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About Our Club

Belper & District Angling Club is a fishing club based in Derbyshire, with a range of waters catering for coarse, match, specimen and carp anglers.  These include stretches of river and canal, plus a fishing lake.

We operate an open membership which currently has no waiting list.

Whether you’re a pleasure angler, a seasoned matchman or a specialist angler, we have a venue to suit your tastes.

Belper is situated in the Amber Valley, right beside the River Derwent and on the A6 between Derby and Matlock, in the DE56 postcode area.

Our Venues

Belper & District Angling Club controls fishing on a range of 3 diverse venues in Derbyshire, offering anglers the choice of river fishing, stillwater fishing and canal fishing.

Our oldest and most famous venue is a long stretch of double bank fishing on the middle River Derwent, stretching from Ambergate down to Milford. The Belper stretch of the Derwent is available to fish on day ticket, as well as being available to all members with a club book.

The club runs the fishing on Wyver Lane Pond in Belper. This pond is available exclusively to members. It fishes well all year and contains a mixture of species, including carp to over 20lb.

Another of the club’s venues is a mile-long stretch of the Erewash Canal close to Langley Mill. Fishing on the canal is available to members only and contains a mixture of species including bream, perch, carp and pike.


Please visit the following page for latest details of our day ticket and season permit prices, and where you can purchase membership:  Membership & Day Ticket Info

If you have a specific question or if you would like to contact the club about any other matter, please complete the following contact form:



Massive dace & roach bags caught in River Derwent match!

Just before Christmas several club and committee members fished a light-hearted 3-hour match on the River Derwent, just upstream of Belper town centre, and landed some fantastic winter bags of silver fish! The top 5 anglers weighed in: 11lb 2oz, 10lb 14oz, 9lb, 7lb 2oz and 3lb 14oz, with the predominant species being dace and …