The Society was founded in 1899 by a group of dedicated anglers who fished Stanley Reservoir in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. Today the Society has grown to be one of the more prominent fishing organisations in the UK with members, made up of seniors, ladies, juveniles, and disabled members from all over the country.

Our Waters

With a good selection of still waters and a number of river stretches to tackle we aim to cater for all types of angling. For canal anglers this year we can now offer three stretches   for you to enjoy. The links below will take your to our full Waters List or our Google Map.

Latest News
COVID-19 Virus 

In line with the latest government instructions fishing on Society waters will be  possible from Wednesday 13/05/2020.

New Restrictions and regulations will be enforced. Please Click here and read the Latest Guidance Notes and Updates.
Waters  News

Water report review. 

Following a financial review of expenditure and income due to the effects of Covid -19

We have carried out a full review of all our waters and the effects on the club.

River Dove: We have decided to terminate our agreement for the stretch on Riverside Farm , and retain both our other stretches, we took into account that we could fish the other bank for approximately 40% from Fauld Farm side of the river.

One other saving was to cancel our agreement for River Blythe with Blithfield.  We have had problems with access on the stretch plus not many members fished it.

Both waters will not be available from June 16th 2020 

Now for some good news 

We have been able to obtain a lovely new water at Butterton, the same owner as North Road. It is a well established fishery,  previously fished by Doultons Angling Club for many years.  A lot  of work is being done on the fishery getting it ready to open on June 29th. It will be a pleasure fishery with the same rules as North Road. To find out more go to our waters page and click on Noel's Pool.

   John Davey Chairman of stoke on Trent angling society 


2020 membership is now available click the Join Us button below for full details.

Noel's Pool

June 1, 2020

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 £1 Juvenile Ticket Retained for 2020

The £1 juvenile ticket has been retained for 2020 with a view to attracting more juveniles.


Special rules will apply i.e. child protection, fishing in the same peg with an adult, 3 rods max per peg.

It is hoped that this new initiative will provide a gateway into the sport for the young of today to become the anglers of tomorrow.

The mission of Stoke-on-Trent Angling Society is to manage, serve and promote angling. To assist members and participants in their various forms of involvement in angling. To adhere to all the laws of angling and to encourage and facilitate the involvement of as many people as possible in angling activities.

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