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 open for the new season

Latest News Announcements

Seabrooks Reservoir Work Parties – Volunteers needed

Volunteers prepared to put something back to improve our waters are needed. A series of work parties will be held at Seabrooks over the coming weeks. The objectives are to: - Fell the dead alders (viral disease) and cut back the alder suckers. Further open the...

Seabrooks Carpark Project

The KDAA has secured a grant towards a new carpark at Seabrooks. The money will come from the Environment Agencies’ Fishery Improvement Program (FIP) administered by the Angling Trust. As many of you will be aware, the normal carpark area becomes unusable during the...

Road to Shemmings Pond closed

Please note the road in which Shemmings Pond is situated is closed and anglers will not be able to approach this water from either direction until midnight Friday 23rd July.

Seabrooks Reservoir closed for clay pigeon shooting events

Please note that Seabrooks Reservoir will be closed for a Charity Clay Pigeon Shooting event organised by Seabrooks Farm from 8 am to 10.30 am on the following dates: • Tuesday 20th July • Monday 9th August • Monday 23rd August Can anglers fishing over night please...