Quality catch and release Trout fishing in East and West Sussex Sussex and access to prestigious Game Fishing in Hampshire on the Itchen, and Test.
Before acceptance, all applicants are invited for a meeting with the relevant officer of the Society, to ensure mutual suitability for membership. During the Covid-19 crisis the meeting may be conducted by telephone. There is a waiting list, membership numbers are limited to ensure pleasant fishing in unspoilt surroundings. Applications received now, may not be considered for membership until the 2024/5 season, due to the surge in popularity of angling and reduced membership turn-over during the Covid-19 crisis.
Membership categories and fees for 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022:
Joining Fee of £60. This is a one-off fee for the duration of membership, which becomes payable only when you are accepted for membership.
Full Trout Member (Adult) Annual Subscription (1st April-31st March): £325.00 (no increase for the 21/22 season)
Associate, spouse or partner of Full Member: £120
Jr. Trout Member: Junior memberships are only available in association with a full member, please contact the Membership Secretary for details.
Guest Tickets: from £20 depending on the venue (available to members’ guests, accompanied by the member only).
Some waters (principally the chalk streams) attract additional day-rate booking fees, these vary from £20 to £70 per day for Members, depending upon the venue and date. Chalk-stream booking is only available on certain days of the week, in season. Please enquire for details. Guest tickets are also available for purchase by members who wish to take a guest with them, the guest cost is usually 2x the member day rate. All these tickets are offered at very attractive rates to members and are bookable online via the Society’s Website. Bookings are not necessarily limited, but are monitored to prevent block bookings or unfair usage.
Members can be considered for dual membership at a discounted rate (Trout Section + Coarse Section) after 2 full years membership of either section.
All charges and subscriptions are subject to annual review.
Members are issued with a rule book, full compliance with which is a condition of membership.
If you would like to apply to join the SPS Trout Section, please fill in and submit the following form:
At present membership applications are suspended due to high demand. Membership is full for the 21/22 season. We regret any inconvenience. Covid-19 has prompted many anglers to seek new club memberships and SPS already had a long waiting list for the Trout Section. We expect to re-open the waiting list in a few weeks when time permits, please look back to this site again for further updates.