The CCG is an open group and welcomes members with all levels of experience. The Group has been running since 1984 and has helped thousands of anglers catch their first catfish as well as providing leading edge information for catfish experts.
Membership runs from 1st April to 31st March each year. New members joining after 1st November each year gets the remaining period of that membership year and the following year for the single year cost (including two Whiskers) magazines.
Membership costs just £18 per year for UK membership and just £20 per year for Overseas membership
Joining The CCG offers the following benefits to all members:
• Our annual professionally produced full colour magazine: Whiskers
• Our E-newsletter: Silurus
• Access to our own specialist catfish fishery: CCG Adam's Pool, near Alcester, Warwickshire (Fee charged for fishing tickets, conditions apply)
• Annual Fish-Ins at many exclusive venues and some of the country's top catfish venues
• Members Discounts on a huge range of catfish tackle and partnership deals with tackle outlets, magazine publications, specialist catfish fisheries and holiday venues
• CCG Award Scheme for members in recognition of your captures with certificates, bronze, silver and gold pins awarded monthly. Not just huge fish but your first catfish and significant captures relative to the venue.
• £10 Million Public liability Insurence for paid up CCG members whilst angling. Underwritten by the Angling Trust
• Access to the combined knowledge of some of the top catfish anglers in the country
• Members only sections on the website and forum for exclusive news, information and members offers
• Quality CCG Merchandise including tee shirts, hoodies, badges, mugs and much more.
• CatMaster Tackle - www.catmastertackle.co.uk
o 10% discount
o Free CatMaster Tackle tee shirt for orders >£100
• CatFish Pro - Simon Clarke - www.catfishproshop.com
o 10% discount using the code ccg1984 at checkout
• Gillhams Fishery, Thailand - www.gillhamsfishingresorts.com
o 10% discount on fishing and accommodation
• Office Lake Fishery – www.officelakefishery.co.uk
o 10% discount
• Horizon Fish Finders – www.horizonfishfinders.com
o 5% discount
• Bob Co Tackle -www.bobcotackle.co.uk/black-cat
o 5% discount on Black cat
• Fishable@Houchins - www.facebook.com/groups/338120703608755/
o 10% Discount
• Masters of Mequinenza - www.facebook.com/Catfishingmequinenza
o 10% off a week’s (6 days) guiding for up to 4 people
• CatMaster Tours - www.catmastertours.com
o 10% off bookings or 50% off bait costs
In order to gain advantage of these great discounts all you have to do is state your membership number at time of ordering. Please note that these discounts are for members only and membership numbers will be verified by our partners. These offers may change from time to time and new deals will be added as they become available.