Meetings, working parties, matches and match results

    • Committee meetings are held  when required (Usually each quarter  March, June,October , and December) and members are welcome to attend to discuss any issues of concern. Details of the meeting dates are given  on the website. Usually the  Last Thursday  of the  month except December when it is  the AGM held on the second Thursday in the month.  Details of the  dates and times are in the membership card.
  • Working parties are arranged to improve the safety and the general tidiness of our sites. The bailiffs play a particularly valuable role in the organisation of working parties as they act as a link between the members using the water and the committee. Liaise with the bailiffs on the respective waters and assist when you can. Details of the dates of working parties are listed below.
  • Annual matches (e.g. memorial matches)are held each year . Thanks to Danny Martin and Mark Grimshaw who organise the matches. There are also matches on Thursdays of each week during the warmer months on the Firs Park Lake or Fir Tree Flash.

    See the bailiff for details of the venue.

  • A match organised by our colleagues Ambition for Ageing on  the FirsPark Lake in late 2017 won by Gordon Pemberton, second John Barton and third Ronnie Hayes.  An enjoyable day for all.  Thanks to Age UK for their support
  • An annual competition will be held on the Firs Park water each year competing for the Ambition for Aging Trophy

COMMITTEE MEETINGS –  Usually held on the last Thursday of  each quarter  ( March, July, October). Annual General Meeting held on th 2nd Thursday of December. Meetings are held at the East Leigh Labour Club, close to Butts Bridge and begin at 7.45 p.m. Members welcome.

WORKING PARTIES are held At Bickershaw Flashes on evenings during the summer months, usually begining in early May at 6pm.

Matches. Memorial matches

The Lauren Pilkington Memorial Trophy is held annually, usually the second Saturday in Jul and other memorial matches (ken Buxton and Dave Hall)  are organised on the canal by Danny Martin . The J. Boydell trophy, for  the juniors  is held in April or May. . There are  also  matches  held on sections of the canal in the Leigh area.


The matches on the Fir Tree Flash started well on the 14th May, 2017.  Some good tench, bream and crucian carp being weighed. Results on the day winner Ronnie Hayes 22lbs with Kevin Hayes and John Barton joint second.  Any anglers pleasure fishing are advised not to fish on too light lines or to use to light elastics as the fish are in excellent condition and there is substantial weed growth


Good catch of tench



Our President, Mr. Ian Cunliffe is presented with the Fir Park Championship Trophy 2021

3 Bream for 10 lbs.  Well done Ian.  Another great performance

This championship is held annually/