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

Three rod rule

Members are reminded that three rods are only allowed on Silver End Back Pit for Night Permit holders from the 1st November until the 31st March.   See Handbook Conduct Rule 6 page 11 and the Fixed Penalty of a three month’s membership suspension page 21. Every year...

Layer Marney Toilet Arson

Since the opening of angling after the initial lockdown the club has installed two extra toilets to cope with the increase in anglers. These were located at the Silver End Pits and for the first time at the Layer Marney complex. The Layer Marney toilet was burnt down...

Membership now closed for this Season

The Committee has decided to close the membership for this season as we feel we have sufficient members relative to the number and size of our waters. We will, therefore, not be accepting any further membership applications as from today. Memberships will reopen for...