Matlock Angling Club

Coarse, Fly & Match Fishing

Matlock AC

Matlock Angling Club, offers diverse coarse and game fishing in the picturesque setting of the Derbyshire Dales. join now!

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Matlock AC

The club controls miles of the upper stretches of the River Derwent. Fishing is available for wild brown trout and grayling a growing population of hard fighting barbel, chub, perch, dace and roach. join now!

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Matlock AC

The club also manages a number of ponds and a section of nearby Erewash Canal, offering a variety of accessible pleasure angling opportunities in well stocked waters.join now!

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Matlock Angling Club. Match Calendar.

Club Waters

Matlock Angling Club controls a number of stillwaters, varied beats of the River Derwent and a length of the Erewash Canal.

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Matches

Matlock Angling Club has an active match section at both local and national level, all events are open to all Club anglers.

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Gallery

View some of the venues and members catches from our club waters.


Matlock Angling Club Match Information

MATCH FIXTURES 2018

Please contact Nigel Ellis(07968210877) for all River Matches

Sunday 7th January River Derwent Pegs 44-114
Sunday 14th January River Derwent Pegs Matlock Bath (Draw at Jubilee Bridge Mat Bath)
Sunday 21st January River Derwent Pegs44-114
Sunday 28th January River Derwent Pegs Matlock Bath (Draw at Jubilee Bridge Mat Bath)
Sunday 4thth Febuary River Derwent Pegs 44-114
Sunday 18th Febuary River Derwent Pegs 44-114
Sunday 4th March River Derwent Pegs Matlock Bath (Draw at Jubilee Bridge Mat Bath)
Sunday 11th March River Derwent Peg 44-114


SPRING AND SUMMER SERIES

All tickets must be obtained before the first match-contact Asa Cooper (07815692560)

Sunday 28th March Canal (Langley Mill)
Sunday 7th April Cawdor Pond
Sunday 22nd April Tansley Pond
Sunday 6th May Canal (Langley Mill)
Sunday 20th May Tansley Pond
Sunday 3rd June Canal (Langley Mill)
Sunday 10th June Cawdor Pond


AWAY MATCHES.

AWAY MATCH SERIES Aston Hill Lakes Please book in with David Greatorex (07776132940) 10 Matches, best 7 to count, £20 optional League entry first match, £20 pools on the day

Sunday 24th June (Butts Lake)
Sunday 1st July (Lanta Lake)
Sunday 8th July (Butts Lake)
Sunday 15th July (Bills Pond)
Sunday 22nd July (Lanta Pond)
Sunday 29th July (Stable Pond)
Sunday 5TH August (Butts Pond)
Sunday 12th August (Lanta Pond)
Sunday 19th August (Stable Pond)
Sunday 26th August (Bills Pond)


Saturday 8th September Division 2 National Match River Nene, Peterborough (Please contact David Greatorex if you wish to be considered to fish the match)

Sunday 4th November River Derwent Pegs 44-114
Sunday 18th November River Derwent Pegs 44-114
Sunday 9th December River Derwent Pegs Pegs Matlock Bath (Draw at Jubilee Bridge Mat Bath)


Sunday 16th December FUR & FEATHER ALL CLUB WATERS
ALL TICKET MATCH PLEASE CONTACT NIGEL ELLIS/ASA COOPER


Sunday 30th December River Derwent Pegs 44-114


Matlock Angling Club Match Rules

1. On arrival at his peg, a competitor may plumb for depth, set float, mix ground bait, put keep-net in water and clear his swim of any weed he deems necessary, but not to the inconvenience of other competitors.

2. A fish hooked before the final whistle may be weighed in if landed within 15 minutes of the sounding of the final whistle.

3. Only 1 rod to be used at any one time

4. Fish to be weighed to the dram.

5. Any complaints must be made before the weigh-in.

6. All fish to be kept alive in an adequate keep-net, carp to be in a separate net, and returned carefully to the water immediately after being weighed.

7. Non-competitors are not allowed to fish in the stretch of an authorised match.

8. Competitors are not allowed to change pegs.

9. All species to be weighed-in, except trout.

10. Members who walk about unnecessarily will be disqualified.

11. If a home water is un-fishable on the day of a match the match may be switched to another water. Any pleasure anglers on the alternative water will be pegged round prior to the match. Any subsequent vacant pegs would be made available to pleasure anglers after the commencement of the match.

12. No floating baits to be used.

MONTHLY MATCHES:

Monthly matches will be held on the first Sunday of each month during the course fishing season: July and August in the Tansley Pond (Lumsdale Pond). Draw for pegs 8:00am, September, October, November, December, January, February and March on the River Derwent, Matlock/Matlock Bath. Draw for pegs 8:00am.

Guidance for beginners will be available on certain matches, contact the Match Secretary for details.

MATCH MANAGEMENT:

1. CLUB MONTHLY MATCHES

To be in accordance with the rules, dates and venues for such matches as printed in the club membership booklet.

2. ANNUAL FUR AND FEATHER MATCH

Is as set out in the club membership booklet. Strictly members only to fish this match. Strictly all monies to be in the hands of the Match Secretary 1 week prior to the date of the match. No exceptions will be made to this rule whatsoever.

3. VENUES FOR AND BOOKING OF MATCHES

a) All matches to have the date and venue approved by the directors before taking place and to be listed in the club membership booklet.

b) Pegging fees to be paid on all matches except with prior approval of the directors.

4. PROVISION FOR MATLOCK ANGLING CLUB MEMBERS

When matches are pegged at both Matlock and Matlock Bath a stretch of the Matlock waters must be left open for non participating club members, except on the day of the annual Fur and Feather Match