Draycote at 640 acres is a popular competition water, with angling clubs and associations holding their various matches on the water during the year.

We have 34 boats based at Draycote but can if required increase that number to 55 boats by bringing more boats in from our other fisheries.

We can also host bank competitions with enough available bank space for over 100 bank anglers.

Fully Catch & Release Competitions we can provide measuring tubes to enable you to fish a fully catch & release competition.

Group & competition discounts available. Call the lodge for further details 01788 812018

Some of the competitions we have hosted:

Anglers World Individual Final, Trout Masters Final, England Men’s Eliminator , England Ladies Eliminator, Ladies International, AMFC, English Police National, UK Police National, Civil Service, HMRC, Barclays, Army, Scierra Pairs, Scottish Power, Midlands Cup, Water Industry Bank Match, England Youth Eliminator, Youth Home International.

Competition Dates 2020

19th April 2020 Angling Trust Tri-Masters (New Competition) 3 man team fished to fishery rules,

Details on the Angling Trust Competition website

30th/31st May 2020- The Spring 3s contact Scott Nellins via email on

13th/14th June 2020 – Angling Trust Loch Style Championships. 

25th June 2020 – Alex Booth Fly Fishers Charity Match contact Roy Lewin via 07762 746825

19th July 2020 –  TEFF Repechage details can be found on CANCELLED

26th July 2020 – SCIERRA Pairs contact Phil Dixon via website

23th August 2020 – Anglers World Holiday Individual Championship Final

13th September 2020 – England Youth National Final CANCELLED

27th September 2020 – TEFF Fundraiser. 

3rd October 2020- AMFC Autumn Match  CANCELLED

5th October- Troutmasters Final fishery closed for the event.  CANCELLED

New Leaf Catering – Draycote Water – Waterside Restaurant – Group Packages

Enjoy a meal with your group or following your competition

Our pre-bookable menu, ideal for organised group bookings, provides a wonderful stress free way to organise and enjoy your event. All menus are priced per person and include VAT. They are available Monday to Saturday for groups of 12 people and over. We will reserve your tables all together and our cheerful waitress service will see to your every need.

Our Head Chef Nicolette and her team use only fresh ingredients in the preparation of our dishes which are prepared in our kitchen to our own recipes. Please contact a member of New Leaf Catering Staff for further information 01788 815274 or email us