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 Wednesday 1st and Monday 6th December

Reminder Seabrooks Reservoir will be closed for further Charity Clay Pigeon Shooting events organised by Seabrooks Farm from 8 am to 10.00 am on: • Wednesday 1st December Also we have been given very short notice of a further date • Monday 6th December Can anglers...

Seabrooks Reservoir carpark construction

Seabrooks Reservoir car park construction The carpark construction was completed at Seabrooks Reservoir last week. We now have a carpark that members can use all year round. So, no more orange netting closing it off once the winter rains come. There are just a couple...

Improvements to stillwaters – Autumn 2021

Work undertaken on Shemmings, Elm Farm, Pennetts and Seabrooks since OctoberWe have employed a professional digger driver and tree surgeons to undertake this work.Shemmings Pond bankside swim improvements using a digger to make them safer to use - 8th OctoberElm Farm...

Seabrooks Work Party – Water Closed 20 November

Seabrooks will also be closed on Saturday 20th November due to a work party continuing with the clearance of dead alders, swim opening etc. A professional team of tree surgeons will be employed but volunteers are still requested. The work party will start around...