Stoke-on Trent Angling Society has a growing and popular match section.
SOTAS Match Group - Team Events
The 2023 Division 2 National Championships ( teams of 10 ) is taking place on the Shropshire Union Canal on Saturday 23rd September 2023.
Any members interested in fishing this team event should contact the Match Secretary.
SOTAS Match Group - Club Events
At the AGM this year the committee unanimously approved the 2023 match calendar. The main features are :
There are 13 matches – 4 at Noels Pool . 3 at Stanley Reservoir , 2 at North Road Pool , 2 at Lodge Farm Pool and 2 at Challinors Pool.
All club matches are on Sundays with the draw taking place at 8am . Fish 9.30am to 3.30pm.
Members wishing to fish must book on with the Match Secretary by the Thursday prior to the match.
There are 15 matches – 3 at Noels Pool , 3 at the Trent and Mersey Canal at Middleport , 3 at North Road Pool , 3 at Lodge Farm Pool and 3 at Challinors Pool.
All Veterans matches are on Thursdays with the draw taking place at830am. Fish 10am to 3pm.
Members wishing to fish must book on with the Assistant Match Secretary by the Monday prior to the match.
Junior / Academy Matches.
There are 4 matches – 1 at the Caldon Canal at Denford, 1 at the Trent and Mersey Canal at Middleport , 1 at Noels Pool and 1 at Lodge Farm Pool.
All matches are on Saturdays with the draw taking place at 9am . Fish 11am to 2pm.
Junior members wishing to fish must book on with the Academy Liaison Officer by the Thursday prior to the match.
If you enjoy team fishing and fishing on canals and wish to take part in any of the matches scheduled for 2023 please get in touch with our Match Secretary, Jordan Riley.
Please see your membership ticket for match times , booking arrangements and access to waters by pleasure anglers on match days.