1st March Draycote Opens

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Draycote Opens 1st March

Tel: 01788 812018

Main Gate, Lodge & Bank Fishing Open from 7.30am

Boats available from 8.30am

All Boats In by 5.30pm

All anglers offsite by 5.45pm

Gutting Room Closed at 4.45pm

Call the lodge to book boats.

Bank Anglers, we are limited to 30 vehicles around the reservoir perimeter track at any onetime we therefore recommend you call the lodge to book a car pass to ensure you have bank angler vehicle access, when calling to book a bank anglers car pass we will ask for your name, contact number & car registration

Our pre season stocking continues with 5,500 rainbows averaging 2lb been stocked prior to opening day.

No price increase for 2019 we still have membership options available for Draycote Starting from £435.00 & our new membership option for 2019 All Water Membership which covers Draycote, Eyebrook & Thornton starting from £480.00 call the Draycote lodge foe detailsGuiding & Tuition.

Date for your Diary: SAGE & RIO day, Sunday 14th April

Opportunity to try a SAGE rod or RIO fly line of your choice & take it our for 1½ hour FREE guided session with one of our guiding team.

Simon Gawesworth of RIO & Jim Fearn SAGE will be on hand offering advice and FREE trouble shooting sessions & casting lessons, covering Trout, Salmon & Salt

Booking essential as places are limited, call the Draycote Lodge 01788 812018

During the 2019 season the Guiding & Tuition team will running a blog. The idea of this blog is to provide hints and tips from your guides to help keep you catching depending on the conditions, tackle reviews and write up of guiding sessions. To have a look at the blog please visit http://www.flyfishtuition.co.uk/latest-report/


Due to one of our Draycote fishery rangers moving to cover Thornton & Eyebrook we have a seasonal fishery ranger vacancy at Draycote.

You will be part of the busy Draycote Fishery Ranger team voted No1 Stillwater by Trout Fisherman in 2018

Duties will include

Working with the Draycote fishery management

Preparing boats for the anglers, ensuring boats are clean & in a safe condition

General lodge duties, assisting management within our busy tackle shop & lodge

General fisheries work which will include assisting with the stocking & general fisheries maintenance work

Working to a monthly rota shift pattern which will include some weekend & bank holiday working.

Working an average of 115 hours per month with some overtime available to cover holidays & extra cover during competitions & busy periods.

Previous fisheries experience would be an advantage but not necessary as full training will be provided.

We will provide work clothing.

To start asap with the seasonal contract running through to mid-December

Further details contact Ifor Jones


Call 01530 230807     mobile 07885 347326

Tight lines,

The Draycote Team

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