Open Matches

We hold open matches every Tuesday on Cherry Lake, limited to 15 pegs and Thursday on Chestnut Lake, limited to 25 pegs. Both matches are very popular so it is essential that you book on in advance, Matches are advertised on both the Swanlands Match Info and Swanlands Fishing Lakes facebook pages, just add your name in the comments or call us to reserve a peg.

Draw takes place at 8.45am, fishing 10am to 4pm. Pools are £15 with an optional £5 super pools.

Please read all of our rules before booking on and also note the additional rules for open matches:

Maximum pole length of 16m,

If there is a spare peg next to you then you can fish up to the nearest edge of the adjacent platform adjacent to you.

Winter Programme

Our range of winter weekend matches are listed below, Matches on Cherry Lake are limited to 15 pegs, Chestnut Lake open and silvers matches are limited to 25 pegs with pairs matches across both lakes limited to 30 pegs.

Please book your place to avoid disappointment.

Saturday Open Rover Matches on Cherry Lake and Chestnut Lake

February 1st

        1st Shane Morgan 76lb 9oz peg 7 Chestnut

        2nd Joe Mortimer 42lb 8oz peg 5 Chestnut

        3rd Tony Green 40lb 2oz peg 3 Chestnut


February 8th

        1st Craig McKenny 53lb 11oz peg 22 Chestnut

        2nd John Pearson 40lb 10oz peg 44 Chestnut

        3rd Ben Wetherell 38lb 5oz peg 1 Cherry


February 22nd, 29th

March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

Sunday Matches

November 3rd - Mystery Pairs 

        1st Shane Morgan (Chestnut peg 8) & George Barby (Cherry peg 4) 65lb 11oz

        2nd Liam Hale (Chestnut peg 41 & Dave Madill (Cherry peg 8) 62lb 4oz

        3rd Chris Harper (Chestnut peg 1) & Kevin Reilly (Cherry peg 20) 54lb 15oz

November 17th - Mystery Pairs 

        1st Kevin Pearson (Cherry peg 18) & Nige Hall (Chestnut peg 43) 52lb 11oz

        2nd Dave Madill (Cherry peg 1) & Ben Wetherell (Chestnut peg 37) 31lb

        3rd Steve Pulford (Cherry peg 23) & Dave Platts (Chestnut peg 7) 28lb 13oz

December 1st - Silvers Match on Chestnut Lake

        1st Joe Mortimer 12lb 11oz peg 37

        2nd Barry Walton 8lb 8oz peg 39

December 15th - Mystery Pairs (both lakes)

        1st Bob Rymer & Barry Walton 34lb 5oz

        2nd Ian Rushden & Janet McDonald 24lb 11oz

December 29th - Open Match 

        Cherry Lake        

        1st Michael Poulston 28lb 3oz peg 24

        2nd Gary Thornton 19lb 15oz peg 3

        Chestnut Lake

        1st Bob Rymer 17lb 3oz peg 9

        2nd Sam Fletcher 16lb 8oz peg 39 

January 26th - Open Rover Match on both lakes

        1st Shane Morgan 45lb 9oz Chestnut peg 3

        2nd Kelvin Wetherell 35lb 1oz Chestnut peg 7

        3rd Craig McKenny 31lb 6oz Chestnut peg 45

February 23rd - Open Rover Match on Chestnut Lake & Cherry Lake

March 1st - Open Rover Match on Chestnut Lake & Cherry Lake


Open Match Results 

Rover Matches across Cherry Lake and Chestnut Lake

13th February

1st Lee Scarborough 93lb 10oz peg 8 Chestnut

2nd Oli Stringer 43lb peg 39 Chestnut

3rd Neil Rymer 38lb 3oz peg 18 Chestnut

11th February

1st Martin Gouldthorpe 70lb 2oz peg 7 Chestnut

2nd Ben Wetherell 22lb 3oz peg 25 Chestnut

6th February

1st Neil Rymer 37lb 6oz peg 25 Chestnut

2nd Wayne Thompson 30lb 1oz peg 33 Chestnut

3rd Bob Rymer 26lb 13oz peg 5 Chestnut


4th February

1st Dave Richardson 63lb 5oz peg 7 Chestnut

2nd Tony Green 44lb 11oz peg 37 Chestnut

Our Address

Burgar Common, Southend, Thorne, Doncaster DN8 5QP


Contact Us

Opening Times


TEL: 07809 900210  


Gates open at 8am

We are now taking bookings for 2021.


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