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 32 boats based at Draycote but can if required increase that number to 50 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, English National 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 2023

30th May 2023 Help for Heroes Fundraiser– Organised by Draycote Fly Fishers.  Home | Draycote Fly Fishers (

7h May 2023 TEFF Loch Style Qualifier booking via AT-TEFF Loch Style National – Angling Trust

13th May 2023 Airflo Open Qualifier booking via Competitions (

19th May 2023 Spring International Home Nations. 

1st June 2023 RCSL Fly Event 

11th June 2023 England Ladies Mixed Pairs 

22nd June 2023 – Alex Booth Fly Fishers Charity Match contact Roy Lewin via 07762 746825

24th June & 25th June 2023 – Angling Trust Loch Style Team Championship

Details on Angling Trust Competition website

AT Loch Style Team Championships – Angling Trust

16th July 2023 – Scierra Pairs Heat Contact Phil Dixon

Scierra Pairs – Home

20th August 2023 – Angler World Individual Championship. Contact John Horsey.

Anglers World Individual Fly Fishing Championships

26th August 2023 – Fly Dresser Guild John Watts Trophy 

16th September 2023- Airflo Open Shield

7th October 2023- AMFC Autumn Match (All Groups)

9th October 2023- Troutmasters, Bank Only (BANK CLOSED)

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 7 Days a Week 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 Shirelle 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 Sarah for further information 01788 815274 or email us