Kelvedon and District Angling Association

KDAA is a friendly angling club that provides some of the best uncrowded fishing in Essex.

Some of the Best Places to Fish in Essex

We have eleven still waters that are open all year round and fishing on stretches of the river Blackwater

Club Information

The KDAA established in 1948 caters for pleasure, specimen and match fishing.  With waters within eight mile radius of Kelvedon, in mid – Essex located between Chelmsford and Colchester. Accessible from the A12.

KDAA is a friendly angling club that provides some of the best uncrowded fishing in Essex.

We have eleven still waters that are open all year round and fishing on stetches of the river Blackwater

Night fishing is allowed on six of the still waters.

Adult subscription is £85 per annum with many concessions.

Please note that all our waters are member only waters and we do not issue day tickets. Members may purchase Guest tickets.

Membership now closed for the current season

Please visit the Join KDAA webpage for information about joining the Association next season.

Latest News Announcements

Seabrooks closed mornings 25 October and 1 December

Please note that Seabrooks Reservoir will be closed for further Charity Clay Pigeon Shooting events organised by Seabrooks Farm from 8 am to 10.00 am on the following dates: • Monday 25th October • Wednesday 1st December Can anglers fishing over night please vacate...

Shemmings Pond closed Friday 8 October

Please be aware that work is starting on Shemmings Pond this Friday 8 October with a digger to rebuild the swims. The water is, therefore, closed on that day. Apologies for the short notice as we have only just been informed of the availability of the digger driver.

Change of coaching venue to Layer Marney 3 – 11 September

As many of you will be aware, the KDAA supports the Angling Coaching Initiative (ACI) that introduces youngsters to our sport.  As their upcoming coaching day has had to move from the planned venue the KDAA has stepped in to avoid disappointing the budding anglers....

Membership Closed

Membership is closed for the 2021/22 season. New members may apply as from the 13th February 2022 for the new season starting 15th March 2022 as can existing members wishing to rejoin. There will be a waiting list for new members wishing to apply for a night permit....