Update on Shroppie fishing competition


The national angling championships that take place on Saturday 19th August on the Shropshire Union Canal will occupy 15 miles of towpath. The following sections will be excluded from the match and are available for overnight moorings on the Friday evening or during the day on Saturday:

  • South of bridge 42
  • Shebdon Aqueduct moorings area
  • Bridge 45 and approx. midway between bridge 46 bridge 47.
  • Near winding hole at bridge 48
  • Bridge 55 north for around 200 metres
  • Bridge 56 to Tyrley Locks
  • Tyrley locks to Bridge 64 at Market Drayton
  • South side of Betton Wood bridge for approx. 150 metres
  • Midway between Bridge 68 and 69 north to Adderley Locks
  • Adderley Lock Flight
  • Adderley bottom lock to approx. 150 metres south of Hawksmoor bridge 72
  • Bridge 74 to Audlem Top Lock
  • Audlem Lock Flight
  • North of Audlem Lock Flight to midway between bridge 79 and 80

On the day of the match, the event organisers, Angling Trust, will have four stewards in each section. For anyone requiring further information, contact Dave Watkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..