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Academy Events 2023

Stoke-on-Trent Angling Society Academy


“Our vision is to provide a facility whereby individuals and/or groups of all ages can get involved in the sport of angling. A place where they can enjoy, develop and improve their skills and help them on their journey to become a better angler and have a lifelong love of the sport.”

SOTAS Academy Events for 2023

Membership of the academy is free and open to all members of SOTAS.

The following academy events will take place during 2023

June 11th.   Middleport Canal.               Short Pole.

July 2nd.      Middleport Canal.               Long Pole.

July 23rd.     Stanley Pool.                        Float fishing.

July 30th.     Stanley Pool.                        Feeder Fishing.

Sept. 3rd.    Shropshire Union Canal     Cadets  National Practice.

Sept. 4th.    Shropshire Union Canal      Juniors National Practice.

Tuesday Practical sessions timing same  as listed for everyone.

Saturday Events on Middleport Canal and Stanley Timing as Follows:

Cadets Age 7-10 arrive 9-30am, Fish 10-00am - 12-30pm.

Juniors Age 11-15 arrive 13-00pm, Fish 13-30pm - 16-00pm.

There is also 4 Junior club match competitions scheduled for 2023 in the Society Membership Book that are open to all Club members.

Contact us - Bookings are now open

Anyone with an interest in taking part in the above events  or becoming an Academy member please contact :

Stoke-on-Trent Angling Society Academy liaison officer Mr. Anthony Burt via email


(Please note that no business is conducted in person from an officials’ own residence)


If you were a junior member last year and have not yet re-joined then please consider renewing quickly so as to be able to reserve your place on the above events.


Any person that would like more information about Stoke-on-Trent Angling Society Academy, how to get involved, helping out, volunteering, about donations or sponsorship please contact the liaison officer Mr. Anthony Burt .

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