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. Existing members may purchase Guest tickets.

Membership now open for the new season

Latest News Announcements

Membership cards for the old season expired Sunday 14th March

Membership cards for the 2020/21 season expired Sunday,14th March. Existing members will be aware from emails sent to them and previous Facebook and website posts that are there is a limit on the total membership and Night Permits on a first come first serve basis....

Memberships now available for the new season

Memberships are now available for the new season. Members have been emailed today, Friday 12 February, a Newsletter and application form. Please check your Inbox. Those without an email had their newsletter posted on Wednesday 10th. The Newsletter provides information...

New season arrangements

Updated 10 February 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...

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...