Match & Lake Bookings

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 £9 from 2022, and to have exclusive use of the lake you should have a minimum of 15 fishing, or pay a minimum fee of £135 from 2022 for weekdays, or £150 for 2022 for weekends. All fishermen will pay a peg fee.  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 £159 for 24 hours midweek (Mon-Thurs), and £199 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:-

Provisional Lake Bookings and Match dates for 2024

Ashford     Sunday 11th February – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 7th April – (Fakenham AC)

Ashford     Sunday 14th April – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Saturday 18th May – (Norfolk & Suffolk AC)

Ashford     Sunday 26th May – (Fakenham AC)

Ashford     Sunday 9th June – (Townsend AC)

Ashford     Saturday 29th June – (Metal Box AC)

Ashford     Saturday 20th July – (Norfolk & Suffolk AC)

Ashford     Saturday 3rd August – (Fenmen Anglers)

Ashford     Sunday 4th August – (Fakenham AC)

Ashford     Sunday 18th August – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 13th October – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 10th November – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 17th November – (Fakenham AC)

Ashford     Sunday 1st  December – (Docking Syndicate)

Completed Matches in 2023

Ashford     Sunday 12th February – (Docking Syndicate) Winner: Kevin – 44lb 2oz, Second: Peter – 24lb 11oz, Third: Arthur – 20lb 3oz

Ashford     Sunday 2nd April – (Fakenham AC) Winner: Mark – 87lb 5oz, Second: Rob – 68lb 11oz, Third: Andy – 61lb 4oz

Ashford     Sunday 9th April – (Docking Syndicate) Winner: Peter – 108lb 01oz, Second: Kevin – 106lb 13oz, Third: Andy – 86lb 9oz

Ashford     Sunday 16th April – (M&H Plastics AC) Winner: Billy – 148lb 12oz, Second: Tony – 92lb 09oz, Third: Neil – 86lb 09oz

Ashford     Sunday 30th April – (Wisbech St Mary AC) Winner: Tony Brooks – 170lb 15oz, Second: Wayne Bryan – 170lb 7oz, Third: Gary Bryan – 97lb 3oz

Ashford     Sunday 4th June – (Townsend AC)

Ashford     Sunday 11th June – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Saturday 15th July – (Metal Box AC)  Awaiting result

Ashford     Saturday 5th August – (Fakenham AC) Winner: David Godier – 163lb 12oz, Second: Rob Eglen – 155lb 1oz, Third: Peter Williamson – 142lb 4oz 

Ashford     Sunday 6th August – (M&H Plastics AC) Winner: Billy – 208lb 4oz, Second: 136lb 5oz, Third: Adi – 77lb 5oz

Ashford     Sunday 10th September – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 17th September – (Wisbech St Mary AC)

Ashford     Sunday 24th September – (Martham AC) EXCLUSIVE LAKE USE

Ashford     Sunday 12th November – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 19th November – (Fakenham AC) Winner: Rob Eglen – 82lb 6oz, Second: David Godier – 73lb 5oz, Third: Mark Jaggard – 67lb 10oz, Fourth: Stephen English – 51lb 14oz

Completed Matches in 2022

Ashford     Saturday 26th March – (Fenmen Anglers)  CANCELLED

Ashford     Sunday 10th April – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 17th April – (Fakenham AC) Winner: Bobby – 147lb 4oz, Second: Peter – 142lb 6oz, Third: Steve – 136lb 4oz

Ashford     Sunday 24th April – (M&H AC) Winner: Dale Matless – 77lb 3oz, Second: Tony Wright – 70lb 3oz, Third – Martin Waters – 63lb 13oz

Ashford     Saturday 7th May – (Metal Box AC)

Ashford     Sunday 29th May – (Fakenham AC)

Ashford     Sunday 5th June – (Townsend AC) Winner: Bob Fitzjohn – 151lb, Second: Billy Smally – 132lb, Third – Paul Ringham – 117lb (possible best back would have been 192lb, but one net was overweight and disqualified.)

Ashford     Sunday 12th June – (Docking Syndicate) – 

Ashford     Sunday 10th July – (Wisbech St Mary) Winner: Tony Brooks – 136lb 01oz, Second: Wayne Bryan – 122lb, Third: Penny Brooks – 104lb 13oz, Forth: Simon Wakefield – 95lb 5oz

Ashford     Sunday 7th August – (Fakenham AC) Winner: Dave Godier – 139lb 4oz, Second: Bobby – 121lb 4oz, Third: Rob Eglen – 107lb 9oz, Fourth: Peter – 101lb 7oz

Ashford     Saturday 3rd September – (Fenmen Anglers) CANCELLED

Ashford     Sunday 4th September – (Wisbech St Mary)

Ashford     Sunday 11th September – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 18th September – (Marham AC)

Ashford     Sunday 13th November – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 20th November – (Fakenham AC)

Ashford     Sunday 4th December – (Docking Syndicate)

Completed Matches in 2021

Ashford     Sunday 21st February – (Docking Syndicate) (cancelled)

Ashford     Saturday 10th April – (Fenmen Anglers) Winner: Steve Locke – 115lb, Second: Tom Cockle – 98lb 14oz, Third: Peter Daws – 43lb 12oz, Fourth: Herbie Shorting – 43lb 3oz

Ashford     Sunday 11th April – (Docking Syndicate) (Cancelled)

Ashford     Sunday 18th April – (Fakenham AC)  Winner: Stephen English – 83lb 6oz, Second: Peter Williamson – 59lb 6oz, Third: Shane Hollingworth – 47lb 10oz, Forth: Stuart Steade – 46lb 6oz

Ashford     Saturday 15th May – (Fenmen Anglers) Winner: Steve Locke – 95lb 10oz, Second: Jason Stone – 92lb 15oz, Third: Mark Shorting – 84lb 7oz, Fourth: Tom Cockle – 76lb 7oz

Ashford     Saturday 5th June – (Metal Box AC) Winner: Rod – 67lb 11oz, Second: Tony – 65lb 9oz, Third: Philip – 60lb 11oz.

Ashford     Sunday 13th June – (Docking Syndicate) Winner: Peter Williamson – 99lb 9oz, Second – Paul – 81lb 12oz, Third: John Sadler – 61lb 5oz

Ashford     Sunday 11th July – (Townsend A C)

Ashford     Saturday 17th July – (Fenmen Anglers) Winner: Tom Cockle – 208lb 14oz (new lake record), Second: Steve Locke – 161lb 7oz, Third: Peter Daws 114lb 15oz, Fourth: Steve Watling – 114lb 8oz

Ashford     Sunday 18th July – (Wisbech St Mary’s AC)

Ashford     Sunday 8th August – (Fakenham AC)

Ashford     Sunday 15th August – (Wisbech St Mary’s AC)

Ashford     Saturday 4th September – (Fenmen Anglers) Winner: Steve Locke – 176lb 10oz, Second: Tom Cockle – 167lb 4oz, Third: Mark Shorting – 86lb 10oz, Fourth: Steve Watling – 86lb 4oz

Ashford     Sunday 5th September – (Wisbech St Mary’s AC)

Ashford     Saturday 11th September – (London Porter House AC)

Ashford     Sunday 12th September – (Docking Syndicate)  Winner: Peter Williamson – 95lb 2oz, Second: Paul – 85lb 14oz, Third: John Sadler – 45lb.15oz, Fourth: Norman – 43lb.9oz

Ashford     Sunday 19th September – (Marham AC)

Ashford     Tuesday 19th October – (Norfolk Police AC) CANCELLED

Ashford     Sunday 31st October – (Swaffham AC) Winner: Charlie – 53lb 13oz, Second: Trev – 45lb 12oz, Third: Jock – 30lb 5oz 

Ashford     Sunday 14th November – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Sunday 21st November – (Fakenham AC)

Ashford     Sunday 28th November – (Swaffham AC) – Provisional Booking

Completed Matches in 2020

Ashford     Sunday 9th February – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Saturday 4th April – (Fenmen Anglers) ( Cancelled )

Ashford     Sunday 12th April – (Wisbech St Marys AC) ( Cancelled )

Ashford     Saturday 19th April – (Fakenham AC) ( Cancelled )

Ashford     Saturday 16th May – (Fenmen Anglers) (Cancelled)

Ashford Sunday 17th May – (Marham Angling Club) (Cancelled)

Ashford     Sunday 24th May – (Docking Syndicate) (Cancelled)

Ashford     Saturday 6th June – (Metal Box AC)

Ashford     Saturday 13th June – (Fenmen Anglers) (cancelled)

Millers   Wednesday 8am 24th – 24 Hours – (Private Booking RH)

Millers   Thursday 8am 25th – Saturday 8am 27th June – (Private Booking TM)

Millers   Friday 8am 3rd – Saturday 8am 4th July – (Private Booking KH)

Ashford     Wednesday 8th July – (Norfolk Police Anglers) Whole lake from 12pm to 7pm – Winner; Phil Creasy – 86lb 2oz, Second: Dave Ringwood – 72lb 2oz, Third – Tim Reeder – 64lb 8oz

Ashford     Sunday 19th July – (Dereham & District A C) (Cancelled)

Ashford     Saturday 25th July – (Fenmen Anglers) Winner: Steve Locke – 124lb 12oz, Second: Darren Reed – 122lb, Third: Tom Cooke – 108lb 3oz

Ashford     Wednesday 29th July – (Codgers Angling Club) (Cancelled)

Ashford     Sunday 2nd August – (Docking Syndicate)

Ashford     Saturday 9th August – (Fakenham AC) 

Ashford     Saturday 15th August – (Fenmen Anglers) Winner: Tom Cockle – 130lb 3oz, Second: Steve Locke – 107lb 2oz, Third: Darren Reed – 89lb 2oz

Ashford Sunday 16th August – (Wisbech St Marys AC)

Ashford     Wednesday 7th September – (Codgers Angling Club) (Cancelled)

Ashford     Saturday 19th September – (Fenmen Anglers) Rod only Match  Winner: Pater Daws – 74lb 13oz, Second: Mark Shorting – 69lb 10oz, Third: Tome Cockle – 63lb 7oz

Ashford Sunday 20th September – (Marham Angling Club)  

Ashford     Sunday 27th September – (Dereham & District A C) (Cancelled)

Ashford     Saturday 3rd October – (Porterhouse Angling Club)

Ashford     Wednesday 7th October – (Codgers Angling Club) Cancelled

Willow      Saturday 10th October – (Fishing4Schools-Rigional Qualifier) CANCELLED

Ashford     Saturday 10th October – (Fenmen Anglers)  Maggot only match. Winner: Tom Cockle – 80lb 3oz, Second: Peter Daws – 58lb 1oz, Third: Jason Stone – 50lb

Ashford     Sunday 8th November – (Docking Syndicate) (Cancelled)

Ashford     Saturday 22nd November – (Fakenham AC) (Cancelled)

Ashford     Sunday 29th November – (Dereham & District A C) (Cancelled)

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

Ashford     Saturday 27th July – (NCCU Charity Match)

Ashford     Sunday 28th July – (Narborough Fisheries Open Match)   (Unfortunately this Match was cancelled)

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) Winner: Tim Rogers – 170lbs 12oz, Second: Tom Mitchell – 118lbs 6oz, Third: Mick Booth – 91lbs 15oz

Ashford     Saturday 17th August – (Fenmen Anglers) – Winner: Tom Cockle – 191lbs 13oz, Second: Steve Locke – 163lbs 8oz, Third: Darren Reed – 141lbs 14oz

Ashford     Sunday 25th August – (Peter Greenwood)  Winner: Barry – 167lbs 13oz, Second: Rammy – 97lb 13oz, Third: Simon – 83lb 6oz

Ashford     Saturday 7th September (Consort Medical AC) Winner: Alan Godfrey – 87lbs 13oz, Second: Martin Higgins – 70lbs 5oz, Third: Ian Devenney – 66lbs

Ashford     Sunday 8th September – (Docking Box AC)  Winner: Peter – 89lbs 3oz, Second: Paul – 54lbs 3oz, Third: Gerry – 43lbs 5oz

Ashford     Sunday 22nd September – (Dereham & District A C) Winner: Neil Paske – 164lbs 10oz, Second: Stan Baldwin – 140lbs 5oz, Third: Preston Gilding – 126lbs 2oz

Ashford     Saturday 28th September – (A Hitchcock)

Ashford     Sunday 29th September – (Fakenham A C)

Ashford     Sunday 27th October – (Dereham & District A C) Winner: Neil Paske – 126lbs 3oz, Second: J Laskey – 84lbs 5oz, Third: S Brown – 82lbs 2oz

Ashford     Sunday 24th November – (Fakenham A C)  Winner: TBA,  Second: TBA

Ashford     Sunday 1st December – (Dereham & District A C) (CANCELLED)

Ashford     Sunday 8th December – (Docking AC) Winner: Norman 19lb 5oz, Second: Paul 13lb 4oz

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.