For bookings on our Match Lake Ashford, please contact us by email or telephone. We have 24 pegs available, and keep nets and landing nets will be provided. All the pegs have easy mostly level access, suitable for any wheelchair user, and the modern toilet block is within a 100 meters, where a disabled toilet is available. The peg fee is £8 per person, and to have exclusive use of the lake you should have a minimum of 15 fishing, or pay a minimum fee of £120 for weekdays, or £135 for weekends. Under that quantity we reserve the right to have other fishermen using the lake.
We do not take individual bookings on the lakes, but you can book the whole lake on a daily basis including Millers for 24 hours. Bookings for the lakes start from 8am, regardless of the time you wish to arrive, and the end of the 24 hour period will be 8am the following day. A day ticket will be required if you wish to carry on fishing on the final day.
Price for Millers is £144pn for 24 hours midweek (Mon-Thurs), and £180pn for 24 hours at weekends (Fri – Sat -Sun).
We welcome enquiries for Fly Fishing Corporate Events, where a package to suite, which could include Tuition, Meals etc., and have exclusive use of Willow Lake. Please call us for individual pricing.
If you would like to book a Match, enquire about any of our Lakes, or book a Corporate event, please call on 01760 338005 for details. For Match Rules, please see below:-
Forthcoming Lake Bookings and Match dates for 2019
Ashford Saturday 27th July – (NCCU Charity Match)
Ashford Sunday 28th July – (Narborough Fisheries Open Match) Please contact us if you are interested. (SPACES STILL AVAILABLE)
Ashford Wednesday 31st July – (Codgers AC)
Ashford Sunday 4th August – (Wisbech St Mary)
Ashford Thursday 8th August – Corporate Day (CEF Whole Lake Booking)
Ashford Sunday 11th August – (Fakenham Angling Club)
Ashford Wednesday 14th August – (Reel People)
Ashford Saturday 17th August – (Fenmen Anglers)
Ashford Sunday 25th August – (Peter Greenwood)
Ashford Saturday 7th September (Consort Medical AC)
Ashford Sunday 8th September – (Docking Box AC)
Ashford Sunday 22nd September – (Dereham & District A C)
Ashford Sunday 29th September – (Fakenham A C)
Ashford Sunday 27th October – (Dereham & District A C)
Ashford Sunday 24th November – (Fakenham A C)
Ashford Sunday 1st December – (Dereham & District A C)
Ashford Sunday 8th December – (Docking AC)
Completed Matches in 2019
Ashford Sunday 24th February – (Fakenham Angling Club)
Ashford Saturday 6th April – (Fenman KLAC)
Millers Friday-Sunday 19/20/21 April – (Private Booking over Easter Bank Holiday)
Ashford Friday 3rd May – (Norfolk Police AC) – Winner Phil Creasy – 79lb 13oz, Second: Dave Cole – 78lb 3oz, Third: Mick Dossena – 73lb 8oz
Ashford Tuesday 7th May 4-7pm – (KES)
Ashford Saturday 11th May – (Metal Box AC) – Winner: John Bullenham – 88lb 8oz, Second: Peter Harrod – 80lb 9oz, Third: Rod Melmyn – 79lb 9oz
Ashford Sunday 26th May – (Docking AC) – Winner : Paul Laing – 61lb 8oz, Second: Gerry Moor – 49lb 7oz
Ashford Sunday 2nd June – (Narborough Fisheries Open Match) – Winner: Steve Poole – 164lbs 11oz, Second: Pat Dowse – 98lbs 6oz, Third: Cameron Reed – 96lbs 9oz
WILLOW Saturday 8th June – (TROUTMASTERS FISH-OFF) 10am – 2pm – Winner: Mark Neilson
Ashford Wednesday 12th June – (Reel People A C) – Winner: Robbie Bunting – 70lb 2oz, Second: Matt Skelhon – 65lb 13oz, Third: Gerry Moore – 62lb 12oz
Ashford Sunday 23rd June – (Narborough Fisheries Open Match) – Winner: Steve Poole – 123lbs 5oz, Second: Tony Dawson – 123lbs 2oz, Third: Liam Wagg – 111lbs 3oz
Ashford Saturday 6th July – (Fenmen Anglers) – Winner: Steve Locke – 144lbs 15oz, Second: Peter Daws – 93lb 6oz, Third: Martin Higgins – 89lb
Ashford Sunday 7th July- (Narborough Fisheries Open Match) Please contact us if you are interested. – Winner: Steve Poole – 138lbs 11oz, Second: Stan Baldwin – 129lbs 15oz, Third: Les Reddington – 91lb 2oz
Ashford Sunday 14th July – (Dereham & District A C) Winner; Barry Chilver – 206lbs 1oz, Second: Preston Gilding – 142lbs 13oz, Third: Steve Brown – 113lbs 3oz
Completed Matches in 2018
Ashford Sunday 15th April – (Docking Angling Club) – Winner: John – 94lbs 3oz
Ashford Saturday 21st April – (Neil Copping – Harvey Jones Kitchens) – Winner: Rob Smith – 169lbs 8oz
Ashford Tuesday 24th April – (Phil’s Old Boys) – Winner: Mario – 73lbs 7oz
Ashford Tuesday 8th May – (Norfolk Police Fishing Club) – Winner: D Ringwood – 125lbs 4oz
Ashford Wednesday 9th May – 4 – 7pm – (St Clement’s High School) Whole Lake – Winner: Liam – 97lbs 12oz in 2 1/2 hours.
Ashford Friday 11th May – 1pm – 4.30pm – (King Edward School) Whole Lake
Millers Saturday 12th May – (Private Booking 24 hours) Best fish caught – 28lb 5oz
Ashford Monday 14th May – (KES) 4pm – 7pm Inter Schools Regional Match – Winner St Clements with 109lbs 13ozs
Millers Friday & Saturday 18/19th May – (Private Booking 48 hours)
Willow Saturday 26th May – TROUTMASTERS FISH OFF from 10am – Winner: Richard Winser 10 Trout for 21lb 8oz, Second: Steve Clarke 9 Trout for 20lb 12oz
Ashford Sunday 27th May – (Docking Angling Club) – Winner: Paul Laing – 69lb 2oz
Ashford Saturday 2nd June – (Bespak Sports Club) All Day
Ashford Friday 22nd June – (KES Academy) 1pm – 4.30pm
Ashford Saturday 23rd June – (Fenmen) Winner: Tom Cockle – 105lb 6oz, Second: Steve Locke – 100lb 14oz
Ashford Sunday 24th June – (Dereham & District A. C.) Winner: N Paske – 128lb 1oz, Second: S Baldwin – 119lb 1oz
Ashford Sunday 8th July – (Fakenham Angling Club) Winner: Stuart Steade – 107lb 7oz, Second: Dave 96lb 1oz
Ashford Sunday 22nd July – (Wisbech St Mary) Winner: Tony Brooks – 114lb 14oz, Second: Simon Wakefield 82lb 2oz
Ashford Sunday 29th July – (Docking Angling Club) Winner: Winner: Paul – 69lb 3oz, Second – John – 65lb 1oz
Ashford Wednesday 1st August – (Codgers Angling Club) Winner: Stan Baldwin – 118lb 11oz, Second: Graham Kettle – 102lb 10oz
Ashford Saturday 4th August – (Manufacturing Work Club) Winner: James Hadingham – 163lb 11oz, Second: Rob Smith – 154lb 8oz
Ashford Tuesday 4th September – (Phil’s Old Boys) From 8am Winner: Bob – 84lb 11oz, Second: Colin – 69lb 10oz
Ashford Sunday 9th September – (London Porter House AC) Winner: Colin Jacka – 59lb 1oz, Second: Paul Butler = 55lb 6oz
Ashford Saturday 15th September – (Manufacturing Work Club) Winner: James Hadington – 99lb 6oz, Second: Robert Smith – 92lb 13oz
Ashford Sunday 23rd September – (Dereham & District A. C.) Winner: Stuart Steade – 113lb 13oz , Second: Neil Paske – 103lb 02oz
Ashford Sunday 30th September – (Fakenham Angling Club) – Winner: Stuart Steade – 89lb 06oz, Second: Dave – 64lb 11oz
Ashford Sunday 28th October – (Dereham & District A. C.) Winner: Stuart Steade – 111lb 7oz, Second: John Laskey – 104lb 11oz, Third: Stan Baldwin – 104lb 8oz, Fourth: P Gilding – 103lb 14oz
Ashford Sunday 2nd December – (Dereham & District A. C.) Winner: Neil Pask – 92lb 9oz, Second: John Laskey – 78lb 9oz, Third: P Gilding – 69lb 8oz
Ashford Sunday 16th December – (Dereham & District A. C.) – Winner: D Godier – 6lb 12oz, Second: B Harmer – 4lb 11oz
Narborough Fisheries Match Rules
Please be aware parts of the Lake have nearby overhead High Voltage electrical cables, and extra safety measures should be considered when in this area.
Fishing from Platforms only.
Fishing boundaries are halfway in between the swims either side and opposite you.
Maximum Pole length 16m. (No floating poles)
Barbless Hooks only. (Maximum size 12)
Free running leads and feeders only (no elasticised or fixed leads, feeders & method feeders).
All lines must have a bomb, feeder or float attached.
All fish (regardless of size) must be landed with a landing net.
Only Keepnets and Landing nets provided by the fishery are allowed.
Un-hooking mats must be used when placing fish on the ground.
All fish must be placed and not dropped or thrown into the keepnets.
No Carp over 10Lb in keepnets (must be weighed in by Fishery Staff or Match Organiser).
Only 1 Kilo of groundbait per angler. Any left over to be taken home or put in the bins provided, and not in the lake.
Only 2 normal sized tins of Luncheon meat (or similar) per angler.
No Cat or Dog food.
Only 1 Pint of non-fishery pellets per angler (an additional 2 Pints from the Fishery shop are allowed)
All litter to be taken home, or left in bins provided.