanent pegs on the pool and the depths vary from 18 inches to 5 feet. The pool contains a large head of Carp to 15 lbs and also a good head of Roach, Bream, Tench, Chub and some perch and gudgeon. The odd goldfish to 8oz have been caught on occasions. The pool fishes exceptionally well in the summer months to pellet, maggot and meat/corn tactics, but plenty of fish can still be caught in the winter months using bread punch tactics.
The Angling Club currently has a 21 years lease which was agreed in November 2004 and will expire in 2025 . The Angling Club does have its own clubhouse within the park, which is located at the poolside. This Clubhouse has recently been refurbished in 2009 and has a kitchen and inside toilet for members use..
The Angling Club holds 6 Summer League contests for a variety of trophies, the contests being held in the months of May, June, July, August, September and October. There is also a series of 5 Winter League Matches which are held in November, December, January, February and March. There is usually a Fun Match in June/July with lots of prizes. A children's contest is usually held in August which is always followed by a small party for the children in the Clubhouse. (see children's page).
The Moseley Park and Pool Company Ltd has been renamed The Moseley Park and Pool Trust and is now a registered charity. Membership of the park can be obtained from Moseley Travel, 172, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8HJ. Tel No 0121 442 4499. Persons wishing to join the Angling Club should contact the Club Secretary Dave Walker (see membership page) as being a member of the park does not mean that you can automatically fish the pool. You must also be a member of the Angling Club. The park does have a nice history and details can be seen at the park's website http://www.moseleypark.co.uk/
A history of the park, and further information can be found on the Parks website. http://www.moseleypark.co.uk/
Dave Walker. Honary Secretary
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