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

Working Party Hunts Farm Tuesday 10 August

Please note that Committee members are undertaking a Work Party on Hunts Farm Reservoir on Tuesday 10 August starting at 4 pm. Can members fishing there that day please vacate the water by that time.

Seabrooks Reservoir Work Party Tuesday 17 August

Following on the recent emails about the Seabrooks Carpark Project and seeking volunteers for Work Parties on that water, we can now advise members that a date has been set for a Work Party on Tuesday 17 August. Starting at 8.30 am all day.  The water will, therefore,...

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...