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Gillingham AA Winter Championship

The first round of the Gillingham AA Winter Championship is next Sunday, 25 October, on the River Stour. Book in with Dave on 01747 823159. Social distanced draw venue to be announced.

Gillingham AA News

Gillingham Licences are now available from Todber Manor Fisheries Shop at Todber, Crockers hardware in Gillingham and Revels Fishery at Buckland Newton. Gillingham AA control seven miles of the Upper Stour, Lodden Lakes in Gillingham (separate ticket), ‘2 Counties’ Lake at Mere and have access to Todber Manor’s Whitepost Lakes.

They have a thriving match section run by Dave Sealey and a thriving junior section run by Jason Randall. Prices are as follows:

  • Special Rate Junior (9-10 years old) £12
  • Full Local Junior (under 18 on 16 June 2018) £22
  • Full Local Senior (16-65 years old) £45
  • Full local O.A.P/ Ladies/ Disabled £35
  • Associate Junior £25
  • Associate Senior £48
  • Day Ticket (River Stour) £6
  • Replacement Membership Card £5


Burton Mutual AA Wednesday Opens

Burton Mutual AA will be running weekly Wednesday open matches on the Branston Golf & Country Club stretch of the River Trent in Burton-upon-Trent, East Staffordshire commencing 19 June 2019. 

  • £15 all in
  • Draw 9.15am at the golf club car park (DE14 3DP)
  • Fishing 10.45am to 3.45pm

For further information and to book in, contact Colin Talbot on 07741 459636.

All welcome.

Wigmore Over 55s Opens

Wigmore Lakes in Wattlesborough, Shropshire SY5 9DU are now running Over 55s Open Matches every Thursday.

  • £5 all in
  • Draw 10am
  • Sport between 11am and 3pm

For further information and to book in, contact Bob Hubbard on 07790 637013.

All welcome.

Wigmore Lakes

Wigmore Lakes in Wattlesborough Shrewsbury, Shrops., SY5 9DU are hoping to start mid-week Over 55s Opens at the fishery. They are flexible on which days you wish to fish so if you and a group of friends or any clubs are interested please contact Bob Hubbard on 07790 637013.

All welcome!  

Stoppos Fishery: New night fishing

Stoppos Fishery in Coton in the Elms, nr. Burton-on-Trent on the South Derbys/Staffs. border DE12 8EE, have started night fishing by prior arrangement. A 28lb carp, plenty of twenties and lots from 10lb to 15lb, which are growing rapidly and in excellent condition, have been caught recently. 24 hours costs £25 (two rods). For further information and to book in, contact John Stevens on 07971 854104. 

Fishermania River Trent Wednesday opens

John Harper of Fishermania is running regular Wednesday opens on the River Trent in Burton-on-Trent, East Staffordshire, starting Wednesday 6 July 2016 until further notice. The draws will be at Watson's Street car park (DE14 3RG) at the back of Tesco, by the pump house at 9pm and sport will be between 10.30am and 3.30pm. The price is £15 all-in. The match on the 27 July will be on the Branston Golf Course stretch, Burton upon Trent, DE14 3DP, draw 8.30am at the Golf Course. For further information or to book in, call John on 07519 305224. All welcome!

Poole Hall

Poole Hall Fisheries in Dodds Green, Alveley, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops., WV15 6JD run weekly Sunday open matches on their well-stocked Heron and Kingfisher Pools. The draws are at 9am at the on-site café and sport is between 10am and 3pm. For further information or to book in, contact Syd and Jill Matthews on 01299 861458. All welcome.

Last date edited: 19 October 2020

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