Oldham Fly Fishing Club Benefits & Membership

You can enjoy the pleasures of this rewarding sport by joining Oldham Fly Fishing Club

Membership for the 2017 season is now limited a waiting list is now in place


Membership Type Annual Subscription Joining Fee
Non-Fishing £25.00 £5.00
Fishing £200.00 £40.00
Fishing (spouse) £165.00 £33.00
Young people are particularly welcome
Junior Non-Fishing £8.00 £1.60
Youth Fishing (16-18 years) £50.00 £10.00
Junior Fishing (under 16 years) £25.00 £5.00


Oldham Fly-Fishing Club offers quality fly-fishing for both rainbow trout and brown trout on its two waters in the scenic Piethorne Valley at Ogden, Newhey and river fishing at Well-i-Hole Farm Greenfield.
Piethorne Reservoir is approximately 40 acres in area and is regularly stocked with rainbow trout.
 A good stock of brown trout is maintained in the 12½ acre Kitcliffe Reservoir.
The 900yards stretch of the River Tame offers wild brown trout.
The fishing season is:

Piethorne & Kitcliffe

1st April to 28th February

River Tame

15th March to 30th September

In addition to providing excellent fishing, the Club offers many more facilities of great value to both the experienced angler and the novice.
 Inexpensive professional instruction in fly-casting for both trout and salmon is arranged for members.
Informal meetings are held on Monday evenings throughout the year at:

Springhead Liberal Club
Oldham Road
Oldham OL4 5SN

At these meetings tuition is given in fly-dressing and other aspects of fly-fishing.

The weekly meetings also provide an opportunity for discussion between members.

Talks by acknowledged experts on a wide range of subjects relating to fishing for salmon, trout and grayling are arranged for the benefit of members.
 A substantial library of books and videos/DVDs are available to members on loan.
 The Club also organises social events for members and their partners.


Become a Member of Oldham Fly Fishing Club

If you are interested in becoming a member or if you would like further information please contact the Membership Secretary Geoff Mellor:
Telephone: 07768 466935
Email: gmellor@waitrose.com or offftc@gmail.com