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. Existing members may purchase Guest tickets.

Membership now open for the new season

Latest News Announcements

Match fishing resumes Sunday 11 April – Marney 2 & 3

Match fishing resumes following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions .  Layer Marney 2 and 3 will be closed Sunday 11th April for the M Joslin Open Match. Please remember to check the Match Fixtures list in the Handbook from now on before arranging a fishing...

No further Night Permits available

The limit for Night Permits has been reached. Members may apply for a night permit as an 'existing member' when the membership is opened up in mid February for the 2022/23 season.

Night Permit availability

For the latest  information about night permit availability for new and prior season members visit the Join KDAA webpage.

Night fishing ban to be lifted 29 March

Anglers are advised that night fishing is currently deemed by the Committee to be between 6 pm and 6 am and is, of course, banned at the present time under the current lockdown restrictions. However, this ban will be lifted on the 29 March....