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 stetches 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 closed for this season

Membership applications will be available from mid-end February for the new season starting 14 March 2021

Latest News Announcements

New season arrangements

Updated Owing to the Covid-19 situation the Association's Annual General Meeting will not, of course, be held on the 14 January. The annual newsletter will be emailed/posted to members mid February and this will contain some rule changes that have been agreed by the...

Angling now allowed apart from night fishing

Update 11 January These guidelines have been produced by the Angling Trust in our capacity as the recognised national governing body for all forms of recreational fishing in England. They have been drawn up following extensive dialogue with relevant Government...

River matches venue changed

Following a text vote of regular match attendees it was agreed by a majority that the forthcoming river matches this winter be moved to the Colemans Cottage Fishery - Pathfield Lake. These will be normal Club Matches. The Match Fixtures webpage has been amended. These...

Fish Welfare Guidance

As a consequence of the number of new anglers taking up fishing and also the many anglers that have returned to the sport this season after a break of probably many years, the Committee decided that it would be useful to offer guidance on fish welfare.  Bailiffs and...