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 1947 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 £95 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

Please visit the Join KDAA page for information about the joining arrangements

Latest News Announcements

Seabrooks Reservoir closed 2-3 July 24hr Charity Carp Match

Please note that Seabrooks Reservoir will be closed for a 24 hour Charity Carp Match from 10 am on Saturday 2nd until 3 pm on Sunday 3rd July organised by Bob Reed. This date has been shown in the website match fixtures list since February but was agreed after the...

KDAA Bailiffs to check for EA rod licenses

We recently had an incident in which an Environment Agency (EA) Bailiff found a member fishing one of our waters without an EA rod licence. The foolish member gave a false name, but a KDAA official was able to demand his club card and find his true identity. We are...