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 2021

Please contact Andy Starky 07500893589 for all River Matches & Mark Wain 07957723192 for Pond matches

Sunday 3rd January River Derwent Pegs 44-114 (Draw Railway Car park Matlock)
Sunday 17th January River Derwent Pegs 44-114 (Draw Railway Car park Matlock)
Sunday 14th Febuary River Derwent Pegs 44-114 (Draw Railway Car park Matlock)



Sunday 25th April Tansley Pond
Sunday 9th May Tansley Pond
Sunday 23rd May Tansley Pond
Sunday 6th June Cawdor Pond
Sunday 20th June CawdorPond
Sunday 4th July Cawdor Pond Memorial Match



Sunday 31st October River Derwent Pegs 44-114 (Draw Railway Car park Matlock)
Sunday 21st November River Derwent Pegs 44-114 (Draw Railway Car park Matlock)




Sunday 12th December FUR & FEATHER ALL CLUB WATERS
ALL TICKET MATCH PLEASE CONTACT NIGEL ELLIS/ASA COOPER



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