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 2017

Please contact Nigel Ellis(07968210877) for all River Matches

Monday 2nd January River Derwent Pegs 44-111
Sunday 15th January River Derwent Matlock Bath
Sunday 22nd January River Derwent Pegs 77-123
Sunday 29th January River Derwent Pegs 44-111
Sunday 5th February River Derwent Pegs 44-111
Sunday 12th February River Derwent Matlock Bath
Sunday 26th February River Derwent Pegs 44-111
Sunday 5th March River Derwent Pegs 44-111


SPRING AND SUMMER SERIES

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

Sunday 2nd April Cawdor Pond
Sunday 16th April Canal (Langley Mill)
Sunday 30th April Tansley Pond
Sunday 14th May Cawdor Pond
Sunday 28th May Canal (Langley Mill)
Sunday 4th June Tansley Pond
Sunday 25th June Cawdor Pond

AWAY MATCHES.

Please book in with David Greatorex (07776132940) Pegs will be allocated on a first come basis

Sunday 11th June Birch House Lakes, Brailsford (Teal Pond)
Sunday 2nd July Aston Lakes Fisherey {Butts Pond)
Sunday 23rd July Aldercar Fisherey (Acorn Pond)
Sunday 27th August Aston Lakes Fisherey (Butts Pond)
Sunday 24th September Aldercar Fisherey (Acorn Pond)
Sunday 8th October Aston Park Fisherey (Butts Pond)


Saturday 19th August Division 1 Shropshire Union Canal
(Please contact David Greatorex if you wish to be considered to fish the match)


Sunday 3rd September George Page Memorial Match (Cawdor Pond)

Sunday 5th November River Derwent Pegs 44-111
Sunday 26th November River Derwent Pegs 44-111
Sunday 3rd December River Derwent Pegs 77-123


Sunday 17th December FUR & FEATHER ALL CLUB WATERS
ALL TICKET MATCH PLEASE CONTACT NIGEL ELLIS/ASA COOPER


Wednesday 27th December River Derwent Pegs 44-111


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