Welcome to the Coors Angling Club Website!
A member of the Angling Trust, Coors AC is located in Burton Upon Trent, with plenty of matches planned all year round.
The following information above is a guideline created by The Angling Trust to help members follow rules according to tiers by location in the UK.
Please note these instructions are to be used in conjunction with the guidelines issued by the Angling Trust which can be found by clicking the link below.
The following information is a guideline to be used when fishing Coors AC venues.
Please note these instructions are to be used in conjunction with the guidelines issued by the Angling Trust which can be found by clicking the link below this list. Before Leaving HomeIF YOU HAVE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS - Do not leave home if you have symptoms of Covid-19 and follow Government advice on self-isolationCHECK BEFORE TRAVELLING - Many clubs & fisheries are using booking systems. Check you are permitted to fish before travelling. Fishing without permission is illegal.WHO YOU CAN FISH WITH - You can fish with members of your household OR ONE person outside your household – stick to social distancing guidelines at all times.
Please note these instructions are to be used in conjunction with the guidelines issued by the Angling Trust which can be found by clicking the link below this list.
Before Leaving Home
Travelling To Your Venue
GETTING TO YOUR FISHING VENUE - You should travel to fishing venues on your own or with members of your household – abide by current guidelines on social distancing whilst fishing
FOLLOW TRAVEL GUIDELINES - Only travel based on what is allowed under current Government guidelines. Where possible try to leave 1 spare parking space between vehicles.
Arriving At The Venue
Moving To The Peg
READ CLUB / FISHERY NOTICES - Pay careful attention to club & fishery notices, if you are unsure speak to a venue for guidance.ENSURE SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES (2 METRES SEPARATION) - Maintain while walking to your fishing positionCHOOSING A FISHING POSITION -Maintain a distance of 15 metres from other anglers whilst fishing.SHARING OF FISHING POSITIONS - No sharing of fishing positions / pegs except by members of the same household.ImportantKEEPNETS & COMPETITION FISHING - No keepnets or competition fishing are permitted – current advice still prohibits organised gatherings.SHARING OF FISHING TACKLE - No sharing of fishing tackle or other items under current guidance.
Trent Valley Project
Click on the logo below to look at the ongoing local projects for the River Trent
Click on the logo below to look at the ongoing local projects for the Washlands
Total Reel Services
Carthy's Tackle Shop
Click below to check out Carthy's Tackle Shop website, the local fishing shop in Armitage who also sells our Armitage & Rugeley canal tickets. A £12 ticket is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and day tickets are £3.
Coors Drennan Match Dates 2021
Below is our match list for 2021
All dates for 2021 are yet to be confirmed
Drennan Match Dates
Coors AC Club Match Dates 2021
Club Match Dates
The Coors AC Noticeboard
Find a collection of recent events, important notices, results & stories below
Litter Pickers - 16/02/21
Pictured are our two master litter pickers, Peter & Graham, this morning!
Frank Barlow Memorial Match - 30th August 2020
Frank Barlow Memorial match
Firstly I'd like to thank a few people who make this match possible:
...and finally, to the 76 anglers who turned up.
Thanks to all the tackle companies who again gave some excellent prizes for the raffle!
Drennan, Guru, Preston innovations, MAP, Matrix, Milo, Daiwa, Dynamite Baits, Garbolino, Feederland, Kamasan, Cadence, Mainline Match, Nottingham Piscatorials, and a special mention to Tommy Pickering who donated a personalised copy of his new book.
❤❤❤All the above made it possible to Raise a MASSIVE £1324❤❤❤
This will go to the Nottingham City Hospital Cancer ward Where my Dad and Steve Toone was treated.Believe me this money will come in very helpful to families who are having the worst time ever.
The Match was won by Pee wee Peter Hamilton who had 15lb from the municipal stretch.Results are in the pics attached.
I won my section too!!!
2020 Burton Angling Festival - Sponsored by Cadence UK & Coors - September 13th 2020
This was our 13th festival and probably our most challenging. A big thanks goes out to all the anglers who fished this week who acted in a really responsible way in these difficult times.With the river at Burton very low and clear, I was expecting a hard weeks fishing but for some reason at this time of year the fish really respond.
Over 30 double figure weights were recorded of roach and dace leading the way was Wayne Swinscoe on peg 18 on the Ferry bridge section where he fished long pole, stickfloat and waggler with bronze maggots for 20lb 3oz of mainly roach.
1st W Swinscoe 20.3.02nd S Merry 19.14.03rd T Kinson 19.14.04th T Marshall 17.7.05th A White 17.2.0
Conditions were again good for day 2 where Mark Halksworth again on the Ferry bridge section but upstream on peg 4 started on the long pole with maggots before switching to hempseed for 20lb 10oz of quality roach.After 2 days Steve Harwood was leading the festival with 2 points from 2 section wins with 13lb 6oz and 16lb 6oz.
1st M Halkesworth 20.10.02nd P Glenfield 17.0.03rd S Harwood 16.6.04th W Truman 16.3.05th R Alexander 16.2.0
After two days on the same pegs its inevitable that there will be a big drop off, but some actually improve, the top of Sherrats farm was an area that came alive the last day, taking advantage of that was veteran Paul Newell who fished waggler and casters for 18lb 4oz of roach.
1st P Newell 18.4.02nd N Bull 18.0.03rd R Casterton 16.13.04th J Robbins 16.4.05th P Bick 16.3.0
After 3 days of great fishing Nigel Bull was crowned champion with 6 points and defended the title he won last year, a great performance.
1st N Bull 6...£7502nd A White 8 £5503rd M Halkesworth 8 £4304th W Truman 9 £3505th T Marshall 10 £3006th D Cherrington 11 £2507th I Ward 11 £2008th J Robbins 12 £1609th R Alexander 12 £13010th R Smith 12 £100
Wayne and Tony would like to thank all the helpers, scales man, John Moroz and Dave Jones for their work on the computer, The Washlands Sports Club and the caterers, and finally the sponsors Cadence UK and Coors. Hopefully we'll do it all again next year Wayne.
Coors Club Friendly Fishing Match ( Furnace Mill) - August 30th 2020
The friendly Coors team decided to have an away day which saw us fishing at Furnace Mill fishery close to the Wyre Forest. The temperature early doors was just above 6 degrees and whilst there were a number of fish showing I think the sudden drop in temperature did have a slowing effect on the fishing as weights were a lot lower than I would have expected.
That said a few lessons were learnt with the requirement for slightly heavier elastic as there were numerous occasions when elastics off varying colours could be seen stretching across the fishery.
The eventual individual winner Ian Roberts (well done Ian) could have easily doubled his weight had he managed to land all of the fish he hooked. The use of light tackle certainly gave more bites but there were a lot of breakages as large fish were being lost, I think slightly heavier gear a bit more commercial practise is in order for us all.
The pairs event on the day was won by Glen Poppleton and Steve (bleary eyed) Brealey (not used to such an early start) so well-done Glen and Steve.
The top three pairs weights were separated by 6lbs or one fish, so many what ifs, when so many fish broke up angler’s end rigs, still there is always next year if we decide to have a return visit.
Coors Drennan Match - August 23rd 2020
Drennan Coors Trent Masters Macmillan charity rd8 48 fished.
This was the last qualifier, the river had been up and down all week but steadied off for sundays match and it fished reasonably well with all sections producing roach. The Municipal length came back to life producing some nice roach weights. Peg 10 hasn't been in the best of form this season but Dave Petch made them have it on Sunday fishing long pole with hempseed for quality roach in his 4 foot deep swim for 18lb 5oz and a comfortable win. Sherrats Farm produced the runner up for Nigel Bull on peg 8 where he balled it on the long pole line fishing maggots and hemp over the top for 13lb 1oz. Third was Steve Metcalfe on municipal peg 15 an area he knows really well? Where he fished waggler and pole with bronze maggots for 12lb 12oz of quality roach.
1st D Petch Quorn 18.5.0
2nd N Bull Starlets 13.1.0
3rd S Metcalfe 12.12.0
4th C Lloyd Burton 11.14.0
A. S Raynor 10.8.0
B. A Round 6.12.0
C. P Newell 11.10.0
D. T Truman 8.14.0
E. P Salt 11.4.0
F. C Beech 6.10.0
G. D Cherrington 9.12.0
H. P Hamilton 8.14.0
I. S Winter 8.8.0
J. R Smith 10.12.0
K. D Armstrong 10.2.0
Qualifiers. B Wiggington,P Newell,C Lloyd,C Beech,S Pierpont,D Armstrong.
The final is on Sunday 20th September, if any of the qualifiers can't make it please inform Steve Metcalfe or Wayne Swinscoe.
On behalf of Drennan International and Coors I would like to thank all the anglers who have fished the series for there impecable behaviour and safe pratices in these difficult times.
Coors Drennan Match - August 16th 2020
Drennan Coors Trent Masters rd 7. 58 fished
This was the penultimate round and conditions were near perfect, little wind, overcast and a nice flow on the river but as of the last few matches the roach were reluctant feed in most areas.
Bailey's above the weir produced the winner from peg 9, not normally associated with the winners podium. Doncasters Steve Lowther fished short with maggots and worms for dumpy perch catching 6lb before switching to waggler and bronze maggots for a few quality roach and perch for 14lb 2oz winning a close contest.
Runner up was Drennan's Steve Winter on peg 6 on the municipal length an area thats been quiet just lately, after big problems from pike he managed to put 13lb 11oz of roach on the scales fishing long pole with bronze maggots and hemp.
Down below the weir at Bailey's was Mark Halkesworth fishing stickfloat and casters in the fast water for 2 decent chub plus dace and roach for 13lb 7oz.
1st S Lowther Dons 14.2.0
2nd S Winter Drennan 13.11.0
3rd M Halkesworth DH Angling 13.7.0
4th J Fell Nathans 11.6.0
5th I Shaw Coors and R Smith BM both 10.14.0
A. N West 10.9.0
B. T Gough 9.14.0
C. S Raynor 10.9.0
D. D Armstrong 6.13.0
E. T Moroz 9.14.0
F. D Petch 10.6.0
G. T Bunting 7.8.0
H. P Bick 7.0.0
I. W Swinscoe 9.2.0
J. B Jones 8.2.0
K. M Halford 7.14.0
L. N Bull 5.4.0
T Gough, T Bunting, M Halford, P Bick,B Jones K.Jones J Fell.
Pictured - Steve Lowther
Coors Drennan Match - August 9th 2020
Drennan Coors Trent Masters rd 6, 42 fished.
Down on numbers this week due to clashes with riverfest qualifiers, the river is getting lower and clearer each week and its begining to tell on the results. Only 8lb+ was needed to frame, but that didn't worry Drennans Steve Winter, drawn on Baileys peg 18B first peg above the weir, where he caught 20 roach over his Groundbait line before switching to chop worm for 2 big eels one nearly 4lb and some perch for 12lb 9oz. Runner up was Nigel Bull who was drawn on sherrats farm peg 4 where he fished long pole with maggots over groundbait for 10lb6oz of roach and small perch.
1st. S Winter Drennan 12.9.0
2nd. N Bull Starlets 10.6.0
3rd. P Salt Dynamite 9.8.0
4th. J Urrity Vespe 8.14.0
A. D Shakespeare 7.9.0
B. P Hamilton, M Perkins 7.6.0
C. R Casterton 8.9.0
D. A Round 6.4.0
E. A Reynolds 5.12.0
F. D Varney 6.13.0
G. D Petch 8.1.0
H. R Smith 7.12.0
D Sakespeare,J Urrity,A Reynolds, D Varney, R Smith.
Winner in photo: Steve Winter
Coors Drennan Match - August 2nd 2020
Drennan Coors Trent Masters rd5 55 fished.
Conditions were poor for this round, a very low and clear river greeted a strong field, the pipe peg at the bottom of Bailey's made it a hat trick of wins but unusualy with roach and not the usual Chub, winner, Dean Cherrington alternated waggler and stickfloat with bronze maggots for 23lb 4oz. 5 pegs up stream on peg 20 John Walkden fished long pole for chub tight across on meat and lobworm for 4 good chub and a few perch for 19lb 14oz and second. Third off Broadholme Island peg 21 was Ian Saiger who fished whip and long pole for mainly dace for a level 13lb.
1st D Cherrington Coors 23.4.0
2nd J Walkden Sensas 19.14.0
3rd I Saiger Browning 13.0.0
4th N Bull Nathans 12.13.0
5th N West MMS 11.10.0
A. A Reynolds 6.6.0
B. S Raynor 9.12.0
C. B Rigby 9.2.0
D. M Parker 5.9.0
E. R Alexander 8.0.0
F. P Williams 8.0.0
G. P Salt 8.8.0
H. I Ward 10.6.0
I. S Winter 8.6.0
J. D Shakespeare 10.13.0
K. H Clapham 8.6.0
L. D Limbert 7.11.0
Qualifiers: R Casterton, A Reynolds, R Alexander, J Walkden, C Talbot,N West,H Clapham.
Pics winner Dean Charrington
Coors Drennan Match - July 26th 2020
The pipe peg below the weir at Baileys did the damage again, chief recipient was John Moroz a winner on this peg for the second time, so he new the score fishing waggler and bronze maggots for a nice net of chub with some 4 pounders for 22lb 8oz. The Municipal length produced the runner up from red hot peg 22, inform Tony Marshall fished stickfloat and bronze maggots 3 rod lengths out chublets and roach for 18lb 4oz. Third off Baileys peg 18A was Richie Reynolds whose 14lb 12oz was made up of 2 big Eels for 6lb and plenty of chunky Perch on chopped worms.
1st J. Moroz - Coors 22.8.02nd T. Marshall - Cadence 18.4.03rd R. Reynolds - Diawa Dorking 14.12.04th A. White - Nathans 14.10.05th S. Winter - Drennan 11.12.0
A. A Reynolds 9.8.0B. N West Coors 11.4.0C. R Smith BM 6.10.0D. S Lowther Dons 7.8.0E. W Truman 7.15.0F. I Saiger Browning 6.2.0G. M Halkesworth 6.14.0H. T Beech Quorn as 8.10.0I. A Starky Derby 7.12.0J. N Bull Starlets 10.12.0K. S Ashby Sensas 8.12.0L. P Hamilton 10.12.0
A White, S Lowther, J Moroz,I Saiger, T Beech, S Metcalfe, S Ashby, P Hamilton.Pics. John Moroz and Tony Marshall.
Coors Drennan Match - July 19th 2020
This weeks round fished well, it was nice to be on the river fishing in good conditions. Cadence angler Dave Webb won this weeks encounter off the pipe swim downstream of Baileys weir, one of the few chub pegs on the match length, he tackled his 3 foot deep swim with waggler and bronze maggots catching 9 chub up to 4lb in the first half of the match before the cows spooked his shoal, he added a few small fish for a 25lb 10oz total.
Roger Smith drawn on the municipal length peg 18 had a great days roach fishing on the long pole with casters catching fish up to 10oz for a level 24lb, just below him was Brian Rigby who was having a good run on the venue, this continued on the latest match where he pole fished with maggots for a mixture of fish for 19lb 2oz.
1st D Webb - Cadence 25.10.02nd R Smith - Burton Mutual 24.0.03rd B Rigby - Cadence 19.2.04th S Merry - Bait-Tech 17.14.05th S Winter - Drennan 15.10.0
A. M Perkins 8.7.0B. S Metcalfe 12.4.0C. I Shaw 9.0.0D. D Shakespeare 9.10.0E. A Starky 9.14.0F. C Hughes 6.0.0G. P Morris 8.6.0H. P Hamilton 10.14.0I. M Halkesworth 14.1.0J. S Blackmore 9.2.0K. P Bick, C Talbot 8.6.0L. T Marshall 9.10.0
P Morris,M Halkesworth,R Smith, S Blackmore, T Marshall, W Truman and D Webb.
Pics Dave's winning catch,Sam Merrys 4th placed catch
Coors Drennan Match - July 5th 2020
There's a saying in fishing... 'the wind is your friend', well it wasn't anyone's friend at Burton on Sunday, making it very difficult for most, those that found a bit of shelter faired best in a tight contest. The river improved from the first round with more roach showing which is a great sign after the winter floods. Winner on the day was Nottingham builder Stu Raynor who drew in the hot area on the Municipal length peg 22, Stu decided on a waggler and bronze maggot attack to put together a net of chublets and roach for 14lb 8oz from his 4 foot deep swim just holding off new Diawa Dorking signing Robbie Quinn who drew the famous wishing well peg on Androssey island, to be fair it hasn't been famous for 30 years!!
He tackled the deep hole with a chopped worm attack on a 10grm flat float and was rewarded with an 8lb bream and 2 big eels for 14lb 2oz.
Tied for third with 13lb 12oz was venue regulars Brian Rigby and Dave Petch both pegged on the Bailey's section, Dave on peg 16 fished pole and hempseed for quality roach, one or two nudging a pound.Brian was on peg 20 below the weir a fast gully, where he had a 3lb chub, plus roach. He also played what he thought was a barbel before a 5lb rainbow trout leapt clear of the water!
1st Stu Raynor Gerrys 14.8.02nd R Quinn Diawa Dorking 14.2.03rd & 4th B Rigby Cadence and D Petch Quorn as 13.12.05th S Merry Bait-tech 13.1.0
A. A Round 5.6.0B. P Bick 12.6.0C. A White 10.7.0D. T Bunting 9.2.0E. R Reynolds 8.4.0F. S Winter 5.8.0G.H Clapham 10.0.0H. R Casterton 12.0.0I. N Moss 7.0.0J. C Hughes 7.15.0K. N Bull 11.12.0L. I Shaw 10.9.0
S Raynor, N Moss,N Bull, I Ward,D Petch, S Merry R Reynolds.Pics Robbie Quinn with a big bream. Sam Merry's 5th place catch.
Pictured is Stu Raynor, the winner of the match.
Coors Drennan Match - June 28th 2020
Drennan Coors Trent Masters Rd 1 60 fished.This was pretty much standard form for early season matches on the upper Trent on Coors waters around Burton, the streamier waters on the municipal length dominated the match with mostly chublets dace and a few roach, conditions weren't favourable either. An overnight lift of the river level and strong winds made it difficult for most. Overcoming all that was Coors angler Ian Shaw drawn on muni peg 22, he started on the 6m whip to hand catching mostly chublets on casters over groundbait, before switching to waggler and bronze maggot to complete his catch, which included a lone 2lb chub for 15lb 12oz and a comfortable win. Runner up was Ian Saiger, drawn 7 pegs down from the winner where he fished a similar match for 13lb 6oz. Third with 10lb 12oz was Wayne Truman drawn between the leaders he swapped between the whip and stickfloat for mostly chubletson bronze maggots.
1 I Shaw Coors AC 15.12.02 I Saiger Browning lifestyle 13.6.03 W Trueman Drennan Leicester 10.12.04 C Hughes Daiwa 10.2.05 N Bull Starlets 8.10.0
A. J Marcer 5.4.0B. S Winter 4.10.0C. P Salt 7.6.0D. H Clapham 3.15.0E. D Cherington 5.2.0F. J Moroz 2.15.0G. P Williams 2.8.0H. C Talbot 7.14.0I. S Metcalfe 7.0.0J. R Quinn 6.2.0K. M Perkins 7.8.0
J Marcer, P Salt, J Moroz, D Cherrington, I Shaw, R Quinn and C Hughes.
Pictured is Ian Shaw, the winner of the match.
Coors Drennan Match - June 21st 2020
This match was a prelude to the Drennan Coors Trent Masters series which starts this Sunday. All week the match had been in doubt due the high levels of water caused by flash thunder storms,although conditions were poor the organiser's decided to give it a go and to be fair it was ok, the winner was Brian Rigby drawn on the Municipal length peg 15. An area that produces a variety of specimens most seasons, this time it was big eels, Brian float fished for an hour for about 2lb of small fish before switching to a small chopped worm feeder and lobworm on the hook. After some mighty tussles, he managed to subdue 6 good eels for nearly 16lb and a total of 18lb for an easy win. Runner up was Dave Jones again, drawn on Municipal at peg 22 where he fished stickfloat with bronze maggots and hemp for 10lb 4 oz of small chub and roach. Third was Kelvin Rutter whose 9lb 6oz again consisted of 2 good eels plus chublets.
1 B Rigby Cadence 18.0.0
2 D Jones Coors 10.4.0
3 K Rutter Coors 9.6.0
4 N Bull Starlets 5.1.0
B Rigby & W Swinscoe.
Will all the competitors who are fishing the first Drennan Coors match on the 28th June please read the COVID 19 quide lines on the pages above on this web site and Facebook page.
B Rigby,W Swinscoe.
Will all the competitors who are fishing the first Drennan Coors match on the 28th June please read the COVID-19 guidelines on this Coors AC web site and facebook page
Pictured is Brain Rigby, the winner of the match.
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(Dated April 2020)
COVID-19 Coors AC Waters Summary
River Trent Now Open!
River Trent - No restrictions on numbers of anglers as pegs are approximately 30 meters apart. However, please be cautious as members of the general public will also be present.
Trent and Mersey Canal - No restrictions on numbers of anglers as pegs are approximately 22 meters apart. However, please be cautious as members of the general public will also be present.
An Important Note Regarding COVID-19's impact on fishing with Coors AC
Although match fishing on our waters maybe a while coming we do need to be prepared, the majority of our anglers and organisers are of the older generation and vulnerable to this virus. I hope everyone will take it seriously and not flout the guidelines, repeat offenders will be asked not to fish future matches.
I know these guidelines seem a bit draconian, but we want everyone to come to Coors matches to enjoy the day and keep safe. This is just a starting point and maybe as time goes on and we understand whats happening around the world and we can alter things to suit our sport and us more. Please be early for our Coors matches.
Our chainsaw team is working hard on the Municipal section!
Canal Match Results!
The following are the results of the open matches run on our canal stretches during January - March 2020. While the results give an indication of how the canal has fished we can not carry out a detailed analysis as the supplier does not use the bridge numbers or our permanent peg numbers.
Over the series of matches the organiser has come to the following conclusion:-
Quality of Skimmers is improving more in the 12 oz.-1 lb bracket.
More Perch in the 1lb plus bracket.
Areas of Concern
The lack of quality Roach
Increased Pike activity
All matches were held on our stretches of the Trent and Mersey Canal
23 Fished No Dry Nets
1st 13lb 1oz. pole maggot/castor perch/skimmers Aqueduct Section
2nd 8lb 11oz. pole bread skimmers Church Bridge
3rd 7lb 15oz. pole bread/worm skimmers/roach/perch Church Bridge
4th 7lb 5oz. pole bread/worm skimmers/roach/perch Church Bridge
21 Fished No Dry Nets
1st 5lb. 11oz. pole bread/worm skimmers/perch Pit Bridge
2nd 5lb. 5oz. pole maggot roach/perch Plumb Pudding Narrow Section
3rd 4lb 10oz, pole maggot roach/perch Plumb Pudding Narrow Section
4th 4lb 4oz. pole maggot roach/perch Pit Bridge
Best Fish Perch 2lb plus,
15 Fished No Dry Nets
1st 10lb 8oz. pole bread/castor roach 1lb, 4 skimmers 1lb, 4 big perch Bridge 63a
2nd 7lb 2oz. pole castor skimmer 1lb 3 big perch Bridge 67
3rd 5lb 1oz. pole castor/worm 3 big perch Bridge 63a
4th 4lb 0oz, pole maggot/skimmer 2 big perch/skimmers Bridge 67
12 Fished our stretch (Crown Length Bridge 58-59) 3 Dry Nets
1st 7lb 10oz. pole worm 3 big perch
2nd 3lb 6oz. pole worm/bread perch/roach
3rd 2lb 15oz. pole pinkie perch/skimmers
22 Fished 3 Dry Nets
1st 5lb. 3oz. pole bread/castor roach Bridge 61a-62 Priory Stretch
2nd 2lb 10oz. pole worm perch Bridge 61a-62 Priory Stretch
3rd 2lb 5oz. pole bread/castor roach/perch Bridge 61a-62 Priory Stretch
4th 1lb 12oz, pole worm perch/daddy rough Bridge 61a-62 Priory Stretch
Please see the canal match bookings section if you're interested in contacting us for more information.
Tales of the Riverbank
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Write a couple of lines and let us know the good, the bad, or the ugly!
Tuesday 16th June 2020 (from Paul Dennis)
Shaun Burgess with a tremendous 13lb Common Carp, caught during a night session on one of the clubs stretches of the Trent July 13th/14th. Shaun had set himself the challenge of catching a river Carp this year, only to achieve his goal at the first attempt.
Big congratulations go to Shaun, thanks for the photograph and update!
Baileys Meadow Notice
Information correct as of 11/03/20
UPDATE - The Baileys track has now been completed!
Perfect if you're interested in becoming a member!
PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately this has been postponed untill further notice due to COVID-19
Come by and visit us at The Washlands! Please visit, all are welcome as it is the Annual Club Membership Enrollment Day.
Burton Festival Letter
Our annual Burton Festival letter has been sent!
The burton festival letter was sent out to all anglers that fished last year on 4th March, for completion by the end of March, with deposit and appendix.
If you fished last year, and have not received a letter, please don't hesitate to contact Tony
After this, it will be open to other anglers.
The 2019/2020 Specimen Fish Competition
The Specimen Fish Competition is currently under review.
Canal Footpath Now Open! Located from Mossley Tavern, towards the Ashtree Pub
Please note the Canal Footpath is now open after being repaired, please see the photo, which shows it in its completed state.
Drennan Coors AC Final Summary (2019)
After a great qualifying series the final was set to be a cracker, the river Trent at Burton has been improving all season, the whole of the upper Trent is teeming with fish especially roach, dace and perch and with conditions perfect all
34 qualifiers were anticipating a great match. Drennans Steve Winter fishing the final for the first time drew Bailey's peg 18 a decent draw, cupping in 6 balls of groundbait at the 13m and loose feeding maggots and hemp heavily he caught roach in the 2 to 4 oz bracket swapping between pole and a small waggler just passed his loose feed he kept fish coming till the end for 29lb 10oz a brilliant weight for this area and a nice comfortable win. Runner up was Nigel Bull the most consistent angler at Burton drawn on Sherratts peg 15 he balled it at 13m and fished bronze maggots and hemp for 24lb 14oz mostly roach but he did have 10 skimmers to over a pound a rare catch for this part of the river.Third was Drennan Leicester's Rob Casterton also fishing the final for the first time again drawn on Sherratts he plundered 19lb 10oz of roach on the pole at 13m.
1 S Winter Drennan 29.10.0
2 N Bull Sensas 24.14.0
3 R Casterton Drennan Leicester 19.10.0
A.Dave Perch 15.4.0
B.Tim Kinson 16.12.0
C.Wayne Swinscoe 17.6.0
D.Sam Merry 13.0.0
E.Rob Quinn 19.8.0
The organisers, Coors ac and the anglers would like to thank Drennan International for there great support and fantastic prizes.
Pics Top 3 with organisers, Steve winning catch,Nigel Bulls runner up catch,Wayne Swinscoe's section winning catch
The Latest on the Canal - 26th March 2020
Alan Round makes a catch on the latest canal match, with photo on the right
Coronavirus Support Hub from The Angling Trust
Tony Vandome - Secretary - Telephone Number: 01283 512711
Carl Nuttall - Chairman - Telephone Number: 01782 279662
Kevin Roberts - Treasurer - Telephone Number: 01283 517112
Graham Toon - Membership Secretary - Telephone Number: 07421 730298
Telephone Number: 01283 512711
15 Jasmine Close
Burton Upon Trent
Canal & River Membership Secretary, Deputy Washlands Representative
13 Beamhill Road
Burton on Trent
Telephone Number: 07421 730298
Club Angling Coach (Canal, River & Lake)
Telephone Number: 07449 032680
Assistant Business & Club Match Secretary
Telephone Number: 07966 533220
Water Booking Manager
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Stoke on Trent
Membership Renewal Information
Interested in renewing? You can renew your membership with us via post only. The draw will occur at the Washlands Club outside, near the fishing headquarters. Any member who is unable to attend a paying in session can also renew by sending a cheque with the relevant sub (as listed on this website), and is made payable to 'COORS AC', along with SAE to the membership secretary, Graham Toon.
The 'Senior Membership' is £45 for the 2021- 2022 season. This includes access to fish the River Trent, the canal at Rugeley, Armitage and Middle Lake Rugeley.
Armitage & Rugeley (canal only): a canal ticket is £12 and valid for 12months from the date of purchase and day tickets are £3 and can be purchased at the Tackle Shop in Armitage.
Below are some documemts & forms available to download for Water Bailiffs & Members
Below are all of our sections available to fish at, please note the photos are due to be updated soon.
Please note that seasonal weed growth may restrict the number of fish-able pegs
It may be necessary to close this water for short periods during the season when the farmer has Bulls in
the field this is done for health and safety reasons and during this period fishing is not allowed.
Notices will be posted on the Baileys gates when this occurs
NOTE fishing is not allowed in the Cherry Orchard opposite the garden of remembrance.
for reasons of Respect
Please note that seasonal weed growth may restrict the number of
fishable peg on this section
The Armitage & Rugeley Canal
Trent & Mersey Canal - Bridge 58 to Bridge 62
Listed below are the canal sections with maps
Trent & Mersey Canal: Bridge 58 to 62
BRIDGE 58From Burton going North A513Two cars can park by canal in pub car park1st left (if by a pint after!)OR lane on right before pub
BRIDGE 59Carry on from Bridge 58 to T JunctionTurn right2nd exit at mini islandAround 200 yards park on road opposite bridgeOR ok for two cars over bridge on right by canal
BRIDGE 60Instead of 2nd exit at mini island, go straight on to ArmitageTurn right into Church LaneFollow through and park in church car park on left during weekdaysSteps down from bridge – NOT suitable for large trolley
BRIDGE 61Carry on A513Park on right – top of hillStarting 40 mph, past the Plum Pudding on rightOR in layby on left by Peg 100
BRIDGE 62Carry on A513 to Ash Tree Pub on rightPark on road on left oppositeOR take 3rd exit at roundabout Wheelhouse Road1st left park by new houses by canal
Trent & Mersey Canal: Bridge 62 to 66 & 66 to 68
BRIDGES 63 and 64 Lea Hall EstKeep on A513 to Rugeley2nd exit at roundabout at Ash Tree Pub on rightTurn right at Lea Hall signPark on bridge Wheelhouse Rd
BRIDGE 65 Keep on A513 Rugeley RoadTurn right at Mossley TavernPark in garage at end on far leftJust say hello to garage owner
BRIDGES 65A and 65BDo not normally fish here due to permanently parked boats
BRIDGE 66Just off Power Station Road, turn left off A51Bypass by Tesco and turn left to canal
BRIDGE 67 Rugeley BridgeCome off A51 bypass to town centre across mini island1st rightThen 1st leftPark by canal on grass verge
BRIDGE 68 Rugeley Bypass BridgeJust below A51 bypass, park on roadWalk down to canal
Listed below are the rules that must be followed by all club members when fishing
2020 CANAL WATER BOOKINGS
Listed below are the latest in our canal water bookings. We are taking water bookings now!
Bridge 61 & 62
Saturday 17th April 2021
Bridge 64 & 65
Saturday 11th September 2021
2020 RIVER BOOKINGS
Listed below are the latest in our river bookings. We are now taking water bookings for Saturdays.
Sunday 20th June 2020
Sunday 10th October 2020
Saturday 16th October 2020
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COORS AC - 2020/2021
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