Fishing Competitions

Local club events and national competitions

Stamford Way Fisheries run local/resident open and rover matches throughout the week with weekend competitions and festivals etc throughout the season. To find out whats up coming and to participate, put your names down in our facebook group, call in or ring Leon on 07947 512262.

Sunday 28th April 2024

Section winner and through to the final Jack Williams 122lb 7oz peg 17
Section winner Simon Knibbs 85lb 2oz peg 9
Section winner Lawrence Titchiner 78lb 9oz peg 5
Unlucky to David Howard 107lb 9oz peg 23

Sunday 14th April 2024

Dragon second round winner and through to the final congratulations 🎊
Michael Sedgwick 70lb 5oz peg 5
Section winner Lenny Hewitt 47lb 15oz peg 21

Sunday 31st March 2024

1st one in the final and winner Steve Halliwell 117 lb 9 oz peg 20
Section winner Richard Oconnor 77lb 14oz peg 15
Section winner David Howard 53lb 5oz peg 27
Rob Palmer very unlucky with 80lb 11 oz peg 18

Remaining Dates/Results TBA

All fall on a Sunday unless otherwise stated.

12th May
26th May
2nd June
15th June (Saturday)
30th June
14th July
28th July
11th August
24th August (Saturday)
Final 1st September

To view all the rounds winners, catch weights etc of our 2023 competition, please visit our Dragon of the North 2023 page.

Dragon of the North Coarse Fishing Competition

Join our facebook group for full details of all upcoming matches and competitions where you can also book/reserve your place(s).

The SFW&C facebook group is a friendly community. Whether you pleasure fish or join in matches or competitions you're welcome to join in on the general banter with fellow anglers. Our website is regularly updated with match results but posts are always published first on our group so it's a great portal for the latest news.

Please note: campers will have access to at least 1 pool at all times (unless otherwise stated)

For any queries or advice on fishing our pools, please talk to us. We're always happy to help!

Twin Oaks Fishery Rules


Due to limited parking at reception, could all anglers please park at pool parking and proceed to reception on foot.

Day tickets and fisheries pellets must be purchased from reception before proceeding to fish. Please buy a day ticket or settle your club booking, before proceeding to fish.

No boots or over gear to be worn in reception or cafe.

All are welcome here at Twin Oaks, but children aged under 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Strictly no ball games/no playing around the pool.

All landing net heads and keepnets need to be dipped prior to using.

Fishing only from the numbered pegs. No cutting or diffing bankside vegetation.

Twin Oaks Pools is a family venue. Please use the toilets provided.

Respect other anglers. No loud music, BBQ's on the bank. Alcohol is permitted in moderation.

Be fish friendly! Barbless hooks (maximum size 16), and free running feeder rigs only. No elasticated feeders.

Due to this being a new fishery and heavily stocked with a mixture of sized fish (maximum 6lb) we ask that a maximum of 5lb main line is used until further notice.

All anglers must be in possession of a landing net.

All fish must be netted.

No tapping the pole on the surface of the water.

An unhooking mat must be used for photographing the fish. No fish to be out of the water for more than 2 minutes.

Please take your litter home with you.


No boilies.

No meat of any kind is allowed.

No floating baits (i.e. feeding or fishing with baits that are floating on the surface). Pop up baits suspended mid water are allowed.

Any Feed pellets and ground bait used must be purchased from our onsite tackle shop.

No paste.

No leftover bait to be thrown into the lakes or surrounding areas, it must be disposed of off site


No more than 8 pints of live/particle bait to be taken to your peg at any time. In addition to this, anglers are allowed a maximum of 1 kilo of worms, and 2kg of ground bait.

A strict 16m pole limit is in force.

Anglers may fish halfway between the peg that they are sat on, and the nearest angler.

When pole fishing, a float must be used. A minimum of 4 inches of line must hang between the elastic connector and its lowest fixed point in the water, the float must support the weight on the line below it. Jigga floats are allowed as long as the riles are adhered to.

No feeding via a second pole/rod while a baited hook is in the water.

Please remember to bring and use your own keep nets in matches (will require dipping).


Our sole aim is to create a pleasant, fair environment for anglers to enjoy our facilities.

Please report any violation of the above rules to the fishery team as soon as possible. We reserve the right to disqualify, evict, or ban any individual that we regard to be showing a blatant disregard for our rules.

In a match fishing context, please note that reports of any competitor breaking the rules must be made immediately, while the competition is ongoing.

With regard to our keepnet rules, any angler who weights more than 60lb 1oz in a single net will be docked back to 60lb. If the total weight in the net exceeds 70lbs, the whole weight in that net will be lost.

The management reserves the right to close the venue in adverse weather conditions.

Polite notice - Please be courteous towards fellow anglers - treat your neighbour with respect regardless of your peg. Enjoy your fishing and remember Twin Oaks Pools and Stamford Way Fisheries is all inclusive, welcoming anglers of all ages and abilities.