Open Matches

Open fishing matches at Spring Lea Fishery are open to all anglers. Whether you’re a competition champion or just want to have a go at match fishing for the first time, everyone is welcome to take part.

At Spring Lea we host open matches four times a week; Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. All matches are open to all anglers. To learn about upcoming matches and book your place, please contact us.

All fishing matches are drawn from the Lakeside Café, with a rolling draw. Each match lasts for 5 hours.

Summer match draw times: 

Tuesdays, Wednesday and Saturday Open matches will draw at 10am and fish 11am – 4pm
Sunday Open Match will draw at 11am and fish 12pm – 5pm

Tuesday: Open Match on Mallard or Orfe – £19 (plus £1 optional Super Pools)
Wednesday:  Over 55’s Open Match on Mallard or Orfe – £15
Saturday: Open Match Canal “Silvers” – £16 (plus £1 optional Super Pools)
Sunday: Open Match on Mallard or Orfe – £19 (plus £1 optional Super Pools)

On match day, please go to Lakeside Café to complete your draw. Once your peg has been chosen, please make your way towards the pool. Our tackle and bait shop is well stocked, with all the essential items you need for a day’s fishing.

Match day winners are announced once all weights have been recorded back at the café/reception area. All match results are posted daily on our Facebook page, and uploaded onto the News section of our website. Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with all upcoming matches and match day winner announcements.

Ahead of arriving on site, please take the time to read through our set of match fishing rules.

Upcoming Events

Mallard Pool open match

5th July 2022 - Mallard Pool

Orfe Pool open match

6th July 2022 - Orfe Pool

Canal Pool open match

7th July 2022 - Canal Pool

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Latest Results

Mallard Pool open match

Sunday 3rd July

1st peg 6 nathion spain 90lb 10oz

2nd peg 38 steve davis 74lb 9oz

3rd peg 48 andy woods 61lb 12oz

Canal Pool open match

Saturday 2nd July

1st peg 7 Alan Jones 22lb 2oz

2nd peg 13  Carl Arnold 19lb 6oz

3rd peg 11 Norman Platt 17lb 9oz


Club Bookings

Club fishing matches and lake bookings are available at Spring Lea Fishery.

If you would like to organise a group or club booking, please call our Fishery warden for information on availability and to book on 07983871661.

All of our fishing lakes are available for club matches or group bookings exclusively. Alternatively, you can make a booking for half of your chosen fishing pool for smaller groups.