Book now for round 3 on the South Stratford and Grand Union

Booking is open for round three of the pairs league, and this time we’ll be fishing on two different canals.

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The match will be held on our South Stratford stretch of canal and on the northern end of our main stretch of the Grand Union Canal. The canals will be split into five sections. Teams will be drawn into sections and will compete to win their section and the overall match.

Read full details of the new format and revised rules and point-scoring.

The water will be closed for practising from Friday, October 15.

NOTE: We will be using the Score Fishing app to record fish captures, lengths and photos.

If you do not already have the app, you must download it and register with Score Fishing before the match. There is a one-off fee of £1.99 for the app. Find out how Score Fishing works.

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Pairs league round 3, Hatton and South Stratford Canal.

Saturday October 23, 2021, 8am

8am – Meet at CRT car park Hatton Locks.

8.15am – Briefing

8.25am – Competitors can head off to sections on foot or in car

8.45am – Fishing starts

2.45pm – Fishing ends on towpath and competitors return to Hatton on foot or in car

3.15pm – results and prize-giving

The match will be held on the following sections of canal:

Section 1: South Stratford Lock 50 Wilmcote bottom lock to Lock 39 Odd lock.

Section 2: South Stratford Bridge 47 Old Warwick Road to Lock 31 Ned’s Lock Lowsonford

Section 3: South Stratford Lock 31 Ned’s Lock Lowsonford to Bridge 38 Broom Hall Bridge

Section 4: Grand Union Bridge 54 Hatton Locks car park to Shrewley Tunnel

Section 5: Grand Union Shrewley Tunnel to Bridge 62 Rowington.

Teams will be drawn to fish a particular section. There will be a minimum of four pairs to a section. For example, if 12-15 pairs enter, they will be drawn between sections 1, 2 and 3. If 16-19 pairs enter, they will be drawn between sections 1, 2, 3 and 4. If 20 or more pairs enter, they will be drawn between sections 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

Where a bridge forms the boundary to a section, teams from both sections may fish under the bridge. However, you should not cast out into the next or preceding section. Where a lock forms the boundary, the first section ends before the lock and the second section starts after it.

Catch YOUR biggest perch and zander in R2 of Pairs League

Join us for round 2 of our members-only pairs league at our prolific Warwick venue.

Entry is £5 for a team of two. Book here now. Entries close at 5pm on Thursday, September 23.

The match will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021, on the Grand Union Canal between bridge 54 at Hatton and bridge 23 Stockton Road, Stockton. This time only your four biggest perch and four biggest zander will count towards your score. There are no sections so you can fish anywhere along the competition stretch.

Meet at Welton Road, Warwick, at 8am. Fishing is from 8.45am-2.45pm.

See full details of the new format and revised rules and point-scoring.

The water will be closed for practising from Friday, September 17.

We will also be using the Score Fishing app to record fish captures, lengths and photos. If you do not already have the app, you must download it and register with Score Fishing before the match. There is a one-off fee of £1.99 for the app. There is more information about how Score Fishing works on the website http://www.scorefishing.com and a video that shows how it works at https://youtu.be/HJo0bHyQ7_Y

Book now for your chance to win kingfisher trophy

Alan Brown is the current holder of the Kingfisher Trophy

Radford Lock, 7.15am, Saturday June 19 2021

Join us at Radford Lock on Saturday June 19 for a chance to win the Kingfisher Trophy and be named the Lure Angler Canal Club’s individual champion 2021.

Book now.

We’ll be fishing as individuals this time on a stretch of canal that has both produced some big fish and some great competition lengths in recent years.

We will be using the Score Fishing app to record fish captures, lengths and photos.

If you do not already have the app, you must download it and register with Score Fishing before the match. There is a one-off fee of £1.99 for the app. There is more information about how Score Fishing works on the website http://www.scorefishing.com, and you can watch our demonstration below.

If you have any issues with the app contact match secretary Derek Holmes at lacccompetitions@gmail.com

The match is open to members of the Lure Anglers Canal Club fishing individually and will be held on the following stretch of canal:

Grand Union bridge 41 Tachbrook Road , Leamington Spa, down to bridge 30 Welsh Road.

It is an individual competition in its own right. The 15 best-placed anglers will automatically qualify to take part in the LACC matchplay competition alongside the defending matchplay champion Vidar Thomassen. Any places not taken up in the matchplay will go to the next best-placed angler.

The water will be closed for practising from Friday June 11. 

7.15am – Meet at Radford Lock.

7.30am – Registration

7.45am – Competition Briefing

8.00am – Fishing begins

2.00pm – All anglers must be back at Radford Lock

2.30pm – Results and prize-giving

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LACC INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP RULES

Entry to the competition will cost £5.00 per angler (payable in advance).

Fishing is with lures only

No keeping of any fish in landing nets and continuing to fish. All fish must be measured and photographed as soon as they are caught and then immediately released. The penalty for breaching this rule is disqualification

Each angler may only fish with one rod at a time. (although they may carry as many rods as they wish)

Each angler may only use one lure at a time (no multi-lure rigs).

All anglers must photograph all fish caught on a competition-standard fish measure (on an unhooking mat) and with their competitor’s card in the picture using a the Score Fishing app.

Fish are measured to the tip of the tale, and the measurement is rounded up to the nearest centimetre (eg 15.1cm is recorded as 16cm).

All anglers must carry an unhooking mat and landing net.

The winner will be decided by who catches the longest combined length of perch, pike, zander, chub and ruffe.

By entering the competition you agree to abide by the club and competition rules of the Lure Anglers Canal Club and accept that you take part in this event at your own risk.

Vidar and Alan take the win in round one of new-look pairs league

Team No Name of Vidar Thomassen and Alan Brown were clear winners of the first round of this year’s pairs league with 627cm.

Teams fished five sections in a new-look format for the pairs league. Section 1 winners were Apgp, the father and son team of Gary and Alexander Palmer, with 409cm. Section two was won by No Wasps Here, Derek Holmes and Steve Wilson, with 424cm. Section 3 was won by Perchinators, Ben Wall and Paul Claydon, with 128cm. Team No Name won section 4. And section 5 was won by Team North West, Balint Koder and Laszlo Feja, with 464cm.

Biggest perch of 33cm was caught by John Wilson of team TBC, and biggest zander of 56cm went to Balint Koder of Team North West. Both teams get a five point league bonus for the biggest fish.

See the full results section by section.

League table after round 1

  • Team No Name…………………………………………20
  • Team North-West……………………………………..19
  • No Wasps Here………………………………………..14
  • Apgp……………………………………………………….14
  • Perchinators…………………………………………….14
  • TBC…………………………………………………………10
  • The Outlures………………………………………………9
  • The Tug is the Drug…………………………………….9
  • The Zander Cartel………………………………………9
  • Lucky John UK…………………………………………..9
  • Vampires……………………………………………………9
  • Top of the Class…………………………………………5
  • United Nations……………………………………………5
  • Predator Hunter………………………………………….5
  • Blank Masters…………………………………………….0
  • Monkey Boyz………………………………………………0
  • Canal Junkies……………………………………………..0
  • The Mongolian Death Worms ………………………0
  • Lure Gods……………………………………………………0
  • Flingos………………………………………………………..0

Book now for round 1 of the new-look pairs league

Booking is open for round one of our new-look pairs league on more than ten miles of our stretch of the Grand Union Canal.

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The match will be held between bridge 54 at Hatton and bridge 23 Stockton Road, Stockton, on Saturday May 22. The canal will be split into five sections. Teams will be drawn between sections and will compete to win their section and the overall match.

Read full details of the new format and revised rules and point-scoring.

The water will be closed for practising from Friday, May 14.

NOTE: We will be adhering to the Angling Trust Covid-19 guidelines for lure matches. To help us keep to these guidelines and to improve the efficiency and enjoyment of the competition we will also be using the Score Fishing app to record fish captures, lengths and photos.

If you do not already have the app, you must download it and register with Score Fishing before the match. There is a one-off fee of £1.99 for the app. Find out how Score Fishing works.

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Pairs league round 1, Warwick.

Saturday May 22, 2021, 7am

7am – Meet in car park at the end of Welton Road.

7.05am – Registration

7.25am – Competition Briefing

7.30am – Competitors can head off to sections on foot or in car

8.00am – Fishing starts

2.00pm – Fishing ends on towpath and competitors return to Welton Road on foot or in car

2.05pm – Deadline to log in the app a fish hooked in the last minutes of competition

2.30pm – All competitors should be back at Welton Road

2.45pm – results and prize-giving

The match will be held on the following sections of canal:

Section 1: Grand Union bridge 54 Hatton down to Lock 25 Cape Top lock.

Section 2: Lock 25 Cape Top Lock to bridge 44 Myton Road, Leamington.

Section 3: Bridge 44 Myton Road to bridge 34 Offchurch Lane, Radford Semele

Section 4: Bridge 34 Radford Semele to lock 18 Welsh Road

Section 5: Lock 18 Welsh Road to Bridge 23 Stockton Road

Teams will be drawn to fish a particular section. There will be a minimum of four pairs to a section. For example, if 12-15 pairs enter, they will be drawn between sections 1, 2 and 3. If 16-19 pairs enter, they will be drawn between sections 1, 2, 3 and 4. If 20 or more pairs enter, they will be drawn between sections 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

Where a bridge forms the boundary to a section, teams from both sections may fish under the bridge. However, you should not cast out into the next or preceding section. Where a lock forms the boundary, the first section ends above the lock and the second section starts below it. The water will be closed for practising from Friday May 14.